It is hard to believe that it has been almost 15 years since the Library 2000 campaign to fund the new Main Library. Every time I go by the corner of Oak and Lincoln I recall some part of many meetings we had, the door-to-door and phone campaigning and fund raising that went into that landmark vote. Today, the Main Library is so well used it is easily taken for granted and forget the cramped confines of the old Carnegie Library building.
Two Alameda residents recently earned recognition for their acheivements at their respective institutes of higher learning.
Elizabeth Beato, a member of the class of 2015 at Connecticut College, has been named to the Dean’s High Honors list for the 2013 fall semester for earning a grade point average of at least 3.77.
Adrian Perricone earned a place on the fall 2013 semester Dean’s List at University of Central Missouri. Perricone’s academic work earned him a place on the 3.5 to 3.99 list.
Alameda first to welcome Relay for Life 20 years ago
This year will mark the 20th time that the Alameda community has supported the American Cancer Society through the Relay For Life fundraising event. In 1995, Alameda was the first city in the area to host a relay.Since then, the events in Alameda have raised $1,474,561.49 for cancer research and services for those affected by cancer.