It's nice to be noticed

Green & Green City Summit Award, 2.15.2006 to Quesada Gardens Initiative by Mayor Gavin Newsom

Jefferson Awards, 2006, to Karl Paige and Annette Young Smith

Robert C. Friese Award for Neighborhood Conservation, 2.6.2007 from San Francisco Beautiful

Crissy Field Community Heroes Award, 5.12.2007 from the Crissy Field Center/Golden Gate Conservancy

Certificate of Recognition, 5.22.2007, from California Legislature Assembly for “outstanding effort in a capitol project.” Mark Leno

Community Health Award, 7.10.2007, from California Pacific Medical Center for “outstanding contribution to community health.” Martin Brotman and L. Scott Minick

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year, 7.25.2007, to Jeffrey Betcher and Friends of Quesada Gardens Initiative from Neighborhood Parks Council.  Isabel Wade

Sainthood, 9.23.2007, to Annette Smith from Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Models of Hope Award, San Francisco Interfaith Council, 11.20.2007, from the SF Interfaith Council

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, 2007, to Quesada Gardens Initiative.  Nancy Pelosi

Certificate of Honor, 11.13.2008, to Jeffrey Betcher from The Mayor’s Challenge Shape Up SF. Mayor Gavin Newsom

Hall of Fame, 11.8.2008, to Karl Paige from the SF Neighborhood Empowerment Network

Certificate of Recognition, 10.21.2009, from Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Community Benefit Program.  Randy Wittorp

Lifetime Achievement Award, 2011, to Jeffrey Betcher from the Southeast Community Facility Commission

Best Green Community Project, 11.16.2011, to Bridgeview Community Teaching and Learning Garden (project leaders Joel and Mary McClure) from SF Neighborhood Empowerment Network.

Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012, to Annette Young Smith from the SF Neighborhood Empowerment Network.

Environmental Achievement Award, 2013, to Jeffrey Betcher and Quesada Gardens Initiative from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Pacific Southwestern Region

Together, we are bringing back the days when all who live, work & play in Bayview Hunters Point greet each other by name.