Published in the January 24 – February 6, 2018 issue of Gilroy Life

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Main story – The Elks celebrate 150 years of serving America’s communities

Guest column by John Varela – Water board works to manage flooding and serve South Valley

Nonprofit profile – All Animal Rescue & Friends saves local pets

Editorial -Honor America’s heritage by committing to community

Around Town … with Robert Airoldi -Family-friendly Pin-Ups on Tour to entertain veterans, families

Take a Hike … with Mike Monroe – On the trail of early Spanish explorations through Santa Clara County

San Martin volunteers get county commendation for ‘trash bash’

Your Wine … with Rachel Traylor – Champagne, sparkling wine don’t need special events to pop cork

Life in San Martin …with John English – San Martin finds a gem of an organization in Operation Freedom Paws

Music in the Air … with Mark ‘Fenny’ Fenichel – Jazz will be the highlight in San Jose during the month of February

Your Estate … with James Ward – One part of living is being ready and prepared for the inevitable

A Slice of Life … with Andi Joseph – The ups and downs of life have strengthened parents’ relationship

Business profile – Dentist enjoys the daily challenge, developing patient relationships

Calendar of Events: Published in the January 24 – February 6, 2018 issue of Gilroy Life