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Published on January 19th, 2022
Campolindo Interact Club service project benefits foster children at Alternative Family Services in Oakland
During the winter break, the Campolindo High School Interact Club facilitated a community service project for those in need, where they filled three dozen holiday decorated mason jars with small toys and candy. The jars were then donated to the foster children at ...Submitted by Rich Render

Published on January 19th, 2022
Campolindo Leos and Moraga Lions donate to MEF
During 2021 the Campolindo Leo Club and Moraga Lions Club were successful in conducting several fundraisers in spite of the COVID virus. On Dec. 16, 2021 both clubs met with Campolindo High School Principal John Walker and presented him with a check payable to the ...Submitted by Bob Murtagh

Published on January 19th, 2022
Campo girls basketball team surpasses goal, collects 1,600 shoes for Soles4Souls
More than a thousand pairs of shoes will be distributed overseas to help those in need thanks to a shoe drive by the Campolindo High School girls' basketball team and sponsored by realtor Jon Wood of Compass, a national real estate technology company. Surpassing their ...Submitted by Diana Jackin

Published on January 19th, 2022
BVE 4th and 5th graders AIM high to raise money for Afghan refugees
After a hiatus due to COVID, Burton Valley Elementary's AIM class brought back its annual community service project, the Book Bonanza, and had its most successful year ever! The long-standing tradition put on by Ms. Martinsen's fourth- and fifth-graders is a huge ...Submitted by Cathy Martinsen

Published on January 19th, 2022
Lafayette man heads international body of Rotarian pilots
George Chaffey, a longtime resident of Lafayette and a longtime Rotarian, is currently serving as World President of the International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians.
He is one of two ...
Submitted by Thomas Black

Published on January 19th, 2022
Wreaths Across America honors nearly 300 local veterans
The service of nearly 300 veterans was honored and remembered at the Lafayette Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 18 at a special Wreaths Across America (WAA) ceremony hosted by the Acalanes Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The name of each veteran ...Submitted by Vanessa Crews

Published on January 5th, 2022
Holiday treat delivered to seniors
Volunteers from the Lions Center for the Visually Impaired (LCVI) brightened the lives of 80 blind and visually impaired seniors, including two from Lafayette and Orinda, on Dec. 7 by hand delivering to them a freshly cooked, holiday meal with roast turkey and ham and ...Submitted by Richard Grange

Published on January 5th, 2022
AAUW OML to award Community Service scholarships to Lamorinda high schools and Saint Mary's College
The Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette Branch (AAUW OML) of the national organization American Association of University Women, recognizing the importance and value of community involvement by volunteer students, will award three Community Service scholarships each to graduating ...Submitted by Cayo Marschner

Published on December 22nd, 2021
New Troop 237 Eagle Scouts
Scout Troop 237 of Orinda announced that Marcus Erickson, Luke Franklin, Ben Guthrie, Ryan Kaelle, Luke Lewis and Andrew Stern have achieved Scouting's highest rank of Eagle Scout and will celebrate their Eagle Court of Honor at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at the ...Submitted by Jodi Kaelle

Published on December 22nd, 2021
World-renowned Moraga Rotarian Cliff Dochterman is gone
Prominent Moraga Rotarian Clifford L. Dochterman died a few days before his 96th birthday following a brief illness. Cliff had been past president of Rotary International (world president) in 1992-93, and had served as director and/or trustee on many boards and ...Submitted by Gary Irwin

Published on December 22nd, 2021
A Toys for Tots tradition resurrected
Fourteen years ago seven 4-year-old boys from Growing Tree preschool celebrated their December birthdays by donating presents to Toys for Tots. They delivered them to the Moraga Fire Department, starting a trend of combining forces for their birthdays that would last ...Submitted by Cassie Allen

Published on December 22nd, 2021
Lions annual Peace Poster Contest winners announced
The Lamorinda Lions Foundation presented awards to the winners of the Lions Annual Peace Poster contest on Nov. 10. More than 200 students from˙four area schools competed in this international competition which annually attracts over 50,000 entries from around the ...Submitted by Bob Murtagh

Published on December 22nd, 2021
A note of thanks to the Community
The Moraga Police Department expressed ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on December 8th, 2021
Helping the visually impaired with recycled eyeglasses
The Campolindo High School Leo Club and Moraga Lions Club conducted an eyeglass sorting event Nov. 14 at the Hacienda de Las Flores. The group consisted of nine Leos, six Lions and four Moraga residents and in a few hours they sorted 8,000 eyeglasses that had been ...Submitted by Bob Murtagh

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