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The King City Young Farmers Foundation display a check received from The Monsanto Fund. See full story on page 12.

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Greenfield cultural arts center emerging downtown

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he mission of the Arts Council for Monterey County is to improve the quality of life for everyone in the region through the arts. In recent years, we have been especially successful in and supporting new arts organizations and bringing new art programs to North County and South County. We are thrilled that a Greenfield Community Cultural Arts Center is emerging in the heart of downtown Greenfield!! The Arts Council for Monterey County and First Night Monterey – the nonprofit producer of the annual Greenfield Harvest Festival –are working with community volunteers to transform the Old Police Station at 215 E. El Camino Real into a vibrant community cultural arts center. Classes in dance, visual arts and more are

already taking place. Thanks to a planning grant from the Hewlett Foundation, the initial planning is guided by arts management consultant Len Alexander. He will help craft a strategy and plan for the development of the Center. Alexander’s expertise lends itself to a wide variety of performing arts and has particular expertise in labor relations, facility operations and strategic planning. He also has an extensive background in the performing arts. “We have been dreaming of an arts center for seven years,” explain Arts Council Executive Director Paulette Lynch and First Night Monterey Executive Director Ellen Martin. “We are all so excited to be part of the team making this a reality. We look forward to working with everyone to develop this great space.”

The new center will include spaces for classes, exhibitions, storage and office space for arts and cultural groups of all types. If you are interested in getting in-

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volved or learning more, please call Paulette Lynch at the Arts Council for Monterey County 831-622-9060 or Ellen Martin at First Night Monterey – 831-373-4778.


Soledad- Mission Chamber aims to help local businesses, nonprofits succeed Submitted Article

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he Soledad-Mission Chamber of Commerce, in close association with the city of Soledad, is an established business association dedicated to developing a strong network for potential and existing local businesses to prosper and thrive in our community. It is a forum for local businesses to communicate with one another and the world outside the benefits of their existence in our local marketplace; it is a meeting place for business colleagues and friends to gather, discuss and glean information about the changes in our business climate and what we can all do to improve the equality of life in their town. They host ribbon-cuttings, mixers and grand openings for all local businesses who join the Chamber. The Soledad-Mission Chamber is a nonprofit organization that plays a huge role in helping local events thrive. Some of the events include the very popular Snow Queen Competition and the biggest, little parade ever, along with all the food and festivities that surround it, plus the Fourth of July Celebration, and more! Two of the most significant functions provided by the Soledad-Mission Chamber are the Annual South County Business Expo, will be held on April 24, which showcases local businesses and the services they provide, coming this fall; and the Annual Awards Banquet, which honors locals who do an amazing job selflessly helping the community and making it a better place to live. Awards Banquet is taking place this upcoming March 27, 2014.

Join the Soledad-Mission Chamber and stand out from the crowd! To join the Soledad-Mission Chamber of Commerce call 831-678-3941 or visit their website at www.soledadchamber.com Their main office is located at 641 Front St., Soledad, CA 93960. Thank you, Soledad-Mission Chamber of Commerce President Ba Tang Union Bank Branch Manager

641 Front Street Soledad, CA. 93960 831-678-3941 www.soledadchamber.com

Why a local business should join our Chamber of Commerce... SOUTH COUNTY BUSINESS EXPO. The Chamber hosts an annual showcase of local businesses every year. The Annual Business Expo is a great way for businesses to showcase the services they offer & to Network and meet other business owners & services they offer in our community. SPECIAL LOCAL EVENTS. The Chamber is involved in many aspects of local life in our community. It sponsors major events in conjunction with the City of Soledad and is at the forefront of visibility in our marketplace. INFORMATION. The Chamber takes pride and responsibility in keeping a close watch on local and state issues for our members, to include housing and growth, educational needs and business development. CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AND BUSINESS OF THE YEAR. The Chamber elects the Citizen and Business of the Year and the Friend of the Chamber; a popular community feature, with an “Awards Banquet” dinner to showcase local award winners. Next Soledad-Mission Chamber Awards Banquet is being held March 27, 2014. More information to come.

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Payless Shoes making a difference in drive By Deborah Mills

GONZALES — The Feb. 26 edition of the Soledad Bee announced that Legacy Real Estate office and the Soledad Bee decided to start a shoe drive for the students at San Vicente Elementary School, where new shoes (children sizes 1 through 13) can be dropped off at either office on Front Street. Since this announcement was made, the outpour from the community, as far away as Salinas, has resulted in generous donations of shoes and money. Local realtor and resident Lucy Jensen traveled to Gonzales to Payless Shoes where she purchased many pairs of shoes for shoe drive. “I was amazed and so very grateful that when the store manager found out what I was doing they she gave me a 40 percent discount on everything,” said Jensen. “It’s nice to keep money too in all of our South County communities.” One of the first calls that came in to her was from a family in Salinas and Jensen drove to pick up a brand new pair of pink cowgirl boots that have red lights embedded in them that light up, which is now the mascot of the efforts being put forth from the

community. The shoe drive began on Feb. 20, when Jensen went to deliver donated coats for students in need. Upon the delivery, the Outreach Consultant Aurora Ortega brought to her attention that recently students have been coming to school with tattered shoes and with the soles actually falling off. Jensen also has her weekly column “Window on the World” that runs in the Soledad Bee and she wrote about the children needing shoes and how it touched a nerve way deep down that reverberated throughout her body. “Such a simple, fundamental need floored me and kept coming back to me over the course of the ensuing days,” she stated in her column. “I think what is happening with this epidemic is that many of our students’ parents work in the fields and they have been off since November of last year,” said Ortega in an earlier interview. “Many of the parents are not going back to work in the fields until March and they don’t have the money to purchase new ones.” Since her column ran in the Soledad Bee even United Way has contacted her and they have begun collecting shoes for her.

Deborah Mills/South County Newspapers When they found out about the shoe drive for San Vicente Elementary School students, Gonzales Payless Shoes gave a hefty discount on the purchase of new shoes in support of the efforts being put forth. Normally by this time of the year the workers are back out into the fields but since the state is in a drought the crops are growing slower, hence the delay in their employment. With the recent rains in South County it could delay the workers going back too.

South County Shoe Drive

Local farmer supports King City Young Farmers through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

KING CITY, Calif. (March 5, 2014) – Monterey County farmer Bob Martin has directed a $2,500 donation to the King City Young Farmers. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will contribute to the purchase of items for ag learning, as well as to send FFA members to competitions. Thanks to the support of farmers across the country, more than $3.2 million is being directed to nonprofits in 1,289 counties in 39 states. When asked why he chose the Young Farmers, Martin said, “These kids are just awesome and need as much support as possible, since funding for the agriculture department is really tight.” America’s Farmers Grow Communities works directly with farmers to support nonprofit organizations like King City Young Farmers, who are doing important work in their communities. The program offers

farmers the chance to win $2,500, which is then donated to the farmer’s nonprofit of choice. The search for funding to sustain and enhance programs is a year-round job for nonprofit organizations across the country. Through America’s Farmers Grow Communities, farmers have been able to support a variety of groups, such as schools, fire departments, community centers and youth organizations like 4-H and FFA. America’s Farmers Grow Communities launched in 2010, and has since donated over $13 million to more than 5,200 nonprofit organizations across the country. America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, is part of the America’s Farmers initiative, which highlights and celebrates the important contributions of farmers like Bob Martin. For a complete list of Grow Communities winners and more program information, please visit growcommunities.com.

Donations can be dropped off at either the Legacy Real Estate office at 641 Front St. or at the Soledad Bee office at 635 Front St. For information, contact Lucy Jensen at 229-0663 or Deborah Mills at 678-2660.

Please Donate New or Gently Worn Shoes for Those in Need Lucy Jensen, on one of her Coat Delivery Runs noticed that children were in dire need of a decent pair of shoes. Through her efforts there has been an outpour of generosity. Let’s help the children in our communities by helping Lucy in her efforts.

Drop off locations for shoes or monetary donations for the purchase of new shoes at: Legacy Real Estate Group • 641 Front Street, Soledad (Inside the Soledad Mission Chamber office) Lucy 229-0663 Soledad Bee office • 635 Front Street, Soledad Deborah 678-2660 King City Rustler • 522 B Broadway, King City Sheryl or Brandi 385-4880 “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ~Winston Churchill

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Thousands of dollars donated by Mustang Bench

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he King City High School Mustang Bench Booster Club is a non-profit organization made up of alumni, parents, coaches and community members that exists to provide financial and other support to the athletic programs at King City High School. Funds are raised through the annual ad campaign for the Mustang Sports Program, concessions at the various sporting events, membership dues, and this year through the first annual golf tournament.

Mustang Bench has donated thousands of dollars annually to all team sports at King City High School, to purchase equipment, uniforms and other necessities that are not funded by the school. Some major purchases include an ice machine, field beautification, renovation of the track, and the most current purchase of 2 vans to be used for transportation by all teams at King City High School. Thank you to all donors and volunteers throughout the decades that have made Mustang Bench a success. Mustang Bench has a five-member board that holds a monthly meeting on the last Monday of the month. They welcome the public to

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attend their meetings and give input and join their organization to help support the athletes at King City High School. To get involved with Mustang Bench or for more information, email: mustangbench@yahoo.com or write to: Mustang Bench, P.O. Box 410, King City, CA 93930. You can also follow them on facebook: KCHS Mustang Bench.


1st Annual Mustang Bench Golf Tournament Mustang Bench is comprised of parents, alumni and coaches. Our booster club works behind the scene to ensure that the necessary funds are raised to support the athletic programs at King City High School. This year our main project was the purchase of two Vans for team transportation. Our Golf Tournament, Letter Campaign and any upcoming fundraisers for 2014 will help offset the purchase of those vans. Mustang Bench would like to give a special thank you to Yolanda Pelser at the King City Golf Course for her assistance with our first annual Golf Tournament. We would also like to thank all the Golfers for coming out and supporting our program and thank you everyone who donated items for the raffle and barbecue.

Special thanks to the following Team Sponsors Braga Fresh Family Farms Harbin Construction Mary & Greg Hughes Ramco Enterprises Zolie Treiner & Crew

Creekside Farms Holaday Seed NH3 Santa Maria Seeds Terry Rodman & Crew

Drake Frudden ICMC Orradre Farming Seteco

Special thanks to the following Hole Sponsors Bassetti Farms / Gold Sponsor A.F. Silveira and Sons A & G Pumping Al Oliveira Anthony Costa & Sons Barbree’s King City Pinks Bejo Seeds Bengard Ranch Big Valley Labor Blair Family Wines Braga Fresh Family Farms B & P Packing Budsco California Orchard Co. Canyon Plumbing Christensen & Giannini Ciudad Del Rey Clarks Storeroom Coastal Tractor David & Gina Bassetti Earl Escobar Family Ed & Mary Ballengee Eddington Funeral Services Fallen Oak Packing Franks Gardening Service Frank & Tammy Padilla Fresh Foods Freeway Cattle

David & Susan Gill / Gold Sponsor Gill Ranch Company Gonzales Irrigation G & O Farming Greens Accounting Green Valley Industrial Holaday Seed Company Integrated Crop Management IHG Army Hotels Jack & Mary Harbin Janet Matos & Linda Benway Kim Tankersley / Oak Shores Reality King City Glass King City Nursery King City Young Farmers King City Valley Bears Krehibel Automotive L.A. Hearne Company Lynn’s Too Marc Johnson Welding Massey Heating & Air Conditioning Mission Ranches Neil Bassetti Farms NH3 Service Co. Orradre Farming Pacific Ag Rentals Rava Ranches RC Packing

Tanimura & Antle / Gold Sponsor Richard & Rena McClellan Rio Farms Ross Keefer RM Transportations R9 Services RDO Water Salcido Construction Salinas Land Co. Santa Maria Seed Scheid Vineyard Scott Anthony Ranches Seteco So Mo Co Rural Fire Dept State Farms Ins / Anne Olson 3 Star Tavernetti, Layous & Clark Thorne & Thorne Toro Petroleum Tozer Seed TS&L Seed Company Umstead Electric Vanguard Seed, Inc Western Harvesting Wilbur Ellis Wildhorse Propane

Special Thanks to the Letter Campaign Donors Mustang Level State Farm Ins., Anne Olson Farmers Ins., Rob Cullen Nate & Cindy Holaday

Bronco Level Azcona Harvesting Big Valley Labor Borzini Farms Gill Ranch Orradre Farming Rio Farms Western Harvesting

Pony Level Bassetti Farms Buttgereit, Pettitt & Davis King City Industrial Lockwood Valley Vineyards Pacific Valley Bank Pam Gill

A very special thanks to all the Parents, Coaches, Athletes and Bench members who volunteered their time to help make the tournament and all our fundraising efforts a success.

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Saluting the Mee Memorial Foundation & Service League Submitted Article

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ee Memorial Hospital is proud to salute its non-profit Foundation and Service League. Members of both organizations have given much of their time and enthusiasm to the advancement of Mee Memorial Hospital and the community of King City. Mee Memorial is extremely grateful for both of these organizations and its diligent members. Over the past 50 years, Mee Memorial Hospital Foundation has raised millions of dollars for the betterment of the hospital. The Foundation’s mission is to adequately “equip, modernize, update and to make an aesthetically pleasant hospital facility.” The Foundation helps with fundraising through events such as the annual Golf Tournament in September, Walk with Mee, a 5-K walk that promotes health and fitness, and memorials and solicited dona-

tions, including employee donations. In addition to annual events, the Foundation has contributed to the hospital by having a rededication of its Rose Garden with new plaques, hosting an ice cream social each year during Hospital Week for all employees to thank them for all they do for the hospital and the community, maintains both the Donor and Veterans Boards and works collaboratively with the Service League. Since 2008 your Mee Memorial Hospital Foundation has purchased heartstart defibrillators, Wascomat washers, surgery scopes, a newborn hearing screener, and much more. Foundation Officers include: John Buttgereit, President, Daymond Slaten, Vice President; Roger Borzini, Treasurer. Mee Memorial Hospital’s Service League’s mission is to aid with community healthcare and support all of Mee Memorial’s medical facilities. This group of women and men take that mission statement seriously. These dedicated volunteers manage the gift shop which provides thousands of

dollars every year to Mee Memorial for needed equipment. They also welcome visitors at the information desk in the hospital lobby, support the employees, and comfort patients and their families. Over the course of a year, the Service League donates in excess of 5,000 volunteer hours. The list is long of the support the Service League has given the hospital through its donations including furnishings for

the new hospital chapel, and working in conjunction with the Foundation having contributed to the hospital a new digital mammography machine, state-of-the-art dialysis equipment, and fetal monitors, just to name a few. The 2013-14 officers for Mee Memorial Hospital Service League are Donna Oliveira, president; Anita McKean, vice president; Janice Grim, secretary; and Donna Hansen, treasurer.

Mee Memorial Hospital would like to thank its volunteers of the Mee Memorial Foundation and and Service League for their hard work and dedication to the hospital and community.

We are appreciative of all that you do! 300 Canal Street, King City • (831) 385.6000

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King City Relay for Life team wins Purple Heart award Staff reporter

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randi Schmidt-Garza, Erin King, and Oscar Avalos accepted the Purple Pacesetter Event Award from the American Cancer Society for going above and beyond the goal amount that the organization gives you. All relays that are held have to raise a certain amount of money in order to continue having relay events. Schmidt-Garza, King and Avalos received their award at the Relay Leadership Conference, which was held in Campbell on Oct. 26. King City Relay for Life is held annually at the San Lorenzo Park, where teams raise money and continuously have a team member walking on the track in that 24-hour period. It is a celebration of survivors and a remembrance of those who have been lost. There are food booths, music and entertainment with all proceeds going to fight cancer. The town of King City has tied purple ribbons all over to remind people of the fight against cancer and how it continues everyday, not just on this special day. King City raised more than $60,000 for this year’s event. Sign up for the 2014 relay are available. Committee members want to remind everyone that it is not too early to sign up and this is a cause that runs all year-round. Cancer does not take a break and neither does the fundraising and awareness building. People like Schmidt-Garza, King and Avalos work all year-round to bring mindfulness and raise for the cause. In order to be awarded the Purple Pacesetter Event Award, events must reach all of the asked criteria and achieve their event income goal. The event chair must have attended the 2011 Relay Summit as well as the team representative. Ten strategic committee chairs must be recruited and the Committee Retreat completed. Team development and recruitment is also an important factor and must include a wheel assessment, assignment of individuals to target opportunity areas and a mentoring plan. A minimum of one event kickoff and one Event Rally completed four months prior to the leadership conference A Kick-off is an event retention activity and a Rally is a recruitment event held in a formal setting. Teams must also have

a minimum of one Fight Back event and one Advocacy event to be held. For those committees who meet all of the above criteria, they will receive a commemorative Pacesetter banner and will be recognized at the Campus Relay Committee Academy, which Schmidt-Garza, King and Avalos were.

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Growing Local Giving Southern Monterey County Foundation created (l to r) CFMC President/CEO Dan Baldwin, Rich Casey, Mary Orradre, Rob Cullen, Mikel Ann Miller, Tina Starkey Lopez, Peter Anderson, Graze Borzini, Christine Dawson, CFMC Director of Philanthropic Services

Dan Baldwin, President/CEO Community Foundation for Monterey County

2014 marks the centennial of the community foundation field. The first community foundation was established in Cleveland in 1914. The idea was to create a pool of charitable assets that could respond to changing community needs. Individual donors could support the causes of their choosing, but by placing assets together they created a fund that provided support outside the interests of a single individual. As the CFMC entered 2013 it did so with a board-led commitment to be more proactive in its interactions with leaders in Salinas Valley and South County (defined as Gonzales and all areas south). The Community Foundation for Monte-

rey County’s name suggests a countywide mission. This is easier said than done. The most obvious challenge comes from the sheer size of the county and the ability to be physically present. Ironically, the uniqueness of these regions, the communities and people therein, while contributing to the incredible richness of our county, means a steep learning curve for any organization whose mission assumes a deep knowledge of the needs, people, politics, nonprofits and business life of its geographic footprint. King City, Soledad, San Ardo, Lockwood, Greenfield…a first mistake would be to assume a one-size-fits-all approach to engaging

these communities. So the CFMC embarked on a multi-faceted approach. Staff met with leaders up and down the valley. Mayors, nonprofit heads, donors, professional advisors. With the help of the board, staff attended more events, Rotary clubs, receptions and community meetings. The CFMC commissioned a “landscape study” that enhanced knowledge of area nonprofits, demographics and needs. As the year progressed, leaders in King City began to express a desire for a partnership with the CFMC that would provide more structure for their local philanthropy. What emerged is the formation of the

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Southern Monterey County Foundation, an affiliate fund of the CFMC, which will serve King City and areas south. Affiliates are geographically based funds, guided by advisory boards, that receive the grant and administrative support of the CFMC. They help local communities pool philanthropic assets and deploy them to areas of greatest need and impact. It turns out what was good for Cleveland in 1914 is good for Southern Monterey County in 2014. The CFMC’s hope is that this development will prove to be a model for other Monterey County communities as well. The Community Foundation is “Here for Good.”


Making Dance Dreams Come True Since 1992

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Monterey County Dance Foundation

ounded in 1992, Monterey County Dance Foundation, Inc, (MCDF) promotes the art of dance through exposure, education, and outreach in South County. The Foundation’s primary attention is to classical dance, specifically ballet, which is the source of many of their major accomplishments. Accomplishments include the production of the annual Christmas classic Nutcracker Ballet, Cinderella ballet (2011), Sleeping Beauty ballet (2012), Beauty and The Beast ballet (2013) and the upcoming Hansel and Gretel Ballet April 25-27 at Robert Stanton Theatre. Monterey County Dance Foundation is the only organization producing ballet performances in Southern Monterey County. The non-profit consistently provides a funding source for dancers, exhibiting financial need or demonstrating merit, from Southern Monterey County to study dance at Monterey County Dance Theatre and at prominent dance schools in California like the University of California, Irvine and national dance schools sponsored by the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. Performance accessibility for youth and underserved members of our South County community is also a priority to MCDF. Through their “Ballet for Kids” program, over 1,200 complimentary tickets are given to students at Soledad, Greenfield, King City, Lockwood, Bradley, San Ardo, San Lucas and Bitterwater schools. On average, 30% of these tickets are redeemed per performance! The South County Community has generously supported the Monterey County Dance Foundation through donations of time or money. “We could not afford to be so generous if it weren’t for the support of our donors, our volunteers and the leadership of our past volunteer board members”, said Katie Hearne, MCDF Board President, “We are truly blessed to live in a community that supports the art of ballet and the dreams of our young dancers.” We can all make more dance dreams come true. Volunteer, donate, support a fundraiser or attend one of the MCDF ballets. Information and performance listings at www. MontereyCountyDanceFoundation.com or e-mail MCDF1992@gmail.com.

Photo by Miguel Serrano Monterey County Dance Theatre dancers perform the holiday classic Nutcracker ballet at the Robert Stanton Theatre, King City.

Monterey County Dance Foundation Upcoming Events April 25-27 - Hansel & Gretel Ballet April 27 - Disney Raffle June 1- Monterey County Dance Theatre August - Toast to Dance Wine Tasting September - Swiss Sausage BBQ December - Nutcracker December - Shop Till You Drop Raffle

King City Rotary

Sunday, April 6, 2014 7:00 am Rain or Shine! Salinas Valley Fair Grounds • 625 Division St. King City

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Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services receives grant from the Hospice Foundation to support families grieving the loss of a child Submitted Article

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he holidays can be a heartfelt time for families to connect with love, hope and healing. However, for families whose children have died, the holidays can be especially difficult, and too often, extremely isolating. “During the holidays the vacancy in our home missing him is painful,” said Marlene Garcia, remembering 18-year old Edwin. Jacqueline Raynor, whose son, Christopher died at age 11 in 1999 added, “I lost my son fourteen years ago and the holidays are the still most painful time of year for our family and others like ours.” Jacob’s Heart is proud to announce it has received a grant in the amount of $15,426 from Hospice Foundation specifically to focus much needed support to families of children with cancer in South Monterey County, including families like Garcia and Raynor who have lost a precious child to cancer or other life-threatening conditions. This grant is given in addition to a grant of $50,000 awarded to Jacob’s Heart from

the Hospice Foundation, which provides bilingual counseling, art therapy, grocery deliveries and essential financial support to families of children with cancer and bereaved families living in Monterey County. Earlier this month, with funding from the Hospice Foundation, Jacob’s Heart hosted two bilingual memorial services giving Monterey County families whose children have died a chance to connect and share the journey of grief together. As a follow-up to these ceremonies, Hospice of Santa Cruz County and Salinas Valley Memorial Cancer Center have partnered with Jacob’s Heart to provide support groups for families of children with cancer as well as home visits throughout Monterey and San Benito Counties to support families in need of one-on-one support. Since its inception in 1997 Hospice Foundation has granted over $20 million dollars to local programs dedicated to strengthening and improving the quality of end of life care in Monterey and San Benito Counties. “I am very grateful to have the opportunity to meet families who have survived this unbearable loss that is so new to me,” added Garcia. For more information about grief support offered by Jacob’s Heart, please call 831724-9100 or email families@jacobsheart.org.

THANK Y U VOLUNTEERS! With gratitude to our amazing Salinas Valley and South County volunteers... Through your support and generosity, you ensure quality end-of-life care is available throughout our community.

Tree of Life - Dec. 8, 2013

Back to the Valley - April 11, 2014

A&G Pumping Will Clark, Will Clark Trucking Danny Conatser, King City Welding Lincoln Hatch King City 4-H Raye Ann Houx Mikel Ann Miller

Donna Myers Debby Norman Janene Norum John Pekema Sharon Pursley Art Trescony, King City Electric Eric Wilkins

Lorri Koster Kathryn Albers Christina Barnard Katy Blowers Whitney Brem Terry Fleming Ducato Bill Hastie Gina Nucci Bill Tebbe Kerry Wright

BOARD MEMBERS Lorri Koster Wendy Francioni Mikel Ann Miller Bill Tebbe

TURN YOUR COMPASSION INTO ACTION. SUPPORT HOSPICE FOUNDATION. HOSPICEGIVING.ORG | (831) 333-9023 | 80 GARDEN COURT, SUITE 201, MONTEREY, CA 93940

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First Night Monterey an ongoing community celebration

Mayor John Huerta awards certificate to camp youth.

Monterey Lion Dance Troupe perform at the Harvest Festival.

GREENFIELD

Summer Youth Art Day Camp June- August 2014 10:00am - 3:00pm

2014 Greenfield Harvest Festival Sunday, October 19, 2014

Art Camp artist shows work at reception.

11:00am - 5:00pm

Small & Large Animal Medicine & Surgery 2014 City of Soledad and Los Coches Animal Hospital REDUCED FEE Rabies Vaccination Clinic & Dog License Renewell When: April 5th • 10am - 1pm Where: The Bill Ramus Park, Soledad St. and Monterey St.

Greenfield Community Cultural Arts Center 215 El Camino Real For details and sign up go to: wwww.firstnightmonterey.org or call 831-402-0206

Rabies Vaccination $15 • DHPP $13 • Bordatella $12 CASH ONLY!

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