for senior, youth projects
More than $500 was raised for projects of the Rotary Club of San Lorenzo Valley during Rotary Night at Redwood Pizzeria in Felton and Scopazzi’s Restaurant in Boulder Creek, where a portion of the night’s proceeds went to Rotary.
Club president Jim Sikora said the money will help finance installation of “Drive Safely” signs, dictionaries for fourth-graders, scholarships, a student speech contest, fence and stair repairs for seniors and sponsorship of two students to go to Rotary Youth Leadership Award camp.
CERT, CPR classes on tap
The Felton Fire Protection District will conduct a Community Emergency Response Team training Aug. 5 through Sept. 12.
In the free training, citizens learn how to help their families and neighbors after a major emergency when first-responders are overwhelmed with calls for service.
Fire Capt. Ray Soler leads the training at the Felton fire station, 131 Kirby St.
Soler also will teach CPR and first aid in classes from June 20 to Dec. 19.
For information: 359-2295.
Mountain Thrift new VCUM provider
Mountain Thrift in Ben Lomond is the new source for clothes provided through Valley Churches United Missions’ voucher program.
Mountain Thrift, at 9477 Highway 9, replaces The Abbot’s Thrift in Felton, which was the provider for the past six years. Abbot’s will work with VCUM on special projects.
Clothing donations for VCUM can be donated directly to Mountain Thrift.
Few protest water rate hike
The Lompico County Water District received 33 written protests to its proposed $15 increase on a two-month water bill by the protest deadline June 8, fewer than the 250 needed to reject the increase.
District directors will vote on the increase at their 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday, June 16, at the district office, 11255 Lompico Road.
The district seeks to rebuild financial reserves depleted in recent years.