Scouting News: Local Girl Scouts honored for service

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Courtesy of Nikitha Shetty
Anooshkha Shetty gives a TEDx talk titled “Fight for Our Children” as part of her Gold Award project.
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Courtesy of Nikitha Shetty
Girl Scout Marie Godderis teaches children in Uganda about the importance of dental care.

Several Girl Scouts from Los Altos area Service Unit 608 were honored Jan. 24 during a virtual awards tea ceremony. Cadette Troop 61025, led by Amy Mendenhall of Los Altos, hosted the event.
The Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouts, is earned by only 5.4% of eligible Scouts. Marie Godderis and Anooshkha Shetty received recognition for earning their Gold Awards at the ceremony. Both are members of Girl Scout Troop 60321 and seniors at Los Altos High School.

Scouting news: Troop 75, Kiwanis donate to charity

The Kiwanis Club of Los Altos recently donated $1,500 to a charity in Boy Scout Troop 75’s name in appreciation of the troop’s decade-plus of supporting Kiwanis Christmas Tree Lot sales and fundraising. The troop chose Stephen & Ayesha Curry's EAT. LEARN. PLAY. as the charity.

Noteworthy: LA resident joins Opera San José board

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Opera San José recently appointed Los Altos resident Cathy Lazarus to its board of directors.

Scouting News: Eagle Project supports homeless

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Courtesy of William Muliawan
Boy Scout William Muliawan is helping the homeless by assembling hygiene kits.

Los Altos Troop 30 Boy Scout William Muliawan of Los Altos Hills is helping the homeless for his Eagle Project.

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