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September 2021

East Palo Alto Parks Master Plan Virtual Community Workshop 1 - September 30, 2021

Here's your opportunity to give your input on the City of East Palo Alto's Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan. Join East Palo Alto city residents at the city's Virtual Community Workshop 1. Participation requires pre-registration Go here for more information.

Redistricting Meeting: Redwood City, North Fair Oaks, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto - September 18, 2021

County has begun the process of Redistricting with the goal of completing this process by November 2021. Your input is crucial to this process and 2020 U.S. Census data will be used to balance the population within each district. On Saturday, September 18th at 9:00 am -the County will host a Redistricting Meeting, with a primary focus on Redwood City, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and North Fair Oaks. We need your voice and others in the community to participate to provide public comment and express your concerns, support, and more importantly ensure the (Latino, youth, immigrant, etc) communities are represented. Join the meeting, share the link, and more importantly encourage others, your team members, neighbors, families, etc.. to be present at the meeting. Live Interpreter will be available - in Spanish, Mandarin, Tagalog. Meeting time: Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Virtual Hearing Zoom Webinar Link: https://smcgov.zoom.us/j/95111742122 Zoom Webinar ID: 951 1174 2122 Dial-in: 669-900-6833 Go here for more information.

San Jose Team Hope 10K Run/5K Walk To Support The Huntington’s Disease Society Of America - September 18, 2021

The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) will host the San Jose Team Hope 10K Run/5K Walk on Saturday, September 18th at 7:30 AM (PST) at Campbell Park at the Los Gatos Creek Trail in Campbell California. All proceeds support HDSA’s mission to improve the lives of people affected by Huntington’s disease (HD) and their families. “For the past two years, my family has been involved in organizing the San Jose Team Hope Walk/Run and we are excited to be planning the event again,” said Therese Crutcher-Marin, Chair of HDSA’s San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate. “The HD community gathers to show solidarity, mutual support, for all families struggling with HD.” Team Hope is HDSA’s largest national grassroots fundraising event, which takes place in over 100 cities across the U.S. and has raised more than $14 million for HD since its inception in 2007. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors, and communities walk together each year to support HDSA’s mission to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families. For more information about the event, please contact Therese Crutcher-Marin (theresecrutchermarin@gmail.com, 530-906-8415). Online registration and donation can be found at hdsa.org/thwsanjose HDSA's Team Hope Walk Program is nationally sponsored by Genentech and Teva Pharmaceuticals. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure. Every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of inheriting the faulty gene. Today, there are approximately 41,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease. The symptoms of HD are described as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s – simultaneously. The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by HD. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today and hope for tomorrow for people with HD and their families. HDSA was founded in 1967 by Marjorie Guthrie, the wife of legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie. Woody died from HD complications when he was only 55 years old, but the Guthrie family legacy lives on at HDSA to this day. To learn more about Huntington’s disease and the work of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, visit www.hdsa.org or call (800)345-HDSA. Go here for more information.

 

 

 

 

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