Ramona Food & Clothes Closet celebrates 30th anniversary
Anna Tellez and her daughters Anna, Faviola and Juana look at books in the new book room at the Ramona Food & Clothes Closet Thrift Store at Eighth and Main streets during the nonprofit’s 30th anniversary kickoff on April 1. Sentinel photo/Karen Brainard
Ramona Food and Clothes Closet kicked off its 30th anniversary and its newly remodeled Thrift Store with a community celebration complete with prizes and free food on April 1.
Jeff Funk (in red shirt), chairman of the Ramona Food & Clothes Closet Board, flanked by board member Donna Zick and General Manager Carlos Murcia, gets ready to cut the ribbon to celebrate the re-modeled store at 773 Main St. Sentinel photo/Karen BrainardSami and Tina Zein browse through items on the new shelves in the Ramona Food & Clothes Closet Thrift Shop. Sentinel photo/Karen Brainard
The Kiwani-Kats entertain while the Ramona Food & Clothes Closet treats guests to free hot dogs and drinks. Playing in the group are from left: Dotty Cronin, Jerry Meloche, John Whiteman, Tom Taylor, Richard Wade, Jeff Funk, Bill Groves and Darrell Beck. Sentinel photo/Karen BrainardMichael Harrison, deputy chief of staff for Congressman Duncan Hunter, presents a certificate of appreciation on behalf of the congressman to Ramona Food & Clothes Closet General Manager Carlos Murcia, right, and Board Chairman Jeff Funk. Sentinel photo/Maureen Robertson