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Youth Alliance to honor hero
HOLLISTER
– Hollister Youth Alliance recently announced the nominations of
three local people for the 2008 Community Hero Award.
The winner of the award is to be announced at a reception at
5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Cedar House, 7511 Pacheco Pass Highway.
Nominees are Vince Luna, a League of United Latin American
Citizens youth adviser for more than 19 years; Debbie Ruiz of
Community Solutions for her work as an advocate for survivors of
sexual assault and domestic violence; and Cindy Parr for her
dedication to serving the local homeless community.
Tickets to the reception and dinner are $45, and are available
by calling 636-2853 or going online to
www.hollisteryouthalliance.org.
Youth Alliance to honor hero

HOLLISTER – Hollister Youth Alliance recently announced the nominations of three local people for the 2008 Community Hero Award.

The winner of the award is to be announced at a reception at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Cedar House, 7511 Pacheco Pass Highway.

Nominees are Vince Luna, a League of United Latin American Citizens youth adviser for more than 19 years; Debbie Ruiz of Community Solutions for her work as an advocate for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence; and Cindy Parr for her dedication to serving the local homeless community.

Tickets to the reception and dinner are $45, and are available by calling 636-2853 or going online to www.hollisteryouthalliance.org.

Independent study options available

HOLLISTER – San Benito High School’s independent study program is now accepting applications for the spring 2009 semester. Independent study offers a way to individualize education plans for students who may be more successful working outside of the regular classroom setting. Independent study students may participate in sports, clubs and other extracurricular activities. Students meet with a teacher on campus once per week for individual instruction and attend labs and tutorials as needed.

For further information or an application, visit the independent study office in the new administration building on Nash Road near Powell Street, or call 637-5831, ext. 467.

Resource Conservation vacancy

HOLLISTER – The San Benito Resource Conservation District staff this week issued an invitation for applicants to its Board of Directors.

Applicants must be registered voters living in San Benito County or be a designated agent of a resident local landowner. Candidates also should possess an interest or knowledge in conservation and be familiar with natural resource problems and opportunities in San Benito County.

Deadline to apply is Dec. 19. Further information and application forms are available by calling the district office at 637-4360, ext. 101.

YMCA sign ups start

HOLLISTER – Open enrollment for YMCA’s elementary kickball program starts Dec. 15 for grades first through fifth. Super sports basketball signs ups start at the same time for 2 ½ to 5 year olds. Other programs include Outdoor Hockey for sixth and eighth grades. All programs start in January.

Sign up at the YMCA office, 338 Fifth St., call 637-8600 or visit www.centralcoastymca.org.

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