Spotlight on Kate Johnson, 2021 YP Empty Glasses Chair

As Volunteer Appreciation Month draws to a close, we are delighted to close our month-long volunteer series with this profile on Kate Johnson, chair of this year’s Young Professionals Empty Glasses event. A fourth-generation Californian, Kate grew up in Sacramento and attended Claremont McKenna College, concentrating on Government and Economics. Her graduate studies took her…

Honoring YOUR Hometown Heroes at our 2020 Hometown Heroes Event

A BIG thank you to community members who have submitted names of their community heroes to honor during our virtual Hometown Heroes event next Thursday, October 1st, from 5:00 to 6:00PM. Here are some of the names submitted so far of individuals, businesses and organizations in Mountain View and Los Altos who have helped the community during these times of great need.

Spotlight on Tom Smith, 2020 Hometown Hero

We are delighted to honor Tom Smith as one of our 2020 Hometown Heroes. Tom embodies the best of community volunteerism and leadership. Over the years, Tom has been involved with the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce, serving as president in 1998-99, and the Los Altos United Methodist Church (LAUMC) where he and his wife Karen are active members. In 2016, Karen and Tom received the Chamber’s coveted Walter & Marie Singer award given “to those exhibiting community service, generosity and commitment to business.”