Winter special event volunteers recognized

Courtesy photo The Paramount City Council commemorates work of local volunteers. For names and details, see the story below.

In 2021, the city was able to bring back its in-person holiday events after the previous year’s COVID-19-related changes.

All of the volunteers who helped make them a success were recognized at the Feb. 1 City Council meeting.

They were: for the Tree Lighting, Paramount High School Cheer and Song and the Corsairs Club and Adaptive Recreation students Anthony Yanez, Matthew Cobian, and Christian Fuentes; during the Santa Train, Paramount High Cheer and members of MUSA (who again filled thousands of bags with candy canes and apples); at Breakfast with Santa, Paramount High students from the ASB, AVID Club, Culinary Baking and Pastry Club, the baseball team, the Book Club, the Chess Club, the Health Career Academy Club, Interact Club, Leo Club, Mesa Club, Unity Club, the volleyball team, and JROTC, in addition to members of the Paramount Youth Commission, MUSA, Public Works Commissioner Alvin Parks, and Alexander Lopez from Enterprise Fleet Services.