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Ben Lomond local makes dean’s list

Ben Lomond native Alison Sutherlin was named to the Dean’s list at Harding University for her grades earned in the fall 2013 semester.

Students included on the Dean’s list must have carry a 3.65 or higher grade-point average with 12 or more units.

Harding University is the largest private university in Arkansas with 6,295 students and also has campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia.


Red Cross appoints new local executive

The American Red Cross Gateway to the Golden State Region appointed San Jose native Ginaia Kelly as the new Community Chapter Executive for Santa Cruz County.

“I am honored to be selected to lead this outstanding organization,” said Kelly in a statement. “I sincerely believe that we are meant to help each other through life’s journeys. The Red Cross mission forms a natural connection between my professional experience and my passion to help the community and those in need.”

In her new position, Kelly will work with the 622 local volunteers and four employees to serve the residents of Santa Cruz County with the Red Cross’s programs and services.

Kelly works locally as an attorney and is also involved in several other non-profit organizations including Downtown Association of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County Bar Association, Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz County and the Young Lawyers of Santa Cruz.

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