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One Vote Per Day Will Make A Difference
Thomas Edison Elementary School in Glendale is a nominee in The Clorox Company’s Power a Bright Future grant program, hoping to win much needed funding for the Technology Program.

The program that receives the most votes overall will be awarded the $50,000 grand prize grant, and the next top vote-getters in the Play, Create and Explore categories respectively will each be awarded a $25,000 grant.

Three schools will be selected, one from each category, to receive a $25,000 judge’s choice grant.

Now through Dec. 19 at 8:59 p.m. PDT, votes can be cast for Thomas Edison Elementary School every day by going online at or via text once a day for the program.

Special GCC Scholarship through Verdugo Glen of the ABWA
The Verdugo Glen chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is funding a $1,000 special scholarship through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF), the chapter announced. Applications must be completed by Dec. 1.

To be eligible for scholarship consideration, candidates must be women who: (1) are citizens of the United States and residents of Los Angeles County; (2) are currently a second year level student at Glendale Community College; (3) are majoring in the field of business; and (4) have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale.

The application will be completed online and requires a biographical sketch, three professional letters of reference and an official transcript.

To apply, send name and email address to: Lynn White-Shelby at

Trustees of SBMEF serve as the selection board for these scholarships.  The first 10 completed eligible applications will be forwarded to the Trustees for review. A minimum of three eligible applications is required for the award. The winners will be notified in May. The one-time scholarships are not renewable. A check will be issued jointly to the educational institution and the recipient. Funds are limited to tuition, books and fees.

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