Sister Cities Yorktown has been fortunate to have strong leadership through the years. At the annual meeting on Saturday, Jan. 28, more than 30 members honored retiring officers and welcomed new ones. Congratulations to Timorah Beales, president; Kate Helwig, vice-president; Diane Fulton, secretary, Debra Ramy Paulus, treasurer, and Larry Rather, new member of the Board of Directors. They are enthusiastic and extraordinary capable individuals to lead our organization forward.


Many thanks to devoted retiring officers for their leadership, generosity, hard work and time: George Hrichak, president; Deborah Marquardt, vice-president; Mary Aldrich, secretary and Connie Buffa, treasurer. These officers will assist with the leadership transition.

From Left. 1)New and old officers and Board: Front Row (L-R) Katherin Carter, Timorah Beales; second row (L-R) Kate Helwig, Deborah Marquardt, Diane Fulton, Mark Medford, George Hrichak. Back row (L-R) Larry Rather, Mary Aldrich. 2) More than 30 members attended the Annual Meeting at Joe & Mimma’s on Jan. 28. 3 & 4) Retiring president presents a champagne thank you to retiring secretary Mary Aldrich and retiring v-p Deborah Marquardt. President Hrichak received food treats representative of Catalonia, France.