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March 4, 2009 > Group presents checks to nonprofits

Group presents checks to nonprofits

Submitted By Sue LoBue

Candle Lighters, a non-profit organization of over 100 women from the Tri-City area, is celebrating its 40th year of community service. In that time, its annual Ghost House has raised over $1.5 million for the Tri-Cities. Funds have been awarded to local nonprofits, schools and city services departments.

The group recently presented checks to beneficiaries from the October 2008 Ghost House. They included:
* Tri-City Homeless Coalition: $10,440 to purchase 20 bunk beds
* Star Struck Productions: $4,800 for a black adagio dance floor for rehearsal studio
* Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum: $1,750 to purchase flatbed scanners
* Fremont Chamber of Commerce: $3.899 for electronic presentation equipment
* City of Fremont Senior Center: $6,132 to purchase lobby furniture
* Fremont Family Resource Center: $2,966 for bicycle lockers
* Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments: $8,452 for 32 mattresses, furnishings for children's counseling room
* Kidango: $8,227 for children's furniture for dramatic play areas

After presenting these checks, Candle Lighters installed the following as officers for the coming year:

President: Patty Grant
Social: Nancy Schroder and Cathy Leslie
1st VP (Site) Deanna Loder
2nd VP (Publicity) Sue LoBue
3rd VP (Sponsors) Pat Finn
Membership: Flo Moscon
Treasurer: Norma Cutter
Recording Secretary: Marilyn Augello
Corresponding Secretary: Maria Garnica
Communications: Judy Hammond
Parliamentarian: Mary Lang

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