A message from Dave Smith
June 21st, 2008 the neighborhood sponsored a ‘Beautify Everything in Santa
Teresa (BEST) Showcase’, where people opened their homes to show off
their talents, passions, and landscaping. Thanks to the many people who
helped make this a successful day! We raised several thousand dollars
for our scholarship(s). VIEW PHOTOS »
Sponsors of the event included:
• Angie Cocke, Realtor
• Tim Ryan, Realtor
• Ney Montenegro, Realtor
• Almaden Nursery
• My Pool and Spa
• Visionary Signs & Graphics
• David Castillo-Farmers Insurance
• Mark & Jordania Harwood
addition to the Sponsors listed here, many graciously open their
properties and helped with other projects. I hesitate to list people
because I invariably forget someone, but I must mention our Showcasers
Mark and Jordania Harwood (who also are donating $1,000.00).
following people Showcased special places, Bob Shoemaker (Hawaiian
ponds), Judge Family (hillside views and roses), Harwood Family (pool,
waterfalls, Koi ponds), Pat Smith (Waterfalls, rosebushes), Larry
Benson (succulents, hillside), David and Linda Castillo (music and
hillside), Manuel and Patty Robles (pool, professional landscaper), Dr.
Singh (hillside and contributor), Robert Gutierez and the band Strong
Coffee and Gary Sutton of Circle of Neighbors College Planning.
addition, Lorna Maynard, Mike Bosworth, Jacqueline Price, Phyllis Chai,
and John Hesler worked the booth. Lynne Paulson took photos which will
be available at the general meeting. I apologize to all I forgot.
We are now forming the committee to determine standards, qualifications
and award the scholarships. If you would like to be on this committee
let me know. Looks like now more than ever college bound students need
Donations to the scholarship are also welcome!
For more information or to volunteer to be on the standards committee, click here
to contact us.
As BEST events are planned, they’ll be posted on the website, so plan to visit us often!