Smiles all around at the Kiwanis Luncheon today. Kiwanis Los Altos was Honored to have Judy Miner, Chancellor of Foothill & DeAnza CColleges as guest speaker presenting on National, State and local education hot topics in the areas of Community Colleges, DACA and the awesome idea of the Silicon Valley promise to education. Thank you Judy! Also joining our lunch meeting today were Pat Emslie, Kiwanis Division 34 Lieutenant Governor (and the esteemed members of the Palo Alto Club), Paul Nyburg from the Los Altos Town Crier (with fellow reporter Elizabeth!), MVHS career counselor, Jaimie Tabuchi and photo credit goes to Ron Labetich, welcome visiting Rotarian.
Looking forward to a great New Year of Serving Children of the World!
President, Kiwanis Club of Los Altos 2017/2018
Judy Crates may have retired from Principal at Castro School, but boy, is she non stop! Judy spoke with us last week about her current endevours with Bring Me A Book Foundation, Family Engagement Institute's Strech to Kindergarten program and the Los Altos Community Foundations E3 Philanthropy. She even was kind enough to bring a book for Martha, to donate to a local school! Thank you Judy for sharing all of your passions and teaching us all One Thing, and more.
Co-Directors and Founders of the Bullis Boosters Summer Bridge Camp, Grace Yang and Sang Yoo accept a grant for the Camp from Martha McClatchie, President of the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos and also a Founder and Co-Director of the Camp.
Our Kiwanis club members serving up pancake breakfast at Santa Rita school to hungry students and parents.
Our Kiwanis Club volunteers Peter Bergsman, Mike Abrams, Julie McPherson, Derek Lubich, Bob Galen and Doris Padilla this weekend at a rest stop for American Diabetes Associations Tour de Cure bike ride fundraiser. Providing refreshments and food to cyclists needing a rest after a long ride to Seale Park in Palo Alto.
Marsha Deslauriers , Executive Director and Margot Harrigan, Director of Development from the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) are pictured here with Martha McClatchie, President of the Kiwanis Los Altos Club on May 23rd. Marsha and Margot shared information about current programs at CHAC along with very positive examples of what a great impact CHAC is having on our local community in need. We are very happy to present CHAC with one of our Community Grants for 2017.
10am, parade begins on Main Street and continues down on State Street.
Special Games is truly special for so many reasons. Last Friday at West Valley College, over 940 student athletes had the opportunity to realize their potential, participating in 18 Events, from the 100 yard dash to beach ball soccer. The morning of the Special Games brought together over 1500 family members, teachers, Kiwanis & community volunteers to cheer on these althletes at events such s Kick the Can, Bean Bag Drop and Nerf Archery. Peter Bergsman from the Los Altos Club, Chairman of the Games for over 11 years, organized hundreds of Kiwanis Clubs of Division 12 & 34, Key Clubs, CKI Clubs, Builders Clubs in staffing the Games.