Noteworthy: CSA appoints new associate director

Community Services Agency recently named Nicole Fargo Nosich its new associate director. She succeeds Maureen Wadiak, who retired earlier last October after 20 years at CSA.

“We are thrilled that Nicole has accepted the position,” said Executive Director Tom Myers. “She has been a rising star since joining our team in 2013 and has demonstrated remarkable poise and expertise in the positions she has held at CSA.”

Scouting News: Troop 37 honors new Eagle Scouts


Courtesy of Amy Gaffney
Troop 37 Eagle Scouts include, from left, Ian Caldecott, Patrick Gaffney and Tatsuya Yoshino.

Boy Scout Troop 37 of Los Altos conducted an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony for its three new Eagle Scouts Oct. 15.

Eagle Scout is the highest rank in Boy Scouts. To earn the Eagle rank, Scouts must complete and lead a community service project, hold troop leadership positions, perform service and complete a minimum of 21 merit badges.

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.”


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