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Richard Jones to receive Lou Danzler Award

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Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 12:00 am

Richard Jones, president and CEO of the Lodi Boys and Girls Club, has been chosen as the 2010 recipient of the Lou Danzler Award by the Society of African American Professionals and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

According to its website, the goal of SOAAP is to promote and advocate the development of African Americans as senior level managers and executives in the Boys and Girls Club movement. Danzler served in the movement for over 40 years and was considered to be one of the most effective Boys and Girls Club executives.

Lincoln D. Ellis, the dean of SOAAP, said Jones was selected in a nomination process where individuals across the country are looked at for their contributions to the movement.

"He has spent over 30 years working in the Boys and Girls Club movement and he has impacted countless professionals who have been mentored by him," he said. "He has served as a tremendous role model."

Jones will receive his award at the ceremony, which will be held on Thursday at the Boys and Girls Clubs of America National Conference in New York City.

When he received the call saying he was chosen, Jones said he was taken by surprise.

"Mr. Danzler was a personal friend for 25 years. To be associated with him is the highest honor," he said. "I was totally elated."

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Lockeford Community Services District to weigh fate of two houses

Lockeford Community Services District board members may determine on Thursday whether to demolish two houses on four acres of park property.

The board learned a month ago that it would be cost-prohibitive to fix up the houses for public use, so on Thursday the board may decide to tear down the buildings and construct a small structure in its place, according to board member Gary Gordon.

The question facing the board is whether the approximately $1.1 million the district has at its discretion will be enough to demolish the existing buildings, construct a new one and pay its architect to complete drawings for the project.

Thursday's board meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Old Lockeford Schoolhouse, 19456 N. Jack Tone Road.

Ross Farrow

Republican group endorses David Harmer

The California Republican Assembly has endorsed David Harmer, of San Ramon, for the 11th Congressional District seat held by Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton.

Ross Farrow

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