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Community leader Blanca Huijon gained guidance and confidence at Napa Valley College

Upon meeting Blanca Huijon, executive director of Napa’s Puertas Abiertas (Open Doors), one is struck by her poise and confidence, honed over the course of 11 years at the nonprofit, which provides health, social service and education resources to Spanish-speaking community members. Her bio on the organization’s website calls her an “independent woman, daughter, sister, visionary, community organizer and experienced advocate for the Latino community.”

Vintner Doug Shafer elected to Napa Valley College Viticulture, Winery and Technology Foundation Board of Directors

The Napa Valley College Viticulture, Winery and Technology Foundation board of directors elected Vintner Doug Shafer to join its board at its regular December board meeting.

Napa Valley College Hosts Information Session on Summer 2022 Study Abroad Programs in Spain

Students and community members interested in visiting Spain are invited to a free information session on Thursday, January 27 from 5 to 6 p.m. via Zoom to learn more.

Long-time Napa Resident Evelyn Allen Leaves Estate to Napa Valley College Foundation

Teacher, law student, viticulturist and lifelong learner Evelyn Allen, who began taking classes at Napa Valley College (NVC) in 1944 and continued nearly until she passed away on May 8 at the age of 94, has left her estate to the Napa Valley College Foundation. The announcement was made by Napa Valley College Foundation Executive Director Jessica Thomason.

Online public hearing on redrawing Napa Valley College voting districts set for Jan. 18

The public is invited to take part in a draft map public hearing for the redrawing of areas represented by trustees of the Napa Valley College board.