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Letters to the Editor

Family appreciates support

No words could ever express our appreciation for the love and support everyone has shown to us after the passing of Rosendo Gomez. We are deeply grateful.

Katrina, Eden and all

the Gomez family

News of perfect game appreciated

I will admit this may not be very good because I’ve never written a letter to the editor before.

My feelings toward perfect bowling scores are that they are not very well advertised; even though I am not a bowler I like the game very much and was really surprised to run across and old news item from your paper that said Lonnie Lee Cavins had bowled a perfect game (on June 20, 2014), which I think is a tremendous accomplishment.

Of course, I may be a little biased since he’s my cousin.

Jerry Ray Cavins

Rotary sends huge thank you to Boulder Dam Hotel, Albertsons

A huge special thanks to Boulder Dam Hotel and Albertsons for helping to make the 79th birthday of the Boulder City Rotary a great event.

From the wonderful food and beautiful cake from Albertsons to the help of Roger Shoaff and Terry at the hotel who helped to set up a perfect lobby greeting and party area, I say thank you.

Rotarians, friends, both past and present members, enjoyed a social hour with food, drinks and wonderful stories of past events.

Thank you,

Christy Springgate-Hill

Past President of Rotary

of Boulder City

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