Feature of the Week
June 17, 2019

I just make bowls!

Elizabeth Van Nuys has magic hands. Her hands seem to have a mind of their own. Listening to her interesting story was an eye opening experience. She says she only makes bowls but while telling about her bowls, old newspapers, shoe polish and glue came into the story. 

 
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Peace Park at Rohnert Park’s Burton Center

On May 29 there was a formal dedication of the Rotary Community Park at 7421 Burton Ave. in Rohnert Park.

Nafe Nafe, a seasoned performer

I cannot say I knew Nafe Nafe when, since he has always been a well-known performer.  This young celebrity (I called him Row 6, Seat 5 when he joined my Honors British Literature class as a sophomore), a force in theater arts since he was in kindergarten, a very recent Rancho Cotate Class of 2019 graduate, has always kept his feet on the ground and his eyes on the stars.  He has put in the work for many years and plans to continue the effort to achieve his dreams.