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Good News for local nonprofits, students and Mission Community Services Corp.

The 2016 United Way Youth Board has granted $1,000 each to Restorative Partners Juvenile Hall Book Club and Ocean View Elementary School’s Everything Eco Squad for their youth driven programs.
The 2016 United Way Youth Board has granted $1,000 each to Restorative Partners Juvenile Hall Book Club and Ocean View Elementary School’s Everything Eco Squad for their youth driven programs.

San Luis Obispo

The Volunteer Auxiliary at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center has awarded $15,000 in donations and scholarships to 16 local nonprofit organizations.

The awards included:

▪  $3,000 each to the Cuesta College Foundation for nursing program book grants and Cal Poly Endowment Fund.

▪  $1,500 each for the Cuesta College Foundation student scholarships and Cuesta College Foundation Eleanor Sears Endowment Fund.

▪  $1,000 each for SLO Noor Foundation and a scholarship to student volunteer Julia Stohr.

▪  $500 each went to the American Cancer Society, Wilshire Hospice, Meals on Wheels SLO, Five Cities Meals on Wheels, Prado Day Center, Transitions Mental Health Association and the SLO County YMCA.

▪ $250 each for Hospice of SLO County and the Senior Nutrition Program of SLO County.

SLO County

Pacific Gas & Electric Company has awarded Mission Community Services Corporation and its Women’s Business Center a $20,000 grant through PG&E’s Economic Vitality Grant Program.

The grant will make it possible for MCSC and the WBC to offer business startup classes, workshops and individual business consulting for aspiring business owners in San Luis Obispo and Kern counties.

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