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Friends of Hospice tree shines in Nevada City

Submitted to The Union

The lighted "Tree of Love" on the Hooper and Weaver Mortuary lawn in Nevada City is in recognition of Friends of Hospice. It is visible from Highway 49. This tree is possible through generosity of Kay Baker and Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. In addition, Friends of Hospice now has an everlasting tree to be our Tree of Love each year.

Each light represents the life of a loved one and will be lit and sparkle brilliantly throughout the month of December. Raising funds for Hospice of the Foothills is a part of the mission. Operating funds come from membership dues, raffles at meetings, money market investments, sponsorships and lots of hard work. Friends of Hospice has no paid staff and the all-volunteer auxiliary is open to all men and women who will actively support the work of Friends. Those who are interested in joining this endeavor can call (530) 274-5121 for information.

Widowed Persons Association welcomes new members

The Widowed Persons Association is an active group that enjoys outings and friendships following great losses. If you are interested in joining the group, please call Nickie, membership chairperson, at (530) 272- 7292. New members are welcome.

Sierra Singles Club offers activities

The Sierra Singles Club is comprised of older singles who enjoy group activities, such as dining out and attending plays, films and other local events. Those interested are invited to sit in on a meeting of the Sierra Singles Club at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 9 in the dining room at the Community Center, 841 Old Tunnel Road. A calendar of activities for the month will be distributed at that time.

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For information, contact Shirley Corry at (530) 274-3355.

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