FEDERAL WORKERS RECOGNIZED FOR VOLUNTEER SPIRIT.Byline: DIANA PEYTON
Mary Ann Cossentine of Oak Park, and Northridge resident Tony F. Asejo have been recognized in a federal study titled ``Volunteerland.''
Executed by the Greater Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. Federal Executive Board, its purpose is to measure volunteerism among federal employees.
``My mother raised me to help other people. It just feels natural to me,'' said Cossentine, a 22-year volunteer.
``I discovered when I worked with the Boy Scouts when my children were little that there are some wonderful people who volunteer, people who have become friends,'' she said.
Working full time as a facilities manager, she also teaches Sunday school Sunday school, institution for instruction in religion and morals, usually conducted in churches as part of the church organization but sometimes maintained by other religious or philanthropic bodies.
In England during the 18th cent. and sings in the choir at Christian Church of the Hills in Agoura Hills. ``I'm not the kind of person who sits and does nothing,'' she said.
Cossentine has raised five children, making dozens of friends along the way. ``My husband and I go on vacation to Big Sur Big Sur
Scenic region along the Pacific coast of California, U.S. It comprises a ruggedly beautiful stretch of seacoast 100 mi (160 km) long. Popular with tourists and naturalists, it extends southward from Carmel to the Hearst Castle at San Simeon. every year for two weeks. Sometimes our kids are working and can't come, but there is usually a crowd of about 40 to 60 people, many are friends of the kids, who come during that time to visit,'' she said.
``Without volunteering, I would never have met such wonderful people; I live in a very warm environment,'' said Cossentine.
Income tax assistant Tony F. Asejo helps low-income taxpayers file Form 1040 at Los Angeles Mission College Los Angeles Mission College is a two-year community college located in Sylmar, California neighborhood of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, United States. It is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. in Sylmar as a volunteer. He also uses his free time to help at Northridge House, an adult residential facility for the developmentally disabled.
Born in Manila, Asejo says there is nothing in the Philippines like the kind of volunteer work he does here. ``I feel happy helping people. I especially enjoy helping my wife, Sony, teach developmentally disabled people learn how to live a normal life,'' he said.
Asejo has been a volunteer for 12 years. He and Cossentine average 575 hours each annually in service to the community.
Andrea Winkler Winkler may refer to:
1. Causing gladness and pleasure.
2. Eliciting sympathy and tender feelings: a heartwarming tale.
Adj. 1. to know how many people in need are being helped by federal employees,'' she said.
The study included 258 federal employees in 20 agencies.
It examined the reasons for volunteering, agencies helped, time spent and location.
The Federal Executive Board was established in 1961 to bring the federal government closer to the people, respond to local issues and help disseminate information from the office of the president, its annual report says.
The Volunteerland Web site is at www.losangeles.feb.gov.
Fifteen Verdugo Hills Cub Scouts have bridged their way to becoming official Boy Scouts.
Cub Scout Pack 50 hosted an annual Blue and Gold Banquet at Village Christian School Village Christian School is a private, protestant K-12 school located in Sun Valley, California, a part of the City of Los Angeles. The school consisting of Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8), and High School (9-12) on a 30+ acre campus. for friends and families.
``I was looking for Looking for
In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. something that would bring my son and I close,'' said Margaret A. Sberna, a five-year Webelos Scout leader A Scout Leader generally refers to the trained adult leader of a Scout unit. The terms used vary from country to country, over time, and with the type of unit. Roles
There are many different roles a leader can fulfill depending on the type of unit. . She is now an enthusiastic Scouting fan.
``I think that more children should be involved - it sets them up for wonderful things and they learn critical thinking skills,'' she said.
The boys received the Arrow of Light Award - the highest achievement a Cub Scout can earn. ``They worked very hard for five years to earn this honor. They cleaned beaches, helped feed the hungry and worked on church service projects. They also learned many other skills related to camping and other responsibilities,'' Sberna said.
The 10-year-olds have also memorized the words to the ``Star Spangled span·gle
1. A small, often circular piece of sparkling metal or plastic sewn especially on garments for decoration.
2. A small sparkling object, drop, or spot: spangles of sunlight. Banner'' and familiarized themselves with government officials and the work they do.
The Scouts who have earned advancement from Den 2 include Scott Bernal, Christopher Carnabatu, Kyle Hanson, Michael Johnson Michael Johnson or Mike Johnson may refer to:
Boys advancing from Den 8 are Matthew Akin, Chris Besu, Brian Burbank, Joshua Davis, Vincent Ieraci, Danny Machuca, Keaton Meyer, Jason Shin and Trey Williams. Leaders are Win Ieraci and Linda Meyer.