Out and About - Image Gallery :: The Fallbrook Village News
|Exploring the treasures of gems and minerals at the Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society's Fall FestivalOctober 16th 2014
Abigail Greenfield pans for gold at the Gem & Mineral Fall Festival in downtown Fallbrook on Oct. 5. She enjoys gems and minerals and visits the Gem & Mineral Society museum several times a month.
Collector and artist Laura Wright searches for stones to use to create her wire-wrapped jewelry.
Steve De Long, from the Poway area, examines a “4 Peaks Arizona” amethyst which could be cut into a custom piece.
In front, Olivia Harris watches as her grandmother, Theresa Sanchez, looks at some slabs of stone as Olivia’s mother and sister, Julia Harris and Iris Ford wait behind them at the Gem and Mineral Fall Festival.
From left, Iris Ford, Olivia Harris and Elliott Dahl watch and worry as a geode is cracked and split.
From left, vendor Jason Doubrava shows collector Simon Wilshire and his fiancée Marie Bravo one of his stones. Aquamarine gems from Vietnam were some of the many unique stones on display.
Chole Duhala and her father, Kirk, center, watch as Steven Greeley, left, and Frederick Rasp split a geode. Rasp has been a member of the Gem & Mineral Society since 1972.
At the Gem & Mineral Fall Festival, Pam Frankel examines an ametrine. She is just learning to cut stones. Her husband, Brian, waits in the shade.
From left, FG&MS volunteer Sandy Schiefer watches Rylee Dynes and her Grandpa, Doug Verner, stop by the silent auction at the museum to look at a small bottle with gold chips inside. Verner gave the bottle a good shake and watched the gold move inside the bottle. Other silent auction items included an ostrich egg with a stand, a marble vase, and Kyanite stone. Items were awarded and new items offered every 45 minutes.
Samples of the stones on display at the Gem & Mineral Fall Festival, held by the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society (FG&MS).
Rock and Roll with Rally raises funds to benefit childrenOctober 2nd 2014
From left, Adela Edgecombe and Jenny Hermes-O’Dell dress in 50s-era clothing to rock and roll at the Rally for Children fundraiser on Sept. 28 at Jack’s Place at Fallbrook Golf Club.
Christi King demonstrates her ability with a hula hoop at the Rally for Children fundraiser on Sept. 28.
John and Kathy Gausepohl, married 53 years, enjoy taking to the dance floor at the Rock and Roll for Rally charitable event on Sept. 28.
A close-up photo of the decorations that adorned the buffet table at the Rally for Children event.
From left, Christi King, Marcy Pesceone, and Robin Parker give their time to raise funds to benefit children at the Rally for Children fundraiser. Parker was the chairperson of the event and King and Pesceone sold raffle tickets.
Judy Poust pretends she is enjoying a smoke from a fake cigarette, reminiscent of an era when many people smoked.
Elliot Hermes, a Fallbrook artist, was available to do caricatures for guests of the Rally for Children fundraiser on Sept. 28.
Pat Munyon and Laura Tyson enjoy previewing the silent auction items offered at the Rally for Children event to benefit local children.
Marcy and Bob Pesceone enjoy the rock and roll music and a dance together at the Rally for Children fundraiser.
Marcy Pesceone wins one of the hula hoop contests. Robin Parker, in background, enjoys watching the action
Fallbrook Rotary continues fundraising traditionSeptember 25th 2014
Kelly Austin shares a laugh with friends during the salad course of the lobster and steak dinner on the lawn at the Grand Tradition.
Grand Tradition server Emma carries plates of lobster tail and steak to the diners during the Rotary Club of Fallbrook’s annual Lobster on the Green fundraiser.
Rotary members Kelly Barclay, left, and Jack Rockwell are ready to begin bidding on the silent auction items during the club’s fundraiser at the Grand Tradition.
The group “Grass” (Joe Gillaspie, left, and John Lane) plays during the cocktail hour at Lobster on the Green.
Rotary President Jason Springston and his Sarah view photos taken by Rotary member Doug Clements during the silent auction held as part of Rotary Club of Fallbrook’s Lobster on the Green gala fundraising event for charity, Sept. 13.
Center left, Laurie Criscenti, jewelry designer and owner of A Stones Throw, and Lynn Stadille James, center right, discuss the silent auction items Criscenti donated to the fundraiser.
Jason Springston plans the evenings events with the auctioneer Larry Zucker
Jason Springston, president of the Rotary Club of Fallbrook, talks about the role that Rotary plays in the community and in areas around the world.
Larry Zucker conducts the live auction and solicits cash donations for Rotary from the attendees at the fundraising event.
From left, Kayla Canett, Maddie Young, and Erin Kendrick are members of Fallbrook High School Interact Club, the high school version of Rotary. The Interact members helped with the silent and live auction activities during the evening.
Local DON members elected to Grand Lodge boardSeptember 11th 2014
|Hulda Garborg Lodge members attending the Grand Lodge convention include, from left, seated, Ronna Clymens and Janna Armbruster; standing, Barbara Judd, Cathy Parisi, Judy Lucas, Lynne LeeJoice, Joy Cook, Linda Larson, Margaret Dewey, and Armbruster’s daughter, Kerry Judge. Not shown, Julie Watts and Pat Hensley.
|Hoedown a boot-scootin’ good timeAugust 7th 2014
Patty Martinez, newly-appointed administrator of Silvergate Residence Residence of Fallbrook, addresses the crowd at the Hoedown July 25. David Petree, Silvergate President and CEO looks on.
Attendees at the Hoedown listen to the speakers during the Foundation for Senior Care fundraiser on July 25 at Silvergate Retirement Residence.
Adrianna Vargas, left, serves Renee Barnes potato salad at the Foundation for Senior Care benefit dinner July 25 at Silvergate.
Adrianna Vargas, left, serves Pat Betschart potato salad at the Foundation for Senior Care benefit dinner and Hoedown.
Patty Martinez helps Jim Beebe to his table at the Hoedown benefit and dinner for the Foundation for Senior Care held at Silvergate Retirement Residence July 25.
The Silvergate catering staff, from left, Adrianna Vargas, Sinthia Solis, Noel Montillo and Lupe Lopez serve western-style food for the Foundation for Senior Care benefit dinner and Hoedown on July 25.
Karen Guey is thrilled at winning the drawing for a large gift basket in the raffle that was offered at the Hoedown to benefit the Foundation for Senior Care at Silvergate on July 25.
Bob Halibrek, left, buys raffle and drink tickets from Brandie Lopez, right, at the Foundation for Senior Care Hoedown on July 25 at Silvergate Retirement Residence in Fallbrook. In the background, Pam Rundle prepares Glen Shaver’s dinner tickets.
Matt Huntsmann, acting Hoedown bartender, serves Bob and Jane Franz during the benefit dinner for the Foundation for Senior Care held at Silvergate Retirement Residence July 25. Bob Franz is the president of the Foundation for Senior Care.
Pam Rundle, left, Gay Rose, center, and Brandie Lopez handle ticket sales at the Foundation for Senior Care Hoedown held July 25. The ladies work for Silvergate.
Fallbrook Woman’s Club raises funds with a decadent lunch and a hysterical playMay 8th 2014
Debbie Zumwalt plays Elaine, the ghost of a housewife from Hysteria Lane, who comments on the other housewives’ possible motives for killing her.
The decadent housewives include Abby (Helga Rosser) a fashion model who always carries a mirror with her.
Ruthie (Lee Johnson) tells a story about the time Elaine embarrassed her at their dancing class.
The housewife who keeps track of all her neighbors, Gladys Kravitz (Kären Feyler), explains why Elaine was mad at her.
Betsy (Bev DeVilbiss) tries to remember the details of how her good intentions in taking care of Elaine’s rosebushes and koi fish went awry.
Eve (Phyllis Audiss), right, reveals at the end of the play, and after the audience has voted, how Elaine died.
Dee (Sue Colby) is a compulsively neat housewife who couldn’t compete with perfect housewife, Elaine.
Sue Ann (Sandy Becker) says of Elaine, “She made me so mad, I could just kill her.” She explained that Elaine had kept her from getting a dream job.
Boys & Girls Club annual gala raises over $110,000May 1st 2014
Chet Bierbrauer, left, and Kathy Bierbrauer check out the silent auction table at the Boys & Girls Clubs gala fundraiser.
From left, Cindy Stromsoe, Bob Lucy, Mike Stromsoe, and Allison Barclay pose with Del Rey Avocado Company’s Helping Hands award received at the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County’s gala on April 26.
From left, Don and Terri Bennetts, Sam and Ann Logan, and Patty and Tim Rosa support the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County at the annual gala fundraiser April 26.
From left, Bettye Burns and Dan and Jennifer Woodard pose for a photo at the gala fundraiser.
Bill Jackson, left, and Bruce Bevans attend the “Viva Las Vegas” themed gala in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County at Pala Resort.
Allison Barclay, right, presents Bettye Burns with the Champion of Youth award for her support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County.
‘Hats off to Fashion’ luncheon a festive event for Newcomers and Encore clubsApril 24th 2014
From left, Suzanne LeMoine, Ardell Teare, and Dale Kinnamon pose for a photograph at the Encore and Newcomers clubs luncheon on April 10.
Wendy Murray, Lee Johnson, Mary Sullivan, and Brooke Flynn look forward to the fashion show at the Encore/Newcomers luncheon.
Models at the gala luncheon held by the Encore and Newcomers clubs are, from left, Marie Guthrie, Carol Krantz, Joan Voigt, Carolyn Ganoe, and Debbie Zumwalt.
Bertha Gagliano and Cece Feeney wear festive hats in an Easter theme at the Encore and Newcomers club event on April 10.
Bobbi Bixby and Elise Lorentz participate in the April 10 luncheon held jointly by the Encore and Newcomers clubs.
Lake Elsinore’s McVicker Park holds 2014 Rock the RampApril 4th 2014
Marshall Stewart, 16, riding his BMX bike, does a ‘table top’ off a ramp at the McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore during the ‘Rock the Ramp’ event on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Guillermo Pizana, 15, does a ‘no-hander’ on his BMX bike at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Kaden Stone, 10, does a ‘tail-whip’ on his BMX bike at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Dean Mares, hits the ramp and does a ‘fastplant’ at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Ismael Delacruz, 17, ‘nosegrinds’ a box at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Mia Pinzon, 6, smiles as she rides around on the ramps at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Zach McEntire, 11 (left) with his friend, Ryan Davis, go doubles and do an aerial maneuver with their scooter on a quarterpipe at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Michael Delano, 13, does a boardslide on a rail at the McVicker Skate Park during the ‘Rock the Ramp’ anniversary event.
A group of BMXers pose for a picture during the 'Rock the Ramp' anniversary event at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Food pantry drivers meet for brunchMarch 27th 2014
|On March 12, Fallbrook Food Pantry volunteer drivers from left, Paul Sebourn, Jose Ortiz, Ron Snider, D.A. White, driver coordinator C.C. Willis, Larry Facine, Gregg Wright, and Rudy Fritz and food pantry operations manager Jennifer Vetch and food pantry president of the board Young Milton enjoy brunch together at Denny’s restaurant. Not pictured: Joe Bill Carter, Michael Bermudez, Peter Frederiksen, Frank Russell, and Bill Nienhuis. Sebourn and Facine have been 20-year volunteers.
|Bonsall Chamber bestows annual honorsMarch 6th 2014
Phil Delaney, who was presented with the Lifetime Achievement award by the Bonsall Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 28, addresses the crowd.
Gail Martin speaks to members of the Bonsall Chamber of Commerce after receiving the Citizen of the Year award at the 2014 Installation Dinner and Awards event held Feb. 28 at the Golf Club of California.
Dale Martin, left, of Perfection Imaging Technologies, accepts the award for Business of the Year from the Bonsall Chamber Commerce during its 2014 Installation Dinner and Awards on Feb. 28.
Valley Fort Steakhouse receives the Supportive New Business of the Year award from the Bonsall Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 28; Cheryl Nurse, left, accepts the award on behalf of Hank and Patty Hornsveld from Don Burgett, right.
The Bonsall Chamber of Commerce Supporters awards were presented to Juanita Hayes, left, of San Diego Gas & Electric and Julie Reeder, right, of the Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News. Recipients not pictured: County Supervisor Bill Horn and Chelsea Westerhold of Digiplex River Village.