Roy Bava To Receive the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient by the Historical Society of SSF

South San Francisco, CA   October 9, 2016   (GAME ON INFO BELOW) 

The South San Francisco Historical Society presents its 32nd Annual Historical Society Banquet on Friday, October 21st, 2016 starting at 6:00 PM at the Elks Lodge, 920 Stonegate Drive, South San Francisco. The Master of Ceremonies will be Former State Assemblyman Gene Mullin. The society is  honoring Roy Bava for the Lifetime Achievement Award. The annual gala raffle drawing will benefit the Society’s Chestnut Avenue Museum and the Plymire Schwarz Center.

Roy Bava to receive the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Roy Bava to receive the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Roy Bava was born in San Francisco in 1925. He is a World War ll veteran where he served in Europe and was awarded two battle stars. After returning home, Roy married Florence Pozzi and they lived in San Francisco for a short time. They then moved to South San Francisco where they made their home and raised their daughter, Denise. Roy worked for Simmons Company for eight­ een years. After leaving Simmons, he went to work for Grassi American. In 1967, Roy and three partners started Bayside Building Materials in San Mateo. In 1981, Florence passed away. Roy continued working and at the age of 62, he retired. It was at this time that Roy and Rose were married and started their world travels. Roy is a member of many organizations such as the VFW, the American  Legion, the ICF, the YMI, the Italian Peninsula Social Club, and the Italian American Athletic Club, but his favorite and first love is the South San Francisco Historical Society, where he is currently the Plymire House steering committee  director.

The South San Francisco Historical Society presents its 32nd Annual Historical Society Banquet on Friday, October 21st, 2016 starting at 6:00 PM at the Elks Lodge, 920 Stonegate Drive, South San Francisco. The Master of Ceremonies will be Former State Assemblyman Gene Mullin. This year ‘s honorees of the Victor John Feudale Award are Basil Cavalieri and Joe Hunziker who are being acknowledged for their outstanding contributions and dedication to the Historical Society and the community. The society is also honoring Roy Bava for the Lifetime Achievement Award. The annual gala raffle drawing will benefit the Society’s Chestnut Avenue Museum and the Plymire Schwarz Center.

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If you would like to attend this public event tickets are $40 per person and are available via Historical Society Board member Donna Smith, at (650) 796-9466. Tickets will be picked up at the door. Deadline for reservations is Friday, October 14th, 2016. For more information, please contact Ginny Tilton, Banquet Coordinator at (650) 438-5498 or ginny640@att.net.

GAME ON! IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ENTERED INTO OUR DRAWING TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN TWO TICKETS TO THIS EVENT PLEASE COMMENT BELOW. A WINNER WILL BE RANDOMLY CHOSEN AND ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 14TH.

 

2 comments for “Roy Bava To Receive the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient by the Historical Society of SSF

  1. kristina anderson
    October 13, 2016 at 5:02 pm

    Way to go Roy!!!!

  2. Editor
    October 14, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    Kristina – As part of our GAME ON contest you have been named the winner, congratulations. Your name was randomly chosen amongst other entries from our social media. Please contact us at news@EverythingSouthCity.com so we can get your tickets to you.
    Thank you.
    -Ed

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