Five things to know this Wednesday morning:
1.) Soroptimist International of Downey installed three new members last week: Luz Perez, Cecilia Gonez and Melissa Barger. They're pictured above with Soroptimist president Blanca Rochin and VP of membership Dorothy Pemberton.
To join Soroptimist, call Dorothy Pemberton at (310) 717-3637.
2.) Downey resident Lucy Hickey celebrated her 103rd birthday Sunday at Downey United Methodist Church, where she was presented a proclamation on behalf of the City of Downey.
Lucy still walks, drives "and is a delightful conversationalist."
3.) I'm experimenting with polls on the Downey Patriot's twitter feed. As you can see we're putting to rest some very important debates: