The Women’s Club of Arroyo Grande recently awarded a total of $8,500 in scholarships, the most it has ever awarded, according to an email from the club.
Nine scholarships were awarded to graduating students from Arroyo Grande, Lopez, Nipomo and New Tech high schools. A Continuing Education Scholarship was also awarded to Cal Poly student, Alicia Cruz.
Colin Odom received the club’s inaugural Arts Scholarship.
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The recipients and their high schools include:
Jennifer Alvarez, Maile Minardi and Colin Odom from Arroyo Grande High School; Alexandria Simmons and Victoria Garcia from Nipomo High School; Miriam Andrade from Lopez High School; and Lexie Neuman from New Tech High School.
Every year in May, letter carriers across the country collect non-perishable food as part of Stamp Out Hunger, the nation’s largest one-day food drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers.
For the 24th consecutive year, local letter carriers have collected items and distributed the donations to the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County and their agency partners.
Thanks to the generosity and support of local postal customers, the Stamp Out Hunger food drive collected nearly 20,000 pounds of food
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Members of King David’s Masonic Lodge in San Luis Obispo have donated $1,500 to the local Camino Real district of the Boy Scouts to help support the scouting program in San Luis Obispo County.
Working with youth is a major part of the philanthropic program of the Masons. .