New Eagle. Jeff Beaulieu, a senior at Livermore High School and the son of Cybelle and Joseph Beaulieu, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout from Troop 942. Jeff's Eagle community service project involved leading a team of scouts in building a visually pleasing portable stained oak wooden cart to hide trash, green waste and recyclable containers. The cart was built for St Charles Borromeo Church's Reception Hall in Livermore.
He is serving on staff at the Wente Scout Reservation in Willits, CA.
Troop 805 announce new Eagle Scout. Ryan Andrew Mahoney received his Eagle Scout award at his Court of Honor held at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Danville. For his Eagle Scout project, Mahoney collected, cleaned, repaired and distributed used bicycles to people in need in the community through Monument Crisis Center, the West Contra Costa School district, Fresh Start, Options Recovery Services, Contra Costa Interfaith Housing, Trinity Center Walnut Creek and others. The project consisted of 358 bicycles distributed, 70 volunteers and 816 man hours. Ryan is the son of Jan and Rand Mahoney and a senior at San Ramon Valley High School in Danville.
Eagle Scout Awarded. Austin R. Strehlow, of San Ramon, the son of Kristi and Butch Strehlow, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which was presented at his Court of Honor, Community Presbyterian Church, Danville. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 874, under the leadership of Scoutmaster Chris Chamberlain. For his Eagle community service project, Austin made a seating area using redwood stumps that were sanded then routered with compass markings and placed at the Dublin Heritage Center. It serves as a waiting area for wagon rides and a place for Center lectures. Austin is an eighth-grader at Pine Valley Middle School, San Ramon.
Local Scholar. Hannah Yemane, of Danville has been awarded a $7,000 scholarship from United Health Foundation's Diverse Scholars Initiative to pursue a career in health care. Hannah recently earned a bachelor's degree in integrative biology at UC Berkeley and will further her studies to earn a master's in public health, working toward becoming a medical doctor.
New Members Announced. Three community members have been elected to the Hope Hospice board of directors. One is Pleasanton resident Craig Eicher, captain of the Pleasanton Police Department's Operations Division who brings 25 years of law enforcement experience and community involvement to the board. Eicher holds a bachelor's degree in administration of justice from California State University, Hayward, and a master's degree in public sector leadership from Saint Mary's College, Moraga. Another new member is Pleasanton resident Mary Schwind, MS, RN, who recently retired from Kindred Healthcare, where she served as chief clinical officer from 2006 to 2013. Schwind earned her master of science degree in health services administration from St. Mary's College, Moraga. And Pleasanton resident James R. Wark is a retired business consultant who most recently worked for 18 years at J and J Consulting. Previously, he worked 16 years with California-Nevada Methodist Homes, a nonprofit corporation that operates nursing and retirement homes. He retired from that company as CEO.
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