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[caption id="attachment_78442" align="alignright" width="220"] (clockwise from top left) Katharine Breithaupt, Kara Breithaupt, Doug Straub, Lori Greer[/caption]

Bank of Marin President and Chief Executive Officer Russ Colombo was a San Francisco Giants "ball dude" on Aug. 7 at AT&T Park. A longtime fan, an accomplished ballplayer and triathlete, Mr. Colombo had his first appearance in a Giants uniform, joining returning ball dude Joe Martino, a former Bank of Marin board member. That game honored Italian-American Heritage Night, and both are active in that community in the Bay Area. Mr. Martino was on the Salesian Boys and Girls Club board, and Mr. Colombo was on the Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma board of regents.Entertainment

Santa Rosa Symphony appointed five new members of its board of directors: Linda Castiglioni of Windsor; Ronald La Bruzzo, Dora Muir and Julia Parranto of Santa Rosa; and orchestra representative Tamara Voyles of Sebastopol. Officers for the year are President James Hinton, Vice-President Sara Woodfield, Treasurer Harry Rubins, and Secretary Judith Gappa.Real Estate

Artisan Signature Properties, formerly Christopherson Realty, added four agents to its real estate brokerage: Katharine "Kat" Breithaupt, Kara Breithaupt, Doug Straub and Lori Greer.  Together, they have nearly six decades of experience across a broad spectrum of property transactions. The growing organization offers a broad spectrum of real estate, construction and merchandizing experience.