SGYC 35th Anniversary
The setting was beautiful for a celebration of SGYC 35th Anniversary hosted by Founding Commodore, Dewey Rudolph.
SGYC 35th Anniversary Flag is Raised
Soon after the guests started to arrive our commemorative 35th Anniversary Burgee was hoisted by Staff Commodore Cleve Sproule and followed by a loud report from our cannon.
Dinner Was Served
Complementing the Spanish Tapas that was served during Happy Hour, dinner was a Paella Buffet with seafood, chicken and vegetarian paellas. The salad was wonderful also.
Caricature Artist, David Boatman
Guests were entertained by this exceptional artist who spent the entire evening sketching the guests.
Founding Commodore Toasted
As the ceremonies began we all toasted our Founding Commodore, Dewey Rudolf.
Staff Commodores were Introduced
Current Commodore, Les Kelly, introduced each Staff Commodore, in attendance, along with their life's partner. Also introduced were the widows of our deceased Staff Commodores.
Founding Staff Commodore Dewey Rudolph Related Stories of SGYC Early Days
Dewey told of the early days of the club, including the history of the creation of the club burgee and its creator, Sandy Rudolph.
Staff Commodores Relate Stories of Their Past
Humorous and historical stories were related by some Staff Commodores.
Speaking of the Dumbbell Award . . .
The Dumbbell Award came up in several of the Commodores comments and it was resurrected and presented to Staff Commodore Cliff Meier just because.
Founding Commodore Dewey Presents the Membership Burgee to His Son, Ben Rudolph
In a very special ceremony, Dewey was honored to present his son with the SGYC membership burgee completing a generational full circle.
Staff Commodore Group Photo
We are fortunate to be able to present such a large group of Staff Commodores in one photo. Thank you all for your service to SGYC.
An Event Doesn't Happen Without a Dedicated Team
The team responsible for this event were team leader, Linda Cassidy assisted by Lari Thomas, Maryann Boryszewski and Jean Worden with support from their spouses.