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digest The Morgan Hill Dennis Kennedy Aquatics Center … named in recognition of Dennis Kennedy’s vision, passion, and determination to enhance aquatics opportunities for the Morgan Hill community this past December. ON THE PLAQUE PRESENTED AT THE RENAMING CEREMONY, shown to the right: “ As Mayor, Dennis Kennedy had a vision to improve Morgan Hill’s quality of life for its residents. That vision became a reality as he led the City in the development and construction of public facilities that transformed the community. The Morgan Hill Aquatics Center was undoubtedly the facility for which Dennis had the greatest impact. The Morgan Hill Dennis Kennedy Aquatics Center shall serve as a reminder of the community’s gratitude for Dennis Kennedy’s relentless efforts.” Local Vet Honored at Gilroy Elks Lodge ON NOVEMBER 11, 2015, t he Gilroy Elks Club hosted its annual Veteran’s Day dinner. A wall of photos and service details honored the Elks who had served in the military. Special recognition was also given to 97 year-old Fred Angelino (pictured on the left) who served in the Pacific in World War II and is the oldest known veteran living in Gilroy. The program that evening also featured Mary Cortani and the work done by her Freedom Paws, matching vets with service dogs. Several vets and their dogs attended the dinner. Some of the funds raised by the Elks Club will be donated to Freedom Paws. 22 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016 gmhtoday.com