Scouting News

Service Unit 608 celebrate receiving their Gold and Silver awards May 17 during a Los Altos Youth Center event. The award winners are pictured above with city leaders from Los Altos, Mountain View, Cupertino and Sunnvyale.

Girl Scouts recognize Gold, Silver winners

The Girl Scouts of Northern California Service Unit 608 honored Gold and Silver award recipients at a tea at the Los Altos Youth Center May 17.

Attendees included Los Altos Mayor Jan Pepper, Cupertino Mayor Rod Sinks, Mountain View City Councilwoman Pat Showalter and Sunnyvale Councilwoman Tara Martin-Milius. The award recipients, members of Los Altos-based troops, each reside in one of the four cities.


Service News

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman First Class Ryan M. Bauknight graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Bauknight completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. He earned distinction as an honor graduate.


Scouting News

Daniel Beatty, left, and Julan Prasad earned their Eagle ranks.

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 37 members Daniel Beatty and Julan Prasad will celebrate earning their Eagle Scout ranks at a ceremony scheduled 3 p.m. June 7 at the American Legion, 347 First St., Los Altos.

For his Eagle project, Beatty, a senior at Los Altos High School, organized and coordinated the renovation of a scoring booth at the Los Altos Little League field, including installing a concrete floor and a wind break. Beatty has been active in Scouting since the age of 7 in Tiger Cubs. He is the son of Dave and Diane Beatty.


Local philanthropist Fenwick wins award


Los Altos Hills resident Jan Fenwick received Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women’s Carolyn Helman Lichtenberg Crest Award for community service, presented annually to an alumna who exhibits excellence and outstanding leadership in her career or volunteer service.

“I am truly flabbergasted to receive this award because I am sure there are many who are more deserving,” Fenwick said. “It’s such a thoughtful act on the part of my Pi Phi sisters to nominate me.”




Project Cornerstone honors local resident

The YMCA of Silicon Valley recognized Los Altos resident Megan Crissman as one of four Project Cornerstone Volunteers of the Year.

Project Cornerstone, a community-based initiative, seeks to build a web of support around young people so that they grow into healthy, caring and responsible adults.


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