The Lifehouse Home For Life capital campaign kick-off party took place at the private Kentfield residence of Eric and Shelley Aans (pictured above with Lifehouse President and CEO Nancy Dow Moody on the left). Eric Aans is vice chairman of the Lifehouse board.
The five year capital campaign to raise $4.3 million started late last year with approximately $1 million already raised. The party was attended by 65 people, including (above top, left to right) Congressman Jared Huffman, Marin County Superintendent of Schools Mary Jane Burke, Jenny Callaway, Congressman Huffman’s district director, (above bottom) Lifehouse parent Allan Herzog and long-time Lifehouse supporter Chris Wisely. -Photos by Wheeler Imaging
The Point Blue Rich Stallcup Bird-A-Thon runs through Oct. 15. Volunteer counters identify as many bird species as possible in a 24-hour period. Teams are open to new members on Sept. 22 and Sept. 29. Supporters can donate to support a counter. Birders, nature enthusiasts, scientists and conservationists are raising funds for Point Blue’s science, conservation and education programs. Find additional information at pointblue.org/engage-with-us/events. -Photo courtesy of Point Blue Conservation Science