The 2013 Friends for Youth Fashion Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 3 at Nordstrom Palo Alto. The show's proceeds benefit Friends for Youth, a mentoring organization that serves local at-risk children ages 8 to 17.
The event features a breakfast buffet, a silent auction and a special raffle for a week's stay at a condo resort. The morning's program features a fashion show presented by Nordstrom, featuring the hottest trends of spring 2013.
To attend, you can register at FriendsforYouth.org. Tickets are $65, and may be purchased in advance or at the door.
Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, S.D., has named 210 students to the 2012 fall semester dean's list.
Among those students was junior Brendan Roth of Redwood City. To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 on a four-point scale. They also have to complete at least 12 hours of academic work during the semester.
The Sequoia High School Alumni Association is looking to honor a Purple Patriot and are soliciting nominations for its annual Purple Patriot Award. Purple and white are Redwood City's Sequoia High School's official colors. Recipients will receive a framed certificate as well as have their name inscribed on a perpetual trophy on permanent display at the high school.
The Purple Patriot Award is an annual award instituted to honor both individuals and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding service or provided a significant benefit directly to Sequoia High School. Nominees may be from Sequoia High School or the community at large.
Please indicate the nominee's individual name or organization name, stating why the nominee should receive this award. Indicate specifically what role the nominee played in directly providing the service or benefit to Sequoia High School and explain in detail what the service or benefit was.
Nominations must be submitted in writing to the Sequoia High School Alumni Association, P. O. Box 2534, Redwood City, Ca 94064, or placed in the Sequoia High School Alumni Association mailbox near the principal's office no later than March 8.
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