High-schoolers sought to serve with youth philanthropy group

E-Cubed (E3) Youth Philanthropy, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, is accepting applications from students entering ninth, 10th or 11th grade in the fall.

Students who reside in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills or Mountain View – or who attend school in Los Altos or Mountain View – are eligible to apply.


Rotary Club announces 'Young at Art' winners

Courtesy of Frank Verlot/ Rotary Club of Los Altos
Isabela Martynenko of Los Altos High took first place in the “Young at Art” contest for “Miki Takaami, Little Wolf,” created in pastel chalk. It also was selected “Best Overall.”

The Rotary Club of Los Altos recently selected winners of its 2015 “Young at Art” contest.

The contest invites local high schools to submit students’ artwork. The top two works from each school will be on display in the Lincoln Park gazebo during the Rotary Club’s 40th annual Fine Art in the Park event, scheduled 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 16 and 17.


ECH receives another $1 million donation for mental health services

Liz Nyberg/Town Crier
Los Altos Hills residents Mary and Doug Scrivner donated $1 million to launch an endowment for El Camino Hospital’s adolescent mental health program.

Los Altos Hills residents Mary and Doug Scrivner donated $1 million to start an endowment for El Camino Hospital’s adolescent mental health program.

The Scrivners are challenging the community to help fully fund the After-School Program Interventions and Resiliency Education (ASPIRE) initiative.


Child Advocates of Silicon Valley hosts spring fundraiser Saturday

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, a Town Crier Holiday Fund recipient, has scheduled its annual spring fundraising gala, “In the Valley of Hearts Delight,” 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Juniper Networks Aspiration Dome, 1081 Fifth Ave., Sunnyvale.

Child Advocates recruits, trains and supports Court Appointed Special Advocates to work one-on-one with foster children. Since 1986, Child Advocates has served more than 15,000 children with support from 10,000-plus community volunteers.


Horsemen's Association hosts PlayDay Sunday in LAH

The Los Altos Hills Horsemen’s Association has scheduled its annual Equestrian PlayDay 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Los Altos Hills Town Arena on Purissima Road.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Participants and guests can order a box lunch for $12.


Mtn. View Relay For Life set Saturday at Cuesta Park

Relay For Life of Mountain View is scheduled 1 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday at Cuesta Park, 615 Cuesta Drive.

The annual event – a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society – was founded 30 years ago by a doctor who wanted to raise money for research. Relay For Life is not a race – it has evolved into a social event with games, food and entertainment for all ages. Participants can walk laps around the path or sit and enjoy the atmosphere with friends.


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