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May 28, 2023

Gathering pennies for AIDS

The sixth annual “Gathering the Pennies” event, scheduled to
coincide with World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 1, will benefit Sonoma
County HIV/AIDS families with children. World AIDS Day aims to
increase awareness of the magnitude of the HIV/AIDS epidemic
globally. The day will be observed around the world in 190
countries. Locally, the Gathering the Pennies event will raised
funds for Sunburst Projects, a county non-profit organization that
has served children and families living with HIV/AIDS since 1988.
You can bring your pennies and spare change to Copperfield’s Books
in Sebastopol, River Reader in Guerneville and to Levin & Co.
in Healdsburg starting Saturday, Nov. 29 through Monday, Dec. 1
between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Free solar energy workshops
Free workshops on producing solar energy will be offered by
Solar Works, a Sebastopol business, on Dec. 9 from 7 to 9 p. m. at
New College in Santa Rosa and on Jan. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. at the Sebastopol Youth Annex. For the dates of other
workshops, call 829-2518.

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