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THE REDWOODS CELEBRATES 50TH YEAR

Current and past board members, ministers, residents and team members gather to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Redwoods senior community at Community Church of Mill Valley.

    The Redwoods’ 50th year of operations started Dec. 3, 2021. It was celebrated with a small ceremony at the Community Church of Mill Valley, whose members created the vision and mission that is followed today, and who planned, financed and founded the Community of Seniors in Mill Valley.

Joining in the celebrations were the minister at that time, Bill Eichorn, the current minister, Dr. Carol Manahan, The Redwoods board Chair Jim Lynch, CEO. J. Hunter Moore, former Mill Valley mayor Betsey Cutler, and several other board and church members, residents and team members.

It was announced that afternoon that a 50th anniversary Celebration Gala will be held Nov. 5, 2022.

Marin Airporter founder Grace Hughes (left) and former Mill Valley mayor and Redwoods board chair Betsey Cutler.

The Redwoods CEO J. Hunter Moore (left) joins with Community Church minister, Dr. Carol Manahan.

– Photos courtesy of The Redwoods

Guide Dogs for Blind holds holiday event

Emcees Liam Mayclem and Theresa Stern (with her dog Willis) help raise more than $400,000 at Guide Dogs for the Blind’s holiday celebration.

San Rafael-based Guide Dogs for the Blind invited guests to enjoy a virtual celebration from the comfort of home Dec. 5. Emmy Award-winning radio and TV personality Liam Mayclem was joined by Theresa Stern, Guide Dogs’ vice president of Outreach, Admissions and Alumni and her guide dog Wills to emcee. They kicked off the holiday season with a festive event featuring speakers, celebratory stories and puppies.

An estimated 1,000 people attended the virtual event raising more than $400,000.

All funds raised go to supporting Guide Dogs for the Blind’s mission. Guide Dogs for the Blind empowers lives by creating partnerships between people, dogs and communities.

For more information or to donate, visit guidedogs.com.

Guide Dogs Director Emeritus Jack Scott pictured with Brook Scott.

Guide Dogs’ supporters Jim Zayac and Jim Schwarz.

– Photos courtesy of Guide Dogs for the Blind

 

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