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The rain indicates one thing to members of the Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce ” it’s daffodil time again. The chamber needs volunteers to help plant approximately 3,500 daffodil bulbs Saturday beginning at 12:30 p.m.

The large number of flower bulbs are courtesy of the Penn Valley Daffodil Run and the Lake Wildwood Garden Club. Laura Zieman from the chamber says to bring a smile, gloves, knee pads, bucket and planting tool of choice.

Meet at the chamber office, located at 17593 Penn Valley Drive, across from the old post office. For more information, call Laura at 432-5630.

Harding & Racz Interiors has moved to 940 Idaho-Maryland Road. The retail showroom offers “everything from blinds to bedspreads.”

Owners Jerry and Linda Winters have expanded with the move to include the showroom, a workroom for custom window coverings, bedspreads, cushions and more. For more information, call 272-7694.

The Gold Country Chapter of the Sacramento Area Human Resources Association will host an Employment Leave Workshop, including paid family leave information, from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday. The lunch seminar will be at the Trolley Junction in Nevada City.

Guest speakers will be Alison Sandman and John D. Adkisson from the Sacramento office of Hanson Bridgett Marcus Vlahos Rudy, LLP, and president of Team Trainers, LLC.

Cost for the seminar is $35 for members, $40 for nonmembers, and includes lunch, dessert and materials. Reservations are required.

Please e-mail or for additional information,or contact Jamie Madrigal at 274-6944 or

A new health center is under construction in south Nevada County.

Generations Health Club is slated to open this spring at 22824 Industrial Place on the corner of West Hacienda.

The 8,000 square foot building will feature a cardio center, group fitness classes, strength equipment, weight loss, supplement and nutrition programs, personal training, a day spa and child care, among other things.

A separately leased physical therapy center will also be housed in the new building. For more information, call 906-0794.

Ruby’s Fine Gifts is in the process of consolidating its two stores into its larger facility at 12094 Nevada City Highway.

Owner Ruby Baumgart decided to move the smaller shop to best utilize the space available at her newer store.

She has owned the larger store for two years. The change should create better parking and access for customers, as well.

For more information, call Ruby’s at 273-5860.

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