28th Annual YWCA Twin Awards- May 10, 2012
Join YWCA recognize this year's honorees. NBC Bay Area's Janelle Wang will emcee as the YWCA honor's the Bay Area's executive women.
Over the past 28 years, we have honored women executives from companies such as Adobe Systems, Applied Materials, Hewlett Packard, Lockheed Martin, IBM Corporation, Cisco Systems, Xilinx and Oracle, as well as a cross-section of outstanding small and mid-size growth companies from a variety of industries such as government, legal, financial services, venture capital, bio technology and clean technology.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the YWCA’s Events Manager, LaDonna Curteman, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408)295-4011 x216.
Silicon Valley Junior Achievement- Taste of Sucess Event
May 10, 2012
We proudly invite you to join Junior Achievement at our 14th annual Taste of Success! Sip on a selection of fine wines and sample delicious foods from local restaurants & artisans while bidding on an array of items in our extensive live and silent auction! Additionally, enjoy martini tastings and live chef demonstrations. Order your tickets online!
NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman wil be at the event!
Contact Alex Quintana for more information at email@example.com or (925)465-1081
Petaluma Arts Center Lectures and Exhibits
Discover Petaluma’s Hidden Gems During National Preservation Month of May
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has celebrated May as National Preservation Month since 2005, encouraging communities to celebrate their rich, diverse heritage and draw more Americans into the growing national preservation movement. This year the Petaluma Arts Center is sponsoring a lecture series that draws attention to the many architectural treasures in our community.
All programs are held in the Petaluma Arts Center Community Room. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5.00.
May 6, 4pm – Restoration of Petaluma’s 1914 North Western Pacific Railroad Depot and associated buildings
Glenn David Mathews, AIA – Architectural Resources Group
May 10, 7pm – From Grain Elevators to Hatcheries: Petaluma’s Agricultural History as Told Through its Architecture
Katherine J. Rinehart, Historian & Author
Book Signing will follow lecture
May 17, 7pm -Julia Morgan: Architect of Beauty
Mark Anthony Wilson, Architectural Historian & Author
Book Signing will follow lecture
May 20, 4pm – Adaptive Re-Use of a Petaluma Livery Stable
Bill Wolpert, AIA – Green Building Architects
10th Annual Bay Area Walk Now for Autism Speaks
UC Berkeley Professor Michael Omi to Speak at Sunnyvale Library
Michael Omi, Ph.D., Professor of Asian American Studies in UC Berkeley’s Ethnic Studies Department, will speak on Monday, May 14, 2012 at 7 p.m. at Sunnyvale Public Library about the backstory of racial politics leading to the moving of Japanese Americans living on the West Coast to internment camps during WWII.
On Wednesday, May 23 at 7 p.m., all are invited to read and discuss the book, Farewell to Manzanar, written by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston on her experiences as a child incarcerated at a Japanese internment camp.
These programs are supported by Searching for Democracy, an initiative of Cal Humanities in partnership with the California Center for the Book and the California State Library. Information on other programs in the Learning from the Past: the Japanese American Experience series can be found on the Sunnyvale Library website: www.sunnyvalelibrary.org or by calling (408) 730-7300. Sunnyvale Public Library is located at 665 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale CA 94086.