Menlo Park: Digital media, helping aging parents among topics of Kiwanis Club talks


An eclectic lineup of speakers is scheduled to appear at the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club's weekly meetings in January.

The group meets each Tuesday over lunch from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park at 75 Arbor Road. Non-members can attend by contacting the club through its website or by emailing Bruce Wellings at Lunch for first-time visitors is free.

On Jan. 10, Barbara Wilcox, author of "World War I/Army Training by San Francisco Bay: The Story of Camp Fremont," will talk about Camp Fremont, a World War I training camp in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Stanford in 1918 and 1919.

On Jan. 17, Becky Sanders, a communications and marketing manager at the MidPeninsula Media Center, will talk about opportunities for high school students to get involved in digital media.

On Jan. 24, Jody DiMauro, a probation services manager at the San Mateo County Probation Office, will give a presentation called, "A Day in the Life of a Probation Officer."

On Jan. 31, Kira Reginato, author of "Tips for Helping your Aging Parents (Without Losing your Mind)," will talk about the pros and cons of staying in one's home or moving to a retirement community.


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