ALAMO -- Alamo pulled out all the stops for its annual music and wine bash on Saturday.
"I think it was one of the best ones we have had," said John Jones, president of Alamo Rotary, the sponsor of the annual shindig that raises money for local school music programs.
And with 30 of the annual events now under their belt, the Rotary Club has some experience by which to judge it.
In addition to wine tasting and gourmet food, games and music by local school bands and professional groups, the 30th annual Music and Wine Festival featured, as always, the announcement of the Alamo Citizen of the Year Award winner. The prize this year went to Nancy Dommes.
This is the 28th year the club has presented this award. The winner is chosen based on their
service, integrity, citizenship and commitment to the Alamo community.
Dommes is a former member of the Alamo Municipal Advisory Council and the P2B Citizens Advisory Council. She has also held numerous positions with the National Charity League, for which she was the Diablo Valley Chapter president in 2000-2001.
She has also been a member of the R-7A and Zone 36 committees, treasurer of the Alamo Community Foundation, she is co-president of the Alamo Women's Club this year, and was founder of the scrip program at Rancho Romero Elementary School.
In a press release, the Rotary Club said "Nancy has been described by those who worked with her as 'the ultimate organizer' and
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