Social Circles

Celebrating Divas

Happy Birthday!
Some of Our Town’s Divas recently celebrated their close-knit August Birthdays at Bravo’s. Happy birthday, August Divas!
Also featured in the September 15th issue of The Independent

Margot Matteson and Marie Haynes showed off their flower decorations.

The August Divas’ birthday cake

Judy King unwrapped a diva-like gift.
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Name Dropping

BOTAR President Stephanie Kissick
By Melissa Powell
Stephanie Smith Kissick was introduced to the American Royal at an early age by her parents, Sonya and Cotton Smith. Her father is a past president of the Saddle & Sirloin Club, and she enjoyed going down to the BBQ contest, the lamb auction cocktail party and the rodeo. As president of the 63rd annual BOTAR Ball, Stephanie knows the importance of the BOTAR organization and it’s history to Our Town.

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I On Society

Sprinkler Fun!
Also featured in the September 1st issue of The Independent
Nicole (four) and Tyler (18 months) Nana cool off on one of this summer’s 100 degree days.

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Operation Breakthrough

Helping Others
Eagle Scout Bryan Melland enjoyed building two composting bins together with his Eagle Scout team for the outdoor education lab for the children of Operation Breakthrough.
Also featured in the September 1st issue of The Independent

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The Barstow School

The Congressional Gold Award
Four students from The Barstow School recently received a Congressional Gold Award in Washington, D.C. The students were recognized for setting and achieving specific goals in voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and completing an expedition/exploration.

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