City Council honors Veterans Day contributors


The Canyon Lake City Council honored residents, clubs and sponsors at its January city council meeting for their substantial contributions toward Canyon Lake’s annual Veterans Day Celebration.

The council honored and presented awards to the Veterans Day Committee, David and Barbara Spraul for their monetary contribution toward the War Birds West flyover, Canyon Lake Choraleers for their annual performances, Emergency Preparedness Committee for providing a first aid station each year, Canyon Lake POA for providing pasties and water, Jordan and Jennie Ehrenkranz for the purchase of the wreath and flowers, Canyon Lake Market and Caldwell Banker for complimentary food and drinks and the Home Owners Club, Jack Wamsley and Warren Kelsey for their contribution of the flags.

The Men’s Golf Club, Chair Volleyball Club, Fine Arts Guild, Tennis Club, Car Club, Chamber of Commerce and other generous sponsors were honored for their monetary contributions.

“The city is so lucky to have such tremendous support for this event, from the magnificent seven, Karen Bevans, Debby Gagnon, Bert Barbay, Fran Tibbet, Judy Blanks, Donna Lovejoy and Jill Batinich, who are the core of our volunteer organizers, to the individuals and clubs who give so generously,” said Mayor Vicki Warren.

“Celebrating our veterans is a privilege and a honor and we will continue to strive to give the best we can to our heroes.”

Perry Beggs accepts an appreciate award from the mayor on behalf of the Car Club. Photo provided by Perry Beggs

Mayor Warren presents Travis Montgomery with an appreciate award. Travis accepted the award on behalf of the Men’s Golf Club who donate $1,000 each year. Photo provided by Barry Talbot

Larry Garland accepts a Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of the Canyon Lake Choraleers. Photo provided by Larry Garland

Mayor Warren presents David Spraul with an award in appreciation for David and his wife Barbara’s contribution toward the Veterans Day War Birds West flyover. Photo by provided by Barbara Spraul