Club briefs |

Club briefs

Gold Country LeTip, a business networking organization, announces its Top Tippers for the month of July: Tana Lingvall, Weekenders USA; Karen Hastings, massage therapist; Judi Bannister, Fast and Fit; and Pamela Determan, Nevada County Mortgage. If you are interested in growing your business, and would like more information, call Judi at 265-9419.

Auburn Area Newcomers and Neighbors Club

The Auburn Area Newcomers and Neighbors Club annual open house will be Tuesday, Sept. 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Auburn Placer County Library in the Beecher Room. The Library is located at 350 Nevada St. in Auburn.

The club is open to all singles and couples who are either new to the foothills or are established residents. Year-round social activities include groups for dinner, lunch, theater and cards to name a few. Come to the open house to learn more about the club’s various social activities or call 823-6027 for more information.

Northern Mines Business and Professional Women

Northern Mines Business and Professional Women invite woman in the community to march with them as they celebrate women’s Right to Vote in the Nevada City Constitution Day Parade on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 12. This fun event commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Join the suffragists as we march down Broad Street in white costumes and purple sashes, much as our foremothers did in numerous rallies in Nevada City. For more information call Lynn Wenzel at 470-0360.

Penn Valley Hi Grader Lions Club

Guests of the Penn Valley Hi Graders Lions at its meeting on Aug. 12 were Past District Governor Dick Dickey and Lioness Jackie Dickey from Higgins Diggins Lions and Tom Teesdale and Larry Harris from Meridian Lions and friends and families of club members.

PDG Dickey inducted new member, Tor B. Eckert into the Hi Graders. Welcome Tor!!

After dinner, PDG Dickey, representing the Lions Educational Foundation, gave us some history of the fund and current projects. The LEF is sponsored by Lions Clubs in our District (4-C5) and funds are obtained from individual members, Lions Clubs in our district and local businesses. It receives no government or International funds.

The LEF was originally formed to help teachers in the area with problem students. It has expanded to encompass all youth programs sponsored by the Lions, such as Boy Scouts, Youth Exchange Programs, Deaf Children’s summer camps and like activities.

Higgins Diggins Lions will be conducting a brunch fund-raiser on Oct. 17. If you are interested in attending or want more information about LEF call PDG Dickey at 268-0565.

Lion Hal Varni, chair of the Hi Graders Potato Booth Fund-raiser at the Draft Horse Classic, is finalizing plans for the event. Funds from this project will go into our Marshall Hyde Scholarship Funds.

For more information about the Hi Graders call 265-3245.

Early Risers Toastmasters

What a meeting! We were treated to a variety of speeches. Are Mother Goose rhymes suitable for children? What are some of the touching stories behind Relay for Life? How do you make a ‘proper’ cup of tea?

These are the speeches that were given by LeeAnn Brook, Paula Gleicher and Courtney Ferguson, respectively. Courtney Ferguson – and young English guest, Cara Dunleavy – were voted outstanding speakers. Cherie Beitz delivered the day’s outstanding evaluation, and Anne King gave the winning Table Topics off-the-cuff talk using the word of the day, ‘lugubrious.’

Early Risers met Tuesday, Aug. 10. The awards went to Chuck Coovert for Table Topics (what an imagination!), Otto Haueisen for a superb, helpful Evaluation, and to Anne King for her lively speech titled “‘Ism’s’ – a lighthearted look at some of our own personal ‘quirks.'”

If you’re ready to improve your public speaking skills, join us at Trolley Junction where we meet every Tuesday morning at 6:30 a.m. for breakfast, fun and self-improvement. For more information call 273-9777.

Sierra Outdoors Sports Club

The Sierra Outdoors Sports Club (SOSC) would like to invite anyone who is interested in knowing more about our activities, to join us for an after work get-together at Citizen’s Pizza, in Nevada City, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m.

The sports club has about 40 members and would like to invite other interested people to join us in our outdoor activities. Members range in age from about 45 up. It is not a singles club, though many of our members are single. We usually have one or two activities each weekend. The activities are things like hiking, biking, camping, rafting, boating, and skiing. We have a potluck dinner, at a member’s home, about every two months to plan the upcoming activities. A newsletter is sent to all members informing them of all the upcoming activities. Dues are $15 annually.

Some of us meet, informally, most Friday evenings, around 6:30 p.m. at the Holbrooke, in the room off the bar. For more information call 432-3073 or 272-7693.

Cousin Jacks Lion’s Breakfast Club

The meeting was held at the Breakfast Club at 6:30 a.m. Lion President Mike opened the meeting, Lion Rudy Kutchar led the pledge of allegiance, Lion Joyce Rowe gave the prayer.

A lot of discussion was held about the fair. Many of the Lions did two days work getting the arena booth ready, cleaning and painting, cutting grass and putting up shades.

Report was also made on the sight van at the State Fair. Lion Sue asked for volunteers.

It was also announced that on Aug. 24, we will have the Governors attending.

Business on the Krisis Kare Nursery was tabled until after the fair.

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