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BRIDGE THE GAP COLLEGE PREP; HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS

On May 30, Bridge the Gap College Prep, a Marin City-based organization, honored 11 Marin County high school seniors who will be heading to college in the fall. The students will be attending UC Merced, College of Marin, San Francisco City College, Sacramento State University, Bethune-Cookman University, Hampton University and California State University, Fullerton. Pictured are some of the college-bound seniors along with college scholarship donors Brian and Tracy Haughton.

Bridge the Gap College Prep has been providing comprehensive academic, social, and emotional support in Marin City for 24 years, with the goal that every Marin City child completes high school and graduates from college. Donors, volunteers and partners come together to advance educational equity in the community. Pictured (above, top) are Bridge the Gap College Prep Executive Director, Laura Cox and BTGCP freshman Mikyla Williams and (above, bottom) Tamalpais High School Assistant Principal Tenisha Tate and her husband, Paul Austin, Bridge the Gap College Prep’s college and career advisor. -Photos courtesy of Bridge the Gap College Prep

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Hospice by the Bay honored 120 of its community volunteers at its annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration at the Mill Valley Community Center on April 18. Special awards went to (above, top) Susan Pollack for the Spirit of Well-Being, (above, middle) Jill Ciambriello for the Spirit of Willingness and (above, bottom) Karen DeTore for the Spirit of Musical Presence.

Hospice by the Bay is the second-oldest hospice in the nation and the first in California. The 2019 Dee Fahy Volunteer Achievement Award, named for Fahy’s 25 years of volunteering with the agency, was presented to (above, top, on left) Pam Martori by CEO Kitty Whitaker. The Spirit of Extraordinary Commitment  award was given to (above, bottom, left to right) Sally Updike and Rosamond Bouchard.  -Photos courtesy of Hospice by the Bay

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