A reception honoring Marcelo Defreitas, the City of Sonoma 2018 Alcalde, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Vintage House, 264 First St. E., in Sonoma.

The public is invited to attend and participate in the recognition of this devoted citizen, who has done so much for the community. Reservations are not required and there is no charge to attend the event; however, donations of $10 are suggested and may be made at the door.

For additional information, contact City Clerk Rebekah Barr at 933-2216.