Officials, Residents Cut Ceremonial Ribbon for New Avance Project

Local community members and city officials cut the ceremonial ribbon on the new Avance project, an affordable community in Livermore for residents with developmental disabilities. From left: Livermore City Councilmember Ben Barrientos; Kiki Poe, senior director of Membership/Operations East Bay Housing Organizations; Fiona Hsu, head of Community Development Finance Silicon Valley Bank; Alameda County District 1 Supervisor David Haubert; Natalie Magana, MidPen Housing project manager; Nesreen Kawar, MidPen Housing senior project manager; Livermore Mayor John Marchand; Matt Franklin, MidPen president and CEO; Livermore Vice Mayor Brittni Kiick; former Livermore City Councilmember Trish Munro; and Lisa Kleinbub, Regional Center of the East Bay executive director. (Photo courtesy of the City of Livermore)