(L-R) Doug Kirby, Lee Kelly and Marlene and Jack Birdsall enjoyed the festively decorated Community House.
Thanks to all who helped with the Sages Holiday Dinner! I have heard from many of you who attended express gratitude for the amazing event! I've heard nothing but praise for the food, decor, music and company!
Thanks to the TCC for their amazing generosity, once again supporting the dinner with both money and a home. If you aren't already a member, please join this amazing group! Thanks so much to those who fed upwards of 100 peopleLisa Villaseñor, our chief cook and organizer; Karen Dannenbaum, who organized the pies and signups; and Karla Morrison, Tam Taylor, Becca Barkin and all the others who assisted in the kitchen.
Thanks to the great decor team, led by the indefatigable Gabrielle Lamirand and to Karla Morrison for making the gold curtains. I've heard the Community House never looked better!
Thanks to the musicians who donated their servicesAlan Boivin and his amazing group with sound by Tom Mitchell and the string quartet organized by Jeanne Mitchell.
So many helped to make this a great event that it's impossible to mention them all. It's an inspiring occasion that proves that the spirit of Topanga is alive and well!
Connie Wright with her son, Alex
Wright of Do It Wright Painting. Please
see Alex’s story on page one of this issue
about his adventures helping his wife’s
family in the Philippines after the
devastation of Typhoon Haiyan.