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COMMUNITY DIGEST In TIDBITS FOR AND ABOUT GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN P.E.O. Philanthropic Educational Organization SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUNG WOMEN The Morgan Hill Chapter WJ of the PEO (Women Helping Women Reach for the Stars) was proud to award two $1,000 scholarships to Sobrato High School seniors, Jordyne Atkins and Allyson Chung. Jordyne and Allyson are pictured with Allyson’s mother, Mae Chung and Chapter WJ President, Nancy Wolford. These scholarships are open to all graduating senior girls living in Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San Martin who are entering an accredited college or university in the fall. The awards are based on merit and need. P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stewardship of Cottey College; and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. KUTZ AND COLOR HAIR SALON HAIRCUTS FOR FOSTER YOUTHS Foster youths between the ages of 15 and 24 and graduating from high school and college were honored at Kutz and Colors Hair Salon in Gilroy with complimentary haircuts and styles for their senior portraits. “We opened the shop on our day off and are delighted to help,” owner K.C. Adams said as he snipped and styled the long tresses of Emilia Bejarano, a graduating senior from Oya School in San Jose. Lynne Mosley, owner of Itty Bitty Boutique brought an array of cosmetics and applied an expert touch of makeup.  Over 20 young men and women took advantage of the free make- overs. Adam Czech, from Flash of Magic Photography, drove all the way from his home in Texas to donate his photography expertise. GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN JUNE/JULY 2018 gmhtoday.com 41