Shelby’s and AAUW-OML Unite to Support Local Scholarships

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(Courtesy of AAUW-OML)
The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette branch is partnering with Shelby’s Restaurant, in order to raise money for local scholarships on Tuesday, Sept. 20. (L-R) Shelby’s owner Carlos Rangel, in front of restaurant with Jill Fernald and Bonnie Fend.

    Shelby’s Restaurant will partner with the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette branch (OML), to raise money for local scholarships on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
    These scholarships are based on community engagement. Seniors at each local high school and Saint Mary’s College undergraduates in the High Potential Program will receive scholarships in the spring. The High Potential Program provides a range of comprehensive services and individualized support for first-generation and low-income students.  
    The AAUW-OML branch meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m., features a representative from the Public Defender’s Office of Contra Costa County, speaking about social issues and their impact on the lives of many from our under-served communities.  
    The meeting also showcases the branch’s many programs and activities that support women and girls. The public is invited to this meeting at the Orinda Community Church. Visit oml-ca.aauw.net for more information.
    After the meeting, members and guests are encouraged to have lunch at Shelby’s, located at 2 Orinda Theatre Square. Food may also be purchased for lunch, dinner, takeout – or all three! Curbside delivery is available upon request. Shelby’s will donate 10% of their sales on Sept. 20 to the AAUW-OML scholarship fund.
    Visit the restaurant’s website at www.shelbyseatbetter.com for menus, ordering, reservations and take-out information, or call 925.254.9687. There is ample free parking with validation in the garage. Reservations are preferred.

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