The Weekly Calistogan: The gift of Engine 319


July 14, 2021 by Dana Cole One year ago the Calistoga Fire Department took delivery of Engine 319, a parting gift from a generous Calistoga donor, facilitated by the Napa Valley Community Foundation. When E-319 went into service last July, it was the newest, most state-of-the-art wildland fire engine in Napa County. It is also…

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Napa Valley Register: New software may speed up Napa County wildfire evacuations


May 14, 2021 by Register Staff Napa Valley Community Foundation has invested $112,500 to help Napa County pay for a multi-year contract with Zonehaven, a Bay Area software company whose evacuation management platform promises to greatly improve the speed and clarity of communications for wildfire evacuation orders and warnings. Currently, evacuation orders and warnings are…

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St. Helena Star: Aunt Helena


March 30, 2021 All right, who hasn’t been doing their rain dance? Dear Readers, it’s time to gyrate like your water supply depends on it — because it does. And, on a sober note, please conserve water and keep those showers short and to the point. Rough times could be ahead. *** Huzzahs to the…

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Napa Valley Register: Biz buzz: Napa Valley Community Foundation hires new vice president of development & communications


March 2, 2021 For the Register Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) announced that Lindy Solow Bouwer has joined the Foundation as vice president of development & communications. Bouwer will play a leadership role in all fundraising and communications activities, including establishing new donor advised funds and scholarship funds; facilitating planned gifts and securing contributions. Bouwer…

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