DOWNEY - The Downey Council PTA held its annual Honorary Service Award Banquet on April 14 at the Rio Hondo Event Center.Representatives from the 19 DUSD schools and dignitaries from the 33rd District PTA were in attendance from the luau-themed program and dinner. Beth Gendreau, Downey Council PTA president, and philanthropist Dr. Mary Stauffer were each honored with the prestigious Golden Oak Award by Gallatin Elementary. Many teachers and volunteers were also honored. The 140 guests were entertained by the Academy of Polynesian Performing Arts.
********** Published: April 23, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 1