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Business Partner Spotlight

May Business Partners of the Month:

              red boy pizza                    



Established in 1969, Red Boy Pizza began as a single, 90-square-foot location in San Francisco, California. Founders Peter and Kitty Forstner owned and operated the business for more than 35 years featuring only the finest ingredients, including a true San Francisco Sourdough Crust. Peter named the restaurant Red Boy Pizza after a drawing he had created as a young boy in his native Germany, the original Red Boy.

Today, though Peter and Kitty have retired, Red Boy Pizza remains a family-owned business. Each pizza is hand-crafted to perfection, providing the kind of quality and attention to freshness you can only find here in the San Francisco Bay Area.

From our dough to sauces and toppings, to our pastas and desserts, Red Boy Pizza uses only the freshest ingredients. The foundation of each pizza remains the sourdough crust, the mother dough of which was originally brought in 1918. Red Boy Pizza sauce is produced from fresh, hand-picked, California tomatoes, never concentrate! Combined with the finest herbs, spices, and other special ingredients, Red Boy Pizza produces the highest quality pizza you will ever taste.

There are now seven Red Boy Pizza restaurants in Marin, Sonoma, and Alameda counties, with more opening soon. Most Red Boy Pizza Restaurants are both dine in and take out and offer free delivery to select areas. We encourage you to visit the location nearest you and experience the best pizza, pasta, and Italian salads that only our dedicated Red Boy family can offer.


 A big thank you to Red Boy Pizza Novato for their support of Can Do!

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The Las Gallinas Lions Club was founded in March 1980 by local resident Les Mize.  Les had been a Mill Valley Lion since 1965.  The 44 charter members comprised local, community minded individuals who embraced the Lion’s motto, “WE SERVE.”  Les Mize became our first club president.

Our name, Las Gallinas, was selected by the charter members to reflect the geographical valley running from Puerto Suello Hill in the south to the southern limits of Novato. 

Our first community projects were resurrecting the annual Marinwood Easter Egg Hunt and starting a Halloween Parade and Costume Contest for neighborhood children.  This established our long-standing commitment to our neighborhood’s young people.  As we continued to grow, our club added many community activities and programs.  We also raised money by conducting parking services for the Marin County Fair.  This money continues to be returned to the community in the form of assistance grants for local groups and Lions International programs.


  • Raising money for local schools and sports organizations

  • Hosting the Annual Marinwood Easter Egg Hunt (2019 was our 40th year)

  • Purchasing and planting bulbs throughout our community.

  • Organizing free Vision Clinics for children in our community using a “Pediavision” vision camera.

  • Sponsoring eyeglasses and eye surgery for several people in need.

  • Supporting Lions in Sight (recycling used eyeglasses to people in need):

    • Collected hundreds of eyeglasses and sorted several thousand.

    • Worked with students from Miller Creek Middle School to wash and clean over 4000 pairs of eyeglasses.

    • Seven of our members joined Lions in Sight missions to Mexico this year to dispense eyeglasses to over two thousand needy people.

A big thank you to the Las Gallinas Lions club for their support of Can Do!

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SF Portraits by Jason Todd Photography

SF Portraits by Jason Todd Photography offers top-quality professional portrait, wedding, and event photography at a reasonable cost. Jason Todd is the sole owner and lead photographer of SF Portraits as well as a proud dad of an 8th grader at Miller Creek Middle School! He has over 20 years of experience working as a commercial photographer, shooting for clients such as Sunset Magazine, US Weekly, Parents, Seventeen, and Travel & Leisure.

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Jason shoots Business Portraits, on location or at his home studio in San Rafael. He also specializes in Family PortraitsWeddings, and Corporate or Private events, as well as branding images for your company. No event or wedding is too big or small. Jason has a dedicated team to assist him with larger weddings and events and he can customize a package just for you!   Wedding photography starts at $200 per hour!

New Year, New You!

Special Business Portrait Discount

$200 for a 30-minute studio or outdoor session


Jason will work with you to create images that will bring out your very best!    

 Visit his pricing package options or fill out the contact form and Jason will be happy to answer all of your questions before getting started.

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Kay Hendricks Piano Instruction

Kay Hendricks offers home-based, piano lessons customized for any age and learning style. Kay's main focus is that her students are having fun while they are learning and developing a life-long appreciation for music. For 4-5 year olds, depending on the child, she teaches by color so they can immediately play their favorite songs. For older children, she teaches from the Alfred, Hal Leonard and Faber book collections. Kay instills in the children that they should have fun while they are learning, since music will be with them all their lives. 

 “Kay’s enthusiasm and energy in teaching children is recognized and appreciated by both the student and parents.  Her encouraging and warm nature provides an inviting environment for students to learn.  Piano is fun with Kay!”  Robin Gerrity- Miller Creek School District Parent   

Lessons with Kay are the perfect supplement to any Can Do!-funded music programs your student is experiencing at school! 

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