Every year the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) celebrates nonprofit organizations, leaders and volunteers of Napa County. The 2020 Heart of Napa Award program recognized 61 eligible nominees within 5 respected categories: Volunteer of the Year, Excellence in Board Leadership, Youth Volunteer of the Year, Excellence in Leadership and Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence.
Top Ten Reasons to Restore or Repair Wood Windows 1. Because your windows fit your house. • Quirky as they might be, your older windows fit your house. Care was taken to match the weight and style of window to the building, the trim, etc. They have expanded and contracted with the seasons. With […]
In honor of March being designated “National Women’s History Month,” the Napa County Library and Rebecca Yerger – local historian and Napa Valley Register columnist – are offering “Diverse Pioneers: Historical Women of Napa Valley.” This special, FREE, one-hour Zoom presentation will highlight the lives, times and accomplishments of – pioneer settler Maria de […]
“Legacies of Long Ago Napans – The Mid-Century Modern Mystique” course’s focus is more than May’s official designation as historic preservation month. Actually, the more important prong of this inspiration is the recent demolition of the mid-century modern style Chrysler-Jeep Auto Dealership building at 333 Soscol Avenue, Napa. The razing of this rare local example […]
Letter to Napa Valley Register, published December 8, 2020. “Napa County Landmarks was shocked to see that the former Chrysler-Jeep dealership at 333 Soscol Avenue was being demolished on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The modern “Googie” style dealership building was constructed in 1954 as the flagship building for the Gasser auto dealership. As noted in a […]