Valle Vista News: Santa Claus is coming to Valle Vista

Santa Claus is coming to town. He will arrive in Valle Vista this Saturday.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on a float in the annual Valle Vista Christmas Parade. Entries in the parade will meet by the fire station and line up at 5:30 p.m. The parade will follow the streets around the golf course and finish at the Clubhouse. Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated entries. Residents are asked not to drive through or pass the parade to ensure the safety of the participants.

Following the parade, Santa will be at the Clubhouse to greet the children and pictures with Santa will be available for $3. In the event the parade is cancelled due to bad weather, the party will still go on as scheduled.

Anyone interested in entering the parade please contact Nyla Lewiston at (928) 692-2433 or Don Leggett at (928) 681-2608.

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The dance exchange class will meet again at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 23 at the Clubhouse. Call Glenn Hoag at (686) 484-1095 with any questions.

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Bill and Carole McIntosh will host karaoke at the Out of Bounds Lounge at 7 p.m. Dec. 19. Everyone is invited to join in the fun.

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Dinners are offered every Friday night at the restaurant with a variety of items to choose from. Please call for reservations at (928) 757-5026. Preferred seating times will now be taken to ensure everyone receives their meal in a timely manner.

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Tickets are now on sale for the New Year's Eve Party at the Clubhouse. The cost of $17.50 per person or $35 per couple will include dinner, two drink coupons, live entertainment, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Music will be provided by Ken and Dean.

Dress will be dressy casual attire. Tickets are available at the Property Owners Office.

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Now that the cold weather has arrived, there will be frost delays in the morning for the golfers. Please be patient. The people in the Pro Shop cannot put golfers on the course until Pat, our course superintendent, authorizes it.

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On Dec. 2, the Men's Club had 32 members play to a format of low gross/low net. Because of carding off, scores are not applicable. The results were: Gross first place, Elbert Gilpin; second, George Westley; third, Dean Maryott; fourth, Stoyan Mirovaliev.

Net scoring: first, Don Barnes; second, George Chivas; third, Glen Woosley; fourth, Bill Slankard

Closest to the pin went to Dean Maryott on No. 2, Jerry Philpott on 7, Rich Thurlow on 11, and Pete Schmitt on 16.