The City of San Rafael presented the Richard P. O’Brien and Mary Ferrario O’Brien Citizen of the Year Award to the Dominican Sisters on March 2 in the City of San Rafael council chambers. Pictured (above, left to right) are Vice Mayor Kate Colin, Councilmember Maribeth Bushey, Sr. Mary Kieffer, Mayor Gary Phillips, Sr. Raya Hanlon,
Sr. Cyndie Cammack, Prioress General Sr. Carla Kovack, Sr. Margaret Diener, Sr. Pat Simpson, Councilmember John Gamblin, Sr. Susan Allbritton, Sr. Maureen McInerney, Sr. Patricia Boss, Sr. Sue Pixley, Sr. Joan Hanna, Sr. Diane Smith, Sr. Cathy Murray and Sr. Emmanuel Cardinale. Not pictured is Councilmember Andrew Cuyugan McCullough, member of the Nominating Committee.
-Photo by City Clerk Lindsay Lara
The Mayflower Chorus celebrated the start of its season on Feb. 22 with a 1970s themed party to raise funds for Bread & Roses Presents, an organization that brings live music and performing arts to Bay Area children, adults and seniors who are disadvantaged,marginalized or otherwise isolated. Pictured (above, left to right) are Mayflower Chorus alto Junia Ziblay,Bread & Roses Development Director Heidi James, Mayflower Chorus Marketing Committee Chair Carol Randall and Bread & Roses Executive Director Dave Perron.
-Photo courtesy of Mayflower Chorus
The Barry A. Murphy Fund, a San Anselmo-based nonprofit, promotes health, hygiene and education to
villagers in Maruvango, Tanzania. The organization has supplied a rain catchment unit that provides
clean water for the 1,000 students at the local school. Pictured (above, top) are students taking water to drink
and for cooking at the school kitchen. Pictured (above, bottom) is a teacher preparing ugali, the food staple made from maize and water, for the student lunches. To learn how you can help, visit barryamurphyfund.org.
-Photo by Jackson Noel