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ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL AND HOSPICE BY THE BAY VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION

The Asian Pacific Heritage Festival is May 5, 10 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at the Marin YWCA, 1500 Los Gamos Drive in San Rafael. The event is sponsored by Asian Americans Alliance of Marin, Filipino Americans Northern California Organization(FANCO), Japanese American Group, Korean American Group, Marin Chinese Cultural Association (MCCA) and the Vietnamese American Association of Marin. The festival will include a Japanese tea ceremony, coloring contests with prizes for all age groups including small children, an origami demonstration, and several performing groups.  Additional information is available at aaamarin.org/APHFMarin2018.  -Photo courtesy of Asian Pacific Heritage Festival

Hospice by the Bay honored 165 of its community volunteers at its annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration at the Mill Valley Community Center on April 12. The Spirit of Willingness award was given to Lynn McFarlan (Left) and Lynn Lynch for exceptional ability to be readily available for any kind of requested service to patients and family members.  -Photo courtesy of Hospice by the Bay

 

The 2018 Dee Fahy Volunteer Achievement Award was presented to Anita Moran by Hospice by the Bay CEO Kitty Whitaker who acknowledged Moran’s four years of dedication to more than 40 patients, including those who are marginally-housed or experiencing unique challenges. The Spirit of Presence award was given to Richard Scott (Pictured) for his ability to be truly present with another human being in body, mind and spirit, with a compassionate focus.  -Photo courtesy of Hospice by the Bay

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