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February 11, 2013
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Soroptimists to host 20th annual Garden Tour

Mark your calendars now for the 20th annual Spring Garden Tour hosted by Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills, scheduled for, May 18 and 19.

This event is a self-guided tour of six privately owned gardens in Grass Valley, Nevada City and Penn Valley. 

Gardens are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the garden gate. Tickets go on sale in early March. 

Wear comfortable shoes, bring a hat and don’t forget your camera on this four- to five-hour excursion.

The Garden Tour is the primary fundraiser of Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills, a global women’s service organization supporting women and children in our community and abroad. The money raised from the garden tour contributes to the health and well-being of those in need of opportunity and hope. Past groups that have been supported include hospice, grad nights, Hospitality House, Kare Crisis Nursery, Read Me a Story, Pal Program, Friendship Club, The Cinderella Project and many more.

Please help us by sponsoring the garden tour so that we may reach out to more people in need! For information, call Linda Sanderson at 530-273-7989 or email to become a sponsor today and discuss sponsorship benefits.

 For information about the Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills, visit

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The Union Updated Feb 11, 2013 01:52PM Published Feb 11, 2013 01:52PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.