TRI-VALLEY

Tourism bureau's new president to take helm

Barbara Steinfeld has been hired as the new president of the Tri-Valley Tourism Bureau, formerly known as the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau.

She replaces Grant Raeside, who left in September. She will take over the job April 8. Steinfeld was most recently the vice president of tourism sales with Travel Portland, where she worked 16 years. She also worked as the international tourism manager for the Tampa Bay Convention and Tourism Bureau.

Steinfeld chairs the U.S. Travel Association's Destination Council and is the past chair of the Cultural & Heritage Tourism Alliance, of which she is a co-founder. The Tri-Valley Tourism Bureau handles tourism sales and marketing for the town of Danville and the cities of Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon as well as for the Amador, Livermore and San Ramon valleys. For more information, visit www.visittrivalley.com.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff

SAN RAMON

City seeks top teen citizen volunteer stars

Friday is the deadline to nominate a local teen for the San Ramon Outstanding Teen Citizenship Award.


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All nominees must live within San Ramon city limits and be students in sixth through 12th grades. Nomination forms must indicate if the nomination is for the high school or middle school outstanding teen citizen of the year award. Nominees may be called in for an interview.

According to the rules, nomination papers should describe "the achievement, contribution and impact made to the community by the nominee through voluntary service during the past two years."

Award winners will be presented with a plaque by the mayor at the upcoming City Lights Volunteer Dinner. The city must receive nomination forms by 5 p.m. Friday. Applications are available at www.srteen.org.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff

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