Moraga Recognizes Role of SMC on its 80th Anniversary in Town

From left to right: Councilmember Mike Metcalf, Vice Mayor Ken Chew, Brother Ronald Gallagher, Mayor Dave Trotter, Councilmember Karen Mendonca, and Councilmember Howard Harpham.Mayor Dave Trotter presented Brother President Ronald Gallagher with a proclamation recognizing Saint Mary's, its students, faculty and staff for the contributions they have have made during the 80 years that the College has been located in Moraga. The proclamation, approved unanimously at the Town Council meeting on Feb. 11, acknowledges the more than 35,000 alumni who have passed through Moraga and work in every imaginable field in all 50 states and in many countries throughout the world. The proclamation also recognizes the benefits the 1,000-plus employees have on the local economy. Brother Ronald accepted the proclamation on "the midpoint of our 160 years in Moraga."