September 2021 The Lompoc Vision “Good News You Can Use.” 24 2021 ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET WINNERS T he Chamber of Lompoc hosted their Annual Awards Banquet on Wednesday August 18, 2021. The event honored local individuals as well as business for going above and beyond for our community during the Covid 19 Pandemic. Shown left are our award recipients. From the Small Business Sector is Kim Blea (bottom left) from Tom’s Hamburger, Education Sector Bree Valla (bottom middle) from LUSD, Health Care Sec- tor is Covid 19 Vaccination Team representatives are Melinda DeHoyos (bottom right), Chad Signo- relli (bottom right), & Martin Kaper (top left) from LVMC, Retail Sector is Aaron & Alix Crocker (top middle) from Lompoc Grocery Outlet, & Non-Profit Sector is Shelby Wilde (top right) from One Route Farmers Market & Jamie Diggs (top right last) from Food Bank of Santa Barbara. Ahuge shout out to Explore Lompoc for being our event Title Sponsor as well a thank you to our event sponsors Allan Hancock College, Union Bank, SB Foundation, & Lompoc Valley Medical Center. We also want to give a shout out to Vilay Saikeo of Savory & Sweet Eats for catering this event, the food was phenomenal! Lastly we want to give a special thank you to our local businesses who graciously donated and contributed to this event, Sweetzer and Temperance Cellars for providing all of the wine, Pacific Beverage for their beer donation, Aramark for providing all of the table linens and Lopez Flower Farms for providing us with our beautiful centerpieces. The Lompoc Chamber could not have done this event without them. by Shelby Mathen T his run is sponsored by Lompoc Valley Distance Club. It is a revival of a Park 2 Park event held in 2007. Some of the participants are still mem - bers of our Distance Club today and include: Kent Yankee, Ed Grand, Karl Seelandt, Paul Lee, Larry Li, Pauline Schneekloth, Fran Zimmerman, and Lisa Norcutt. That 2007 event started at Miguelito Park and ended at La Purisima Mis - sion and the race directors were Kathi Froemming and Neil Smoots who also are Distance Club members. The 2021 event will start and stop at Beattie Park and both events will start at 9AM. The 4 mile run/walk will begin at Beattie Park Parking Lot and proceed west on Olive to South I street, turning left for another mile up Miguelito Canyon Road to a turnaround sign. The participant will then follow the same route back to the original starting line (at Beattie Park). The 8 miler is a run only event. The run starts at Beattie Park and proceeds four miles to Miguelito Park parking lot, via Olive, to South I street, and then south to Miguelito Canyon Rd to the park. The runners will follow the same route back to the start line. The entry fees for this event are: 4 Miler -$15 or $7 for ages 17 and under, and for the 8 Miler _ $20 or $15 for ages 17 and under. Lompoc Valley Distance Club members receive a $3 discount. The proceeds go to support our scholarship The Nancy Perry Memorial Scholarship for both Lompoc High and Cabrillo High graduating seniors. There are awards in various age groups to both male and female for 1st and 2nd place winners. The awards for walkers will be 1st through 3rd overall. You can register online at our website by printing out the entry form and mail it in along with the fee, or you can register on the day of the event from 8 am to 9am. The entry form can be downloaded at the LVDC website: , filled out and mailed in or it can be completed online and then printed out. You can also contact Lompoc Valley Distance Club at [email protected] . On the above website there is a complete description, a virtual animated video, and the entry form. We will be following the COVID 19 guidelines for the City of Lompoc and the County Health Dept. PARK 2 PARK 8 Mi / 4 Mi RETURNS Register Today for the October 16, 2021 Event