Patelco supporting ALCO food banks, CoCo celebrating Native American Heritage Day and Picture Book Month

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Good morning, it's Monday, Nov. 29.

30 year annivesary of Alameda County Healthy Homes Department

Alameda County's Healthy Homes Department was created 30 years ago on Monday. In more than 30 years, the department has helped achieve a 57% reduction in asthma-related hospitalizations, assessed and abate over 10,000 homes with hazards for children and much more.

Patelco supporting food banks in Alameda County

Patelco Credit Union, in conjunction with organizations like 2nd Harvest Silicon Valley and local food banks, is helping to donate several meals eachtime a customer spends over $10 with their Patelco Mastercard. According to the post, Patelco will donate 20 meals every time customers spend over $10 with their Patelco Mastercard, debit or credit card.

Celebrate Picture Book Month with the Contra Costa County Library

The Contra Costa County Library is celebrating Picture Book Month with a virtual visit from award-winning children's author & illustrator Dan Santat at 4 p.m. on Dec. 2. Santat has written or illustrated over 100 books including The Cookie Fiasco. To register for the event, click here.

Contra Costa County celebrates Native American Heritage Day

Last week, the Contra Costa County Office of Education helped commemorate National Native American Heritage Day.

El Cerritto is looking for substitute teachers

El Cerritto, and Contra Costa County more broadly, is looking for substitute teachers. Interested applications can click here to apply. The link applies to all county schools so interested parties could substitute at any number of schools throughout Contra Costa County.

Above are some of the most interesting and relevant municipal, legal and health-related updates in the two major East Bay Area counties.

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