More than 200 supporters of the Marin School of the Arts enjoyed a fall afternoon on the grounds of the Unity Center in Novato on Oct. 13 at the ninth annual Divine Wine and Food benefit for the Marin School of the Arts. More than $80,000 was raised to support young artists at the school. Key sponsors included Harbor Point Charitable Foundation and Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Pictured (above) is a student dance group.
Celebrating at the event (above, top) were Superintendent of Novato Unified School District Kris Cosca and Novato Unified School District Board President Debbie Butler, and (above bottom) magician and mentalist Jay Alexander and Divine Wine and Food emcee Dave Winnett. -Photos by Laurie Gibbs.
Musicians on Call brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. On Nov. 17, the band Off the Record performed at Hopmonk Tavern in Novato raising $2,500 for the organization. Pictured (above) are newly elected Novato City Council member Amy Peele with Dr. Mary Mockus. -Photo courtesy of Musicians on Call
Redwood Credit Union responded to the recent Kincade Fire in a multitude of ways to help its members, employees and communities. With widespread power outages, mandatory evacuations, and the fire itself impacting much of the credit union’s field of membership over multiple days at the end of October, Redwood Credit Union, a Giving Marin founding partner, stepped in to assist during and after the fire. Employees celebrated along with first responders and community members (left) at the Welcome Home Healdsburg event on Nov. 8. -Photo courtesy of Redwood Credit Union