At its Business Awards and Installation Dinner, the Cypress Chamber of Commerce recognizes Theresa Sherrin for Lifetime Achievement, Ken Vecchiarelli as Man of the Year, Winn Crowley as Woman of the Year, and Sir Speedy Printing of Los Alamitos as its Business of the Year. Dominic’s Ristorante received a special recognition award.
Death of Robert J. Friend, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen. He was born on Feb. 29, 1920, in Columbia, S.C.[Source: Los Angeles Times and Stars and Stripes.] Friend was a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Presidential Unit Citation; Bronze Star with Flying Cross; three Distinguished Service Medals and an Air Medal. [Source: Palm Springs Desert Sun.]