Category Archives: Petaluma

MANGINA – Reclaimed & Redefined

V-Day Petaluma events were an inspiration for many a conversation this year, including letters to editor and guest commentaries in area publications.  More often than not, dialog was constructive and motivating.  On a rare occasion it became a bit confrontational.  … Continue reading

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URGENT! Rise for VAWA NOW!

RISE – THIS IS THE MOMENT The energy from ONE BILLION RISING continues with immediate action steps! This week the House of Representatives will be voting on their version of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Women’s groups, … Continue reading

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Featured Sponsor: SERENDIPITY A CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS CENTER

SERENDIPITY A  CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS CENTER, co-owned by Doctors Michelle Arietta and Julie Restad, has been a ({V})Sponsor since 2010! In addition, Dr. Michelle Arietta was a cast member in the 2011 and 2012 productions of The Vagina Monologues and is a volunteer for our … Continue reading

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Featured Sponsor: SUMMIT STATE BANK

As a community bank, we are dedicated to serving Sonoma County. Summit State Bank is more than just your bank, we are your partner in finding ways to support our community and our economy. We support our customers by buying … Continue reading

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Silent No More – a walk to end violence

Join us for this Peaceful demand for an end to the violence against women and girls. SILENT NO MORE A Peaceful Walk For An End To The Violence Thursday, February 14 Meet 11:00am at: Oasis, 141 Second Street Begin Walk: … Continue reading

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Michael “Bug” Honors Women

Michael “Bug” Deakin of Petaluma’s Heritage Salvage and Reclamation Road, puts a personal flare on ONE BILLION RISING/TRIGGER WARNING/BREAK THE CHAIN.  Thanks you, Bug, for honoring all women with your own twist.  Listen to Bug and organizers of Petaluma’s ONE BILLION … Continue reading

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RISE with Us BROTHERS

Violence against women hurts everyone, including men – it’s a HUMAN issue.  We invite our brothers to take up this cause of ending violence against women and girls, and be free from the limiting structures of our modern definition of … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Champ Jarvis Green Joins The Revolution!

This Sunday, the Super Bowl will be played in New Orleans, and 110+ million TV viewers from around the world will tune in to what will most likely be the most watched American television broadcast of the year. As we … Continue reading

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After the Super Bowl …

Sunday, February 3, 7:00pm … what will you be doing?  Watching the Super Bowl celebrations?  Might you be seeking an alternative? Join V-Day Petaluma for the award-winning documentary, Until The Violence Stops, on, ironically, a day with one of the … Continue reading

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Featured Sponsor: MASSAGE ENVY SPA

MASSAGE ENVY SPA, owned by Gina Drohan and Matthew Wilson, returns for the fifth consecutive year as a V-Day Petaluma sponsor!  Their Petaluma spa also serves as a location for purchasing TICKETS to V-Day Petaluma events. Massage Envy Spa offers customized massages and Murad® Healthy … Continue reading

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