2018 Luminaries of Life

luminosity2018 2Yolo Hospice and its affiliate, Citizens Who Care, held its third-annual Luminaries of Life award dinner and fundraiser on October 11 at the Woodland Community & Senior Center. Over 150 guests gathered for a catered dinner by Buckhorn Catering from Winters, a Live Auction led by Auctioneer Keith McLane, and an honoree program led by Craig Dresang, Yolo Hospice CEO and Joanne Bell, Director of Citizens Who Care Programs. The event honored long-time friends and ambassadors who have contributed to the missions of both organizations. This year’s honorees were Sheila Allen and Jim Provenza of the Yolo Healthy Aging Alliance; Dr. Jack Berger, founding medical director of Yolo Hospice; Ken Wagstaff, former mayor of Davis and executive director of CWC; and Virginia Shubert, an early leader in the field of hospice care. $80,000 was raised at this year’s event. This money will go in support of creating a new Adult Day Care Center in Davis.luminosity2018 1

Yolo Hospice and Citizens Who Care are grateful to their sponsors for the event: Luminary Sponsor Franklin Paul Brady and Partnership Sponsors Rick Beckermeyer Photography, Berryessa Gap Vineyards, the Davis Enterprise, Marion Franck and Bob Lew, Edward Jones, Sudwerk Brewing Co., Sutter Health Valley Area, SwimAmerica, Keith and Lynn Volkerts, and Sharon Williams.

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