First-graders brighten YANA Thanksgiving
Last updated 12/6/2007 at Noon
FALLBROOK — Each autumn, the students in Cynthia Greer’s first grade class at Maie Ellis School participate with local San Diego County Sheriff Deputies and members of the Senior Volunteer Patrol in the You Are Not Alone (YANA) program.
The deputies check daily on Rainbow, Fallbrook and Bonsall senior citizens (YANAs) who live alone.
On Thanksgiving Day, the deputies visited 50 YANA seniors and delivered white bags filled with food, treats and flowers. And, that is where the students come in. The YANA seniors do not receive plain white bags; they receive white bags decorated with autu...