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CeceHurwichLearn Cece Hurwich's secret to happiness

Cece Hurwich
Ashby Village Member/Donor
Author of 92 & Dancing

What did Lola do to end Alzheimers?
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StoryTeamBrought to you by the Story Team...
Our Story Team (one photographer and one writer) regularly feature a member-volunteer partnership that began with service and developed into a valued relationship.

Know the Yiddish word for "Fellow Villager"?
Thelma Elkins does, and so does her friend Julie Freestone. Click here to learn more about an amazing pair of New Yorkers who found each other at Ashby Village.
InspiringLeadershipAshby Village presents in Seattle
at 2015 Village to Village National Conference 

Other villages from across the country want to know what we're doing right. Want to know what we told them about you? (We think you'll be pleased.) HEAR MORE about what these folks are listening to.
Ashby Village Board Chair Andra Lichtenstein speaks to standing room only crowd in Seattle at Inspiring Leadership session presented by Ashby Village. Want a front seat so you can see her close up, along with the more than ten other Ashby Villagers who spoke? SEE MORE
KitVtVLetterBack from Seattle, Kit van Buskirk Shares her Adventures at 
2015 VtV National Conference in an Open Letter to Ashby Village
Kit holds the audience spell bound as she describes Maslow's triangle showing the hierarchy of needs, and explains why Love & Belonging are so important (which is why Ashby Village belongs at the top of the triangle!) 

Ashby Village Member Irene Marcos
ThankYouIreneSpeaking of Inspiring Leadership

After several years of leading the Volunteer Team, founding member Irene Marcos is formally stepping down from this role, although she remains a faithful member of Ashby Village (so look for her at the happy hour).

Find out who's filling these shoes now... 

READ MORE about the important contributions Irene has made to Ashby Village, and hear about the exciting plans of her successor to take the Volunteer Team forward.

Thank You Irene!

AlzheimersWalkAshby Village Volunteers B'Cause Come Through Again 
What's with the Purple? 
 East Bay Villagers join hundreds in WALK to END Alzheimer's
Walnut Creek march.
Volunteers Betsy Chambers, Maryl Gearhart, Kate Brizell, and Rachel Kahn-Hut
Executive Director Andy Gaines shares a bite of his waffle with Ashby Village's youngest volunteer

Nothing Says
Thank You 
Like a Waffle!
Catch your favorite volunteer in the act of eating waffles.

Volunteer Appreciation
Waffle Brunch
Volunteers Anna and Lula
take a well-deserved break
from their usual hard work

Newcomers Welcome 
Bring a Friend

Sunday, November 22, 2-4 pm
Rockridge Neighborhood  

NonFiction Book Club 
Starting November 16
7:30pm Third Mondays
Reading with someone is MORE FUN 

Many Ashby Villagers sing in the Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra (BCCO),
which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with several 

Sun, Nov 8, 3:30pm 
Northbrae Community Church
 941 The Alameda, Berkeley

Open to Everyone
Caring for the Caregiver 
Saturday, Nov. 14, 9am 

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Conference Room 5 & 7 (first floor)
2450 Ashby Avenue Berkeley
RSVP by calling Ellen Carroll (510) 869-6737

  (510) 204 9200   *  

Newsletter Editor: Sarah Hawthorne

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