Jonathan Cartu Said: Moraga Kiwanis Club raises $115,000 for charities - Jonathan Cartu Charity Foundation
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Jonathan Cartu Said: Moraga Kiwanis Club raises $115,000 for charities

Moraga Kiwanis Club raises $115,000 for charities

Jonathan Cartu Said: Moraga Kiwanis Club raises $115,000 for charities


Kiwanis Club of Moraga Valley is proud to announce the successful completion of their Feed the Need fundraising campaign. This summer, the group far exceeded their $60,000 goal and generated 230 contributions totaling $115,000 thanks to its members and their generous community.

Each of the club’s nonprofit partners, Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano, Monument Crisis Center of Concord and Meals on Wheels Contra Costa, received $38,333, a third of the total amount donated. Club officials say they’re appreciative and inspired by the kindness and compassion shown by so many and want to especially recognize contributions from donors The Pease Family Fund, The Eagle Foundation, Olivier Paugam and Dropbox, Chevron and Moraga Rotary.

— Kiwanis Club of Moraga Valley


AAUW-OML announces upcoming Girls4STEM webinars

The American Association of University Women Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette Branch (AAUW-OML) is offering a new webinar series specifically for high school girls called Girls4STEM​. This series introduces women working in STEM fields to girls who at this stage of their lives are making choices about what courses to take in high school and considering potential careers.

The first webinar, “Refinery 101,” will be at 3 p.m. Nov. 8 with Christy Tormey, who holds a bachelor of science in engineering degree from Duke University in mechanical engineering. After an internship at a Chevron oil refinery, she was hired by that company and is now an operations specialist. Find out what a day in the life of a refinery engineer is like. Her favorite part of the day? “Suiting up in Tyvek and a respirator and climbing through columns and furnaces.”


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