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PITCHING IN, PLUS PITCH PERFECT

The Marin Conservation League’s Water for Willows event at Chileno Valley Ranch on May 27th brought out volunteers  who worked to help establish 250 willow sprigs by clearing weeds around each plant, watering each willow,…


GETTING ACTIVE FOR A CAUSE

On Saturday, May 12, Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center held its first annual Bocce Tournament at Marin Bocce Federation in San Rafael. Around 75 people attended, raising over $11,000 to support Matrix, an organization…


MERCEDES-BENZ OF MARIN JOINS GIVING MARIN

Giving Marin Community Partnership is proud to announce Mercedes-Benz of Marin has joined the initiative. Mercedes-Benz of Marin is Giving Marin’s Automotive Partner. “It is a simple, yet impactful way to foster volunteerism and community…


GREAT CHEFS & WINERIES

The Great Chefs & Wineries dinner and auction took place on April 21 at the Peacock Gap Clubhouse in San Rafael. Supporters, chefs and vintners joined to celebrate fine food and wine and raise funds…


NONPROFITS RALLY VOLUNTEERS, FUNDRAISING

San Rafael-based Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership partnered with the Home Depot Foundation, California Department of Veterans Affairs, Habitat for Humanity Napa Solano and the Tug McGraw Foundation to engage more than 300 volunteers…


AUTISTRY STUDIOS, CALL IT OUT DAY

On Saturday, April 28th Autistry Studios hosted their 6th Scientists & Artists Party in San Rafael. The featured presenters were (from left) Ken Pontac, tv writer/producer; Anthony Shafer, creative director and technologist at Nomadic VR; Autistry CEO/co-founder…



MARIN WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME

Marin Women’s Hall of Fame celebrated the 2018 inductees,  Patricia Arrigoni, Cyane Dandridge, Wendy Dreskin, Trisha Garlock and Jane Kramer, at its annual event on March 29 at Peacock Gap in San Rafael. Pictured are 2018…


FLORAL FLING AND WHISTLESCHTICK

Marin Charitable’s annual “Floral Fling” was held at the Marin Country Club in Novato on March 13, raising more than $70,000 for at-risk youth in Marin. Jane Hartman, co-president of Marin Charitable and co-chair of…


TO CELEBRATE LIFE DISTRIBUTES $325K

On March 26 at Ristorante Servino in Tiburon, To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation distributed $325,000 in grant awards to 24 Bay Area nonprofits that help women and men dealing with health and financial emergencies…