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Great Strength: LOVE in The MIdst of It All: Local Super Heroes Alert! From Ari, Ken, Forrest & Lynn(& Family) Of Sun Pacifi c Mortgage & Real Estate

Editors Note: Ari & husband Ken (with their two children on a cruise earlier this year), mortgage lenders at Sun Pacifi c Morgage and good friends of Upbeat Times lost their home in the swift fi res as of recent. In the midst of it all, Ari & Fam- ily managed to mention all the positive

things/reactions and

incredible observations of the great strength of all who came together and those who also lost everything except lives.

Their lives being

their the

most important of all, and still with great losses helped oth- ers. What follows are just small tidbits she sent us at Upbeat Times, of some of the greatness she and her family observed at the time the fi res were in prog- ress and afterwards.

HERE is a Portion: ● To the many men and wom-

en fi refi ghters and police from multiple counties as well as armed forces who have come to Sonoma County to selfl essly help fi ght these wildfi res.

● Monday evening there was no place to eat, all the restau- rants were closed. We

found Out-

back Steakhouse in Rohnert Park open with just one waiter who had decided to come in on his day

off and help serve those he knew would be in need. He was smiling and so were we!

● For a while we could not fi nd a grocery store that was open. We fi nally discovered Safeway on 4th Street open. We were

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would come and opened up for the crowd outside in the park- ing lot. Many Heroes there!

● Day after the major fi res started, IHOP was open, with

told by the wonderful clerks who decided to work that the manager’s house burned down and at 2:00 am he brought his wife and kids to the store. He then called as many clerks in as

only 1 cook, who had decided to come in and help, despite the loss and devastation of the fi re.

● David Reyes, his son Luis Reyes (property owners from Hayward, CA and customers Sun Pa- cifi c Mortgage & Real

Estate) per-

sonally bought and delivered 40 whole chicken


12 pizzas to the SR Veterans building for those that need it!!! Super He- roes!!!!

● Santa Rosa Chi-

ropractor, Dr. Trevor Del Pape, corralled a group of other Chi- ropractors and since day 1 of the fi re, has been giving adjust- ments to the fi refi ghters at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds from morning until night.

● Phase 3, a local martial arts do-jo and after-school care program for kids, opened their doors again for full-time care for kids so parents could get back to work. They also had took charge to gather donations and lend their do-jo facilities to those who lost their homes.

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Holiday Guide #1 • 2017 ~ EVENTS, ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND More! JOKES & Humor # 5

A man takes his place in the theater, but his seat is too far from the stage. He whispers to the usher, “This is a mystery, and I have to watch a mystery close up. Get me a better seat, and I’ll give you a handsome tip.”

The usher moves him into the second row, and the man hands the usher a quarter. Yep. 25 cents.

The usher looks at the quarter in his hand, leans over and whispers, “The wife did it.”


it’s not enough to know what things mean,

sometimes you have to know what things

don’t mean.” Bob Dylan

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