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Weekly roundup for May 10, 2024

Published: May 10, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following:

  1. Zero Waste Sonoma offers free compost at May 11 events
  2. Native Arts Festival comes to Windsor Town Green
  3. Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony happens May 15
  4. Latest Sonoma County job opportunities
  5. County commission, committee and task force vacancies

Zero Waste Sonoma Compost Giveaway events May 11

Zero Waste Sonoma is hosting two Compost Giveaway events on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m.  to noon:

  • Community Center Youth Annex at 425 Morris St., Sebastopol
  • Recology Offices at 3565 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa

The amount of compost is limited, so it's first come, first served. Please bring a shovel to scoop and buckets to haul.

More information is available at:

Native Arts Festival on Windsor Town Green May 11

The Native American Arts Festival will take place on Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Windsor Town Green.

Enjoy traditional Native dancing and the work of Native artists, hear traditional storytelling, eat some great food and so much more. All are welcome to this drug- and alcohol-free event.

For more information, please visit

Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony happens May 15

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office will remember and honor deputies who lost their lives in the line of duty at the annual Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony on Wednesday, May 15, 11:30 a.m., 2796 Ventura Ave., Santa Rosa.

The community is invited to pay tribute to the bravery and dedication of these fallen peace officers.

Community members who are unable to attend in person can watch a live stream of the ceremony on the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Facebook page:

Latest Sonoma County job opportunities

The County of Sonoma recently launched a Careers Facebook page at:

Find the latest updates and exciting opportunities, dive into detailed job descriptions and application details on the career portal at:

Applicants may also contact Sonoma County Human Resources by calling (707) 565-2331 for more info.

Sonoma County commission, committee and task force vacancies

Community voices matter, and together, we can build systems that better serve our residents in child care, health, economic and social stability, infrastructure and more.

To make a difference and be part of the solution, check out the following board, commission, committee and task force openings:

  • Child Care Planning Council of Sonoma County— advocate for comprehensive child care planning and coordination in our county:  
  • Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County — partner with low-income families to achieve economic and social stability:
  • Emergency Medical Care Council — improve emergency medical care, oversee and maintain the system, and coordinate long-term planning for public education and injury prevention:
  • Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Advisory Board — promote the health of families, children and adolescents in our community:

For a full list of vacancies and information about the application process, please visit:

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