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Summer Solstice Celebration

By January 23, 2024June 17th, 2024No Comments

Each year, Marin Community Clinics hosts a Summer Solstice Celebration. Supporters of the Clinics and equitable health care come together for an evening of music, entertainment, delicious food, and to enjoy each other’s company.  We take the time to honor our past and recent accomplishments, and present Community Health Champion awards to two extraordinary individuals.

Date: June 19th, 2024

Time:  5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Inn Marin and Suites in Novato

Community Health Champions

2024 Community Health Champions

Susan and Dennis Gilardi

Susan and Dennis Gilardi, each inspired by their families’ legacies of service and their own commitments to community welfare, have dedicated themselves to supporting several causes including education, healthcare, housing, and local initiatives. Their efforts have made a tremendous impact on Marin County communities, promoting access to healthcare, supporting healthy aging, and enhancing local improvement projects. 


Susannah Clark

Susannah Clark, with a history of civic engagement and leadership, has dedicated her career and volunteer efforts towards ensuring access to education, healthcare, and safe neighborhoods for all. Her work spans over two decades in public service and board memberships, focused on initiatives including homelessness, health and human services, and public safety. She believes that health is the foundation for all life’s endeavors.


Tickets & Sponsorships

A meaningful way to support Marin Community Clinics is the Summer Solstice Celebration. Inspired by the summer solstice – a time of renewal and revitalization – each June we gather to honor Community Health Champions, take note of recent accomplishments and look toward the future.

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Sonogram Machines Save Lives

This essential diagnostic equipment will serve multiple departments, including Obstetrics, Gynecology, Rheumatology, and Internal Medicine. Your generous contributions will directly impact the quality of care we can provide, enabling us to offer advanced diagnostic services and improve patient outcomes. Together, let us invest in the health and well-being of the community we live in.

Help us get one today!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Health Leader

Impact Champion

Prevention Partner

Susan & Dennis Gilardi
Becky & Jerry Oken
Doris Hunker & Nancy Schlegel
Sutter Health
Marin Community Foundation
Nancy P. and Richard K. Robbins Family Foundation

Innovation Advocate

Bank of Marin
Jerry Cahill & Kathy King

Access Sponsor

Bon Air – Greenbrae
William B. Kerr
Elizabeth & Martin Sleath
Grace Hughes
Tamalpais Pediatrics
Montecito Plaza
Doris Hunker & Nancy Schlegel
Lois Salisbury, JD & Robert Sinaiko, MD
Pam & Tim Sowerby, MD
Eileen & Al Varner, MD
WaTech Computer Services
Kaiser Permanente
Sydne & Allan Bortel

Community Ally

Ahmed’s Moving Express, Inc.
Stone Coxhead
Christine & Edward O’Neill
Judie & Leonard Shaw
Deirdre & Martin Weil
Kathie Powell, MSHA & José Chibrás-Sainz, MD
Lisa Leavitt, MD & Lloyd Miyawaki, MD
Griswold Family Fund
Center Point Inc.

Pictures from 2023 Summer Solstice Celebration