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March 27, 2007 > Candle Lighters distribute funds and install officers

Candle Lighters distribute funds and install officers

The Candle Lighters, a non-profit organization of over 100 women from the Ti-Cities area is celebrating its 38th year of community service. Since 1969, the annual Ghost House at Chadbourne Carriage House Park has raised over 1.5 million dollars for Fremont, Newark and Union City. These funds have been awarded to locally-based non-profit organizations, as well as the cities of Fremont, Newark and Union and City, local school systems and city services departments.
The Candle Lighters are pleased to announce the recipients of funds from our successful Ghost House last October. They are as follows:

The City of Fremont: $15,000 for a 5-year total of $75,000 toward the new swim park.
HERS Breast Cancer Foundation: $4,367.80
Child Abuse Prevention Agency: $3,290.78
Pacific Locomotive Association: $4,148.72
Friends of Ash Street Community Enrichment: $1,583.35
City of Fremont, Senior Center: $3,699.00
Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum: $6,976.56
Friends of Children with Special Needs: $6,267.11

After the presentations, the following officers were installed for the coming year:
President: Patty Hitchcock
First Vice President-Site: Mary Lang
2nd Vice President-Publicity: Barbara Yost
3rd Vice President-Sponsors: Flo Moscon
Recording Secretary: Patty Grant
Corresponding Secretary: Suzy Yost-Ackerman
Treasurer: Norma Cutter
Communications: Judy Hammond
Membership: Deanna Loder
Social: Pat Keller and Riki Twist
Parliamentarian: Sharon Candelario

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