Heritage Valley Aquatics practice at the Fillmore Aquatic Center and the Santa Paula High School pool.

Three HVA swimmers from Fillmore participated in a swim meet hosted by Rio Mesa Swim Club on January 16 & 17. Paige McKeown (age 7) dropped almost 7 seconds in her 25 yd. freestyle. Remy Richardson (8) swam a 100 yd. freestyle for the first time and placed 7th. He was 9th in the 25 yd. backstroke and he dropped his time by a seond in the 25 yd. butterfly placing 5th. Kyle Popp (12) participated in five events and achieved best times in four events including dropping 13.97 seconds in the 100 breaststroke and fifteen seconds in the 100 Individual Medley.

Thirteen HVA swimmers participated in the CONTINUED »

 


 
Michael Ramirez competes against Santa Paula during the CIF individual match.
Michael Ramirez competes against Santa Paula during the CIF individual match.
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Christian Conaway shot taken moment after pinning Malibu wreslter.
Christian Conaway shot taken moment after pinning Malibu wreslter.
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Sammy Orosco matching up with Malibu wrestler.
Sammy Orosco matching up with Malibu wrestler.
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Anthony Lopez showing incredible neck strength.
Anthony Lopez showing incredible neck strength.
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Austin Davis gets the pin in his JV Match against Santa Paula Davis also took the JV title in his weight category.
Austin Davis gets the pin in his JV Match against Santa Paula Davis also took the JV title in his weight category.
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Anthony Perez gets the win against Nordoff.
Anthony Perez gets the win against Nordoff.
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(l-r) Mark Zavala and Christian Conaway, Tri Valley League Wrestling Champions.
(l-r) Mark Zavala and Christian Conaway, Tri Valley League Wrestling Champions.
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Mark Zavala showing Flashes Pride.
Mark Zavala showing Flashes Pride.
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The scene could have been something out of a movie. A large gym and in the middle of the gym was one wrestling mat under the gleaming lights and crowds lining both bleachers. Wrestlers lined up and to take their turn on the mat under the lights with the crowd in full support. Small school single mat wrestling at its best was on tap Friday February 2nd when the Flashes hosted the Individuals Tri-Valley League Finals. Fillmore, Santa Paula, Nordoff and Mailbu wrestlers all competed for Individual standings in the league. The gym was filled with wrestlers, coaches and fans. New Jewish Community School did not participate in the match due to the conflict between their Sabbath and tournament dates. Respect goes to NJC for standing up for what they believe in.
Wrestling started at 5:15 PM with JV Girls Matches, and then progressed to JV Boys Matches, followed by the elimination rounds for Varsity. By the time the Varsity Matches were completed and the Awards Ceremony completed it was close to 10:00 PM. The action flowed from start to finish.

Taking Tri-Valley Individual League Championships was: Mark Zavala at 119 pounds and Christian Conaway at 145 pounds.

Flashes wrestlers who took runner up in the league include: Robert Bonilla (112), Jonathan Minero (125), Tyler Gray (130), Kyle Castaneda (145), Rodolfo Lopez (140), Anthony Edwards (171), Sammy Orozco (191) and Anthony Perez (heavyweight).

Taking the title for JV’s was Austin Davis at 171 pounds. Three Lady Flashes; Ariele Legan (108), Brenda Alvarez (135) and Alexis Ramirez (165) also won titles.

Previously reported the Flashes Wrestling Team is comprised of all under classman. With a solid feeder program firmly seeded in the Middle School the 2010-11 season looks oh so sweet. This year Fillmore took second in league as a team. They’re already firmly looking to knock Santa Paula off their perch next year.

The determination of Fillmore advancing to CIF as a team is undetermined at this time. What is known is individual Flashes wrestlers will compete in the CIF Individual tournament.

 


 
Christian Conaway wrestles his opponent. Conaway won by a pin. Fillmore lost by one point for the Tri -Valley League Title. Fillmore will host the Tri-Valley League Finals on February 5th at 4:00 pm at the F.H.S. Gym.
Christian Conaway wrestles his opponent. Conaway won by a pin. Fillmore lost by one point for the Tri -Valley League Title. Fillmore will host the Tri-Valley League Finals on February 5th at 4:00 pm at the F.H.S. Gym.
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Sammy Orozco wins by pin.
Sammy Orozco wins by pin.
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Fillmore Wrestling was defeated last Wednesday by only 1 point, 36-35.
Fillmore Wrestling was defeated last Wednesday by only 1 point, 36-35.
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Wrestling returned to Fillmore on Jan 27 when the Flashes hosted Santa Paula Cardinals in a Tri Valley League match. Due to extenuating circumstances Coach Calderon was forced to reorganize the team for the match, which placed the team at a disadvantage for the match. Typical of the Flashes they accepted the challenge and did their best. Wrestlers putting points on the board for the Flashes included; Robert Bonilla wrestling at 112 pounds, Sammy Orozco wrestled at 189, Christian Conaway wrestled up in the 152 pound class and Marc Zavala wrestled at 125, one Flashes wrestler received a bye at the 145 pound class.

Final team score was Santa Paula 36, Fillmore 35. Sadly for the Flashes his match determined who would lay claim to the Tri Valley League Championship for the 09-10 season.

On 1/20 The Flashes Varsity Wrestlers traveled to Chaminade High School in West Hills for the Chaminade Invitational. 26 schools competed in the event. Sammy Orozco took 3rd place in his weight category. Several others took 5th and 7th place. Competition at this event was fierce and will likely represent what the Flashes will be up against as they begin CIF wrestling in a few weeks.

On 2/5 Fillmore will host the Tri Valley League Finals. School Participating include: Santa Paula, Nordoff, Malibu, New Jewish Community and Fillmore.

Make plans to come to come out and support the Flashes at their final league match.

 


 

January 20, Fillmore played against St. Bonaventure, in the 74th minute of the game Daniella Diaz score. The goal keepers Xochilt Diaz and Jasmin Rubio had 17 shots on goal. Fillmore lost 1-5. January 22, Fillmore against Nordoff. Thalia Alcaraz played a great game and was the lone scorer against Nordoff, Fillmore lost 1-2. January 25, Fillmore played against Oak Park and lost 0-8. Goal keepers: X. Diaz and Rubio played well. January 27 Fillmore against La Reina Fillmore played well but lost 0-4. Alcaraz and Kat Stewart played a good game in the middle against La Reina.

 


 
Thursday, January 28th the Lady Flashes played against Oak Park. The Flashes lead scorer was Victoria Ayala who contributed 9 points and 6 rebounds. Jazzmine Galvez had 6 points and 3 rebounds. Unfortunatly Fillmore lost 48-28, but not without putting up a good fight. The Lady Flashes are 3-4 in the Tri-Valley League and 11-10 overall. They have two home games remaining against Villanova tonight and February 9th against Oaks Christian. Both games start at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 28th the Lady Flashes played against Oak Park. The Flashes lead scorer was Victoria Ayala who contributed 9 points and 6 rebounds. Jazzmine Galvez had 6 points and 3 rebounds. Unfortunatly Fillmore lost 48-28, but not without putting up a good fight. The Lady Flashes are 3-4 in the Tri-Valley League and 11-10 overall. They have two home games remaining against Villanova tonight and February 9th against Oaks Christian. Both games start at 7:00 p.m.
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Jazzmine Galvez looks to pass the ball and keep it away from Oak Park.
Jazzmine Galvez looks to pass the ball and keep it away from Oak Park.
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Conchita Valdez #20 blocks for Jaynessa Lopez during the game against Oak Park.
Conchita Valdez #20 blocks for Jaynessa Lopez during the game against Oak Park.
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Gerardo Calderon controls the ball and keeps it from Oak Park.
Gerardo Calderon controls the ball and keeps it from Oak Park.
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Israel Dominguez #18 played a tough game against Oak Park. The goalie was able to defend the goal.
Israel Dominguez #18 played a tough game against Oak Park. The goalie was able to defend the goal.
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Fillmore Flashes boys soccer played a great game Monday, January 25, against Oak Park. In the second half of overtime Juan Mariscal scored with an assist from his brother Jose Mariscal. Jose also scored a penalty kick in the first half of regulation play. Fillmore won 2-1.
Fillmore Flashes boys soccer played a great game Monday, January 25, against Oak Park. In the second half of overtime Juan Mariscal scored with an assist from his brother Jose Mariscal. Jose also scored a penalty kick in the first half of regulation play. Fillmore won 2-1.
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Did you forget to sign up? If so, your last chance will be on Saturday, January 30th at Shiells Park at 12:00 pm. You can also register online before Saturday at www.fillmoregirlssoftball.com Please bring birth certificate for age verification. Cost: Softball $120 T-Ball $105 Players for 8U, 10U and 12U need to be ready to try out (8U: 12-2 pm, 10U & 12U: 2-4pm).

 


 
The wrestler above tries to avoid being pinned by Fillmore.
The wrestler above tries to avoid being pinned by Fillmore.
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Flashes traveled to Palmdale to compete in the 2 day Highland 12 Way wrestling tournament this past weekend. It was a team tournament with individual medal awards. Fillmore wrestled Reseda, Agoura, Knight, Chatsworth, Palmdale, Highland, Lancaster and Antelope Valley. Schools present but not wrestled by the Flashes were Little Rock, Upland and Eastside.

Fillmore was victorious over Knight, Antelope Valley, Lancaster and Palmdale. The Flashes tied with Chatsworth and lost to Agoura by 2 points and lost to Highland and Reseda.

Four Flashes medaled in individual points. Robert Bonilla (112 pounds) went 6 -1 and brought home 2nd Place, Christian Conaway (145 pounds) went 8 – 0 and brought home 2nd Place, Austin Davis (171 pounds) went 5 – 3 and took 4th Place and Sammy Orosco (189 pounds) went 6 – 2 and took 3rd Place.

The Flashes are coached by Bob Calderon. Coach Cal has been coaching wrestling in Fillmore for the past 26 years. While Coach Cal is excited about the team, he’s even more excited about the next few years as the entire team is comprised of under classmen. Only 4 wrestlers are juniors which means that Flashes Wrestling will be a dominant force for the next few years.

The Frontier League Championship will be held in Fillmore on Wednesday January 27th. It’s come down to Fillmore vs. Santa Paula once again for the title.

 


 
Top row left to right: Coach Ignacio Calderon, equipment manager Joel Garza, Players: Cristian Mijares, Captains: Enrique Gutierrez and Julian Calderon, Daniel Vaca. Bottom row: Geovany Lopez, Andres Avila, Goal Keeper Cristian Hernandez, Daniel Munoz, Alejandro Rodriguez and Jose Hinojosa. (Not in picture) Coach Octavio Hernandez, player Dante Galvan and team mom Alyssa Calderon.
Top row left to right: Coach Ignacio Calderon, equipment manager Joel Garza, Players: Cristian Mijares, Captains: Enrique Gutierrez and Julian Calderon, Daniel Vaca. Bottom row: Geovany Lopez, Andres Avila, Goal Keeper Cristian Hernandez, Daniel Munoz, Alejandro Rodriguez and Jose Hinojosa. (Not in picture) Coach Octavio Hernandez, player Dante Galvan and team mom Alyssa Calderon.
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Congratulations to the Fillmore AYSO Wolverines U-10 Boys for winning the AYSO Area 10W Championship. Area 10W includes teams from Ventura, Santa Paula, Oxnard, Camarillo, Carpentaria and Santa Barbara. Fillmore Wolverines defeated Santa Barbara in the finals in overtime. As Area 10W Champions, Fillmore wolverines will represent Area 10W at the area playoffs that will be taking place in Bakersfield in the month of February.

 


 
 

On Wednesday Jan. 13, the Fillmore Flashes Girls Soccer team played away against Carpinteria Warriors, by half time they were down by 3. Fillmore lost 0-7. On Friday January 15, Fillmore played against Oaks Christian, Fillmore unfortunately lost 0-9. The players played hard until the very end, and did not give up. Varsity continues to play this Friday against St. Bonaventure at home 6:00 p.m.

 
Gloria Elias #5 kicks the ball down the field to keep it away from Santa Paula. Fillmore played Santa Paula
last Friday night, but lost 0-7.
Gloria Elias #5 kicks the ball down the field to keep it away from Santa Paula. Fillmore played Santa Paula last Friday night, but lost 0-7.
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Alexis Beccera #23 and Jasmine Medina work together to keep the ball away from the goal.
Alexis Beccera #23 and Jasmine Medina work together to keep the ball away from the goal.
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Yesenia Gonzalez did a great job putting pressure on #11 from Santa Paula.
Yesenia Gonzalez did a great job putting pressure on #11 from Santa Paula.
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24th Season - 2010
Signups are just around the corner!!
Get your registration forms at http://www.hvblazers.org
Julian Morral @ (805)612-7442 email: JMorral@verizon.net
Maria Harendez @ (805)432-2408 email: bmhfamily@verizon.net

Age (divisions are separate for boys and girls)
Divisions Gremlins: Born in 2002-2003
Bantams: Born in 2000-2001
Midgets: Born in 1998-1999
Youth/Intermediates: Born in 1994, 1995, 1996 & 1997
Events 100, 200, 400 and 800 meter runs, 4x100 relay, the 1 mile and long jump - all ages
High jump and shot put - ages bantam and older.
4x400 relay, 2 mile run and 100 meter hurdles - midgets, youth and intermediates only
Registration January 16th & February 6th at Santa Paula High School Boys Gymnasium and El Pescador
Dates in Fillmore from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Last chance for late registrations will be at the Santa Paula high school track during the first week of practice. Copy of birth certificate is required at registration.
Practice Practices are Monday, Tuesday & Thursday beginning February 16, 2010 at 5:15p.m. (Santa Paula
Dates HS track field). Track meets will be every Saturday starting March 20, 2010 until June 5th , 2010

COST $100 first child, $90 additional children, $110/$100 after February 6th
We will have a chocolate fundraiser available to help offset the cost.
A separate $50 check (per family) for refundable deposit is required to ensure parent participation.

 
On January 2, 2010 Fillmore HS soccer teams faced the alumni. They defeated the Alumni 4-2. Jose Mariscal scored 1, Marquis Garibay Scored 2, and Javier Valdovinos also scored a goal. Ernesto Ballestoros, and Jose Marsical each had an assist. For the Alumni, Sergio Lara and Dominique Jasso each had a goal. Javier Alcaraz had an assist. The game was played with four quarters each consisting of 25 minutes. In the first quarter Fillmore Flashes faced the 2005 CIF champions, the score at the end of the first quarter was 0-0.
On January 2, 2010 Fillmore HS soccer teams faced the alumni. They defeated the Alumni 4-2. Jose Mariscal scored 1, Marquis Garibay Scored 2, and Javier Valdovinos also scored a goal. Ernesto Ballestoros, and Jose Marsical each had an assist. For the Alumni, Sergio Lara and Dominique Jasso each had a goal. Javier Alcaraz had an assist. The game was played with four quarters each consisting of 25 minutes. In the first quarter Fillmore Flashes faced the 2005 CIF champions, the score at the end of the first quarter was 0-0.
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It was nice to see the 2005 CIF champions playing together once again.
It was nice to see the 2005 CIF champions playing together once again.
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Flying High - It was a beautiful day Tuesday, December 29th and a lot of skaters took advantage of it at Two
Rivers Park. They should name this move The California Condor.
Flying High - It was a beautiful day Tuesday, December 29th and a lot of skaters took advantage of it at Two Rivers Park. They should name this move The California Condor.
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Zoom Zoom Zoom - Two Rivers Skate Park sees more action than any other place in Fillmore. Skaters are swarming in the bowls from open to closing. Was it worth $1.1 million? You bet!
Zoom Zoom Zoom - Two Rivers Skate Park sees more action than any other place in Fillmore. Skaters are swarming in the bowls from open to closing. Was it worth $1.1 million? You bet!
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Pictured Above (l-r) are All-County recipients for Fillmore: Corey Cole, Matt De La Cruz, Zach Golson, Jose Rangel, and Emilio Gomez. Cole and Golson received Small School’s All-County Offensive Backfield; De La Cruz, All-County Linebacker; Rangel, All-County Offensive Lineman, and Gomez, All-County Defensive LIneman. Oaks Christian, Santa Paula, Nordoff, Grace Bretheren, Oak Park, and VIllanova were included in this catagory.
Pictured Above (l-r) are All-County recipients for Fillmore: Corey Cole, Matt De La Cruz, Zach Golson, Jose Rangel, and Emilio Gomez. Cole and Golson received Small School’s All-County Offensive Backfield; De La Cruz, All-County Linebacker; Rangel, All-County Offensive Lineman, and Gomez, All-County Defensive LIneman. Oaks Christian, Santa Paula, Nordoff, Grace Bretheren, Oak Park, and VIllanova were included in this catagory.
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24th Season - 2010

Signups are just around the corner!!

See attached Flyer...

 
FHS boys soccer team held a tournament this past weekend, twelve teams entered the Heritage Valley JV Boys tourney. Several games were played and the remaining final four teams playing were Fillmore vs. Oak Park and Camarillo vs. Augora. Fillmore beat Oak Park 4-0 with goals by Juan Mariscal and 3 by Alexis Barajas. Augora beat Camarillo 2-0 and advanced to the final to face Fillmore. Camarillo beat Oak Park 1-0 taking 3rd place in the tournament. In the Championship game Fillmore played Agoura, both teams had chances to open up the score but each team played strong defense, not allowing any goals until there was about two minutes left in the second half. Juan Valdovinos scored the winning goal to avoid penalty kicks. First place went to Fillmore, Second Place Augora, and Third Place Camarillo. Pictured above but not in order are the FIllmore Flahses JV Soccer team: Andrew Michel, Oscar Alferez, Ruben Camarena, Jaime Magdaleno, Luis Cisneros, Hugo Valdovinos, Adolfo Rodrigues, Jesus Zarate, Arturo Vega, Jaime Gallegos, Juan Valdovinos, Miguel Salgado, Arturo Cornejo, Isreal Dominguez, Alexis Barajas, Isair Valencia, Nicolas Mendez, Bryan Ayala, Yoni Murillo, and Juan Mariscal.
FHS boys soccer team held a tournament this past weekend, twelve teams entered the Heritage Valley JV Boys tourney. Several games were played and the remaining final four teams playing were Fillmore vs. Oak Park and Camarillo vs. Augora. Fillmore beat Oak Park 4-0 with goals by Juan Mariscal and 3 by Alexis Barajas. Augora beat Camarillo 2-0 and advanced to the final to face Fillmore. Camarillo beat Oak Park 1-0 taking 3rd place in the tournament. In the Championship game Fillmore played Agoura, both teams had chances to open up the score but each team played strong defense, not allowing any goals until there was about two minutes left in the second half. Juan Valdovinos scored the winning goal to avoid penalty kicks. First place went to Fillmore, Second Place Augora, and Third Place Camarillo. Pictured above but not in order are the FIllmore Flahses JV Soccer team: Andrew Michel, Oscar Alferez, Ruben Camarena, Jaime Magdaleno, Luis Cisneros, Hugo Valdovinos, Adolfo Rodrigues, Jesus Zarate, Arturo Vega, Jaime Gallegos, Juan Valdovinos, Miguel Salgado, Arturo Cornejo, Isreal Dominguez, Alexis Barajas, Isair Valencia, Nicolas Mendez, Bryan Ayala, Yoni Murillo, and Juan Mariscal.
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Last Thursday night Dec. 10th, FHS beat Channel Islands. 50-45 in the opening round of the 59th annual boys’ varsity tournament. Game highlights Chris De La Paz had 11 points and 10 rebounds, James Nelson had 9 points, 9 rebounds and 6 steals, Angel Barajas had 9 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists. FHS continued in the tournament and played Friday against Carpinteria beating them 57-51, game highlights, Joe Estrella: 14 points, Nelson: 11 points, 5 rebounds, De La Paz: 13 points, 9 rebounds, 4 steals
Barajas: 7 points, 10 rebounds. Saturday: Fillmore lost to Oaks Christian 65-51 in tournament finals, finishing second. Corey Cole (named all tournament): 11 points, 3 assists, 3 rebounds, 1 steal. De La Paz (named all tournament): 14 points, 9 rebounds. Nelson: 6 points, 6 rebounds. Estrella: 8 points, 4 rebounds. Barajas: 3 points, 7 rebounds.

 
Pictured (l-r) Top Row: Coach Javier Barajas, Raquel Aguilar, Sarah Lopez, Irma Torres, Javier Barajas Jr., Colin Richter, Coach Rafael Laureano, Bottom Row: Aidan Richter, Fernando Trujillo, Daniel Barajas, Thorin Rosten, and Juan Carlos Laureano.
Pictured (l-r) Top Row: Coach Javier Barajas, Raquel Aguilar, Sarah Lopez, Irma Torres, Javier Barajas Jr., Colin Richter, Coach Rafael Laureano, Bottom Row: Aidan Richter, Fernando Trujillo, Daniel Barajas, Thorin Rosten, and Juan Carlos Laureano.
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The Fillmore Condors (aka Southern California Comets) cross-country team members (Javier Barajas Jr., Irma Torres, Thorin Rosten, Daniel Barajas, and Juan Carlos Laureano) qualified for the AAU National Championships this season. On behalf of the coaches (Javier Barajas and Rafael Laureano,) the team and the parents, we would like to thank the sponsors for helping to get the team to Orlando Florida where the AAU National Championships took place.

Congratulations to runners that went to the AAU National Championships!!!

Their final results were:
Javier Barajas Jr., Midget boys, won 3rd place with his team.
Daniel Barajas and Thorin Rosten, Bantam boys, won 1st place with their team.
Juan Carlos Laureano, Primary boys, won 2nd place with his team and placed in the top 25 (19th) as an individual.
Irma Torres, Midget girls, won 4th place with her team.

Once again thank you to our sponsors: Heritage Valley Blazers, Fillmore Sun Risers Rotary Club, Gold Coast Embroidery, La Unica, Super A Foods and Jiffy Lube for allowing the team to hold two car washes to earn more funds, and all the families and companies that purchased raffle tickets!

It was an excellent season for the whole team and without the generosity from sponsors, coaches/team, and families; it would not have been possible.

Thank you again and Merry Christmas!