Attendance was again around 170 for this year's Bennett Valley Picnic and a fabulous time was had by one and all!

If you didn't make it this year, we hope to see you next year at Noon on Sunday, June 7th, 2020 - Save the date.


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Cherry Pit Spitting Results:

  • Men...Ted Williams 31'8"
    Women...Brandelle McIntosh 25'8"
    Junior...Naithan 15'6"
    5 and under...Leia June Swinger 4'11"

A VERY Special Thanks to our Volunteers:

  • Annie Darrimon
  • Bill Allen
  • Bill Finkelstein
  • Chris Staudenmayer          
  • Cindy Liddell
  • Gail Judge
  • Janet Alfieri
  • Jennefer Araujo
  • Joe Judge
  • Joel Thomas
  • Lani Warner
  • Linda Staudenmayer
  • Marie Nottingham
  • Marilyn Carsner
  • Mary Mack
  • Melissa Trunk
  • Moira Bessette
  • Nancy Hyde
  • Nancy McLerran
  • Nick Allen
  • Nicky Duncan
  • Patty Allen
  • Ria Jimenez
  • Roger Fortain
  • Sam McBane Mulford        
  • Shirley Mattiuzzi
  • Tom Mulford
  • Vera Harvey
  • Walt Hyde
  • Wendy von Weiderhold

Sonoma County Search & Rescue Volunteers:

  • Steve Kiddoo
  • Carol Thompson
  • Carolyn Gonzalez                 
  • Christine McLeod
  • Dave Smith
  • Heather Steiner
  • Maria Ramos
  • Pat Moffitt
  • Sally Daugherty                  
  • Scott Eaton
  • Ted Williams
  • Eric Libner
  • John Klima
  • Jim Doolittle

Silent Auction Donors:

  • Bennett Valley Ace Hardware
  • Bennett Valley Gardens
  • Bennett Valley Jewelers
  • Bennett Valley Starbucks
  • Camellia Inn, Healdsburg
  • Carol Shelton Wines
  • Comstock Wines
  • Dutcher Crossing Winery
  • Dutton Goldfield Winery
  • Glen Lyon Vineyards & Winery 
  • Kirin Chinese Restaurant
  • Los Tres Chiles Restaurant
  • Luther Burbank Center For The Arts
  • Mountain Shadows Starbucks
  • Oil Stop 
  • River Town Feed & Pet Country Store
  • Rochioli Winery
  • Scandia Family Fun Center
  • Simoncini Vineyards
  • Sisters Consignment Couture
  • Skin Concepts, Sonoma
  • Sonoma County Canopy Tours
  • Sonoma Sterling Limousines
  • Taqueria Los Altos De Jalisco
  • Trader Joe's, Santa Rosa
  • Trattoria Cattaneo
  • Weill Hall Green Music Center

And Special thanks to our corporate sponsors: 

Pitman Farms/Mary's Chickens and Whole Foods Market on Yulupa for supplying the chickens for the event. They were delicious and juicy prepared with our secret brine and grilled to perfection.Exchange Bank for providing volunteer cashiers and a sponsorship donation, Ricardo's Bar & Grill for selling the beer and wine for us.




Enhancing our Environment through Community Action

The Bennett Valley Guild is not affiliated with the California Grange.