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Deadline looms for MV Kiwanis Club grant requests

Monday is the deadline to submit a grant request to the Kiwanis Club of Mountain View Foundation.

Last year, the club presented grant awards to 31 local nonprofit organizations. The club has disbursed more than $1 million in grant requests over the past decade.

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Madrigals sing for Federated Woman's Club

The Federated Woman’s Club of Los Altos has scheduled the Mountain View High School Madrigals to perform a medley of Christmas carols at its Dec. 3 meeting at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

A business meeting is slated to begin at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and the Madrigals’ performance at 1 p.m.

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Community Briefs

Downtown treelighting set for Dec. 5

The annual downtown Los Altos treelighting ceremony is scheduled 6 p.m. Dec. 5 in Community Plaza, corner of Main and State streets.

The Los Altos Village Association, First Friday organizers and the downtown group Los Altos Forward co-sponsor the event.

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Local actors star in PYT's 'Oklahoma!'


Courtesy of Peninsula Youth Theatre
PYT’s “Oklahoma!” features, from left, David Peters of Mountain View, Jenna Levere of Los Altos and Kai Wessel of Mountain View.

Time is running out to catch Peninsula Youth Theatre’s production of “Oklahoma!” The musical is scheduled to close Sunday in Mountain View.

Chronicling the love story of farm girl Laurey and cowboy Curly and the shenanigans of Ado Annie, the classic play features up-tempo dance routines and a well-known score that includes “People Will Say We’re in Love” and “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’.”

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Vets hosted at new Foothill center



Student veteran Daniel Muse praises the support he receives at Foothill College’s Veterans Resource Center. “It’s not a handout,” he said. “It’s an investment.” Lindsay West/ Foothill College Foundation

The newly relocated Veterans Resource Center at Foothill College hosted a reception Oct. 30 to honor enrolled student veterans and the donors who helped finance services at the new and enlarged campus space.

After a 10-year planning period, the Veterans Resource Center and Disability Resource Center officially opened Sept. 22.

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Student vets at Foothill share their stories


Lindsay West/Foothill College Foundation
Guests at the Oct. 30 reception and panel discussion at the new Veterans Resource Center at Foothill College include, from left, Foothill-De Anza Community College Chancellor Linda M. Thor, Los Altos Hills residents Peter and Patricia Manoukian and Foothill President Judy C. Miner.

U.S. Army veteran David Granfard described the challenges he faces transitioning to civilian life during a panel discussion at the Veterans Resource Center at Foothill College Oct. 30.

“I feel like the U.S. has moved ahead, and we’ve been left behind,” he said.

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