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Annette Smith QUESADA GARDENS 1742 Quesada Avenue

Š MELISSA WUSCHNIG

The catalyst behind the beautification of Quesada Avenue, Annette Smith stands in front of the Quesada Gardens mural by Deidre De Franceux located at the end of the block.

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Dr. Nadine Burke Bayview Child Health Center 1335 Evans Avenue

Š MELISSA WUSCHNIG

Doctor Burke and her staff have impacted the lives of children in the Bayview area by creating a state-of-the-art health center available to community youth regardless of their insurance coverage or ability to pay.

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Girls 2000 Urban Farms Program HUNTERS POINT FAMILY 763 Jerrold Avenue

Š MELISSA WUSCHNIG

Established through the Hunters Point Family, the Urban Farms Program gives at-risk youth an extraordinary opportunity to grow, sell and distribute organic produce from the agency’s two organic farms to local families and at the local farmers market.

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Gleneagles Intl. Golf Course 2100 Sunnydale Avenue

Š MELISSA WUSCHNIG

One of San Francisco’s purest golf experiences, Gleneagles Golf Course at McLaren Park was built in 1962 and sports spectacular bay views, slick greens and one of the finest 19th holes in the city.

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Candlestick Point Recreation Park & Bike Trail Take the Candlestick Park exit from U.S. 101

Š MELISSA WUSCHNIG

Varied recreational opportunities and scenic vistas feature prominently in this hidden treasure that includes hiking and biking trails, a fitness course for seniors, group picnic sites and two public fishing piers.

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Pete Peterson SPORTSMAN BARBER SHOP 6404 Third Street

Š MELISSA WUSCHNIG

Entrepreneur and founder of San Francisco’s oldest barber shop, Pete continues to be a leader and mentor to neighborhood youth. Community history and the keys to successful entrepreneurship are passed on daily at the Sportsman.

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Joseph Lee Recreation Center 1395 Mendell Street

Š MELISSA WUSCHNIG

The newly refurbished center reflects the changing face of the Bayview area. A family-oriented facility, the center provides numerous recreational activities along with health and wellness programs for adults, seniors, children and teens.

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Doris Vincent BAYVIEW DISTRICT COMMUNITY LEADER

Š MELISSA WUSCHNIG

One of the most respected members of the Southeast SF community, Doris continues to involve herself with numerous committees and programs designed to insure economic stability for the Bayview district.

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CompuMentor Project TECHSOUP 435 Brannan Street, Suite 100

Š CARMEN MAGANA

Founded in 1987 as CompuMentor, Tech Soup, through its website, community–building initiatives and techno-savvy mentors, heightens the impact of local non-profits by assisting them in obtaining, using and sustaining technology.

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Patsy Tito SAMOAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTER (SCDC) 2055 Sunnydale Avenue, Room 100

Š CARMEN MAGANA

The center for Samoan activities in San Francisco, the SCDC offers a myriad of services and programs for the Samoan community and serves as a meeting place for families.

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Potrero Hill Recreation Center A popular community gathering place featuring an impressive range of afterschool activities for children, young adults and families, with programs centered on athletics and the arts.

Š CARMEN MAGANA

801 Arkansas Street

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