LACF highlights volunteer opportunities for seniors

Los Altos Community Foundation officials issued a challenge to local seniors: Make it your New Year’s resolution to volunteer in 2017.

The foundation, whose mission is to strengthen the community by stimulating local philanthropy and civic engagement, offers a number of volunteer opportunities suited for older adults with time on their hands and expertise to spare – and share.

Alma mater salute: Stanford celebrates 125th anniversary

How can we forget our college years? The more poignant question: How could our college possibly forget us?

No, I’m not talking about that annual appeal for funds. I’m talking about the feeling each of us has during Reunion Weekend – whether we make it back to the campus or not – when we recall making quite an impression on the old alma mater.

Anderson goes from interim to permanent senior coordinator

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Cheri Anderson, recreation coordinator for the city of Los Altos, works with George Kronos on a jigsaw puzzle at the Senior Center last year.

A familiar face has been named Los Altos’ recreation coordinator in charge of senior programs. Cheri Anderson, who served as interim coordinator last year, recently returned to the center to take the job permanently.

Making beautiful music together: Foothill Symphonic Winds inspires members of all ages

Photos by Megan V. Winslow/ Town Crier
Members of the ensemble rehearse at Blach Intermediate School.

Something special happens Wednesday nights at Blach Intermediate School. Seventy or so people ranging in age from 18 to 85, of varied backgrounds, lifestyles and careers, gather to make music.

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