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(English) Marin IJ: Whistlestop delivers the holiday spirit

(English) The story of our wildly successful holiday card drive for Whistlestop’s Meals on Wheels recipients.
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Marin IJ: Marin grand jury: transit for seniors inadequate

(English) Posted April 24, 2013 in the Marin IJ, this article reflects the findings of a jury panel after looking at area transportation services.
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Whistlestop PROVIDES LATEST EDITION OF Annual Directory of Older Adults Services

(English) Free resource directory covers services that older adults and their families might need to live healthy, active lives in Marin County.
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WHISTLESTOP GETS SUPPORT FROM BANK OF MARIN

(English) Whistlestop's increasingly popular Jackson Café was named in honor of H.C. Jackson, one of the founders and past Board Directors of Bank of Marin. H.C. and Beverley Jackson made several generous gifts to Whistlestop to support access to proper nutrition for older adults in Marin.
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Sequester of federal funds would squeeze Marin programs

(English) Assistance would be squeezed in Marin if across-the-board federal budget cuts are implemented as expected this week due to the budget impasse in Washington, D.C.
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(English) Whistlestop 2.0 Project – Future Transit-oriented Affordable Housing for Older Adults

(English) Want to find out more about Whistlestop’s new affordable housing project?
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(English) ADA Transition Plan update/ Public Survey

(English) The City of Mill Valley is conducting a self-evaluation of its facilities and updating the Transition Plan.
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(English) Whistlestop planning to build new five-story housing complex

(English) Joe on the Whistlestop TracksA San Rafael nonprofit that serves senior citizens is planning to turn its downtown property into a five-story affordable senior housing and services center by 2017.
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(English) Whistlestop Plans Expansion to Anticipate Downtown SMART Train Station

(English) Whistlestop is planning to transform it's location on 930 Tamalpais Ave. into a five-story building.
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(English) Down by the Station

(English) After crossing tracks over rail line, Whistlestop and SMART chug toward a transit-housing destination.
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Brown Bag Pantry

(English) The Brown Bag Pantry is open in the Caboose at Whistlestop on Friday's at 11:00 am until 12 noon, and will be open every Friday.
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Whistlestop is happy to introduce a new service, The Whistlestop Home-Delivered Grocery Program

Whistlestop is happy to introduce a new service, The Whistlestop Home-Delivered Grocery Program This program is available for homebound San Rafael older adults (60+) who need shopping assistance. Delivery is free. Older adults pay only for the groceries. Participants can use the program on weekly, monthly, or shorter basis, i.e. while recovering from an illness. […]
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Senior Center Without Walls

(English) Whistlestop is happy to introduce a new service, Senior Center Without Walls
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San Rafael man gets U.S. citizenship at age 84

(English) Marin IJ - Think you're too old to pursue your dreams? San Rafael resident Roberto Borge, who will turn 85 this month, became a U.S. citizen in January after more than two decades in Marin.
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Whistlestop Issues Legal Claim Against SMART

(English) San Rafael Patch - After three years of negotiating with a musical chairs rotation of Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit general managers about the fate of senior services center Whistlestop, Executive Director Joe O’Hehir issued a legal claim to the agency.
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Whistlestop files legal claim against SMART over San Rafael station

(English) Marin IJ - Whistlestop has filed a legal claim against the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District over concerns the planned commuter train will force the San Rafael nonprofit out of its building with no cash for an alternative site.
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Marin Voice: The best thing about being retired

(English) Marin IJ - An article in Whistlestop's monthly newsletter, "Got A Little Love in Your Heart?," caught my attention, and I contacted Experience Corps, the organization mentioned in the newsletter article.
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Dining review: New chef draws young fans to Jackson Café

(English) Marin IJ - You've driven by it 100 times. A thousand. And you probably never noticed it. Whistlestop's Jackson Café, adjacent to the Marin Transit Center in San Rafael, one of the many services offered by a 57-year-old organization that promotes independent living and well-being among the county's seniors and people with disabilities.
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Innovation ● resourcefulness ● persistence

(English) Whistlestop has been featured in the California Commission on Aging publication.
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San Rafael in Brief

(English) Marinscope Newspointer - Terry Scussel joins Whistlestop, the nonprofit organization that provides vital services to Marin County’s older adults and to people with disabilities, as its new general manager of transportation services, effective Sept. 1.
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