2021, a year in review

Kim Szymanski picks up litter from the 2 miles of state highway 371 that she adopted in memory of her son, Jacob. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
The year 2021 was one of recovery and returning to normal in many ways. From children attending in-person schooling once again to festivals and dinners being held at Minor Park and the Anza Community Hall, Anzans were glad to leave 2020 behind them.Local nonprofits such as From the Heart Christian Women’s Ministries made sure children had school supplies, Easter gifts and a Christmas to remember. The Anza Electric Cooperative teamed up with the FIND food bank and others to feed people in the Valley every month.The community pulled together to help those affected by the Rock Fire, from donating items and money to attending a special fundraising event at Minor Park.Halloween and a special Community Christmas event were held with record numbers of residents coming out to partici
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