Contributors

Dr. Lawrence E. Anderson

Dr. Lawrence E. Anderson

DR. LAWRENCE E. ANDERSON
Dr. Anderson is the Founding Director & Conductor Emeritus of Danville Community Band. He welcomes your questions and comments. You can contact him by email at
banddirector01@comcast.net. For up-to-date information about the Danville Community Band, go to their website at www.danvilleband.org.

Buzz Bertolero

BUZZ BERTOLERO
Buzz Bertolero is Executive Vice President of Navlet’s Garden Centers and a California Certified Nursery Professional. His web address is www.dirtgardener.com and you can send questions by email at dirtgarden@aol.com or to 360 Civic Drive Ste. D, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.

Michael Copeland

MICHAEL COPELAND
Mike is Managing Director at NAI BT Commercial. He has written lifestyle, personality profile and humor pieces for a variety of publications, including: The San Jose Business Journal, California Real Estate News and Country Music Magazine. You can contact Mike at copeland@aliveeastbay.com.

Charles Donaldson

Charles Donaldson

CHARLES DONALDSON
Charles is a car buff turned writer who has been working in the automotive industry for over 20 years. He enjoys sharing his weekly test drive experiences through entertaining and
informational auto reviews. Charles is the owner of Autofastracks.com and 360WebStudios.com and can be reached by email at charles@autofastracks.com.

Peggy Fallon

Peggy Fallon

PEGGY FALLON
Bay Area native Peggy Fallon is the author/co-author of eight cookbooks. She is also a professional recipe developer, freelance writer, and cooking teacher who loves to share her passion for farmers’ markets. You can reach Peggy by email at glickman@netwiz.net.

Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

CAROLYN HASTINGS
Carolyn has been a San Ramon Valley resident for almost 30 years. A Real Estate Broker for longer than that, she enjoys movies, reading and traveling to interesting places. ALIVE is her newest outlet for her writing. She invites your comments and suggestions, 925-648-5363 or chastings@rockcliff.com.

Harry Hubinger

Harry Hubinger

HARRY HUBINGER
Harry has been a resident of Danville for almost forty years. He began traveling abroad on business and has continued his journeys after his retirement. As of this year, his total country count stands at 115. Harry regularly speaks at service clubs and libraries, and his book, Stamps in my Passport, is available at www.travelbookspub.com, or by calling 925-837-4381.

Carolyn Rovner

Carolyn Rovner

CAROLYN ROVNER
Carolyn is a certified image consultant and owner of C2 Style, a personal style consultation service. For nine years, she has specialized in “the look for less” affordable solutions for your wardrobe challenges. Carolyn has been a Fashion Editor, and a style expert for various other media and fashion events. Contact Carolyn at www.C2Style.com or carolyn@c2style.com.

Trina Swerdlow

Trina Swerdlow

TRINA SWERDLOW, BFA, CCHT
Trina is an author, certified clinical hypnotherapist, and artist. She has a private practice in downtown Danville where she specializes in stress reduction and weight loss. Trina can be reached at 925-285-5759 or by email at info@TrinaSwerdlow.com or through her website at www.TrinaSwerdlow.com.

Anita Venezia

Anita Venezia

ANITA VENEZIA
Anita is a freelance writer and owner of Venezia Antique Appraisal Services. Anita contributes to ALIVE with her column about antiques as well as through writing feature articles for the magazine. She welcomes your comments and inquiries, and can be reached at 925-964-9999, or by email at anita@aliveeastbay.com.