Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, May 10, 2016

A typical Bay Area Morning greeted invited guests to the Ribbon Cutting at this wonderful new
Ronald McDonald House.
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One of the speakers was Christopher Dawes,
President & CEO of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford

Annette Eros, CEO Ronald McDonald House

Palo Alto Mayor Patrick Burt with a Proclamation:

John Arrillaga - whose name graces this beautiful new Family Center.
 52,000 sq ft, took 22 months to build, and needed donations of $40,500,000. After the remodel of the already existing Taube Family Building, there will be 123 rooms for families with children at LPCH.
Ronald with one of the guests

The moment has arrived: CUTTING THE RIBBON! by a young Stockton couple who are grateful guests at the House. 

Everyone needs to give themselves a hand!!!

The Kitchen is ready for new cooks.... 

...but first there is cake.

A busy lobby

....a house on wheels....

Sweeping "his" patio, John Arrillaga, getting it ready for guests who'll be moving in next weekend.

The sun has come out at Ronald McDonald House Stanford; may it shine on it for a long, long time.

April 2016 Membership Meeting

The meeting was held at the LP Foundation in Palo Alto, here is:
Marlene Bollhoffer, chair Restaurants with Heart, showing off tote bags!

Sue P; Kathy S; Jo Ann P; Karen Stevens, RwH

Nancy Larsson, PAA President and Haydee Navarro Marshall, First VP

A sample of animals handmade by PAA members for children's emergency room visits

Luisa P; Ellen S; Nancy B;

B.J. S; Sarah Beetem, Parliamentarian; Cathy Murphy, Record. Secretary; Mary Anne York, Corr. Secretary

More items by PAA; a gurney cover, on left.