June 1, 2021 Mayor's Honorees
Last night, the City Council proudly recognized the work of the Palos Verdes/South Bay Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon and Ms. Kylie Mone.
Rancho Palos Verdes residents, and members of the Palos Verdes/South Bay Alumni Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon, Lenee Bilski, Ramona Gifford, Kathy Kerstein, Jean L. Strickland, Lois Jen Tai, Anli Lin Tong, Darlene Vlasek and Jun Yoo raised over $12,000 in 2019-2020 to support youth music and music therapy through grants and scholarships. Since 2011, their annual Musical Mosaic fundraiser has raised over $150,000 for instruments, music stands, teaching support, and sound equipment for 18 South Bay schools. Additional information on the Palos Verdes/South Bay chapter may be found on their website.
The City thanks the members of Mu Phi Epsilon for their ongoing efforts to support music education and music therapy.
Ms. Kylie Adare Mone is a Palos Verdes High School freshman and has an impressive record of community service. She is a member of Be the Change, a student group whose mission is to promote positivity, inclusivity and diversity. She is the freshman representative for the One Hill Project, working with the school district to discuss student policies and mental health. She is an ambassador for Growth, a student non-profit that works to prevent hunger and provide clean drinking water, and works with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help raise money to combat blood-related cancers. Ms. Mone is also a four-time recipient of the Gold Presidential Service Award and dreams of becoming a doctor.
The City thanks Ms. Kylie Mone for her inspiring work.
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