Sonoma Valley’s ‘star’ volunteers

Posted on October 31, 2021 by Sonoma Valley Sun

The Sonoma Valley Fund, an affiliate of Community Foundation Sonoma County, together with the Sonoma Valley Catalyst Fund recognized 41 outstanding volunteers with its annual Star Volunteer Awards. Honored at a celebratory gathering were:

10,000 Degrees – Marty Stein, Steve Page 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley – Selma Blanusa 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley / Teen Services – Joelle Smith 

CarePartners Initiative – Bill O’Neal 

Food For All / Comida Para Todos – Katherine Fonseca 

Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH) – Ligia Booker, Sherry Michael 

Friends of the Sonoma Valley Library – Susan Shinomoto 

Homeless Action Sonoma – Shayla Finato 

Impact100 Sonoma – Sarah Carroll 

Jack London State Historic Park – JoAnn Augustine 

Kid Scoop News – Elena Toscano 

KSVY SonomaTV – Pat Carlin 

La Luz Center – Elisa Huerta 

Sebastiani Theatre Foundation – Jocelyn Vick 

Seeds of Learning – Cathy Sowa 

Sonoma Arts Live Theatre Company – Sue Martin 

Sonoma Botanical Garden – Susan Peterson and Ray St. Francis 

Sonoma Community Center – Nancy Barrett 

Sonoma Ecology Center – Rebecca Chekouras 

Sonoma Immigrant Services – Rocio Caballero 

Sonoma International Film Festival – Dana Grantham & Alison Miller 

Sonoma Overlook Trail – Roy Tennant 

Sonoma Overnight Support – Pat Collins 

Sonoma Plein Air Foundation – Gerry Brinton 

Sonoma Springs Community Hall – Ariel Osborne-Peterson 

Sonoma Valley Collaborative – Ann Colichidas 

Sonoma Valley Community Health Center – Jan & Joe Celio 

Sonoma Valley Fund – Simon Blattner 

Sonoma Valley Hospital – Mrs. Alice Friesen  

Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance – Marie Bradley 

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art – Mimi Makowsky 

Special Olympics Sonoma Valley – Maureen Fuentes 

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park – Susie Albrecht 

Sweetwater Spectrum – Ken Cheitlin 

Transcendence Theater Company – Lorraine Reuther 

Valley of the Moon Music Festival – Bonnie Walner 

Valley of the Moon Observatory Association – Loren Cooper 

Verity – Heather Johnson 

Vintage House – Irene Pelmear 

Nonprofit organizations were also honored.

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