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Forestville News & Events, August 2018

It’s a tale of two Sean’s. One a longtime resident, all around nice guy and frequent customer at Sunshine Roasters coffee shop downtown.

Categories: 2018 Posts, Downtown, Farmers Market, Food for Thought, Hollydale Club, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, Music Events, People, School, Special Events, Youth Park

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Forestville News & Events, December 2017

Where Do Gifts Come From?

I have a great story of a gift.  Years ago the Chamber requested money from the Community Fund to pick up trash in downtown Forestville.  The grant paid JD Kawai, famous about town for his bikes and friendly banter, to take on this task. He did a great job of making the town spiffy, no more piles of cigarette butts or bits of flotsam here and there.  We looked like someone cared.

Categories: ⇒ Town Square & Park, Food for Thought, Music Events, School, Special Events, 2017 Posts

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Forestville News & Events, October 2017

I got lost in Forestville the other day. I overshot my intended turn. Ended up in an unfamiliar neighborhood. As I drove through I was struck at how different this section of Forestville was from mine.

Some of us live in sweet neighborhoods with sunny gardens. Some of us are on ridgetops overlooking a vineyard, the river, or both. Some of us cling to hillsides hoping our trees hold the soil during winter rains. We all call Forestville home.

It’s interesting to explore our town’s neighborhoods. The more we understand each other, the better community we create.

Categories: ⇒ Town Square & Park, Downtown, Farmers Market, Food for Thought, Local Businesses, School, Special Events, 2017 Posts

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The Gazette's New Forestville Columnist Lucy Hardcastle's First Article

Special Addition
To all Forestvillians (and those who wish they were). What an honor to take over writing this column from Richard Naegle. It was Richard who got me involved in local projects in the first place.

His enthusiasm for all things Forestville was catching. Volunteer he said, you’ll like it. He was right. I’ve met some of the best people on the planet thanks to his encouragement. Because of that I feel a part of this community, and that feels good.

According to those whose grandparents pioneered this town, and you know who you are, I’m a latecomer. In October of ’89, in my 40s and newly divorced, I was looking for a new start.

Categories: Farmers Market, Food for Thought, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, Music Events, Special Events, Variety of News, 2017 Posts

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The 2016 Forestville Community Fund Awardees Grants totaling $10,000 have been given by the Forestville Planning Association through its Community Fund.

Categories: Community Fund, Farmers Market, Food for Thought, Hollydale Club, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, School, Youth Park, 2016 Posts

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13th Annual Calabash, October 6, 2013

Food for Thought, dedicated to meeting the nutritional needs of men, women, and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Sonoma County, is holding its 13th annual Calabash — named Best Fundraiser by readers of the North Bay Bohemian, on October 6, 1-5.

Categories: Food for Thought, Local Organizations, Special Events, 2013 Posts

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Forestville School – Food Drive for Food For Thought

The Leadership Class Food Drive for Food For Thought was a success! Special lunch event.

Categories: Food for Thought, School, Special Events, 2013 Posts, 2012 Posts

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Thanks from James Taylor

Little Ned was lost, now found.

Categories: Food for Thought, People, 2012 Posts

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