The Education Committee works on various education issues with the San Lorenzo Valley Schools, T-K through high school graduation. In addition, the Committee works on projects with the students to enhance their knowledge and appreciation of the unique environment where they live and to promote future caregivers for the protection and maintenance of our beautiful Valley. The VWC Education Committee also provides scholarships and our new McPherson Teachers Grant. Our scholarships and grants are funded by donations from the community and carefully managed investments. Thank you for your continued support and contributions to the future.
Applications can be submitted beginning August 23, 2023.
The application deadline is September 29 at 5:00 p.m.
Scholarship Rummage Sale:
September 17, 2023
Highlands Park Senior & Community Center
8500 HWY 9, Ben Lomond, CA
Prepare for an exciting event! The Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley (VWC) is excited to present the long-awaited Native Plant & Rummage Sale on September 17, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Head to the Highlands Park Senior & Community Center at 8500 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005.
Embark on a captivating quest for hidden treasures among generously donated items. Forge connections within your community while championing local education. Discover a realm of meticulously chosen native plants, curated to thrive in SLV’s distinctive ecosystem, luring in vibrant pollinators, all guided by enthusiastic volunteers. Each purchase contributes to SLVUSD Cabrillo Scholarships and Teacher Grants, fostering a brighter future. Seize this opportunity to explore, connect, and make an impact!
In anticipation of this highly anticipated event, the VWC is actively accepting sale items from the community. Various donations are welcomed, except for clothing, large furniture, and baby furniture. Join in by bringing your contributions to the Highlands Park Senior & Community Center on Fridays and Saturdays from August 4 to September 16 between 10:00 AM and Noon. (No collection on Sept. 2, Labor Day Weekend).
Passionate about community engagement and environmental preservation? The VWC calls upon individuals to support these causes through volunteering. Assist with handling, pricing, loading, and transporting items during the collection events leading to the sale and event day. To volunteer and be part of the excitement, sign up here: https://vwcslv.ivolunteer.com/rummagesale.
The funds generated from this event will fuel SLVUSD Cabrillo Scholarships and Teacher Grants, crucial for advancing projects focused on understanding and nurturing local watersheds and forests. These initiatives are pivotal in fostering environmental awareness and education among students.
Additionally, demonstrating unwavering commitment to habitat restoration in the San Lorenzo Valley, the VWC collaborates with Central Coast Wilds to offer a diverse array of native plants for donation. Carefully selected for their resilience and unique benefits specific to the San Lorenzo Valley, these native plants support local biodiversity and attract pollinators essential for ecosystem health.
The VWC invites the entire community to unite to support these vital initiatives. Contribute rummage sale items, dedicate your time as a volunteer, and attend the event. For more details or involvement, contact Linda Skeff, Chair of the Native Habitat Restoration Committee, at (650) 207-5258 or email. Your engagement drives positive change!
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