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Bill Berck just keeps on going

Original post made by Jeb Bing, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Aug 24, 2007

It's hard to recall all the schools and organizations former Pleasanton School Superintendent Bill Berck has served, but he's not done yet. In fact, at age 76 Berck tells me he's just starting. Tomorrow night, Aug. 25, he leaves on a red eye for Honduras with eight others from the city's Downtown Rotary Club to deliver 80 wheelchairs. Downtown Rotary has now delivered more than 2,500 wheelchairs to Mexico and Central America. This trip comes on the heels of Berck's work with Volunteers in Missions a few weeks ago with Pleasanton's Lynnewood Methodist and San Ramon Valley United Methodist churches. He spent 10 days in Guatemala with 18 other volunteers working in a rural medical clinic and making building repairs, including a trip to a remote Mayan Indian village to help provide needed health care. In October, Berck will go to Africa for 10 days as a volunteer with Heart For Africa on a mission to help orphaned children whose parents died of AIDS.

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Posted by Saul
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on May 24, 2008 at 1:07 pm


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Posted by Suzanne Barba
a resident of another community
on Mar 7, 2010 at 3:20 pm

I'm trying to reach Bill Berck. He hired me when I he was Superintendent of the Alameda County Office of Education. I have his Pleasanton address but not his email. You you pass this on to him and have him contact me? Thanks. suzbarba@comcast.net