Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County is the recent recipient of an $808 donation from The Cliffs Resort in Pismo Beach.
The money was raised through patron donations and the restaurant's Karmic Pizza Thursdays, with 50 cents from every happy-hour drink being donated to a charity.
The California Retired Teachers Association (Division 23) recently presented $18,000 in scholarships to the following local students:
Dustin Adkins, Jacob Hubert and Patrick Wade of Arroyo Grande High School; Nyasia Dickson of Lopez High School; Rachel Ericson of Pacific Beach High School; Terry Wambolt of Nipomo High School; Janae Caldera, Skye Michel and Sarah Mosichuk of San Luis Obispo High School; Lexie Neumann of Central Coast New Tech High School; and Gerardo Bory and Camryn Curtis of Morro Bay High School.
Students received their awards from retired SLO County Superintendent of Schools Julian Crocker in a presentation held at the Madonna Inn.