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PEOPLE

February 20, 1986

Claudine Galezewski has stepped down after four years as president of the Whittier Meals on Wheels program. Jan Wood replaces her and Jacque Greyson was named vice president of the Whittier-area group that serves more than 100 meals daily to the elderly and disabled.

Stephen Charles Lavey of Boy Scout Troop 441 in Downey received the highest rank in scouting, the Eagle Award, during ceremonies recently at the Downey City Council chambers. His project was to plant trees at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower. Lavey organized boys from the school's Key Club and the Scout troop, and friends and family to help in the planting. He attends California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and works for the YMCA and at St. Raymond Church in Downey.

Marjorie D. Lewis has been named dean of research and development at Long Beach City College. Lewis plans and coordinates research projects, conducts surveys and program evaluations and handles grant applications for external funding and staff development. She served as acting dean before her appointment, and succeeds James P. Kossler, who is now vice president of administrative services.

The Downey Shrine Club recently held its 22nd installation of officers. Allan Caro is president, and Harry B. Wehmeyer the retiring president. Other officers are Robert Toombs, first vice president; John Beimer, second vice president, and Bill Papes, third vice president.

Lt. Robert W. Williams of the Downey Police Department was among the first police managers to graduate from the California Law Enforcement Command College, the first of its kind in the nation. The command college is sponsored by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, and exposes law enforcement officials to new ways of thinking about the future and its relationship to the community they serve, according to a POST commission statement. Williams completed 326 classroom hours of study in the two-year program and conducted an independent study project.

Martha Tiddle, a schoolteacher at Roosevelt Elementary School in Paramount, has received an outstanding service award from the California State Federation Council for Exceptional Children. Tiddle earned the award by introducing children with learning disabilities into her regular classroom activities for one hour each day. She has been with the district for more than 20 years.

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