Friday, October 20, 2017

Membership Meeting and Tea, October 17, 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Membership Tea
at Marilyn A's beautiful Palo Alto home and garden!
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Marilyn, on left, with help of Marzette, Luisa, and Mary....

.....making sure all is well...

....and inside!

Once done with set-up, Sarah, PAA president,  is going over her notes - and Mary has a moment to  
check out Marilyn's 'hide-away-sewing-house' from where items for LPCH originate!

Meeting and greeting time.....

Nice to see former 'Friday' ladies....

Cheerful table decorations
Invited guests:
(r) Debbie Burkholder, Director, Auxiliaries Relations
(l) Malissa Magallanez, Auxiliaries Relations Associate

special treat from Palo Alto High...The Madrigal Singers

As always, a delicious variety of sandwiches and sweets!

A generous check to LPCH from the proceeds of the Garden Party in August
at former president's house

Marilyn is being honored for 10 years of service to PAA

Mae...for 20 years (daughter of....see next)
Samira for 25 years  (mother of...see above)

Inge for 30 years

June and Carolyn for 45 years!!

For 50 years: Ginny, second from left, and

Rosamond (standing) and
Marzette (in blue)

Group photo of the honorees!
...and of the....

.....former PAA Presidents:
Luisa, Carolyn, Sarah, Karen, Rosamond, Marzette, Barbara, Nancy, Catherine

All good times must come to an end, and the
clean-up begins!

Last few words before leaving: See you soon, maybe at CREOLA, next week's Restaurant with Heart event or.... Tuesday for the Auxiliaries Celebration at the new Children's Hospital or....
..... the November Meeting, or the January Annual Membership Meeting.
Where & what time will be announced. Watch out for the next newsletter from the president.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The new LPCH almost ready to open....

Welcome to the new hospital!!!
Reclaimed redwood from Moffett Field's Hangar One
surrounds the main elevator bank.....
.....or walk up this beautiful staircase!

and....down the hall to connect to the "old" hospital
View over some of the 3.5 acres of healing gardens and green space

Each floor has a different theme for easy remembering...


Sit at a window, a table, or in a booth!

One of the more than 145 patient rooms....

....this one is overlooking the "play garden"...
...with the WOLF.... 

...and BEAR CUBS.....etc....
Art is everywhere....

THE SANCTUARY supports the hospital community's diverse spiritual care needs

To guide your way!

Interactive wall...

..find out about California's ecosystems

The wavy wall looks like porcelain but is made of metal

Skylights for natural light

Broadcast Studio, where children can create....record...

..and pretend to be on a beach...
...or in the ocean!
The outdoor theater

Auxiliaries Endowment Treatment Center


Take a real tour, there are several to choose from
in October because you'll enjoy seeing this wonderful new hospital.
A special tour for the Auxiliaries is on Oct. 24, 3-6 pm; make a reservation by Oct 17, go to: