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Good News about the YMCA, Cancer Connections, St. Barnabas Thrift Shop and student scholarships

The Women’s Club of Nipomo recently awarded $6,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Nipomo High School and Nipomo New Tech High School and two Allan Hancock students from Nipomo. From left are Nyessa Perez, Sarahi M. Diaz, Sydnee Rodriquez, Women’s Club member Mary Steel, Jesua Jimenez and Daisy Medina-Leon. Recipients Cynthia Ortiz-Corona and Jorge Martinez are not pictured.
The Women’s Club of Nipomo recently awarded $6,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Nipomo High School and Nipomo New Tech High School and two Allan Hancock students from Nipomo. From left are Nyessa Perez, Sarahi M. Diaz, Sydnee Rodriquez, Women’s Club member Mary Steel, Jesua Jimenez and Daisy Medina-Leon. Recipients Cynthia Ortiz-Corona and Jorge Martinez are not pictured.

San Luis Obispo

The San Luis Obispo County YMCA recently received a donation of $5,000 from Phillips 66 to support its financial assistance and youth programs.

The YMCA grants more than $150,000 annually to low-income families throughout San Luis Obispo County, enabling them to participate in after-school programs, youth sports, family fitness and day camps.

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The French Hospital Medical Center Foundation has announced that the Hearst Cancer Resource Center at French Hospital is the recent recipient of a donation from Cancer Connections, a local grassroots organization that supports newly diagnosed cancer patients.

Volunteers at Cancer Connections celebrated its 10th birthday of the organization by donating to the Hearst Cancer Resource Center’s Angel of Hope Fund.

The organization provides individualized support for those diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers.

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