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Noah Navigator

The official magazine of Noah Homes, Inc. Caring for People with Developmental Disabilities Since 1983.

Caring for People with Developmental Disabilities


Spring 2016

Funding the

Forever Homes

Meet our New Residents Tim’s Fashion Debut An Amazing Gift from an Amazing Angel Look for this icon on stories that have a video online!


It’s amazing to see the progress being made at Noah Homes.These buildings will serve as models for such homes nationwide, where there is a clear and growing need.


— Dr. Rafii, Director, Adult Down Syndrome Clinic, and Assistant Professor of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego.



• State of the Ark

5    • Where in the World is Molly? — Speaking Up for Those Who Can’t • Noah in the News 6   

• Top Model Tim’s Fashion Debut • Cruisin’ to Central America • In Loving Memory of Joan Bear


• Summer Fun in the Sun with BBQ & Brews • Aloha from Hawaii • New Bus for Many Adventures


• In Loving Memory of Gail Sullivan • Training Others on Quality Care

9    • An Amazing Gift from an Amazing Angel • Thank You Mulvaney Family — Our Luck of the Irish 10-11  • $1 Million Away from Funding the Forever Homes • Naming the New Memory Care Homes 12  

• Building Once, Asking Twice


• Meet Jessica, Phillip, and Natasha

14   • Meet Tina Quinagon: 2015 Employee of the Year • Volunteer Spotlight: Laureen Amberg 15  

• Getting the Word Out in Coronado

16-17   • 2016 Noah Donors 18-19   • Noah’s Ark Angel Foundation

Noah Homes, Inc. 619/660-6200 [email protected]

Board of Directors President Jim Provencher   Vice President Jack Cohen Secretary Rev. Scott A. Burnia Treasurer Adam Larson  Board Members Renato Alesiani Philip Curtis Tom Finch Randy Gustafson Mary O’Connor Peter Quinn Walter Tendler Dana Zhang

Mission Statement

Noah Homes, Inc. is a Catholic organization serving all faiths, whose mission is to provide exceptional residential services and opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our goal is to maximize each individual’s independence in a community environment that fosters dignity and respect, as well as personal and spiritual growth. Noah Navigator is a publication of Noah Homes, Inc. a nonprofit 501 (C) (3) organization licensed by the State of California to provide residential care for people with developmental disabilities. Cover Photo and Design: Jerrod Pardini Noah family: Colette Gerard and son, Andre (Noah resident).



State of the Ark What progress has been made! I am proud to share so many wonderful updates since our last issue. But before I start, it’s always a good reminder to remember where we came from, and why. Noah Homes was created in 1983 with a mission of ensuring all people with developmental disabilities have a quality, lifelong home. The addition of two of the first memory care homes in the nation will make room for 20 more people to call Noah Homes their lifelong home, but that still leaves many more without one. While we would love to take everyone in, we’ve run out of space in Spring Valley. In true Noah spirit, that wasn’t a reason to give up. I’m now flying everywhere from the California State Capitol to the National Capitol, building awareness on budget issues, aging issues, general care and more. I’m meeting many new advocates for our cause and partnering with everyone who shares our vision. Our work in Sacramento at the Lanterman Coalition has resulted in both the Senate and Assembly passing a two-bill package that will provide over $400 million a year of extra funds for people with developmental disabilities, and the people who serve and care for them. This is not yesterday’s news, though. This is tomorrow’s hope for a stabilized and renewed system, marking the end of a five-year fight, and letting nearly 300,000 people with developmental disabilities live and thrive in their communities. And right here back at home, construction is well under way on the homes that could potentially serve as a national model of memory care specifically for people with developmental disabilities. We want to make sure our residents and our staff remain a best practice model of care, and we are able to do that because of support from you. Right now we are only $1 million from making this dream a reality and fully funding our Join the Journey Capital Campaign. I want to reach through this letter and hug everyone who has already contributed. If you have anything left to give, now is the time. I want to be clear, this capital campaign is a one-time cost and is completely separate from the funds we raise each year to make up the 35% deficit between our costs and reimbursements from state and federal funds. We will never sacrifice quality to save on expenses and we don’t have to as long as we continue to get support from our generous community. If you are only able to give once this year, we ask that you continue to donate to our annual funds. We don’t want the capital campaign to take away from our current needs, and the steadfast philosophy of a debt free Noah Homes. Hopefully one day, we will be able to grow our endowment to a point that we do not have to rely on the ever fluctuating and always underfunded state and federal budget. For now, we celebrate you and others like you, such as Colette Gerard, the Mulvaney Family, Gail Sullivan, Joan Bear and Laureen Amberg – all of whom you will read about in this issue. You are the reason we were able to welcome our new residents Jessica, Phillip and Natasha. You are the reason an outing isn’t simply going across the street, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime cruise, music therapy, dance classes or even a trip to Hawaii. You are the reason I get to see so many smiling faces every day.


Molly Nocon, CEO

Jim Provencher, President Board of Directors


Where in the World is Molly? ... Speaking Up for Those Who Can’t


oah’s fearless leader, CEO Molly Nocon, is going full speed, working to ensure not only the residents of Noah Homes, but all people with developmental disabilities have a quality, lifelong home. Here’s a short round up of her travels in March 2016: Molly was selected to serve on the California Health and Human Services State Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Advisory Committee. In this role, she will meet quarterly in Sacramento to share her expertise in working with community partners to ensure quality care options are available to people with developmental disabilities who are facing Alzheimer’s. The first meeting was held March 9 and included representatives from the Alzheimer’s Association California Council, California Department of Aging, California Health and Human Services and other committee members. On March 11, two days after her meetings in Sacramento on Alzheimer’s, Molly returned to meet with the Lanterman Coalition regarding state funding needs for all people with developmental disabilities. This year, Coalition members are working to educate the public and the legislature regarding the impact of long-term underfunding and the ability of the system to keep the promise of the Lanterman Act to nearly 300,000 Molly and California Health individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The Coalition is always in need of more voices to and Human Services secretary, Diana Dooley. support the cause. If you would like to learn more about joining, please visit

Next, Molly traveled to Washington DC on April 3 to meet with Health and Human Services Community Living to discuss how to serve caregivers in San Diego, and to get a better understanding of how Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will work with caregivers to navigate new regulations and qualifications for matching funds. Straight from DC, she flew to North Carolina to speak at the Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action Conference. This annual event brings leaders from across the country tangible networking opportunities and valuable resources they can use to improve their service delivery for people with Down syndrome, from visionary ideas to practical management tips. In honor of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, Molly traveled virtually to participate as a speaker in the Global Virtual 321eLearning Conference. This was an opportunity for families, educators and researchers from around the world to connect, share, and learn about Down syndrome.

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Top Model Tim’s Fashion Debut T

here is something special trending in fashion and pop culture, from contestants on The Voice, to the Homecoming Queen at Coronado High School: People are celebrating uniqueness and a sense of “doing good.” They are no longer focusing on disability, but rather ability! Based out of Vista, Fashion Stork was founded in 2013 and is a men’s subscription based styling service that sends clothing specifically suited to an individual’s taste. In their November 2015 photo shoot, they chose to have their models reflect their message and See Tim in action at invited three men to be models, all of whom had overcome diversity: a Marine veteran amputee, a Marine veteran who found himself homeless, and Noah Homes’ resident Tim. In addition to this shoot, FashionStork also donates $1 from every package to a family working to adopt a child and to date, they have raised over $95,000.

Tim strikes a pose in a custom tailored velvet dinner jacket.

As always, Tim had a great time trying on the different outfits and striking a pose for the camera. He loves telling people about his experience and is always up for a photo, so make sure to stop by and get an autograph!

Cruisin’ to Central America W

ith California’s winter in full swing, six residents from Noah Homes along with two staff members decided to flee to sunny Central America on a seven day cruise with Carnival Freedom. There were three stops along the way, in Honduras, Belize and Cozumel, where the girls enjoyed shopping and private city tours thanks to Joan Bear, who generously donated to help fund the fun. The girls took full advantage of the ships activities, enjoying the music, nightly shows, dancing and karaoke where Leona, Mary and Raquel won awards for great renditions of their favorite songs. Staff member Kim Lober stated “We had the best time! The ladies enjoyed every minute of the cruise.” From buffets to virgin piña coladas, to relaxing in the hot tub, there was not a dull moment for the group. Thank you to all who made this special trip possible, especially Joan Bear. Our residents look forward to these wonderful vacations.

Our ladies enjoying some shopping at one of the beautiful stops along the cruise.

In Loving Memory of Joan Bear


t is with great sadness that we say a fond farewell to longtime Noah family member Joan Bear, mother of resident Franny. Joan was always enthusiastically supportive of Noah Homes campaigns and fundraisers, making generous donations towards the homes where Franny has lived and helping fund special vacations that Franny and her housemates were planning. Joan was always the first to volunteer to support the needs of the staff as well. Joan was preceded by her dear husband of 51 years, Deacon Benjamin L. “Ted” Bear, Jr. Joan was the mother of 13 children, grandmother of 15 and great grandmother of two. Deeply faith filled, she was a fervent advocate for life and the unborn. Joan leaves an enormous legacy behind. She passed away surrounded by her family at her home in Del Mar on March 30, 2016. A Catholic liturgy celebrating Joan’s life was held at St. James Church in Solana Beach on April 15. Joan will be dearly missed. 6


Summer Fun in the Sun with BBQ & Brews


hat started as a Sage family / Nice Guy’s BBQ and a Jim Mulvaney Sr. Concert on the Green has become a beloved Noah Homes annual tradition! Bring your friends and dance the night away at the 2016 Noah Homes Summerfest Concert and BBQ on the Green June 25th. Celebrate the season with the awesome sounds of Ron’s Garage and fabulous auction items. The Nice Guys of San Diego are serving up delicious tri-tip and chicken BBQ that we recommend pairing with tastings from local breweries in your very own commemorative tasting glass. And of course, all of this fun benefits Noah Homes and will enable us to support people with developmental disabilities in living independent and productive lives in a community environment that fosters dignity and respect as well as personal and spiritual growth. This is sure to be a sell out event again this year!

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rom Central America to Las Vegas to Spring Training in Arizona, Noah Homes residents are always going on exciting adventures. This year was no different as a group of guys escorted by a few lucky staff members took a trip across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii for an entire week. Thanks to the help of Alaska Airlines and Hilton Hotels, the guys were busy enjoying luaus, beautiful beaches and delicious food! Noah Ambassador Richard Neves was meeting and greeting new friends on the beautiful beach, and Florida vacationer’s Bill and Summer were so impressed, they invited the entire group out for ice cream. “This is truly our pleasure to do something for such a wonderful group of people. We are so impressed to hear about their home, and see them having so much fun in Hawaii,” they said. One of the highlights according to Kim Keane was “the visit to Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial. Our guys remembered their dads and others who served our country. It was a very moving experience for them.” Our guys at Diamond Head Luau. Phillip from Casa de Palmas said his favorite excursion was “the Luau and the hula girls. They are great dancers and we loved learning the hula with them.” All of the residents said they needed a break from their routine, love the adventure and, just like any other family, we try to take fun vacations as much as possible!

Our special thanks to John and Colleen Garbaczewski, the Philip Mayr Trust, and the Crawford, Neves, and Riemann families for their financial assistance to make this trip possible. Noah Homes is also grateful to the Parker Foundation for their grant, giving more residents access to outings that would otherwise not be possible.

New Bus for Many Adventures


oah Homes is excited to announce that it will be a recipient of a new bus, thanks to a federal grant through Caltrans that is valued at $108,000. The bus will be custom built in Indiana to meet the specific needs of the residents, and then delivered to Noah Homes. The development staff worked tirelessly to apply and file for this grant, which had many requirements in order to qualify and has a lengthy reporting process. Next steps include collaborating with Caltrans to design the interior of the bus to maximize seating capacity and wheelchair accessibility. The process will take 9 to 12 months. Thank you to Caltrans for this incredible support!



In Loving Memory of Gail Sullivan


n December, Noah Homes lost a beloved friend, supporter and former board president, Gail Gay Sullivan. Gail lived a wonderful life centered in giving and dedicated service to others, including the Noah Homes board of directors from 2011 to 2013 and as president of the board in 2012 and 2013. Since her time at Noah Homes, Gail had been serving on the board of directors at the San Diego Youth Symphony & Conservatory beginning in May of 2014. Gail also was the CFO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego since 2009. Gail had a passion for music and the arts and strongly believed that both enrich our lives. She was a devoted member of the Folk Group at Mission San Diego de Alcala for 30 years and advocated for supporting music and the arts in the school system. Gail was truly a light in this world and her legacy will live on in her friends, family and all those she touched in her lifetime. She passed away suddenly on December 31, 2015 of arrhythmic cardiac failure. Her personal church community held a mass in January at the St. Francis Center at the San Diego Mission de Alcala, where Gail was an integral member for decades. A Celebration of Life took place on April 9 at the Ronald McDonald House. Please refer to [email protected] for more information. The staff and residents of Noah Homes will dearly miss Gail.

Training Others on Quality Care B

ecause people with developmental disabilities are now living long enough to deal with issues related to aging, there is a need for caregivers to receive new training related to dementia. Noah Homes partnered with the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia to host the first NTG Training in Southern California on April 20-22. Although we are at capacity with 90 people with developmental disabilities under our care, we can continue our mission of ensuring everyone with a disability has a quality, lifelong home by sharing our knowledge and training others. We are confident that this training will become a national standard in caretaking and are proud to be a part of the educational growth. Our thanks to our sponsoring community partners, Alzheimer’s San Diego, San Diego Regional Center and St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center whose financial assistance made this first of its kind training possible in San Diego.

The class listens intently to industry experts in our community center.

The first two days targeted staff members who work directly with adults with developmental disabilities in aging-related health care and disability-related agencies. The day was highly interactive and highlighted the basic concepts of caring for an adult with an intellectual disability and dementia. The third day was devoted to understanding and delivering the full NTG Dementia Capable Care Curriculum. These trainers will have full access to expanding modules and manuals, and can continue their education through different webinars. After they have gone through the training, they may also hold training for their own staff.

NTG training sponsored by RezCare Pharmacy and Philip Curtis.



An Amazing Gift from an Amazing Angel B

uilding our new memory care homes has been a large focus of our fundraising efforts this year. We have seen incredible support from our families, friends and community. We are pleased to highlight our dear friend and Noah Family member, Colette Gerard, who is making a future gift of an estimated $2.5 million! Colette’s son, Andre is a young man with autism who loves basketball, bowling, music and the outdoors, and has an insatiable sweet tooth! He lives in Casa de Felicidad and enjoys his life here at Noah with his many new friends. “I never thought I would be able to do something like this, but we have been working for so long and it’s so nice to be able to do this,” said Colette. “Besides, I am getting older and Andre is in a very nice place, and I want him to be able to stay there.” Colette has been a longtime member of the Noah Homes family and we are forever grateful for her support. Her legacy makes a huge impact in our effort to ensure that no person with a developmental disability is left without a loving, lifelong home. For these reasons and more, we are also happy to name her the Noah’s Ark Angel Donor of the Year. Through a Charitable Remainder Trust, Noah Homes will receive a 73% Colette Gerard and Molly Nocon. future interest in the sale of a 25-unit apartment building. This will help support Noah Homes in its mission to provide lifelong care in a community environment that maximizes each individual’s independence, fostering dignity and respect. It also gives the donor a guaranteed income from the trust for their lifetime and an immediate tax deduction for the gift. This gift is important to the long-term financial viability of Noah homes. For more information, please contact Mary Bones at [email protected] or 619-660-6200 x121

Thank You Mulvaney Family – Our Luck of The Irish W e are lucky to have lovely Morgan as a resident at Noah Homes and have come to know her family well over the years.

The Mulvaney family has been a huge supporter of Noah Homes and Jim Mulvaney Sr. was the inspiration for the initial Concert on the Green, where the Irish rock band Skelpin performed as the residents danced along. The Mulvaneys have since become the emcees and title sponsor of our summer fundraiser each year and we look forward to seeing them again at the Summerfest on June 25th. Always going above and beyond, when the Mulvaney family learned of the Memory Care Homes initiative, they pledged $200,000 for the project and presented a check to CEO Molly Nocon in February. Thank you for your enormous generosity and devotion to Morgan, Noah Homes and its mission, and for encouraging others to follow in your passion of giving for these special adults!

Jean Marie and David Mulvaney with daughter, Morgan, at the annual Noah Homes Christmas Open House.



$1 Million Away from Funding the Forever Homes


ore than 100 Noah Homes supporters gathered on March 29 at the construction site of the new memory care homes to celebrate the start of the vertical build, meaning the framing was going up. Some of the very important people who made the project possible ceremoniously signed the framing and shortly after everyone else joined in, so that it can be forever remembered – the community made this happen, and it is one of the first in the nation to do so. Adults with developmental disabilities and memory issues will soon have a place to live. We should all be proud! After announcing the $6.7 million project in January 2015, Noah Homes partnered with HomeAid San Diego and home builders Brookfield Residential, CalAtlantic and Murfey Construction to find more than 35 building and business partners, generating over $1 million in donated professional services, labor and materials. This was complemented by community donations and grants totaling $4.7 million, leaving Noah Homes with $1 million left to fundraise before the homes are completed.

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The two 5,000+ square-foot homes will each house 10 residents, who will benefit from state-of-the-art technology, access to national research, and opportunities to participate in groundbreaking new techniques to fight Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other aging struggles. Noah Homes turned to Dr. Michael Rafii and his team at the UC San Diego Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment for input on the design of the new homes and the programming that will take place inside once they are built. The homes are scheduled to open in early 2017.

Naming the New Memory Care Homes


s construction advances with near lightning speed, there is much anticipation and excitement around the new homes being built on the Noah campus. Discussions are in progress to name these beautiful new buildings. After thoughtful collaboration, the names of the homes will be unveiled at our annual fundraiser, Summerfest Concert & BBQ on the Green, on June 25. This will be a sellout event, so buy your tickets early and be one of the first to know!



The new memory care homes will allow those with developmental disabilities and dementia to grow old gracefully alongside their Noah family and friends. Many Noah residents develop Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia at a young age and these new units will ensure that they continue to get the special care they deserve.

— San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob

I am proud that San Diego is giving a voice to people with developmental disabilities nationwide, who are living longer than ever and facing aging issues for the first time in history. Unfortunately, people with developmental disabilities are entering a broken and ill prepared healthcare system with costly options, if any, and we are working to change that.

— Molly Nocon, CEO of Noah Homes and member of the California Health and Human Services Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Advisory Committee.

It’s amazing to see the progress being made at Noah Homes. These buildings will serve as models for such homes nationwide, where there is a clear and growing need. — Dr. Rafii, Director Adult Down

Syndrome Clinic and Assistant Professor of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego.

We are hoping to prevent folks with developmental disabilities from joining the 10,000-15,000 homeless already in need of a permanent home in San Diego, and we hope to bring everybody into the fold to ‘join the journey’ with us and Noah Homes to make these homes a standard to replicate across the country.

­— Alexis Parker, Executive Director of

HomeAid San Diego, a nonprofit dedicated to building multi-unit housing for San Diego’s at-risk populations.

Until a cure is found, good care is the best medicine we have. With more than 62,000 San Diegans suffering from Alzheimer’s today and a high correlation with those living with Down syndrome, Alzheimer’s San Diego is proud to partner with Noah Homes to improve care in San Diego.

— Mary Ball, President & CEO,

Alzheimer’s San Diego.



Building Once, Asking Twice T

he generous future gift of $2.5 million from Colette Gerard has sparked up quite the celebration, and also a lot of questions about what exactly that means. Here are some quick Q&As to help better understand. Mary Bones, Marketing and Development Manager, is happy to provide additional answers!

For more questions: Mary Bones [email protected] 619-660-6200 x121

Q: Didn’t you get a $2.5 million gift from Colette Gerard? A: Yes and no. We received a generous commitment from Colette Gerard for a 73 percent future interest in the sale of a 25-unit

apartment building, valued as a donation of approximately $2.5 million. This trust will provide Colette with a lifetime income and the balance of the trust will then pass to Noah Homes. Therefore, this will not be applied to the Capital Campaign

Q: You’ve raised $5.7 million in about a year – isn’t Colette’s donation more than enough to finish? A: No. We need $6.7 million for our capital campaign,

which includes one-time costs to build two new memory care homes, make improvements to grounds and build an endowment for the additional staff needed once the homes open. These costs are all accounted for within the “Join the Journey Capital Campaign,” which is $1 million from being totally funded. We are happy to say that the funds from Colette’s trust will one day help provide for the future needs of Noah Homes. All of this is completely separate from our annual fundraising to cover the 35% funding gap between state and federal funds and operational expenses.

Q: What is the difference between a capital campaign and annual fundraising? A: Annual gifts help us live day to day and capital

gifts help us grow. Donations are accepted throughout the year, every year, to help fund operations and these expenses do not go away during a capital campaign. Annual funding supports things such as staff salaries, weekend outings for the residents, utilities, transportation, vehicle and house maintenance, insurance, and more. Gifts to the capital campaign are one-ime gifts (sometimes payable over 3-5 years) that go towards funding the two new memory care homes and related improvements.

Q: What is a charitable remainder trust? A: A charitable remainder trust (CRT) is an irrevocable trust typically funded with highly appreciated property. The CRT is

structured so that there is a current beneficiary who is either the donor or a named individual and a remainder beneficiary, which is a qualified charity, such as a private foundation or nonprofit organization like Noah Homes. “The inclusion of a charitable remainder trust into an estate plan provides tremendous financial and tax benefits to the donor, while creating a legacy and furthering the cause of his or her favorite charity,” said Jim Provencher, president of Noah Homes board of directors and estate planning attorney. “Unfortunately, because of their complexity, the benefits of charitable remainder trusts are not always properly explained to a potential donor.” Once the benefits are made clear and better understood, the decision to use a Charitable Remainder Trust is easy. If you have appreciated property you would consider for a CRT, or a tax burden you are unable to fulfill, the sale of an appreciated property could be a good solution, leaving your cash flow greatly improved and a legacy opportunity that would benefit others into perpetuity. CRTs are nontaxable to the nonprofit recipient.



Meet Jessica, Phillip, and Natasha Jessica A big welcome to Jessica, a beautiful new young lady in Casa Delight who joined the Noah family in May of 2015. She is Terri’s roommate and all the gals in Delight enjoy this new addition to their home. Jessica loves to watch movies, play on her iPad and listen to music on YouTube. She is very happy to be a recipient of a communication grant, which has enabled her to have a text-to-speech application on her iPad. Jessica also enjoys coloring in her spare time. She is super helpful to her housemates and regularly packs lunches and assists in the kitchen. Jessica is a great addition to Casa Delight and is always happy and loving to her housemates. She participates in the St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center day program. Jessica is the eldest of four girls in her family.

Phillip C. Casa de Flores got a spark of energy when Phillip joined their family in June 2015! Phillip has a big personality, is friendly and fun to be with and loves electronics and gadgets of all kinds. He enjoys sports, plays basketball, runs track, and participates in bowling. Phillip makes friends easily and loves to dance. He enjoys church and participates in the Faith & Light program at his parish. He is also involved in the parks program at St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center. Phillip was the notorious unicorn in our Noah’s Ark at the Coronado Christmas Parade. While he loves going to visit his family on the weekends, Phillip really enjoys returning to Casa de Flores for Sunday dinner!

Natasha Natasha was a special addition to Casa de Felicidad in July 2015. Her personality and smile light up the room when she enters. She is a very happy young lady and is always smiling. She really likes her housemates, especially her buddy Ryan! Natasha loves to play games on her Kindle, plays loud music, and really enjoys getting her hair and nails done. Natasha is a big fan of cake and loves celebrations. She is a huge fan of her grandfather, Cliff Steagall, and gets very excited whenever he arrives. She affectionately calls him “Pa” and the two of them have an extraordinarily special relationship; he is her world and vice versa. Natasha waited a long time for the perfect spot to open up at Noah. We are blessed to add both Natasha and Cliff to our Noah family!



Meet Tina Quinagon: 2015 Employee of the Year W

hen you think about Noah Homes our amazing folks come to mind, but you also can’t help talking about our dedicated staff. Tina Quinagon is a leading example of the devotion and love our staff show the residents every day. When people come to tour Noah Homes, she is the most welcoming host, making everyone feel at home immediately. Because of her work ethic and positive attitude, Tina received the 2015 Employee of the Year award announced at staff day in March! Tina started working at Noah Homes in 1997 and quickly earned her position as House Manager of Casa de Flores. She is currently the House Manager for Casa de Felicidad and Casa Delight. When asked her favorite part of working at Noah Homes Tina answered, “The folks are amazing, I truly feel that if you do right by them, nothing can go wrong! They are so full of life and are such an inspiration.” Tina sets high standards with all staff and unites them as a community. She is a woman of strong faith and her guiding light has helped our residents at end of life. There is nothing that Tina can’t do and we are so proud to have her on our staff, but mostly we are happy to call her a friend! Congratulations on a well deserved honor! no small feat to keep a place like Noah Homes running like a well-oiled Volunteer Spotlight: It’smachine, especially with 70 people living here. Managing the variety of daily needs can be quite complicated, but with special volunteers like Laureen Amberg Laureen Amberg, just about anything is possible. Laureen is an invaluable help on front desk duty, assisting at midday and even makes jewelry, donating the proceeds to Noah.

Noah Homes receives a full van-load of weekly donations from our local Bed, Bath & Beyond that range from bedding to kitchen appliances to better our folks’ lives. Laureen has generously taken on the task of keeping these donations organized in our Ranch House as they come in each week. For about four to five hours every Wednesday, Laureen diligently groups these donations with the same efficiency and organization as a retail store. There is one room dedicated to bedding with separate shelves for comforters, fitted sheets, pillows, throws, etc., and another room dedicated specifically to appliances for kitchens and bathrooms. By the time house managers and staff come down to gather what they need for their houses, everything is easy to find and the process is incredibly efficient. Plus, the residents love the variety of comforters and décor to choose from! Laureen is no stranger to Noah or our folks. She has volunteered in the houses during midday, caring for residents who are unable to attend their work program due to a doctor’s appointment or illness. Anyone who has met Laureen describes her as kind, caring and always ready and willing to lend a helping hand whenever she is asked. We are blessed to have Laureen in our Noah Homes family.



Molly and some of our residents before the Coronado Christmas Parade in “Noah’s Ark” themed costumes.

Getting the Word Out in Coronado A

s reported in the last Navigator, many of Noah Homes’ family and friends in Coronado volunteered to help spread the word about Noah Homes’ roots in Coronado and our superb, quality care for people with developmental disabilities.

The work continued over the holidays with more than 40 residents, friends and family members participating in the 40th Annual Coronado Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade in December. Some participants dressed up as Noah and animals of his ark and walked the complete parade route, accompanied by a trolley. Murfey Construction, who is helping build the new memory care homes at Noah Homes, also joined in the fun. In January, Noah Homes was honored to have “Join the Journey” selected as a film in the inaugural Coronado Film Festival. The event was truly world class and received rave reviews from avid film fans and festivalgoers. Noah Homes Creative and Marketing Lead, Jerrod Pardini, was one of the filmmakers who put this short documentary together and was able to attend the festival and VIP events with his wife, Michelle. The festival was an event to remember and our film was very well received! For more information on the event, and to receive updates about next year’s event, visit: To watch our short documentary, “Join the Journey,” visit: To help build awareness about people with Down syndrome and togetherness, Noah Homes and the Wampler Foundation invited people to Coronado’s Village Theatre for a movie event in March. The free event featured the A&E Original Docu-Series, “Born This Way,” courtesy of A&E Networks and Bunim/Murray Productions. A special thank you to Lance Alspaugh and his staff at Coronado Village Theatre. Residents of Noah Homes joined in the screening, following seven young adults born with Down syndrome along with their family and friends as they pursue their passions and lifelong dreams, explore friendships, romantic relationships and work, all while defying society’s expectations. In their willingness and courage to openly share their lives, through a lens that is not often shown on television, the audience learned that these stars have high hopes just like anyone else. In addition to all of the awareness building, 27 new friends from Coronado were taken on a tour of Noah Homes in Spring Valley, where they were able to meet staff and residents and see first hand why Noah Homes is deserving of their support.



A Huge Thank You to Our 2015 & 2016 Donors* GENERAL DONATIONS

Mojica, David & Monica Agarma, Reggie & Eliza Akers, Clara Akins, Douglas Akins, Dwight & Shirley Alberto, Greg Alexander, Chase Alexanderson, Gloria Amberg, James & Laureen Andrade, John & Jennifer Augustine, John & Diana Ayers, Lynn & Pat Bacino, Vincent Baker, Vance & Gloria Barbara, Geissrue Bear, Joan Beer, Adam Beitler, Brian & Mary Ann Belasquez, Mercy Benavidez, Gilbert & Edith Biddle Marbrey, Constance Blake, Kathleen Bolton, Wilbur Bones, Mary Gillcrist Borgerding, Thomas & Jeanne Brandenburg, Robert Brault, Martha Brinegar, Sandra Bruns, Alice Burns, Morgan Callaway, Ralph & Holly Cansicio, Elizabeth Carson, Ray & Linda Chevron Corporation Church Of St. Mary Magdalene Cizek, Robert & Marie Clairemont Act One Clarke, Marilyn Cloward, Jack & Mary Colaw, Jeri & Thierry Columbian Foundation - Council #13007 Columbian Foundation #10512 Columbian Foundation #3667 Columbian Foundation #3947 Columbian Foundation #8609 Columbian Foundation #9776 Columbian Foundation #9776 Conaty, Grant &


Barbara Coplan Family Trust Council Member-City Of La Mesa Couron, Corey Court Santa Sophia #2520 Catholic Daughters Creveling, Mark & Susan Cunningham, Chuck & Dottie Doering, Mary Ann Dunlop, Mary Dutcher, Rollo & Phyllis Edison Int’l Employee Contrib Campaign Entler, Lauren Estate of Frances Harpst Estey, Melvyn & Kathleen Evertsen, Patti Falkenthal, Gayle Farthing, Bob & Kathy Feighan de flores, Moira Ferrantelli, Salvatore & Carol Finch, Carole Findley, Mark & Nancy Fischer, Robert & Betty Fisher, Steven & Patricia Fletcher, Gertrude Flynn, Charles Foster, Kay & Ronald Frantz, Becky & Toby Torrento Frantz, Charles & Shirley Furnari, Frank & Elizabeth Garbaczewski, John & Colleen Garrett, Kathryn Gerard-Kitnovski, Colette Ghio, Anthony Gianola, Ruth Gilman, Carl & Linda Ritz Gimber, Doug & Norma Gleeson, Carrie Golden, Alicia Greco, Guy Green, Joseph & June Guillent, Esperanza Gurney, Maxim Guzman, Claudia Haack, Robert & Lenore Hall, Ingrid Hallauer, Thomas Halter, David & Judith Hammann, Sarah Han, Su

Harmon, David & Rosalie Haukom, Robert Head, Greg Hempsey Jr., Joseph & Yvonne Hermanson, Philip & Rose Herrera, Edwin Hettinger, James Howland, Elizabeth Hunt, Joseph B. Hunt, Reeta Ilas, Thomas & Charlotte Ingrassia, Antoinette & Dominick Intuit Foundation Iraci, Frances Iraci, Matthew & Maria Ivarsson, Esbjorn & Kitty Jangaard, Tyler Jimenez, Conrad & Emma Jobe, Jonathan & Julee Joiner, Greg & Barbara Joiner, Peggy Joiner, Richard & Judy Jolaru, Inc. Kareh, Eric Kelly, Thomas & Ann Kennedy, Mark & Clair Kiehl, Richard & Margaret Kirby, Julia Kiser, Wayne Koeplin, Kathleen Kohnen, April Kowalski, Michael & Karen Kramer, Kenneth La Jolla Kiwanis Foundation Lacher, Ken & Bettie Larsen, Joanne Larsen, Robert & Marilyn Laslavic, Jim & Susan Latham, Maureen Laughlin, Clarice LeMay, Susan L’Estrange, John & Florence Light, W.B. & J.L. Lyle, Quentin Lytle, Mary Madruga, Adeline Mair, Brian & Watona Manos, Steve & Elaine Marone, Mary Master, Robert & Penelope Mauro, Richard & Barbara Mayors, Mary

Mc Elroy, Carol McCue, Charles & Victoria McGrath, Vincent & Kay McIntyre, Elizabeth Medigovich, Bill & Barbara Melville, Ted & Sandra Metzke, Conrad & Jean Mikolajczak, Celina Mikolajczak, Dr. A.A. & Danuta Mikolajczak Family Foundation Miller, Bobbi Miratum Mission San Diego de Alcalá Choir Mission San Diego de Alcalá Mission San Diego de Alcalá/Missionaries Mizicko, Mike Mobile Home Connection Morgan Stanley Morreale, Anthony & Sara Mullen, Michael & Vania Mulvaney, Jim Murphy, Tom & Flo Murray, Terrance & Ann Navarra, Anthony & Ninfa Navarro Family Trust Nave, Hershel & Joann Nocon, Ed & Onnie Nocon, Porfiria Nocon, Rey & Molly Nocon, Robert Nordell, Charlene Noya, Rosamaria Acuña & Ronald Oates, William & Pamela Ochoa, Al Odonnell, Joyce O’Donohue, Michael Oei, Ivan & Jocelyn Palmer, Shirley Paradowski, Anthony & Helen Patrico, Nick & Rose Peters, Judith Philip Mayr Trust Phillips, Victoria Picco, Barbara Pickett, Annalee Principato, John A. & Mary R. Provencher, James Qualcomm Foundation Ramm, Dorothy Raskind, Sheila

Reese, Dean & Dran Rice, Julie Riemann, Chuck & Jeanie Riemann, Richard & Anne Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians Rivera, Carlos & Pauline Robinson, Patricia Rodi, Jennifer Rodriguez, Sergio & Elsa Rotary Club of La Mesa Rougas, Steve & Janice Roxy Roxborough Charitable Fund Royer, Denis & Carolyn Royer, Patricia Run East County Foundation Sacred Heart Ministry of Charity Sage, Maureen & Gary Sally, Elizabeth Sally, Mark & Suzanna Santa Maria, Bernice Santa Sophia Church Scheiner, Richard & Gwen Schoonderwoerd, Rita Sexton, Michael Sheffer, Ronald & Lynn Sherry, Connie SLC Secondary Holdings Smith, Marlice Southeastern Michigan Area Combined Federal Campaign #0452 Specht, Jason & Carmela Spinks, Brian & Sarah Spooner, Steve & Valerie Sprites of East County St John, Edward St. Lucy’s Priory of Glendora St. Luke Roman Catholic Church -Las Madrinas Guild, St. Martin of Tours Women’s Club Stahl, Foster & Pamela Steagall, Clifford & Gladys Stokes, Mary Ann Stokes, Paul & Nancy Sturtevant, C.H. & Margaret Taylor, Jeffery

The Allan & Lyndsey Arendsee Family Foundation The Cloonan Corporation The Immaculata, San Diego Toller, Jane Trujillo, Robert & Phyllis Ann Tucker, Diane Vattuone, John Vattuone, Suzanne ViaSat Wade, Mark & Merle Lynne Walton, Mark & Lynette Warren, Richard & Gail Watson, Joanne Wellman, James & Kathleen Wendell H Neves Charitable Trust Williams, Knox Wilt, Andrew & Nicole Winslow, Timothy & Pamela Wojdowski, Steve & Pat Wong, Simon & Veronica Yandell, Lucia & Brad Yandell, Selma Young, Kaitlan Ziarko, Edwin


Ayers, Lynn & Pat Barth, Gordon & Pat Belasquez, Mercy Black, Robert & Cheryl Blake, Kathleen Burch, Hallie Calderon, Victor & Mary Lou Carosella, David Causecast Foundation from Jean Marie Mulvaney Conlon, Michael Dalseth, Jay & Carol Dutcher, Mike Elwell, Debra Frantz, Kenn Gerard-Kitnovski, Colette Gianola, Ruth Harmon, Thomas & Merle Ann Henry, Marilyn Hillson, Susan Holguin, Brendan Holguin, Henry & Carolina Kalica, Anthony Kareh, Eric

Kiesel, Marty & Stephanie King, Richard Mauro, Richard & Barbara Nevins, Maripat Nocon, Rey & Molly Offerman, Claudia Plowman, Russell & Donna Raber, Bob & Andrea Ramm, Dorothy Riemann, Richard & Anne Ruef, Chris Ruef, Michael & Katharina Sage, Maureen & Gary Schelkun, Steve & Susan Yanell, Lucia & Brad


ABBOTT Engineering, Inc Alesiani, Renato Alvarado Institute Of Skin Care Anthony’s Fish Grotto Aqua Adventures Kayak Center Aquatic Aviation Banbu Sushi Barona Resort & Casino Barth, Gordon & Pat Beadiful Creations Beautiful Skin Care By Lupita Belasquez, Mercy Benivedez, Edith Bertrand At Mister A’s BNS Brewing and Distilling Co. Bolt Brewery Bones, Mary Gillcrist Botas, Sue Brigantine Restaurant Corp. Bright Valley Farms, Inc Brookfield Residential C2 Imaging CalAtlantic Homes California Ballet Company Canine Country Pet Wash & Grooming Salon Carlson, Todd Chapin, Mary Chen, Theo Club, Comedy Cohn Restaurant Group Conard, Connie Cosentino Cottonwood Golf Club Curtis, Philip


Dahlin Group Dalseth, Jay & Carol Daniells, Anne Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Dutcher, Mike Eastwood, Ilima Eroma Day Spa Farmers Insurance Open Ferrero, Lou & Judy Fiesta de Reyes Finch, Thomas & Andrea Flagship Cruises & Events Fleury, Ruth Frantz, Becky & Toby Torrento Fred Astaire Dance Studios Galley At The Marina Galloro, Sheri & Matt Geocon Incorporated Giovanni’s Restaurant and Sports Bar Giving Back Magazine Greco, Guy Higgs Fletcher & Mack Holguin, Henry & Carolina HomeAid San Diego Hooley’s Irish Pub & Grill Hope-Amundson Engineering Hornblower Cruises and Events Hotel Del Coronado InSinkerator Iraci, Matthew & Maria Jacobo, Bruce & Jen Jamul Brewing Company Joiner, Peggy King, Richard Laday, Anne Laguna, Mariano & Lucy Lane, Sharla Larsen, Robert & Marilyn Larson, Adam & Pamela Le Prince Salon Luth, Gene & Roseanne Mair, Brian & Watona Mansfield Maritime Museum of San Diego Mauro, Richard & Barbara May, Leonard McColl, Carey McIvor, Andrew & Maura Conlon-

McIvor McKinney Advisory Group Mega Western Melville, Ted & Sandra Meyst, Richard & Gale Michael Collins Fine Jewelers Moore, Douglas & Cathy Morat, Janice Mullen, Michael & Vania Murfey Construction My Saint My Hero Nagel, Mariann NanaWall Nocon, Rey & Molly Noya, Rosamaria Acuña & Ronald Nutter Electrical Design,Inc O’Connor, Mary M. & John Oliveri On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina Pasco, Laret, Suiter & Associate Pelly’s Mini Golf Pink Soul Boutique Plumbing Concepts Provencher, James Raber, Bob & Andrea RBN Desgin RCP Block & Brick Redland Clay Tiles Rick Mays Construction Roeder, Anne Sage, Maureen & Gary San Diego Ballet San Diego Chargers San Diego Granite San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter San Diego Zoo Global Schmidt Design Group, Inc. Security Fence Co., Inc. Slater’s 50/50 Burgers By Design Spong, Frederick & Carol St. Pius X Catholic Church Steagall, Clifford & Gladys Stokes, Mary Ann Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Storey, Lisa Stroop, Kathleen Roeder Sutuk Tellez, April The Cupcake Store The Kobey Corporation The New Children’s Museum Tirsbier, Rob & Annamarie

URBN Street Brewing Utility Specialist Valley Crest Van Antwerp, Gabriela Vanhoboken, Mimi Wasserman, Debbie Zien, Sam

Ferguson, Dave Ferrantelli, Peter & Mary Ellen Finch, Thomas & Andrea Finley, Wayne & Charlotte Fitzgibbons, Carol Foster, Kay & Ronald CAPITAL Fox, Bryan & Marcia Frantz, Becky &Toby CAMPAIGN Torrento Adema, Tom & Alison Fratangelo, Victor Alesiani, Renato & Elizabeth Alessio , Lawrence Garbaczewski, Jeff & Linda GarbaczewskiAlfrets, Gerald Condrat, Stephanie & Bernadette Geiss Rue, Barbara Alvarado Institute Of Gerard-Kitnovski, Skin Care Colette Anderson, Mary Jo Gerbel, Bradley Ballantine, Grant Gianola, Ruth & Sharon Gibson, Trent & Dana Barich, Marion Goldbaum MD, Barr, JT & Jennifer Michael & Brenda Barrett, Ralph & Gotses, Bill Rhonda Bass, Shane & Carmen Gustafson, Randall & Alison Baxter, Gregory Hall, Steve & Ann Belasquez, Mercy Harkness, Robert Bones, Mary Gillcrist & Marcella Bostenero, Kevin Harmon, Thomas & Tracy & Merle Ann Botte, Louis & Hayden, Roger Margaret & Karen Bova, Elizabeth Henry, Marilyn Bowers, David Herman Yudacufski & Susan Charitable Brownyard, Charles Foundation & Carol Hermanson, Philip Cansicio, Elizabeth & Rose Carlson, Diane Hernandez, Dona Castagnola, Mary Hildebrand, Ernest Chausse, Monique & Toni Clarke, William Home Depot - Lemon Cohen, Jack & Grove Jacqueline HomeAid San Diego Collins, Martin Columbian Foundation Ingrassia, Antoinette & Dominick #10512 Keane, Kim Contreras, Karen Kiehl, Richard & Costa, Richard & Margaret Carol King, Gary & Linda Costa, DeAnn Kluge, Robert Cox, Josee & Jon Konle, Mildred Crawford, Leslie & Kramer, Mark Don De Los Rios, Eduard & Lamphere, Janet Larsen, Robert & Catherine Marilyn Deal, Steven & Larson, Adam & Victoria Pamela Dean, Richard & Lauridsen-Jones, Kim Sheila Lido’s Italian Food Downey, Erin & John Lippe, Brian & Pam Dutcher, Mike Loughran, Brian & DuVall, RayMonda Sara Fabbroni, Carl Lyle, Jeff Faucher, Steve & Mair, Brian & Watona Carlene Mauro, Richard & Fehrenbach, Don Barbara & Alice

McCabe, J.M. McCabe, Jesse & Zoe McColl, Carey McColl, Patricia McCurdy, Charles & Sharon McDermott, Shirley McLaughlin, Daniel & Catherine McLaughlin, Earl McMahon, Paula Melville, Ted & Sandra Meyer, Jerry Montez, Inacio & ana Montgomery, June Moore, Douglas & Cathy Mulvaney, David & Jean Marie Murfey Construction Murphy, Paul Murray, Debbie Nagel, Donna Neilson, Mark Neu, Gerald & Lynn Newman, Rick Nocon, Porfiria Nocon, Rey & Molly O’Connor, Mary M. & John Ohalloran, Henry Oliver, Albert & Maria Our Lady Of The Rosary, San Diego Pardini, Jerrod & Michelle Patnode, David & Marianne Penunuri, Sylvia Peters, Roy Pogue, Bill & Gwen Pollan, Carolann Potter, Donna Provencher, James Provencher, Margaret Pruyn, Carolyn Sue & Stephen Quinn, Peter & Jean Raber, Bob & Andrea Ramsay, Cheryl Rens, Dave Rice, Julie Riemann, Chuck & Jeanie Rivera, Carlos and Pauline Robinson, Dick & Karen Roeder, Bernie & Francette Ruef, Michael & Katharina Ruse, Dorene Sage, Colin & Amy Sage, Maureen & Gary Sapper, Steve & Cyndi

Sardo, Marialyn Schmetzer, Linda Schossow, Wayne & Martha Schrader, Don Scott, William & Maureen Senecal, Jill Shanahan, Robert & Susan Simi, Fabio Smith, H. Langdon & Jean A. Smith, Joan Snell, Joyce Soto, Seva Sottosanti, John & Margaret Springer, William St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church St. Gregory The Great St. Luke Roman Catholic Church Stevens, Leonard Strauss, Michael & Judith Sturtevant, C.H. & Margaret Summers, Elizabeth Terramagra, Linda Terramagra, Lori The Cathleen Hilton 1988 Living Trust The Immaculata, San Diego Tirsbier, Rob & Annamarie Valera, Claudio & Leslie Wade, Richard & Mary Wallace, Stephanie Wallis, Russell & Jodi Ward, Lincoln & Mary Weddle, Jessie Weinman, Sarah Wheeler-Medley, Bernard White, Ryan Wilson, Diane Yamasaki, Nobue Young, James Zang, Theresa Zhang, Dana

Program – District 2 Dianne Jacob Cushman Foundation David C. Copley Foundation Disability Communications Fund John Garbaczewski Family Foundation Grossmont Healthcare District Harold R. and Winifred R. Swanton Foundation Harrah’s All-On 4 Change Grant Program La Jolla Kiwanis May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust McIvor Family Charitable Fund Noah’s Ark Angel Foundation Samuel & Katherine French Fund San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization (CECO) Tesoro Employees Engagment Fund The Caster Family — Rotary Foundation Donor Advised Fund Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation WD-40 Company Foundation c/o The San Diego Foundation Wells Fargo Foundation

*2016 Donors (January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016)


Alzheimer’s San Diego via The National Institute of Health C.J. Stafford & Dot Stafford Memorial Trust CalTrans 5310 Program County of San Diego – Neighborhood Reinvestment



A Note from

Noah’s Ark Angel Foundation As many are aware, Molly and others put my name in the pot to receive an award; we won! The end result of their idea has brought Noah Homes, the Foundation, and our new memory care homes to a certain degree of national attention. In the near future the campaign will be on GoFundMe and below is an excerpt of what people across the nation will see. “There are six thousand babies born with Down syndrome each year and there are a half million adults with Down syndrome. We at Noah Homes are determined to eradicate the lack of proper end of life care. To that end, we are building memory care homes to keep our residents with failing memory issues with their friends as they age toward end of life.” We are excited about the future of Noah Homes.

Securing the Future

“What you do today will last a Lifetime” — PJF

Words and music by Cole Porter

“ Just one of those things” It was just one of those things….Just one of those crazy flings.

Peter Ferrantelli

Gary Sage



Jennifer Goulet

Jim Provencher

Director & Board Coordinator

Board President Noah Homes

Because of all of you, Noah Homes and the Foundation is on a trip to the moon on gossamer wings. ­Thanks for your past support and sense of humor; it keeps me going! — Peter J. Ferrantelli, Chair

Peter Ferrantelli with Franny and Jessica of Noah Homes.

Dr. A.A. Mikolajczak Director

Knox Williams Director

Michael Dullea

Violet Sciuto


Director Financial Advisors Mark Walton, Morgan Stanley

Rendering of the new Memory Care Homes.


and Michael Eyer, Merrill Lynch

John Rey Director


Noah’s Ark Angel Foundation Donors Humberto & Frances Huerta Dr. Ben Hunt Joseph Hunt Dennis & Mary Hutton David Kassebaum John P. Kegel Charles & Maureen King La Jolla Kiwanis Foundation Robert & Marilyn Larsen Platinum Michael & Tracey Lilly Colette Gerard Kitnovski Antoinette McCarthy Jim & Ruth Mulvaney Don & Rosa Mills Foundation Dr. Tim & Prudy Morris Silicon Valley Comm Rey & Molly Nocon Fndtn/SanDisk Corp Dr. Frank & Madeleine Susan Tighe Pavel Knox Williams John & Mary Principato Scott & Shannon Raber Rayne Of North County, Gold San Diego AT&T San Diego Helen Ristani Steve & Marjorie Cotler Patricia Robinson Michael Eyer Colin & Amy Sage Dean & Dran May Reese Marialyn Sardo Dr. Alfred & Shadia Salvatore Sardo Shihata Vito & Carol Sardo Lawrence Zynda Leo & Frances Sciuto John & Patricia Seiber Shane & Toni Stevenson Silver Jeff Sweet Archie & Joan Freitas Randall & Alison Gustafson Robert & Nancy Trometter Marilyn Turner Mrs. Alan Hardtarfer UPS Employes Adam & Pamela Larson Dr. Julio & Kathleen Mark & Brooke MacDonald Veinbergs Francis & Mildred Norris Russell & Jodi Wallis Robert & Andrea Raber Mark & Lynette Walton Security Fence Co. H. Cameron & Jeanne Yudakufski Charitable Williams Fndtn/Cotler Angels Ark Angels Regimund Agarma Andrew Asaro Edward Ancmon Steven Asaro Sister Mary Jo Anderson Lynn Ayers Vince & Trish Asaro Chevron Humankind Keith & Judy Ashcraft Thierry & Jeri Colaw Michael Bajo Grant & Barbara Conaty Marion Barich Sam Contasti Sister Mary Bartosh Blanche Cumiskey Megan Beardsley Michael Dutcher Mark & Rhonda Beathard Salvatore & Carol Ferrantelli Gil & Edith Benavidez Gino & Susan Guidi Robert & Cheryl Black Thomas & Merle Ann Martin & Janet Bonanno Harmon Jeanette Bossi Betty Hauck John & Valerie Botte Albon & Debra Head Joseph & Yvonne Hempsey Elizabeth Bova Janet Bristol Mary Hempsey Eternal Peter & Mary Ellen Ferrantelli Walter Fitch John & Colleen Garbaczewski Dr. Alek A.& Danuta Mikolajczak

Melvin & Martha Brown Charles Burges John & Elizabeth Burke Michael & Diane Busch Gloria Cady Barbara Capin John Chamuler Verna Jean Chapman Renzo Cisneros Dona Clark Everett Conradt Richard & Carolyn Cooke Alice Coplan Christopher & Rachael Correa George & Natalie Crain Dave & Moira Cunningham Jay & Carol Dalseth Paul & Joyce Desrochers Michael & Angela Dullea El Camino Rotary Club Fndtn Mark Karwaski & Elizabeth Vanhecke Kevin Elliott Robert & Diana Falar Dr. Frederick & Laura Fehl Stephen Field Leonard & Bernice Fishman Carol Fitzgibbons Dr. Bryan & Marcia Fox Robert & Jane Franz Mary Ann Fugiel Marijo Gaeta Louis Galuppo Ruth Gianola Judge David & Marcia Gill Maxine Glazebrook Dana & Jennifer Goulet Mark & Kathryn Greene Gloria Greer Faustina Grieve Joseph & Juliana Guidi Gerhard & Carol Haimberger Dianne Haines Bridget Hardin Amy Haswell Donald & Jane Hayen Catherine Heck John & Linda Hempsey Michael & Wanda Hernacki Zack & Kelley Holderman David & Bridget Hope Arthur & Sara Hopkey Hilton & Demar Hopson

Joseph Hormuth Dr. Paul & Johnna Howard Johanna Howard Robert Howard Mark & Janet Hubka John & Marne Ihrig Jewish Comm Fndtn/ Rawdin Philip Justo Teresa Kelly Susann Kernghan Dorothy Kerrigan Tracie Kersten Richard & Rosemary King Michael & Peggy Konkol Rachel Kopel Trevor & Kellye Lanthrop Judy Lemm Chuck & Carolyn Leslie Richard & Monica Macie Farley Mann Mervyn & Kathleen Martin Charles & Sharon McCurdy Robert & Jan McFadden Charles & Joy Mclain Virginia Miller Terry Milligan June Montgomery Michael Murphy Fred & Patricia Neinast Kyoshi Nolan Mary Odell Melody Pacale Shirley Palmer Jerrod Pardini Tim Norris & Patty Lessels Ronald Paxton Aricka Peralta Russell & Donna Plowman James & Ethel Pomponi Sarah Raddatz Rita Rank Rasmussen Mary Louise Rath John & Maegan Rey Joseph & Kathleen Rey Richard & Anne Riemann Mildred Roberts David & Edna Robinson Sandra Rocco-Melville Susie Rodi Bernie & Francette Roeder Giuseppi & Rosalia Ronsone Karen Rubin Tim & Susan Ruef Stuart & Joye Sabel

Gary & Maureen Sage Dan Schaffer Richard & Julia Schumann Frank & Violet Sciuto Mary Ann Scudder John Sellers Ron Sheehan Yaacov Silberman R.E. Skinner Marlice Smith Fr. William A. Springer Dan Staberg Mark & Patricia Stender Harry & Bonnie Stevenson Mary Ann Stokes Tony Swinson Helen Tiffany Shannon Tortorelli Ben Vantassel Sister Joanne Wagenbrenner Christiana Wagner Sarah Warren John Watson Richard & Carol Williams Mary Work Allen Yarowsky Columbian Knights Columbian Fndtn Knights Council #9665 Columbian Fndtn Knights Council #9065 Columbian Fndtn Knights Council #3667 Columbian Fndtn Knights Council #2891 Columbian Fndtn Knights Council #1349 Columbian Fndtn Knights Council #13007 Columbian Fndtn Knights Council # 9332 Columbian Fndtn Knights Council #9500

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