Chef helps squeeze food into people's schedules

The Examiner spotlights good people and good work on its daily Kudos page. Here’s a look at Bay Area residents who are serving their community, reaching milestones, making discoveries and celebrating accomplishments.

NONA LIM

“Cook! SF is all about bringing the joy back to cooking for my customers. Plus we support the local food movement by sourcing the Bay Area’s magnificent produce offerings.”

Occupation  Chef

Home  San Francisco

Achievement  The chef founded Cook! SF to help busy people put a home-cooked meal on the table in just 20 minutes using fresh ready-to-cook meal kits. Her kits are delivered to homes and offices on a weekly basis.

GREG HOLZMAN

“Increased demand for superior organic fruit will see organic farms expand and organic farming families
prosper.”

Occupation  Founder, Purity.Organic; Pacific Organic Produce

Home  San Francisco

Achievement  The entrepreneur is bringing healthy food and beverage options to the public by marketing fruit from organic growers; in turn, he is making sustainable agriculture an economic reality for the growers.

EDITH YEUNG

“BiztechDay is designed to help entrepreneurs and business owners learn how to grow using the power of the Internet and Web 2.0 technologies.”

Occupation  Web marketer

Home  San Francisco

Achievement  The founder of SFentrepreneur, a networking organization for local entrepreneurs, is organizing BiztechDay, one of the largest technology learning conferences in the country. It will be held Oct. 25 at the Hilton San Francisco.

BRAZELL CARTER

“Learning has no boundaries.”

Occupation  Physician

Home  Oakland

Achievement  Combining his interests in science and social service, the Richmond-based doctor helped establish the Robinson-Weeks-Robinson Scholarship Committee, which finances higher education for local youths seeking careers in medicine.

Patchwork panels honor people with Alzheimer’s

The Quilt to Remember is the country’s first grand-scale quilt that pays tribute to those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias; its panels were crafted by individuals and organizations across America.

The huge patchwork quilt will be on display for all to see in San Francisco’s Union Square, at Geary and Stockton streets, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

The display is part of the third annual National Concepts in Care Conference, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, which is today at the Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St.

The educational conference is designed for family caregivers as well as health care professionals, and includes presentations by Alzheimer’s experts, an exhibit and free respite care for afflicted individuals.

For information, call (866) 232-8484 or visit www.alzfdn.org.

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