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Oakley Non-Profit Roundtable a Success

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February 20, 2013

As Executive Director of the Friends of Marsh Creek, Diane Burgis set aside her City Council hat for the evening to bring non-profits together for a networking and strategy session last night.  The group thrived off her high energy and saw potential for future meetings and helping one another. “In Oakley, we have to develop… Read More ›

Register Now: The Network of Cares 7th Annual Crab Feed

If you have not already purchased your tickets, be sure to do so soon as tickets are running low for this magnificent event and evening. The 7th Annual The Network of Care Crab Feed will be held on March 9, 2013 starting at 7:00 pm.   The event is an evening of fun with family and… Read More ›

4th Annual Crab Feed Benefiting Bikes For Tykes Program

Our good friends from the Contra Costa County Firefighters will be hosting their 4th Annual Crab Feed which will benefit the Bikes for Tykes charity program. What is special about this event is it started out as a single engine company rebuilding bikes for some of the less fortunate neighborhood children and giving them away… Read More ›

Photos: Special Havens Art From the Heart Event

Jude Byrne of Special Haven was kind enough to give me permission to share some of her inspiring photographs from the Art from the Heart Event currently going on in Brentwood. The show is open 12-5pm and ends on Saturday. The sell of all art will benefit Special Haven. The gallery is located on 741… Read More ›

Special Haven: Art From the Heart

There is a nice event going on in Brentwood for the next three days with all proceeds going towards Special Haven form the selling of art work. I was told that the event idea came from a special needs mother who has a daughter that is an artist. She wanted to do a show that… Read More ›

Register Now: Network of Cares 7th Annual Crab Feed

In what is always a magnificent event, registration is now open for the 7th Annual Network of Care Crab Feed on March 9, 2013.   The event is an evening of fun with family and friends – plus raffle prizes, a silent auction….. and all the crab you can eat! Event Details: March 9, 2013 Antioch… Read More ›

FOMCW: Seeking Volunteers for MLK Day

The Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed will be hosting activities on Monday, January 21st in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They are looking for volunteers to help at one of three activities.  With kids off from school, this could be a fun event for kids of all ages.     Oakley (Map… Read More ›

Challenger Baseball Sign Ups

I wanted to give a shout out to David Chuey (Antioch)  and Meghan Bell (Oakley) who are running baseball leagues for special needs children with a few dates left for signups.  The leagues accommodate children with disabilities and games are played either on Saturdays or Sundays. Monday, Jan 7th:  6pm to 8pm at Iron House… Read More ›

FOMCW Continue Fish Ladder Cleaning

Although the Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed hosted a Salmon Walk yesterday, it was the activity before the walk was neat as for the third time in as many weeks, the group was out cleaning the fish ladder in Brentwood. I snapped a few shots which shows large branches, basketballs, and other junk blocking the… Read More ›

Today: FOMCW To Host Salmon Walk

If you are not interested in watching the San Francisco 49ers or Oakland Raiders this afternoon, the Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed are hosting a nature walk to see if they can spot more salmon in the creek.  The walk begins at 12:30 as Cathy Case, resident fish specialist will lead the Salmon Monitoring Walk. … Read More ›