Update on Donor Drive April 7th for CJ!

Just wanted to let you know that our plans are in full motion for a Donor Drive for CJ Banaszek. The Fabulous Women are organizing a day that is both family friendly and supportive to our friend. CJ is 11 years old, lives in Petaluma, and has a rare form of leukemia. The only way to cure this condition is to find someone that has a DNA match. CJ will need a bone marrow transplant. That is why we are asking the community to come to Petaluma Valley Athletic Club on April 7, 2012. Our goal for the day is to get as many people to show up and do a simple cheek swab....

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Save the Date: April 7th Donor Drive for CJ

The Fabulous Women and Petaluma Valley Athletic Club will be sponsoring a bone marrow drive for our friend, named CJ. CJ is only 11 and has been diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia….We are optimistic that a bone marrow drive will help us find him a match. We will have a family friendly event at Petaluma Valley Athletic Club on Saturday, April 7th from 12 – 6 pm. We will help people get tested and added to the National Bone Marrow registry. We will also have a raffle, silent auction, tennis tournament, bake sale, t-shirt sales, Courage band sale, music, bbq, clown, jumpy house……..and guess what…..we’re just getting started!!! Watch for our event...

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Hometown Heroes!

Picture a group of women gathered around a table, chatting, laughing, and savoring a plate of appetizers. After an hour or so,these ladies get down to business, discussing charities and how they can help. They’re known as “The Fabulous Women of Petaluma”. Started five years ago by Krista Gawronski, The Fabulous Women have grown from a handful of girlfriends, to a dynamic female force that has made a positive impact on our community. KZST now salutes Krista Gawronski for making a difference in Sonoma County. Together with the Exchange Bank we honor them by placing their names onto our honor roll of “KZST Hometown Heroes” For more information on the Hometown Heroes, click...

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Thanks to our generous sponsors and wonderful entertainment!

Thanks to our generous sponsors and wonderful...

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Time for some special Thanks!

The reason that this group has taken off is because of the outstanding help of our Board Members and Advisory Committee. Board Members: Krista Gawronski, Sandra Fetter, Erin Ascher, Michelle Silva, Kerry Peachy, Melissa Becker and Heather Banaszek. Advisory Committee: Cas Banaszek, Dian Banaszek, Tami Gholson, Ellen Yant, Lyn Romstad, Denise Looney, Heather Elliot Hudson, Christy Kenyon, Karen Nau, & Val Montplaiser Additional thanks to Thom Knudsen for his guidance and legal expetise in helping us turn...

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Two Special Community Events in September – Mark your calendars!

Event #1: North Bay Women in Business: Friday September 16, 2011 – Sheraton Hotel, Petaluma Come join an amazing group of local women for a day of inspiration, education and relaxation. The focus of this exciting event is to empower the economic, emotional, and physical well-being of North Bay women. Participants will be treated to a full day of activities, breakfast, breakout sessions, local resources, a fashion show by Athleta, lunch, tools and nutritious/delicious food to nourish their confidence and success. The day will wrap up with wine tasting and a raffle. One of the day’s highlights will be keynote speaker Louann Brizendine, MD, founder of the UCSF Women’s Mood and Hormone Clinic and...

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