Thursday, October 13, 2011

Councilmember Ed P. Reyes dedicates Society's Historical Sign

Councilmember Ed P. Reyes of the First Council District officially dedicated the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles' historical designation sign today at St. Vincent de Paul's office/store in Los Angeles.

Councilmember Reyes spoke about growing up in the neighborhood and thanked the Society for its various programs to help those in need.

Father Pedro Villarroya, C.M., Council spiritual advisor, blessed the Society's new sign. St. Vincent de Paul President Claire Padama and Executive Director David Fields also said a few words and thanked Councilmember Reyes for his support of the Society's local outreach.

The Society's Council of Los Angeles, which serves the counties of L.A., Ventura and Santa Barbara, has been a presence in Southern California since 1908.

Photos (top-bottom): Society Executive Director David Fields welcomes everyone to the sign ceremony; Councilmember Ed P. Reyes says a few words before dedicating the sign; Photo time around the Society's new historical designation sign.

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