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Aglow of Grass Valley

Grass Valley Aglow invites all women to join us Thursday from 9:45 a.m. to noon. We meet at Crown Point Hall, 336 Crown Point Circle, off Brunswick Road in Grass Valley. Enjoy a great continental breakfast at no charge.

Special guest speaker is Lillie Parker. Lillie is a graduate of L.I.F.E. Bible College of Los Angeles and has been a licensed, ordained minister for 14 years. She and her husband, George, have traveled extensively, singing and speaking. Lillie and George will be doing the praise and worship.

For more information, call 432-9258.

Nevada County Red Hat Society

The quarterly meeting of the Nevada County Queens was a great success, with 24 of the 45 chapter queens in attendance. Lois Figueira of the Drop Dead Gorgeous Mad Hatters reported the first Queens’ meeting two years ago had only four queens. This represents a growth of more than 1,000 percent in Nevada County in a very short time. The October meeting is organized by Queen Carol Wilshusen and Vice Queen Linda Schafer of Alta Sierra.

If you have not received your invitation to the Red Hat Tea being given by the Nevada County Fair board, contact Linda Lasich at 477-1071. This gala event will take place Sunday, Aug. 15, at 2 p.m. at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Your invitation includes the entrance fee to the fair, as well as the tea. Don’t miss this one.

The annual Christmas Party at the Miners Foundry, scheduled for Dec. 8, will include a vendor’s mall this year. Anyone wishing to sell Red Hat items should contact Queen Ellen Davis of Joie Rouge at or at 478-9459 to reserve a space. Invitations will be mailed to each queen in the next week, with instructions on how to reserve group space for your chapter.

Queen Anne Miranda of the Red Hot Tomatoes is keeping the Queens’ database current, so for any changes in addresses, e-mails or new Red Hat groups, please contact her at The list will be used to notify all queens of upcoming events, so it is important that your chapter be registered with Anne.

Early Risers


Early Risers Toastmasters’ Breakfast of Champions for July 19

awards went to Paula Gleicher for Table Topics, Connie Suddath for Evaluation and Jay Coley for outstanding speech. July 27 awards went to Kathy Hillis for Table Topics, LeeAnn Brook for Evaluation and Cheryl Domnitch for outstanding speech.

Early Risers Toastmasters meets every Tuesday, 6:30 a.m., at Trolley Junction. Guests are always welcome as we laugh our way to improved speaking skills and hear a variety of speeches, evaluations and off-the-cuff table topics ” while we eat our breakfast!

Legacy Genealogy User Group

Is there anyone interested in forming a user group for the Legacy Family Tree genealogy program ” or who know others who have this neat program? If so, call Barbara at 432-9350.



A “Concert from the Islands” will be featured at the Women’s Connection luncheon on Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chuck and Doni Antone will bring a concert in song and interpretive dance from the Kona Coast. Luncheon guests are encouraged to wear their best Hawaiian outfit and prepare for a luau.

The inspirational speaker for the event will be a Lake of the Pines Rancho neighbor, Helen Pachaud, who will relate how a reluctant motorcycle enthusiast has learned to ride out the tough times.

Women’s Connection is international, nondenominational and not church-related and is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries. The cost of the luncheon is $14 inclusive, and reservations, as well as arrangements for child care, should be made by Monday.

Complimentary supervised and structured play time is provided, a great get-away opportunity for moms!

Call Gail at 268-7698 or Ginger at 269-1629 to make reservations and call 24 hours in advance if cancellation is necessary. Call Sherrill at 268-9139 for information on monthly Prayer Connections and Donnie at 268-8786 to learn about weekly home Bible studies in your neighborhood.

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