Pacificans Care News

November 2, 2019 -- We just celebrated our 11th annual Speakeasy Night fundraiser. We are still totaling up and will have more information and photos soon. Read more and see photos!

September 29, 2019 -- We walked in the annual Pacifica Fog Fest parade and strutted our 1920s garb to promote Speakeasy Night! We also worked both Saturday and Sunday in the Fog Fest Souvenir Booth selling glassware and clothing. A portion of the proceeds from sales will go back to Pacificans Care and to our community.

April 25th, 2019 -- We held our annual Night of Appreciation which included our People Who Care Awards, and a special addition this year: Youth Who Care Awards that honored community service groups and teens! Read more...

 

November 15, 2018: Pacificans Care Board Member Christine Stahl initiated a new fund by hosting a calendar release party: the Rockaway Ricky Memorial FundThis new fund supports pet care for Pacifica residents, through both the Pacifica Resource Center, and through the Pacifica Senior Services' program "Healthy Seniors, Healthy Pets." For more information regarding this new fund, click here.

July 19, 2018: Pacificans Care President, Karen Ervin, presented annual grant recipients with their checks at a recent Pacificans Care board meeting.  Accepting for Senior Services were Marge Ryan, Seniors in Action President and Board member Eileen Underwood.  Terry Gillbert accepted the grant funds for Child Care Services as did Anita Rees for the Pacifica Resource Center and Jane Chandler for the Pacifica Youth Service Bureau.  Pacificans Care board members were thanked with a ukelele musical salute by members of the Coastside Strummers including Abby Margolis and Dorrie Nelson.

1/23/2018 - Announcing the merge of Crawford & Hanson Law Offices

11/4/2017 - Pacificans Care raises over $30,000 at their 9th Annual Speakeasy

Night fundraiser

8/13/2017 - 8th Annual Pedro Point Firehouse Chili & Chowder Cookoff:

Pacificans Care wins Best Professional Chili and Best Chili People's Choice!

7/5/2017 - Bill Michaelis added as an official entrant in the International

Encyclopedia of Play and Playgrounds

2/23/2017 - Sketch Zone Podcast, Episode 96: Marisa Ryan

- Not Just a Hat Rack

2/23/2017 - Pacificans Care Honors Kiest, Rees, and Recology

2/3/2017 - County’s homeless still count (Joshua Cosgrove)

1/31/2017 - Pacificans Care awarded Outstanding Community Organization

by the Pacifica Chamber of Commerce

1/19/2017 - Pacifican Earns Spot in Premier Play Encyclopedia (Bill Michaelis)

12/9/2016 - Fog Fest Spreads Cheer

12/1/2016 - Community Center Gets a Facelift

11/17/2016 - Speakeasy Night – A "Roaring" Good Time

11/10/2016 - City Council Appointee Reflects Back on Challenges (Ginny Jaquith)

8/14/2016 - 7th Annual Pedro Point Firehouse Chili & Chowder Cookoff: Pacificans Care Wins Best Chili - People's Choice Award!

01/27/2016 - Awards Reception Community advocates honored

10/06/2016 - Pacificans Care offers Speakeasy Night fundraiser

09/01/2015 - Karen Ervin featured on cover of Pacifica Magazine

 

06/24/2015 - Sunset Ridge School VP signs on as Ortega principal

 

06/09/2015 - Debbie Skiles appointed principal at Ortega Elementary School

 

06/09/2015 - New employee loves City's work with seniors

 

04/22/2015 - Pacifica Resource Center's 40th Anniversary

 

03/25/2015 - Pacificans Care denied gaming permit for Casino Night

 

03/24/2015 - Pacifica Senior Services participates in March for Meals

03/18/2015 - Silicon Valley Community Foundation distributes holiday fund donations

 

03/10/2015 - Community lines up in support of Sunset Ridge School (Debbie Skiles)

 

02/18/2015 - Pacificans Care sets Casino Night (POSTPONED)

 

01/28/2015 - Checking in with the new mayor (Karen Ervin)

 

01/21/2015 - Defining the checklist for quality child care

 

12/24/2014 - Pacificans Care helps bridge 'prosperity gap'

 

10/21/2014 - A teacher and a yeoman - Pacifican Marv Marganti

 

10/16/2014 - Pacificans Care accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

09/30/2014 - Community spirit wows (PRC) case worker

 

08/27/2014 - PRC - 40 years in Pacifica and still working

 

05/20/2014 - Pacificans Care Casino Night:  A Win for the Community

 

04/29/2014 - Casino Night Poker Tournament welcomes players

 

04/22/2014 - Senator Hill honors Pacificans Care

 

04/15/2014 - Comedienne Debbie Durst and Assemblymember Kevin Mullin head Casino Night celebrity dealers

 

04/14/2014 - California State Senator Jerry Hill honors Pacificans Care with a Community Hero Award

 

03/21/2014 - Fundraiser: Casino Night 2014 with Pacificans Care

 

03/04/2014 - Jim Lange and Ginny Jaquith receive Pacificans Care “People Who Care Awards”

 

12/31/2013 - "People Who Care" Honoree Chris Hunter publishes Legendary Locals:  Pacifica

 

12/11/2013 - Longtime Pacifica businessman, philanthropist Nick Gust dies at age 92

 

07/30/2013 - Pacificans Care Awards 2013 Grants

 

06/19/2013 - Pacifica Youth Service Bureau - Where to Go If You're Worried About Your Child

 

04/30/2013 - Celebrities to be Blackjack Dealers at Pacficians Care Casino Night

 

04/23/2013 - Casino Night Celebrity Dealers take turns at Blackjack

 

03/05/2013 - Helen James and the Rotary Club of Pacifica receive

People Who Care Awards

 

02/12/2013 - Pacificans Care name Helen James and Pacifica Rotary

as “People Who Care” award recipients

 

12/27/2012 - Mari Brumm-Merrill joins Pacificans Care Board

 

12/19/2012 - In Recognition of Ginny Silva Jaquith

 

11/04/2010 - Pacificans Care awards mini grant to Pacifica Fire Department

 

12/24/2009 - Holiday Kindness from Ocean Shore Elementary

Board Members Alice Bull, Joyce Robison, Christine Stahl, Marisa Ryan, Bruce Banco, and Piper Hanson walked in the Fog Fest 2017 Parade.

Representing Pacificans Care, Board Members Christine Stahl and Marisa Ryan won People's Choice Award and Best Professional Chili Award at the 2017 Pedro Point Firehouse Chili & Chowder Cookoff.