Community Celebrates Los Alamos Family Council’s 50-Year Birthday

From left, Chamber Membership Coordinator Katy Korkos, Los Alamos Family Council Executive Director Joy Beery and Counseling Center Director Cheryl Pongratz speak with the crowd during Wednesday’s FAN Club and 50th anniversary celebration at the Family Council offices at 1505 15th St., Suite C. The behavioral health agency now launches a year-long celebration with special events planned for the community. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

From left, Tom Sandford and his wife Ruth Demuth, past board member Attorney Lynn Finnegan, Executive Director Marlane Hamilton of the Los Alamos Arts Council, Charlie Kalogeros-Chattan of Los Alamos County and LAFC Board Secretary Diane Daughton laugh at humorous comments made during Wednesday’s celebration. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Susan Brockway of Pajarito Mountain chats with Executive Director Kurt Steinhaus of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Community Programs Office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Diane Daughton, Wendy Swanson and Kevin Holsapple. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

From left, Rep. Jim Hall, Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Executive Director Sarah Rochester, LAVN Manager Debbie Webber and Dr. Carolyn Linnebur. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Galey Bland, left, speaks with Los Alamos Family Council Executive Director Joy Beery during Wednesday’s celebration at 1505 15th St., Suite C. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Community members listen as Los Alamos Family Council founder Margaret Browne is remembered by Executive Director Joy Beery. Browne passed away earlier this year. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Community Healthcare Roundtable Chair Robert Gibson, center, chats with Mark Karaffa of Los Alamos Medical Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Youth Activity Center Director Paul Martinez, center, speaks with Chamber Executive Director Kevin Holsapple and his wife Kris Raber. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Tom Sandford and his wife Ruth Demuth chat with Executive Director Joy Beery of Los Alamos Family Council. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Olivia Ortega attended Wednesday’s event with her mother, United Way Executive Director Kristy Ortega. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Wendy Swanson of Neptune speaks with Kenneth Van Riper. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

CSTsiteisloaded