Story by Elaine M. Teixeira.
Photos by Fred Cunha
The Half Moon Bay I.D.E.S. Society held their annual Esta Das Contas which is a Thank You to the general membership and to those who donated to the organization in this year’s Celebration of the Holy Spirit.Â The dinner for 300 was held on July 26 at the building on Kelly Avenue, which is owned by the organization.Â Â
Eddie Cozzolino, the president of IDES, and his fellow officers, greeted the guests.Â TheÂ officers and members prepared the foodÂ and their wives served it from the buffet tables.Â TheÂ guests were servedÂ with salad, steak, baked potatoes, and bread.Â Coffee and dessert were also provided as well as various beverages.Â The dinner was followed by music for dancing.
Among those attending:Â Kenny Ormonde, Jack and Dorothy Bettencourt, Bernice Silva, Vernon Cunha,Â Bob (Buzzy)Â Meyer,Â Loretta and Guido Santini, Raymond and Cathy Martini, Jan MiramontesÂ & family,Â Lorraine Mantoani,Â Loretta and Guido Santini, Raymond and Cathy Martini,Â Tony Lourenco, all of Half Moon Bay; Fred (Fritz)Â and John Cunha,Â from Sonoma;Â Joe and Mary Lou Cirina, Elaine and Stacy Teixeira and Gloria Bernardo of RedwoodÂ City.
Below: Elaine Martini Teixeira, Gloria Bernardo, Loretta Santini, Guido Santini, Raymond Martini, Jack Bettencourt and Dorothy Bettencourt.