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“Give Where You Live” GILROY GIVES AWARDS T Keith Higgins he Gilroy Foundation parceled out more than $351,110 to more than 61 recipients which includes community groups, schools and causes. The event was held at Old City Hall where more than 100 supporters attended. Awards went to various organizations. Award highlights: The Julie Hayes “Rising Star” Performance Arts $20K Grant was awarded to South Valley Middle School Band. The Richard Hayes “Like a Rock” Industrial Arts $20K was awarded to Rucker Elementary School. Scholarships totaling $369,750 were awarded to Gilroy High School, Christopher High School, Gavilan College, GECA, Mt. Madonna and Live Oak High School. Jacob Yoder-Schrock Youth Board President Christa Hansen Learning & Loving Latino Family Fund Youth Member Marco Sanchez GHS Principal Bernice Aguilera SC Task Force Mary Cortani Operation Freedom Paws Edwin Diaz Latino Family Fund David Cox St. Joseph’s Family Center Mailing Address: P. O. Box 774 Gilroy, CA 95021 Address: 60 Fourth Street Gilroy, CA 95020 T: 408.842.3727 F: 408.842.8767 E: “Give Where You Live” 52 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN JULY / AUGUST 2015