DOWNEY - The Assistance League of Downey, working with the Gypsy Johnson Auxiliary, has awarded nine $1,000 scholarships to local students in recognition of their volunteer service to the community.Receiving scholarships were Jenna Beaver, Erin Beyrooty, Victoria Beyrooty and Ruth Tan, of Downey High School; Jeffrey Enriquez, Kristena Hall, Parisa Mazandarani and Catherine Nguyen, of Warren High School; and Jesus Perez, of Columbus High School. "The Assistance League values the contributions these students have made to the community and encourages them to continue with their volunteerism in the future," the Assistance League said in a statement. The Assistance League of Downey is a non-profit organization of volunteers who raise money to provide and administer vital services to Downey residents. They support Operation School Bell, H.O.M.E., a dental program, Kids on the Block, the Hug-A-Bear Project, Christmas distributions, and more. To learn more about the Assistance League, call (562) 869-0232 and leave your name and phone number.
********** Published: June 12, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 8