Tuesday, January 22, 2013 6:48 am
Woodbridge Golf & Country Club
Mike Sinclair, left, chairman of the Hansen Memorial Fund Committee; Lloyd Roper, center, master of Lodi Lodge No. 256 Free and Accepted Masons; and Jerry Glenn, president of Lodi Adopt-A-Child pose for a photo.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 7:13 am
On Dec. 13, 2012, Lloyd Roper, Master of Lodi Masonic Lodge No. 256 F.&A.M., presented the 2012 Henry and Karen Hansen Memorial Fund Civic Youth Group Award check in the sum of $1,000 to Jerry Glenn, president of the Lodi Adopt-A-Child organization.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 12:00 am
Lodi, you did it again. With your help and generosity, more than 1,100 underprivileged kids were given new clothing and toys. More than 150 bicycles were put under the tree, along with remote control cars, new shoes, shirts, pants and warm jackets.
Friday, December 7, 2012 3:13 pm
I got our usual holiday season call from Lodi Adopt-A-Child manager Jerry Glenn on Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 12:00 am
The Grinch wants to destroy Christmas again this year. Year after year, Santa has beaten him. We cannot let the Grinch ever win.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 12:00 am
I am sure you have seen the distortions and mistruths Ricky Gill's opponent Jerry McNerney has circulated.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 12:00 am
The bad news is that Lodi Adopt-A-Child had to cancel its annual golf tournament due to lack of participation. The good news is that a number of businesses contributed to be hole sponsors and allowed us to keep the money.
Jerry Glenn has served as the president for Lodi Adopt-A-Child for four years.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:00 am
What began as a dream of former Lodi Police Officer Dennis Lewis to help children one Christmas became a reality when Lodi Adopt-A-Child was incorporated as a nonprofit in 1989. The organization provides gifts to children each Christmas as well as year-round aid to Lodi's less-fortunate children.
Ed O’Neill, Past Exalted Ruler and current chairman of the Elks National Foundation, presented a $1,000 check to Jerry Glenn, president of Lodi Adopt-A-Child.
Monday, April 16, 2012 12:00 am
Last October, Lodi Adopt-A-Child provided back-to-school clothing to more than 330 underprivileged children. The children were selected by their school teachers as being in need. Each child was provided three pair of pants, three polo shirts, a sweatshirt, socks, underwear and new shoes.
Monday, December 19, 2011 12:00 am
The Grinch was knocked for a loop again. On Saturday, Lodi
Adopt-A-Child held a massive Christmas party from 8 a.m. until 5
p.m. Gifts were there for almost 1,100 children. On Sunday,
deliveries were scheduled for more than 125 new bicycles for
Christmas. The only way Santa won the yearly battle was through the
generosity and giving of the people of Lodi.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 12:00 am
Lodi Adopt-a-Child is once again in need of your help for our
21st annual Christmas Wish program. Last year, the community's
generous donations helped us give a bit of Christmas to nearly
Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:00 am
Lodi-Tokay Rotary is seeking Santa.
Saturday, October 22, 2011 6:49 am
Last year, local and state politicians — including Gov. Arnold
Schwarzenegger — signed proclamations for the Sacramento
But this year, Gov. Jerry Brown’s office sent an email informing
the group he would not issue a message for them.
So at their annual celebration at McGeorge School of Law this
Sunday, nonbelievers will display the proclamations that were
signed. Next to them will be an empty frame, symbolizing the one
they did not receive from Brown.
Monday, September 19, 2011 12:00 am
When Tom Peterson first began his career as a city hall reporter
in San Diego, he decided he liked what the people in city
government were doing. After working in city government for two
years in San Diego, Peterson relocated to Lodi, where he served two
stints with the city of Lodi. He believes in helping people make
Saturday, August 27, 2011 12:00 am
Last Saturday, Aug. 20, Lodi Adopt-A-Child provided
back-to-school clothing to more than 330 underprivileged children.
The children were selected by their school teachers as being in
need. Each child was provided three pair of pants, three polo
shirts, a sweatshirt, socks, underwear and new shoes.
Thursday, August 4, 2011 7:09 am
Lodi Adopt-A-Child began in 1989 to fill an obvious need in the
Lodi community. While he was charter president of the Lodi Police
Officers’ Association, Dennis Lewis formed a small committee to
give Christmas to 30 children whom he and other officers found in
need of a little help that year.
Ed O’Neill, of the Lodi Elks, left, presents a check to
Adopt-A-Child Foundation President Jerry Glenn.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 12:00 am
I am well over 70 years old and thought I had seen it all.
Miracles? I believe in miracles again.
Adopt-A-Child held its Christmas distribution of toys and clothing at the Boys & Girls Club on Saturday and Sunday. More than 1,100 children received bagged gift packages donated by generous citizens. "We're overwhelmed by the community's support," said Lodi Adopt-A-Child President Jerry Glenn.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 12:00 am
Lodi Adopt-A-Child needs help. We have 1,102 children on our
Christmas list and as of Sunday morning 620 of these children have
been “adopted.” We still have almost 500 who have not been adopted.
We have some funds to purchase gifts, but not for 500 kids.
Thursday, December 2, 2010 12:00 am
Bob Johnson was unanimously elected mayor by his Lodi City
Council colleagues before a packed house at Carnegie Forum on
Wednesday night. Johnson, a councilman since 2004 who also served
for 10 months in 1998 to fill a council vacancy, assumed the role
of mayor for the second time. He previously held the top position
in 2007 and was a real estate appraiser in Lodi for 18 years.
Saturday, November 20, 2010 12:00 am
Since December of last year, the Grinch has been making plans to
steal Christmas this year. He tried the same thing last year, and
the citizens of Lodi said, "no Way!" The result: Lodi Adopt a Child
was able to provide Christmas gifts to 1,184 underprivileged
children in Lodi. We have almost 1,200 kids enrolled in our
Christmas Wish program this year.