Marin social scene: Adopt A Family of Marin and San Rafael Elks Lodge 1108

Adopt A Family of Marin raised $30,000 at its annual Valentine boutique and luncheon at the Mill Valley Community Center. The event was attended by 160 people, including Laura Mathieux, of San Anselmo; Jacqueline Jaffee and Paige Thomas, both of Tiburon; Sylvie Zolezzi, of Larkspur; Rosanna Chenette, of Novato; Lori Docherty, of Corte Madera; Roxanne Najafi and Maureen Tierney, both of San Rafael; Stephanie Lamarre, of Ross; Michelle Wilcox and Ashley Paff, both of Kentfield, and Patti Anderson, of Mill Valley.

The San Rafael Elks Lodge 1108 raised $1,500 for Blue Star Moms of Marin at its Sweetheart Stroganoff fundraiser dinner. The event was attended by 45 people, including Barbara Bochner and Dale and Ann Stocking, all of Novato; Peter and Marie Behr, Shannon Green, Bijan Guilyardi and Jennifer O’Mara, all of San Anselmo; Lynn Fox, of Tiburon; Craig Adams and Mayra Parl, both of Larkspur; Alexander McQuilkin, of Woodacre, and Willie and Bobbie Danz, Stewart and Donna Munson, Lenny and Robin Gill, Max Schrank, Gerald Robinson, Virginia Davis and Steve Spicer, all of San Rafael.

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