There are many reasons to offer up a cheer this week. Below are a few.
Cheers go out to:
Monache High School wrestler Matt Gamble who won his championship at the Kern County Invitational Wrestling Tournament and to Granite Hills High School wrestler Andy Alvarez who won his weight class at the Redwood High School Wrestling Tournament.
St. Anne’s Catholic Church Food Pantry that served 20 percent more people last year than it did in 2011.
Former Strathmore High School football player Tim Seaman who has been named head football coach at Boron High School.
Mary Mortensen of Strathmore who came away with her fourth world championship at the 2012 American Paint Horse Association World Championships held in November in Fort Worth, Texas.
The city of Lindsay, which is working with the Tulare County Housing Authority, Pacific West Communities and Kaweah Management Company to develop Sequoia Villas, a 19-unit housing project for low income families.
The Playboyz who won the city adult flag football league title.
Roche Avenue School students who collected more than $400 that was given to the Red Cross to help in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
Perla Soria, 27, of Lindsay who has been appointed to the 24th District Agricultural Association, Tulare County Fair Board by Gov. Jerry. Brown.
Porterville’s South Valley Chivas that has partnered with the Fresno Fuego men’s soccer team beginning in 2013 to create an identification program designed to develop youth players to potentially become future members of the Fuego.
Eric Johnson, owner of E&M Reptile, who is planning a free reptile show at the Porterville Library to benefit the victims, families and community of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The Recorder wants to be sure good news and good deeds are recognized. If you know of some good news or a good deed that needs to be recognized in this column, call Editor Rick Elkins at 784-5000, ext. 1040, or e-mail it to him at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also message him on Twitter.