Oct 25, 2019-
Oct 25, 2019
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Lifehouse Annual Community Awards Banquet
Lifehouse to Celebrate Outstanding Employees, COmmunity Members & Supportive Businesses at Annual Awards Banquet, October 25th
101 McInnis Parkway
Event Description

WHAT:          Lifehouse, a Marin County-based nonprofit organization supporting individuals with developmental disabilities, will hold its Annual Awards Banquet to honor our dedicated staff and community members who have been essential in the continued success of our programs over the past year. We will also celebrate the personal achievements of the people we serve. The evening will include a sit-down dinner, awards presentation, and dancing with DJ Terri DeLangis.      

WHEN:          Friday, October 25, 2019

                        6:30-9:30 PM


WHERE:       Embassy Suites Hotel

                        101 McInnis Parkway

                        San Rafael, CA


COST:            $60 per person


TICKETS:      415-526-5300 or  Reservations are required.



·       Mary Jane Burke, Marin County Superintendent of Schools – Master of Ceremonies

·       Nancy Dow Moody, Lifehouse President and CEO


·       Lifehouse will host over 350 guests, including the people we serve, staff, community members, families and friends, including the following awardees:


Employer of the Year: Pedy, Lawson, Pedy’s Petals (Santa Rosa)

Winery of the Year: David Duncan, Silver Oak (Napa)

Restaurant of the Year: Ben Balesteri, Poggio Trattoria (Sausalito)

Outstanding Corporate Involvement: Pat Kendall, Kaiser Permanente (San Rafael)

Extraordinary Community Service: Crystal Elliott, VPM Management (Novato)

Open Arms Award: Mark Jackson (San Anselmo)

Volunteer of the Year: Marinda Freeman (Corte Madera)

Spirit of Lifehouse Award: Doug Clough & Erin Uesugi (El Cerrito)

Charles L. Martin Award: Ed Coyne (San Rafael)

Philanthropist of the Year: Gary & Marica Nelson (Sonoma)

Personal Achievement Award: Julia Pozsgai (Sonoma)

Outstanding Staff Recognition: Patcharee Boyd, Megan Daos, Florence Karanja, Claudia Silva, Mike Sus

·       Inspiration Sponsors are Doug Clough & Erin Uesugi, Embassy Suites By Hilton. The Independence Sponsor is Filice Insurance, and HUB International.  Community Sponsors are Marin Sanitary Service, and John Morre & Jane Ferrante.




Lifehouse is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that has provided opportunity and independence to individuals with developmental disabilities through life-skills training, community integration, advocacy, referral and information.  Lifehouse began as a parent-led effort in 1954 and is now one of the Bay Area’s most respected agencies, improving the quality of life for the people they support by helping each person become live fulfilled lives. Services include supported living, independent living homes, intermediate care facilities, specialized autism services, individual day support services, Great Expectations Inclusive preschool, assessments, information and referrals, affordable housing advocacy, recreation and vacation travel for adult residents, teen recreation integration programs, autism specialists and in-home support for families.  More information about Lifehouse is available at




Jennifer Waight, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Lifehouse Agency. Phone: 415.640.7407, Email:




Fee: $60.00

Contact Information
Name: Kati Dombrosky, Development Associate     Email:
Phone: 4155265300




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