Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jazzercise at noon and a college degree at 80

Suzanne Stricker’s siblings were so proud of her college graduation that they traveled 7,000 miles to attend the ceremony. Her brother, sister and brother-in-law flew from New Zealand, where Stricker was born and raised, to Dallas as a surprise. At 80 years old, Stricker was the oldest University of Texas at Dallas student to graduate this May. … Stricker — who briefly attended the Westmont College in Santa Barbara in her 20s  — became a student once again in 2011. more

Ukiah First Presbyterian hires new youth/family minister

Alexis Moore has recently joined the ranks at First Presbyterian Church-Ukiah as its director of Youth and Families Ministries. Jerry Garcia, a church Elder, said, “July is a new beginning for our new director of Youth and Family Ministries, and Alexis is running at full speed to see that summer Vacation Bible School is on track. We welcome her to our church family.” … Moore had this to say about her background: “I am a Bay Area native and graduate of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. where I received my BA in Fine Art. more