NEW NORTH MARIN COMMUNITY SERVICES: Two hundred and twenty-five guests attended the North Marin Community Services Merger Luncheon on Feb. 15 to celebrate the merger of Novato Youth Center and Novato Human Needs Center. The guests and sponsors helped raise $50,000 in gross proceeds that will go to support the merger costs and programs that benefit youth and families in need. Pictured is current and past board members and staff leaders. -Photo by Mari Avedano
LOCAL LEADERS JOIN THE CELEBRATION:The North Marin Community Services merger luncheon hosted current and past staff and board members and local officials. Pictured (from left) is Deanna Euritt, former Novato Human Needs Center executive director; Cheryl Paddack, North Marin Community Services CEO; Marin County District 4 Supervisor Dennis Rodoni ;and City of Novato Mayor Josh Fryday. -Photo by Mari Avedano
CELEBRATING SUCCESS: Isaura Resendiz, North Marin Community Services senior case manager, with former Novato Human Needs Center client Martha Ochoa who talked about how she was helped with medical expenses, housing, and securing a pathway to immigration that led to employment and the ability to provide a bright future for her three children.
-Photo by Mari Avedano
MUSICAL SCHOLARSHIPS:For the 25th year, Mayflower Choral Society is offering scholarships of $250 or more. Awards are offered in three categories:vocal performance; composing/arranging;choral directing. Northern California candidates, age 16 and older, may apply. More information and an application packet can be requested at email@example.com, or (415) 883-4078. The application deadline is April 24. In-person auditions will be May 19 in San Rafael. Pictured is Carl Oser, a vocalist, pianist and educator, who won a Mayflower scholarship when he was a student at San Marin High School. -Photo courtesy of Carl Oser