Roughly 3,000 people – about 1,200 more than last year – attended the City’s 3rd annual Founders Day Fair Sept. 27 at the Aliso Viejo Ranch.
The Aliso Viejo Boys and Girls Club summer program at the City’s FRC ended with its own Olympics games. The kids competed in 10 events and were feted with medals.
Thanks to Sheridah Bennett and other gracious volunteers, kids from the AV Boys and Girls Club enjoyed free tennis lessons at the City’s Family Resource Center at Iglesia Park.
The City Council takes pride in recognizing youth sports teams and individuals who make a difference in Aliso Viejo.
Robert and Sheila Lanier were named Aliso Viejo’s Citizens of the Year and Edda Margeson was honored as the City’s Youth of the Year during Mayor Bill Phillips’ State of the City address.
The City Council on Aug. 6 honored the Aliso Viejo Little League AAA A’s for winning the Aliso Viejo Little League City Championships.
Mayor Bill Phillips and Council Members Carmen Cave, Greg Ficke and Phillip Tsunoda joined AV Chamber president Walter Kaminski, General Manager Derek Ellis, Christie Gammon and others Aug. 8 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Aliso Viejo and Laguna Niguel Chambers of Commerce.
Former Don Juan Avila Elementary School Principal Dennie Samuels was honored for her six years of outstanding contributions to the school and community.
Roughly 120 golfers hit the fareway July 11 at the Aliso Viejo Golf Club for a round of golf, fun and camaraderie – all for a good cause. The Community Cup benefits youth organizations.