first_imgLONGVIEW — Soccer players and families gathered at Riverside Park in Lexington on Saturday for a tournament in memory of 13-year-old Edgar Vazquez, two years after he was accidentally shot dead by his friend.The Edgar Vazquez Memorial Cup, organized by Edgar’s family and the Kelso Soccer Club, kicked off Saturday and continues Sunday.Jamie Craig, Kelso Soccer Club board treasurer, said 15 teams played Saturday and so far 11 signed up for Sunday. Teams could also sign up Sunday morning, she said.The first day included matches for teams of three players ages 6-7, 8-10 and 11-13. Sunday’s games will be for teams with players 14-16, 17-18 and 18 and older.The tournament will raise money for a scholarship for a graduating Kelso High School senior and for the Kelso Soccer Club to support players who can’t afford to play.Nicole Vazquez, Edgar’s mom, said she was excited about Saturday’s turnout and hopes the tournament becomes an annual event.“It’s just heartwarming to see how many people are here and how many volunteers we got who were Edgar’s friends,” she said.last_img read more

first_imgLOS ANGELES, CA – JetSuite Air, the private jet charter company flying a fleet of brand-new Embraer Pheonom 100s, is to be featured on the May 31 episode of ABC’s “The Bachelorette.”According to a press release received by Elite Traveler, in the episode, newest Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky surprises her suitor by flying him on one of JetSuite’s private jets for a special date in Las Vegas.JetSuite flies a fleet of brand-new Phenom 100s. The aircraft seats seats four people in BMW-designed comfort and has the largest baggage compartment in its category. For a preview of the jet that The Bachelorette chose for her dream date, go to www.jetsuite.com.ABOUT JETSUITE JetSuite offers the new Phenom in a jet card program. The company currently operates a fleet of seven Phenom 100s and will double the fleet by the end of the year. The company has committed to 70 of the brand new aircraft which can provide nonstop service for up to four passengers, their luggage, pets, golf bags, skis and snowboards throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and Baja, Mexico, and one-stop service to all points west of the Mississippi river. JetSuite currently has five base airports within its “Suite Spot” markets, at Long Beach, Hawthorne (western Los Angeles) and Oakland, CA, Henderson, NV (Las Vegas) and Scottsdale, AZ (Phoenix). In 2010, the company will add additional bases in the southwest U.S. For more information on JetSuite, please visit www.jetsuite.com or call (866) 779-7770.last_img read more