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  • Curiosity

    Geography of Hope Field Trips open for individual tickets

    Field trips on March 17 are now open for individual purchase. Reserve yours at gohconference.org. #geographyofhopeconference.
    Posted by
    Elisabeth Ptak
    03/11/2017 - 9:55am
  • Emergency

    More on White's Hill

    Sheriff's Department reports that SFD is once again open at White's Hill. Purportedly, if you text 888-777 and put your zip code in the message box, you will get updates on road conditions in your area from the Marin County Sheriff's Office. Tell us how that works for you.
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    03/09/2017 - 8:40am
  • Emergency

    White's Hill to Fairfax on Sir Francis Drake - closed again this morning

    According to sheriff as reported by the West Marin Feed (and Burton), White's Hill is closed again this morning, Wednesday, March 8. No word yet on reopen time. Use alternate routes.
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    03/08/2017 - 7:12am
  • Curiosity

    Scholarships Available--Marin Women's Hall of Fame Gala

    The Marin Women's Commission is offering ten scholarships to attend the Marin Women's Hall of Fame Gala. Apply at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeuD_9IhdobHK-B19opctHFrC5SqWlkXBgCkpnR8ze-kAs16g/viewform Learn more about this inspirational event at https://www.ywcasf-marin.org
    Posted by
    Catherine Hargrave
    02/27/2017 - 2:44pm
  • Curiosity

    Scholarships Available for Geography of Hope Conference

    We're offering a limited number of scholarships to attend this year's conference. Apply if you're between 18 & 30 years old at http://gohconference.org/scholarships/. Application deadline Feb. 19. Presented by Black Mountain Circle.
    Posted by
    Elisabeth Ptak
    02/01/2017 - 5:43pm

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