COVID-19 Virtual Presentation Newsletter

COVID-19 resource page at WWW.GLENELLEN.ORG

We've added a button on the WWW.GLENELLEN.ORG home page that will lead you to information about local restaurants and grocery stores that are offering take-out and delivery as well as links to state and county information about COVID-19 and resources to get help.

COVID-19 Virtual Presentation

Overview of: public health, epidemiology, immunology, clinical findings, prevention

You are invited to attend a virtual presentation on the science, immunology and epidemiology, of the COVID-19 pandemic presented by Shannon Lee, Phd, and Nancy Padian, Phd both of Glen Ellen.

The presentation will explain what is known about the novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19; its epidemiology and immune response.

When: Monday, March 30, 2020 6:30 PM

Where: Through Zoom remote conferencing. To participate using your computer, smartphone, or tablet, using this link If you haven’t used Zoom before, you will receive several prompts. Answer yes to all of them.

Glen Ellen Forum Monthly Meeting Reminder

When: Monday, April 6, 6:45– 8:30 PM

For the safety and health of our community and to honor the County and Governor's shelter in place orders, our April Meeting will be broadcast live using Zoom video conferencing in order to include as many people as possible. We will be sending out a link in early April. By clicking the link from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and answering "yes" to any prompts, you will be joined to the meeting via video.

We'll open the meeting a little early before the 7:00 PM start to make sure everyone who wishes to has time to log in.

If you would like to download the free version of the Zoom app in advance of the meeting, you can click here for Zoom video conferencing. For additional help, you can use the guide prepared by our Steering Committee using this link here: Zoom instructions. If you have any questions, you can contact the Glen Ellen Forum board and Steering Committee by sending an email to

Apply to join the Glen Ellen Forum Board of Directors

Get involved! We are very grateful for the service of Jim Shere and Margie Foster on The Glen Ellen Forum Board. They both will be retiring this April and we will be holding elections for a new Board Secretary and Treasurer as well as for more Directors at our April 16, board meeting. If you are interested in running for election to the GE Forum Board, review the Forum by-laws here and our manual of policies and procedures here and send a note to to express interest and ask questions.

More information will be available at our monthly meeting on April 6.

Save the Date: upcoming Glen Ellen Forum and other Community Events

Monday, April 6, 7:00 PM – April Monthly meeting, We will be hosting our meeting via "zoom" to allow for as many participants as possible. You can download the app to your smartphone or tablet or visit on your web browser from your computer.

Thursday, April 16, 6:30 PM -- Glen Ellen Forum Quarterly Board Meeting, we will be conducting the meeting via zoom.


Redwood Empire Food Bank

The Redwood Empire Food Bank is continuing to offer food distribution for anyone in need at the Parking Lot of the Jack London Village the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each Month from 9:00PM to 11:00AM.

A small stalwart crew made the trek for our first Glen Ellen Forum volunteer day at Redwood Empire Food Bank earlier this month. We packed 5,400lbs of Apples! Full disclosure, we had a little help from other volunteers from all over Sonoma County.

The Food Bank is looking for volunteers to help in their warehouse. More information is available at

Please Donate to the Glen Ellen Forum

We need and appreciate your donations to support our ongoing operations and committees. You can make a donation to the Glen Ellen Forum in any amount, large or small, on our website You can also mail a check payable to The Glen Ellen Forum to PO Box 464 Glen Ellen, CA 95442. Thank you for your support!

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Wishing you health and safety,

The Glen Ellen Forum