Sonoma County Focus

You’d be surprised just how many people are working miracles and making magic happen in Sonoma County.  From local events to great foundations, Sonoma County Focus features in-depth interviews with the people who make Sonoma County great. Hosted by Michelle Marques.


Sonoma County Focus – Atlético Santa Rosa Soccer Club

Atlético Santa Rosa Soccer Club provides professional club training for young players seeking the next level. They are dedicated to providing children and young adults in our community with the resources and knowledge necessary to improve their

Sonoma County Focus – Works of Heart Benefit for the Jewish Community Free Clinic

Host Michelle Marques talks with Donna Waldman and Jennifer Hirshfield about Works of Heart, a benefit for the Jewish Community Free Clinic. The JCFC offers free health care services at their clinic in Santa Rosa, and has

Sonoma County Focus – Pathway To Income Equity Program

Host Michelle Marques talks with Angie Dillon-Shore, Executive Director of First 5 Sonoma County about Pathway to Income Equity. Guaranteed income programs have slowly started to spread across the state, and early results show that these programs

Sonoma County Focus – 2023 Paws For Love Gala Fundraiser

Celebrate with the Paws For Love Foundation at the 24th Annual Paws For Love Gala on Saturday, February 11th, 2023 at the Finley Center in Santa Rosa! The Gala features art from shelter pets, a silent and

Sonoma County Focus – Vitalant Blood Bank

Host Michelle Marques talks with Kevin Adler, Communications Manager at Vitalant about the urgent need for blood donations in Sonoma County and throughout the state. The recent series of storms made it difficult for people to get

Sonoma County Focus – Free Tax Filing with Earn It, Keep It, Save It

Host Michelle Marques talks with Suzanne Harris, Community Impact Director with United Way of the Wine Country to talk about their free tax filing service called “Earn It, Keep It, Save It,” that is so much more

Sonoma County Focus – Forget Me Not Farm

Host Michelle Marques shares a conversation between Clark Wolf and the founder and Director of Operations at Forget Me Not Farm. This non-profit helps thousands of at-risk children and youth break the cycle of abuse with farm

Sonoma County Focus – Redwood Empire Food Bank

Host Michelle Marques talks with Rachelle Mesheau, Marketing and PR Manager for the Redwood Empire Food Bank. No one should have to go hungry in Sonoma County, and that’s why the Redwood Empire Food Bank has been

Sonoma County Focus – The Early Learning Institute

Host Michelle Marques talks with Dr. Michele Rogers, Executive Director of the Early Learning Institute about the services and support they provide to Sonoma County’s young children, families and community.  Remember to include the Early Learning Institute

Sonoma County Focus – Watch Duty App

Host Michelle Marques talks with John Mills, CEO and Cofounder of the Watch Duty app. Watch Duty uses crowdsourcing from a number of citizen reporters to give succinct, timely information on fires and other emergencies in the

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