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Bocce Madness 2020

The enthusiasm of the crowd that assembled to watch the final four matches was equal to the dedication of the players. Many of the favorite benches filled early, but there was plenty of room for all the spectators. Newcomers kind of knew that the onlookers were bocce players too and truly appreciated the spectacle of skill on display. Watching bocce is fun!

Of the many couples who began the journey, one couple would be left standing from the final four. It took a combination of skill and luck, the right attitude, and a natural bent toward good sportsmanship to stand up under the pressure. In the end, after a hard-fought final game, Monterey’s bocce population was satisfied and smiling at the outcome.

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Monterey Fashion Show 2020

A nice buffet table offering a pleasing variety of sandwiches topped off with nothing less than Mimosas and deserts was just the start for a well-attended Sunday afternoon Style Show which has become an annual event at Monterey.

The models, four women and two men, all volunteer residents with no previous modeling experience ventured down the aisle for their many appearances, wearing outfits chosen by the models themselves from the newest seasonal stock from Stein Mart department store. Except for guidance by experienced store representative Luanne, and multitudes of garments and accessories from which to select, the home-grown show brought a charming fresh slant on fashion with plenty of audience support and encouragement.

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