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Day: November 29, 2005

Woman Rescued From Near Drowning

Woman Rescued From Near Drowning

Kimberly Pratt is one lucky person! On November 20th, she nearly drowned. Thanks to a quick thinking scuba diving instructor, she was rescued in the nick of time. Pratt’s guardian angel must have been watching closely that day. She was working on her scuba diving certificate. She removed her mouthpiece as part of a routine procedure. When she was done, she couldn’t put the device back in place. There was something in the way and she couldn’t free it. When…

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Telethon Raises Big Bucks

Telethon Raises Big Bucks

The Boys and Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop held a telethon last week. It’s the 26th year they’ve held one. The telethon was held localled and aired on a local cabel channel. It’s their largest fundraiser of the year and included a silent auction as well as the telethon. This year the telethon brought in a whopping $191,054!!! Considering that they “only” collected $50,000 last year, that’s quite an increase. The money is desperately needed as the organization has a $500,000…

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