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Assist with Fire Safety neighborhood canvassing

The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to assist with a canvassing event from 9:00am to 2:30pm on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in the Roseland area of Santa Rosa to promote fire safety awareness. Teams of two, preferably one of whom is bilingual/Spanish speaking, will go door-to-door in a specified neighborhood to share fire prevention information. The Red Cross responds to disaster every 8 seconds, and nearly all of those are house fires. Roseland is the highest-risk area for home fires in… Read More »

Chapter honors local philanthropists

Celebrate Community Partnership, a program coordinated through the Press Democrat will be presented with the 2011 Spirit of Philanthropy Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Wine Country Chapter. The 2011 National Philanthropy Day® Awards luncheon and ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in honor of National Philanthropy Day® (NPD). More than 200 people are expected to attend the luncheon, which recognizes individuals and organizations for their contributions to countless… Read More »