We started off the year "boots on the ground", helping Live Oak Senior Nutrition Center pack and deliver food to seniors stuck at home due to the pandemic.
LGHS Key Club helped the Chamber with gift packages for senior citizens on Valentine's Day
Monthly trail cleanups continued, with us and the Key Club throughout LG, Here ar Rusty, Grey and Karen disposing of their huge amount of trash!
Rusty and Karen
Rex and Linda brought down a Lot of trash!
St Patricks Day special deliveries!
We love helping Live Oak Senior Nutrition Center!
Nothing says Easter quite like the Easter Bunny at Oak Meadow Park for our annual Hippity Hop (pandemic style)
Trail Cleanups continued!
Action and Planning Meetings were fun - especially at Bella Saratoga!
Celebrating Earth Day at Loma was good - we made a 'vow board' and talked about how we can help the environment
Our favorite event of the year: the annual Turn-Around Scholarship Awards Luncheon with Mike Wasserman as MC. This was our first in-person meeting and it was a huge success!
We also honored our "Community Heroes" by awarding scholarships in their names, Coach Tiki being one of our heroes!
Catherine Somers, head of the LG Chamber of Commerce was another Community Hero, pictured here with Nancy Pearson, Andy Tse and Terry Martin
Kathy Mlinarich, director of Live Oak Senior Nutrition Center, was presented with her Community Hero award
Don, Anita and Rusty
Tim, Al and Bobbe
Len, Shirley and Andy
One of the wonderful scholarship recipients and his parents
Alex Hult accepting his Community Hero award...
Rex and Linda
It was a grand affair with local Mayors, Police Chiefs, School Superintendents and Board Members, Educators, Couselors, Principals and more!
Rob Rennie and Steve Leonardis
Trail Cleanups with the Key Club became more and more popular during the pandemic...outside, masks, social distancing, while helping cleanup the environment...what could be better?
We started to have regular meetings in person again - thanks to Flights having an outdoor venue!
We were also able to do special park/trail cleanups with groups, in this case the K-Kids at Blue Hills Elementary in Saratoga
We continued our tradition of awarding academic scholarships to local graduating seniors who seriously excel at everything they do!
Key Club President Garrett Yoe receiving his scholarship
Sally and Barbara
We celebrated Ernie Patterson's 60th year in our club, along with his 90th birthday!!
New members received their badges and pins! Tiki
We started summer off with a BBQ at Oak Meadow - giving away flags and bubbles to kids in the park!
Jordan and Taj shared with us their vision for the Key Club (President and Treasurer)
Our Summer Speaker Series took off!
Summer Promenades took off - sponsored by the Chamber every Thursday throughout the summer. We had a booth and a great time!
We promoted our upcoming Fiesta de Artes at the Promenades
We donated new backpacks filled with school supplies to The Family Giving Tree
George and Nancy
More promenade fun!
More BBQ's at Oak Meadow!
Ellen, Linda, Sally and Barbara
Cynthia takes the best pictures!
Mary brought the winning appetizers!
...a group of us headed to San Diego for a Kiwanis Convention!
We tried not to have too much fun!
Terry received his award for being a "Distinguished LTG", which is a big feat!
The summer ended with a celebration in Town Plaza, where we sold prosecco and raised money for our scholarship programs, with Linda
September trail cleanup with the Key Club
20 year anniversary of 9/11 at the LG Veterans Memorial was quite moving
Ernie and Rosalie celebrated a big anniversary!
Kim and Terry
Two of our favorite wine pourers kicked off our Fiesta weekend on the right foot: they got engaged!
...and what a weekend it was! (Nancy and Kasey)
...the crew in the wine and beer booth by the stage had a great time!
Cynthia, Nancy and Darcyhad fun in the beverage booth
The infamous picture that graced the Los Gatan Newspaper with Darcy, Kimberly, Suzanne, Rusty, Nancy, Izumi, Cynthia and Kelly
Stephen and his guest
The Key Club had a great time too!
Ellen, Barbara, Bart and Angele
Chris and Susan
Cynthia and Russ
Angele and Stephen with Chris
Local Dignitaries arrived!
Greg and Karen in their wine booth!
...and it's a wrap! The Fiesta was a huge success! (Steve)
We honored 3 Special Women in our Club ...
Next we helped honor the Youth Park and their Youth Citizens of the Year
Rosalie Patterson from our club , turned over the reins to Chip Koehler as LTG of our entire division.
Always a great time to ride in the Santa Clara Parade of Champions Kiwanis Float!
October was yet another park/trail cleanup, but this one was special as it was for "Kiwanis One Day" where clubs around the globe participate in community service!
Our roving socials made a comeback- this time at The Basin in Saratoga - yum!!
We had a special Veteran's Day with Dr. Clyde Horn and a fundraiser for the LG Veterans Memorial & Support Foundation
...just another monthly trail cleanup!
Thanksgiving food and gift packs for Live Oak Seniors
Tree-Lighting Ceremony featured Mayor Sayoc honoring the Youth Citizens of the Year, with Key Club President Jordan Chan being one of the honorees.
We got great news from the Town that our name came up for the planter box assignments - check ours out at Santa Cruz Ave &Bachman - thank Ellen Graff
The Holiday Promenade helped us kick off awareness of our new collaborative project with the Key Club: making Oak Meadow Park all-inclusive!
We helped Campbell Kiwanis decorate at the Ainsley House in Campbell
Our Holiday Luncheon featured a classical concert by a super talented & gifted pianist,8th grader Alexander.
As the year was wrapping up, we had a few more things to do...packing and sorting food/gifts for Christmas at Live Oak...
...the Key Club wrote out Holiday cards for each of the giftpacks for seniors...
...they were assembled...
...and some were delivered with special holiday meals!
...even more holiday gift packs needed assembly for the Chamber's drive-through with all of the service clubs...
...and were handed out accordingly!
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