Category Archives: Advisory Board

IMG_5824 CommunityGrows Joins Board Match

March 9th, 2016

On Wednesday evening, March 3, 2016 the Union Square Hilton was buzzing with potential Board candidates who can to talk with over 100 non-profits. This event was sponsored by the Volunteer Center. CommunityGrows Advisory Board members Jaromy Schmidt, Leah Cerri and Meredith Pavia, along with Development consultant Cheryl Clarke helped to anchor the table, and … Continue reading CommunityGrows Joins Board Match

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IMG_5148 Harvest Celebration

November 11th, 2015

CommunityGrows Advisory Board and Staff culminated many months of hard work and planning into a wonderful Harvest Festival at Stern Grove Trocadero Clubhouse on Thursday evening, November 5, 2015. Located in a redwood grove with trails, meadows, ponds, and eucalyptus trees all around, the Clubhouse was a beautiful setting. It gave a rustic feeling to … Continue reading Harvest Celebration

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5.16.15-RP-Wkday-Greenhouse_IMG_1122 Greenhouse Deconstruction and Workday at Rosa Parks!

May 18th, 2015

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 over 50 volunteers came together to disassemble an old greenhouse at Rosa Parks Elementary School, to make way for a new one later this year. We are excited to be building a new structure in compliance with the San Francisco Unified School District, thanks to a Community Challenge Grant for … Continue reading Greenhouse Deconstruction and Workday at Rosa Parks!

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11.5.14-Greens Fundraiser_IMG_3558 Fun Evening at Greens Restaurant

November 7th, 2014

On Wednesday night, November 5, 2014, CommunityGrows hosted their first fundraiser at Greens Restaurant in Ft Mason. Photos in this blog and on our CommunityGrows Flickr Photostream were taken by Judith Keenan, a long-time CommunityGrows supporter. Thank you Judith! Our CommunityGrows Advisory Board did a great job recruiting their friends and family to attend and … Continue reading Fun Evening at Greens Restaurant

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The concept of Restaurant menu. Join our Raffle and/or Dinner at Greens

October 1st, 2014

Join CommunityGrows in celebrating 20 years of cultivating healthy youth through growing gardens in low-income, diverse communities! On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, we’ll host our 1st Annual Harvest Dinner – an exclusive, intimate meal at one of San Francisco’s iconic restaurants, Greens at Fort Mason. Our Harvest Dinner kicks off our fall fundraising efforts – … Continue reading Join our Raffle and/or Dinner at Greens

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9.9.14-NewAB_IMG_7973 Expanding our Advisory Board

September 14th, 2014

CommunityGrows welcomes six new Advisory Board members to our program. They are Sherry Bijan, Leah Cerri, Arif Husain, Casey Johnson, Carmen Olmetti and Meredith Pavia. They join our other Advisory Board members Rebekah Black, Jennie Carpenter, Barb Fujimoto, Will Newsom, Jaromy Schmidt and Shakirah Simley. We had our first monthly meeting in the Board Room … Continue reading Expanding our Advisory Board

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Meet-and-Greet Advisory Board Candidates

August 3rd, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, 2014 CommunityGrows Advisory Board invited candidates they’ve been vetting to a Meet-and Greet event in Koshland Garden. It was a great day getting to know fantastic candidates who came to us through recommendations and through Linked-In Board Connect. Barbara Wenger, Executive Director and Kelly ErnstFriedman, Director of Programs joined three of … Continue reading Meet-and-Greet Advisory Board Candidates

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CommunityGrows Board Retreat

April 4th, 2014

On Sunday, March 30, 2014, our CommunityGrows Advisory Board held their annual advisory board retreat at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, CA in the Marin Headlands within the Golden Gate National Parks. We were thrilled to be offered this space by one of our Advisory Board members, Heather Groninger, who is the Human Resources … Continue reading CommunityGrows Board Retreat

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