Members of the Parreira family gathered to watch as Congressman Jim Costa, third from left, presented Louis Parreira with a Resolution of Congressional Record that will be read on the floor of the House in Washington DC on June 13 which is Parreira's 90th birthday. The recognition was in horor of Parreira's lifelong commitment to agriculture and the community of Los Banos. Costa also presented a Certificate of Recognition for the fifth annual Debbie Parreira Blood Drive.
David Parreira, brother-in-law to Debbie Parreira, donates blood with the help of Registered Nurse Norah Mull with the Central California Blood Center Monday, June 6, 2016 in the O'Banion Building at the Los Banos Fairgrounds. This is the fifth year for the blood drive in memory of Debbie Parreira of Los Banos. According to Paul Parreira, husband to the late Debbie Parreira and the organizer of the event, 135 units of blood were donated this year.
Fatima Yriarte, left, gives blood Mon., June 6, 2016 at the 5th Annual Debbie Parreira Blood Drive at the Los Banos Fairgrounds in Los Banos. Assissting Yriarte is registered nurse, Norah Mull from the Central California Blood Center.