Field trip leader extraordinaire, Linda Varonin, with Club President, Laura Merlo.
Marion's cake embodied the spirit of our celebration.
In June we celebrated 100 field trips led by Linda Varonin.
Game Day is back with some seriously fun games of "Corte Madera Rummy."
Hikers on the Baltimore Canyon field trip.
Dee Fratus graciously provided a cake to kick off celebrating Linda's completion of 100 field trips.
As of May 1, 2021, the Knitting Group has donated to 19 different care facilities!
A hike on Horse Hill offered views of the Golden Gate as well as closeups of the equine residents.
Scholarship recipients Loughlin Browne, Charlotte McAdam and Emily Rusting joined us for our 2021 Spring Tea.
Special guest at our Spring Tea was Brian Powell, sponsor of the Kimberly Powell Scholarship, awarded by the Club.
Janis conducted our trivia quiz from Oracle Park.
In April we heard about Mt Tamalpais College from Jody Lewen. The college serves San Quentin residents.
Chiz continues to knit blankets and donate them to hospitalized patients.
The Knitting Group has been meeting outdoors during the pandemic.
We walked along the Ridgewood Fire Road in San Rafael for the March Field Trip.
All members are welcome to attend the Club's monthly business meetings.
In February Linda led us to the labyrinth in the Marin Headlands.
The Book Group met at Piccolo Pavilion in Menke Park.
Mary, Anne, Renee and Lois (L-R) model clothing protectors sewn for patients. Mary has made 22 herself!
In 2020, the Knitting Group has donated articles to 12 care facilities and the list continues to grow in 2021!
From the Northgate Post Acute Care Facility: "On behalf of the residents...thank you so much for the lap blankets and clothes
protectors you sent. They are now being put to use and highly appreciated. God bless you for all the things you do. Stay safe."
Linda models a clothing protector sewn in the group.
In January, Cynthia Keast described her work as a San Rafael PD detective for juvenile and sexual assault cases.
It is impossible to keep up with the many donations from the Knitting-Sewing Group to local care organizations.
Our December meeting featured Pamela Bostelmann, who spoke to us about the African Library Project
In lieu of our traditional holiday gathering, Club elves baked cookies and packed them for delivery to each member
A team of seventeen planned, baked, packed and delivered the goodies.
Maxine was one of many members who welcomed the holiday cheer amidst the pandemic
Windchime Memory Care received a bundle of hats and blankets from the Knitting Group.
A chilly November day did not dampen spirits for the field trip to Olivet Cemetery
Following Covid protocols, the Book Group has been meeting at Piccolo Pavilion in Menke Park and via Zoom
Jill Aggersbury, retired Red Cross nurse, and Janis Luft, nurse practitioner, spoke to us about Covid19 contact tracing
Our October meeting featured Stephanie Hartwell-Mandella, manager of the Corte Madera Library
The Marin IJ acknowledged the Knitting Group's donations
Dolls created and dressed by the Knitting Group to comfort dementia patients
Olga took a very plain doll and made her elegant.
Olga's elegant handicraft
Resident in dementia care with a comfort doll
Activity Directors from Pine Ridge Rehab Center and Northgate Nursing Center
Darnell from Marin Terrace accepted items donated by the Knitting Group
Michael Cobbina from Kaiser-Permanente with members of the knitting group
The September field trip explored the Dominican University campus
Historical features, gardens and sculpture decorate the Dominican campus
Ashley Howe, Director CM Parks and Rec, presented at our September meeting