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Published on March 31st, 2021
Moraga Rotary conducts 'Evening with Rotary' dinner and video
The Campolindo Interact Club and Boy Scouts from Troop 246, both of which are sponsored by Moraga Rotary, assisted Rotarians March 6 in distributing a delicious "surf & turf" takeout dinner. The Club's current project focus is to equip all the elementary schools in the ...Submitted by Gary Irwin

Published on March 31st, 2021
Community effort culminates in 1,000 meals, 1,400 cards delivered to frontline workers
With the COVID situation continuing to be challenging and likely remaining with us through most of 2021, critical frontline healthcare workers are resource constrained and tiring in the face of these ongoing challenges. In parallel, local restaurants have been hit hard ...Submitted by Elana O'Loskey

Published on March 31st, 2021
Community pulls together to created Easter baskets for needy children
Thanks to lots of local support and donations of supplies and toys from the community, six Lamorinda women spent three hours March 18 filling 100 Easter baskets with stuffed bunnies, multitudes of small treasures, as well as chocolate bunnies and eggs, to be given to ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on March 17th, 2021
Girl Scout creates Contra Costa native plant garden in Lafayette
Acalanes High School senior Corina McTigue has always been passionate about the environment, and plans to study something that will help her protect or restore natural areas. As part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project, McTigue took out non-native plants and ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on March 3rd, 2021
Budding photographer turns a robbery into an opportunity
Miramonte senior Nejla Ackdoe-Pagey has been a photographer since she was little, using her dad's old Canon cameras and parents' phones to capture every detail of family trips.
"I got ...
By Jennifer Wake

Published on March 3rd, 2021
Lafayette Rotary Club reaches matching goal
The Lafayette Rotary Club and Lafayette Rotary Foundation raised $22,000 for the Las Trampas school with great support from club members and from far exceeded expectations from contributors outside the club. This money will be matched by another foundation to ...Submitted by Matt Pease

Published on March 3rd, 2021
Volunteer effort to engage girls in STEM bears fruit
Over the past year, with initial efforts by the Moraga Valley Kiwanis Club, a volunteer effort to engage girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities is bearing fruit.
Submitted by Ferenc Kovac

Published on March 3rd, 2021
Lamorinda Chinese-Americans deliver lunches to frontline health workers during Chinese New Year
For many Chinese-Americans in the Lamorinda area, finding ways to support the frontline workers in the battle against COVID-19 has been their mission during this unprecedented pandemic.
Submitted by Jamiel Liu and Laura Liu

Published on February 17th, 2021
DAR bestows Good Citizen Awards on four local students
The Acalanes Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored four students as the winners of their high school's 2021 Good Citizen Awards. The students were chosen by their school to receive this recognition, and each participated in an essay contest ...Submitted by Louise Diracles

Published on February 17th, 2021
American flag retired from Campo's Soda Aquatic Center
Life Scout Griffin Bartis on Jan. 31 provided a flag retirement for a worn out American flag which was flying at Soda Aquatic Center on the Campolindo High School campus. The retired flag will be brought to Camp Timberwolf along Lower Bucks Lake in Quincy, California ...Submitted by Steve Bartis, Committee Chair, Troop 212

Published on February 3rd, 2021
MVPC hosts `Love From Lamorinda' service project
During the month of February, Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church is hosting a community-based at-home service project called, "Love From Lamorinda." Community members are asked to simply fill a large Ziploc bag with hygiene items for a homeless person, with these kits ...Submitted by Rosalind Bassett

Published on February 3rd, 2021
NCL Lamorinda Chapter assembles cheerful tea sets for seniors
National Charity League Lamorinda Chapter ninth-graders (Class of 2024) were unable to throw their Annual Tea Party for the senior residents at Moraga Royale Assisted Living in Moraga due to COVID-19 this month. Instead they created a safe way to bring joy and cheer ...Submitted by Jennifer Palmer

Published on February 3rd, 2021
NCL recognizes holiday volunteers
National Charity League, Acalanes Area ...Submitted by Lynn Spiegel and Jillian Esopa

Published on February 3rd, 2021
Moraga Lions Crab Feed proceeds help support alternative care facility
The Moraga Lions hosted its annual Crab Feed Fundraiser Jan. 23 at Holy Trinity Serbian Church on School Street in Moraga, but this year with a twist. Due to the pandemic, the club was forced to provide meals for pickup only. This event usually attracts 230 guests, ...Submitted by Bob Murtagh

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