NOTE: Following is a "Letter to the Editor" from Jan Stanley, chair of the 2012 Historic Healdsburg Homes Tour sponsored by the local chapter of the American Association of University Women.
Thank you to all the participants who made the such a success this year.
We hope you enjoyed the beautiful sunny day and the wonderful homes that were so graciously opened to all of us. It truly was a community effort with so many volunteers and organizers, local business advertisers, and raffle prize donors.
The Healdsburg branch of AAUW is very grateful to our sponsors Jim Murphy & Associates, American Ag Credit and We could not have achieved the financial success of the tour without your generous support.
We also thank the homeowners: Doug and Julianne Muhleman; Pamela Volante; John and Elizabeth Taylor; Fred Walter and Jenny Hammons-Walter; Stephen Sanderson and Daniel Padilla; and Irene Young, all who graciously opened their homes for this year’s tour.
We also would like to acknowledge the and staff for their assistance and support every year.
The real winners of the day are the students who will benefit from the funds raised from tour and raffle ticket sales.
All profits support local education, with a sizable portion given to the each year.
The balance is used for scholarships awarded to local re-entry women pursuing four-year college degrees.
Thank you Healdsburg for your support. We hope to see you again next year!