Latest SF Bay Area Jefferson Awards
When your wife tells you she wants to start a school for special needs children in your house, what do you say? If you’re this week’s Jefferson Award winner, you do more than just say ‘yes.’
May 5, 2013 will be the ninth annual Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour in the East Bay. What started as one woman’s passion to protect local watersheds has grown to change the way thousands of people look at nature and the value the planting and preserving of native plants.
Some call this Jefferson Award winner “Wonder Woman” – not because she leaps tall buildings, but because she builds them as homes for veterans.
This week’s Jefferson award winner learned a love of animals growing up in Wyoming. So it’s not hard to understand why she didn’t hesitate when she found horses in trouble here in the Bay Area.
In one tough East Bay neighborhood, children are blooming like a beautiful lotus flower grows from the mud. That’s the vision driving this week’s Jefferson Award winner.
Young little league players dressed in bright gold and white uniforms piled out of the dugout as Coach John Perry called out their positions for the field with authority. He’s earned it – having coached little league in Santa Rosa for 40 years.
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- East Bay Jefferson Award Winner Pays It Forward In Cancer Fight 2013/03/06