Almanac

News - March 19, 2014

Briefs: Apply for grand jury by March 28

If sitting on a San Mateo County civil grand jury is on your bucket list, get your application in. The deadline is March 28 for the next grand jury term, which starts July 1, 2014, and ends June 30, 2015.

As long as they aren't elected officials, county residents at least 18 years old and United States citizens are eligible.

Go to tinyurl.com/p4geens for an application. Call 261-5066 for more information.

Lisa Cooper named

general manager

Lisa Cooper of Woodside has been appointed general manager in San Francisco of VITAS Innovative Hospice Care.

Ms. Cooper will manage the program's business operations throughout the Bay Area, with a daily census of approximately 600 patients and 350 staff members.

She is a registered nurse and certified operating room nurse, with extensive healthcare management experience, including serving as president of El Camino Surgery Center in Mountain View.

She is education chair and on the board of directors of the California Ambulatory Surgery Association.

Summer seminar

at Naval Academy

Terry Wang, a student at Woodside Priory, will take part in the 2014 U. S. Naval Academy summer seminar program. A resident of Portola Valley, Terry is one of 2,500 young people invited to the seminar, a leadership experience for incoming seniors in high school.

The program helps educate and prepare students who are considering applying for admission to the Naval Academy. Each student attends a six-day session and experiences first-hand what the Naval Academy has to offer.

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