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Internships at Pepperwood Preserve provide valuable opportunities for students to connect to and understand the biodiversity of Sonoma County. Sasha Ruschmeyer's experience at the preserve created opportunities to collaborate with teachers and mentors who positively impact her ability to create a clear picture of “true conservation”....

  Below is a list of all organizations funded this year thanks to the generosity of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend.   Fund the Future: Early Childhood Literacy We believe that if children can read, they will succeed. Bellevue Union School District: Facilities Fund Community Action Partnership: Pasitos Playgroups and AVANCE Healdsburg...

Time Magazine examines our (mis) conceptions regarding men and women's work. The story, neatly summarizes Kweilin Ellingrud and Vivian Reifberg's recent report "The Power of Parity" and is part of Time's "Ideas" reporting....

Prince Rogers Nelson left more than an artistic legacy; his anonymous giving established and supported social justice nonprofits. He covertly convened political adversaries backstage at his performances in order to move conversations about community ahead. Rolling Stone offers this tribute to his philanthropy....

ieSonoma is a partnership between public and private educational institutions and the larger community devoted to exploring the research, theory, and practice of 21st Century teaching and learning for the purpose of transforming the way we prepare our youth for success in this rapidly changing...

Logo and Usage Guidelines   We would like to share with you the logos for both Sonoma Wine Country Weekend and Community Foundation Sonoma  County. Please email Program Assistant Rubie Magallanes at rmagallanes@sonomacf.org if you would like the logos emailed to you. Community Foundation Sonoma County For more information...

By J Mullineaux This year I decided to honor my mother on Mother’s Day by purchasing a trumpet and donating it to the Music for Schools Program at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. My mother inspired me to play the trumpet – in fact, my...

Ron Bartholomew and Sharon Keating have been married for 28 years, having reconnected at their ten-year high school reunion. Although they know each other pretty well after all these years, they didn’t realize actually how well until they played a card game with J Mullineaux,...

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