Courtesy photo
Hawthorne Elks Lodge 1704 honored the boys and girls basketball team for their state championship with a spaghetti dinner for all the players and their families. The first week of May is “Youth Week” for all Elks lodges, and Lodge 1704 selected the basketball teams to celebrate this with the community youth.
Shown is Perla Gutierrez with her award as MVP for the girls team and boys coach Pete Summerbell holding award from the Elks Lodge. Also shown is Exalted Ruler Ernie Wood, Sr. and Tom Gallegos, Youth Activities Director presenting the awards.