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News: 10/15/2018

October 8, 2018 – Remembering, thanking, preparing

Oct. 8 saw many local events marking one year after the wildfires.

At the Glen Ellen Fire station, Morgan Johnson (left), administrative assistant with Sonoma Valley Fire and Rescue with Go Bags and firefighters Max Psaledakis and Helyna Derickson.

CalFire’s Nick Guidry shows Kenwood resident Gail Mazzucchelli how to sign up for SoCo Alert

TIPS Roadside offered free food for first responders that day, and displayed many fire-related art pieces such as this one above by Glen Ellen artist Helena Donzelli made from a measuring tape found in the ashes.

At the Glen Ellen fire station (L to R) J.R. Wagner, Wendy Wood, Lucie Levine and an unidentified man.

VJB offered free pizza and salad for the community all day at the Kenwood Fire Department. (L to R) Santa Rosa Fire Department (SRFD) Captain David Kim, Captain Gary Johnson of Sonoma Valley Fire and Rescue, and SRFD firefighter Steven Smoker.

VJB staff (L to R) Mike Rosenbaum, Juan Sosa, Javier Hernandez, and Kenwood resident Judy Mikeska.

Palooza Brewery and Gastropub offered up free pizza as well, and brought in live music. (L to R) Steve Hammersly, Jeff Nead and Rich Little, of the Mighty Creatures.

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