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Noteworthy: NCL moms, daughters volunteer together


Courtesy of Marita Seulamo-Vargas
National Charity League members lead games for residents at Lytton Gardens, a retirement community in Palo Alto. Sixteen eighth-graders from the Orchard Valley Chapter of NCL shared a lively afternoon with the seniors, playing bingo and classic board games.

 

The National Charity League’s Orchard Valley Chapter, which includes members from Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View and Cupertino, recently led games for residents at Lytton Gardens, a retirement community in Palo Alto.

Sixteen eighth-graders shared the afternoon with the seniors, playing bingo and classic board games.

Noteworthy: Midpen's Abbors announces retirement


Abbors

 

Steve Abbors, general manager of the Los Altos-based Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, plans to retire after nearly a decade at the public agency’s helm. He will stay on through the end of the year.

“Steve came aboard during a pivotal time for Midpen and helped us change course by continuing to preserve land while increasing our restoration and public access efforts,” said Larry Hassett, Midpen board president. “His leadership was critical in sustainably growing the organization to meet the needs of the public we serve.”

Notewothy: Pathways honors LAH resident


Russell

Pathways Home Health & Hospice is scheduled to honor Los Altos Hills resident Diana R. Russell, MSN, RN, former chief clinical operations and chief nursing officer at El Camino Hospital, with its Leadership in Healthcare Award.

Russell will receive the award at the 27th annual “One from the Heart” awards breakfast Oct. 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Palo Alto.

Noteworthy: LA civil engineer wins award


Fairman

City of Los Altos senior civil engineer Aida Fairman last month received the Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Public Sector award from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ San Francisco Chapter.

The society recognized Fairman, nominated by her peers, for outstanding engineering achievement, with consideration given to engineers who made a significant impact in the field of civil engineering. Such impact may be through professional activities, ASCE involvement, research and innovative engineering solutions.


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