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an amazing and flawless expe- rience for 350 guests once again. Sutter Health returned as the Sweepstakes Sponsor and Northern California Medical Associates returned as the Best of Class Sponsor. In addition, there were 13 Double Gold Table Sponsors, representing support for the local area business commu- nity and those from the wine industry as well. Ziggy, the Wine Gal, Event Chair lent her energy and immense talent together with her committee to assemble top fund raising auc- tion packages for the YWCA’s domestic violence


services.


Notable packages included a Pig Roast by Iron Chef Celebrity Chef Duskie Estes for 6 at Arista Winery with rooms at nearby Farmhouse Inn and a Sonoma Helicopter experience over the Russian River Valley for the entire party; another top lot was a Kosta Browne Winery pack- age including dinner for 8 at the winery, VIP tour and tast- ing, a 3L and two magnums of their famous Pinot Noir,


Women, Wine and Cheese


and four allocations in the next fall and spring releases. A surprise addition to the live auction was an autographed guitar from the band, Journey presented by musician Frank Hayhurst who played the gui- tar live at the luncheon. The live auction raised over $76,000 and the silent auc- tion raised more than $8,200, while a raffle for a stunning diamond tennis bracelet gen- erously donated by Bennett Valley Jewelers raised over $15,000! The YWCA donors really


showed their support during the Invest in a Life portion pledging nearly $47,000 to empowering women who are ready to make a break from their abuser and pursue a life free from violence. For sponsorship of the please


2013 event, contact


Madeleine Keegan O’Connell at 707-303-8400 or at mocon- nell@ywcasc.org.


Please


refer to Upbeat Times as the source of how you heard about this event.


UPBEAT TIMES • February 2013 • 10


Santa Rosa, CA. ~ The American Philharmonic Sonoma County (APSC) is pleased to announce the third concert of it's 14th season, “Russian Revolution” with


Philharmonic Sonoma County – “Russian Revolution”


American guest conductor Mark


Wardlow and Anne Suda, guest cellist. Liadov’s “Eight Russian Folk Songs”,


Tchaikovsky’s


“Variations on a Rococo Theme” and Shostakovich’ “Symphony No. 9” comprise the program. Performances are Saturday February 23, 2013 at 8:00pm and Sunday February 24 at 2:00pm at the Santa Rosa High School Performing Arts Auditorium. APSC is the Bay Area’s


premier all-volunteer profes- sional-caliber orchestra.


The


70 orchestra members donate their time and talent in support of the organization’s mission to make the beauty of music avail- able to everyone. One of the orchestra’s goals is to enlarge the audience for classical music by including people who have not had the opportunity or the


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SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL COACH KELLY WOOD ACCEPTS NEW JOB


Santa Rosa, CA. ~ Award- winning Santa Rosa Junior College Women’s Volleyball Coach Kelly Wood has recently been hired as Humboldt State University’s head women’s vol- leyball coach. Wood is originally from Humboldt County and attended South Fork High School. She was a student at SRJC and played on basketball and vol- leyball teams in 1992 and 1993. She transferred to Sonoma State University, and graduated with a Psychology degree. Wood also has a Master’s degree in Education from Chapman University.


In 1996, she returned to SRJC as assistant coach to Diane Campagna, later serving as interim head coach for the 2000 season. Wood took over as permanent head coach in 2002, and over the next decade would lead SRJC Women’s Volleyball through a total of 263 wins and 70 losses, a winning percentage of 79%.


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Her Bear Cubs teams have made appearances in seven California Community College State Tournaments, winning four conference titles in the last five years at the Big Eight Conference, the most competi- tive in the state. Wood has also been named Conference Coach of the Year three times and was the NorCal Regional Coach of the Year twice. She has coached three


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JOKES & Humor # 5 A professor was giving a big test one day to his students. He handed out all of the tests and went back to his desk to wait. Once the test was over the students all handed the tests back in. The profes- sor noticed that one of the students had attached a $100 bill to his test with a note saying, "A dollar per point." The next class the professor handed the tests back out. This student got back his test and $64 change.


"If there are any unintelligent people in the room, will they please stand up," said the sarcastic teacher. After a long silence, one freshman rose to his feet.


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"Now then mister, why do you consider yourself unintelligent?" inquired the teacher with a sneer.


"Well, actually I don't," said the student, "but I hate to see you standing up there all by yourself."


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