Club News, Jan. 26, 2013 |

Club News, Jan. 26, 2013

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Nevada County Democratic Women’s Club

The NCDWC women’s group will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday Feb.2 for a buffet breakfast at Trolley Junction The cost is $12. The program will feature a discussion with local business women, who will present information about operating a business in Nevada County. Our members have unanimously endorsed the candidacy of Heidi Hall for the 2014 election for Congressional District 1, covering most of Northern California. Reservations, due by Jan. 28, can be made by calling Nancy at 530-432-9821 or email

The American Legion, Frank Gallino, Post 130

Reservations for the next Dine-In are due at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1. No reservation – no dinner – no exceptions.

Health Care For All

Supporters of single-payer (Medicare-for-All-type) health care can join the Nevada County Chapter of Health Care for All on their bus to the State Capitol for Lobby Day 2013 on Monday, February 11, at 9:15 a.m., in the Kmart parking lot. Members of The California Health Professional Student Alliance, the sponsor, will be mob dancing in front of the Capitol at noon, followed by a march at 1 p.m. The bus returns about 3 p.m., and the suggested donation is $20 for transportation and lunch. Reserve your place by calling Mindy Oberne at 530-273-3033 or at

Al-Anon Adult Children of Alcoholics

“Children should be seen AND heard.” Please join us 6 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays for book and study discussion for adult children of alcoholics. This is a nonprofit, 12-step group meeting. The gathering is nonsmoking and open to both men and women. Meetings are in classroom 5 in the back of the Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main St. in Grass Valley.

Gold Country Italian American Club

We meet noon to 3 p.m. every third Tuesday at various local restaurants for lunch, games, presentations and socializing.

For information, call Don Mortara at 530-271-7491.


The TOPS Club (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Fridays at the Salvation Army Fellowship Hall, 10725 Alta St. in Grass Valley. Meeting is at 10 a.m. Weigh-in before at 9:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Friends of Hospice

There were several gentlemen who attended the quarterly luncheon/business meeting at the Alta Sierra Country Club on

Tuesday, Jan. 22. They enjoyed not only a delicious lunch and enjoy camaraderie with each other but also enjoyed an informative meeting lead by

President Cathy Jostes. The agenda was filled with information on upcoming events,new committee leaders reports and a generous donation to Hospice of the Foothills.

“Jail and Bail” is a fund raiser sponsored by the Union and KNCO. FOH recruits volunteer “Bailees” who will then ask their friends and organizations for pledges of “bail money” (donations for FOH) by a specified date to keep them out of jail. Our member Judy Nelson has agreed to be a volunteer bailee for FOH and is depending on your donation to keep her out of jail. This event is on March 14 and will be heard on KNCO as donations are brought in. Please join in … it is a fun event and you may go to KNCO to join in on the festivities.

FOH President Cathy Jostes presented Venessa Bengstrom, Executive Director of Hospice of the Foothills and Leo Granucci, Hospice Board Member, with a check in the amount of $60,000 to serve the needs of Hospice of the Foothills .They were appreciative of the check to further service the needs of HOF.

You are invited to join us for a meeting or workshop to meet the wonderful members and feel the accomplishment of helping the community.

Please phone us at 530-271-5121 for further information.

Sierra Singles Club

Older singles who enjoy group activities are invited to attend a meeting. Our weekly outings are to dine out, attend films, play and other local events.

For information, call Shirley Corry at 530-274-3355.

Nevada County Republican Women Federated

Six members from (NCRWF) joined 121 other California Federated Republican Women (CFRW) in Rancho Cordova on January 19, for the annual CFRW Northern Division Leadership Workshop. This one-day event included many presenters and was designed to strengthen club operations and provide information to keep members well informed.

The next regular meeting for NCRWF is February 19 at Alta Sierra Country Club. Keynote speaker will be Sheriff Keith Royal who will be speaking on medical marijuana in Nevada County. Joining Sheriff Royal will be Don Bessee who sits on the Steering Committee for the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County.

To make a reservation for the February 19 meeting call 530-274-0803 by Monday, February 11. Regular NCRWF meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month, September through June, at Alta Sierra Country Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley. Social Hour begins at 11:30 a.m. and meetings start at noon.

For more information or questions about membership please call 530-470-8507, email NCRWF or visit the website at

The Gold Country Yacht Club

We meet the second Wednesday of every month excluding December. February 13 is our next general meeting. Off season (October through April), the meetings are held at Alta Sierra Pizza Parlor. Dinner beings at 6 and the commodore’s bell is at 7 p.m. All salts, with or without a boat, are welcome to attend.

Questions? Visit our website, or call 530-265-2070.

Gold Country Stamp Club

Is Grandpa’s old stamp collection in the attic gathering dust? Bring it in and we will help you sort the trash from the treasure, the gems from the junk, the extra-ordinary from the … well you get the idea.

If you are considering selling these family treasures for say … some new transportation, we could help you decide if you’ll be browsing for a Beamer or haggling over pre-owned sneakers. On the other hand, maybe you would rather pick up where Grandpa left off and fill in some of those blank spaces. We can help with that too!

We’re Gold Country Stamp Club and we meet the first and third Thursdays of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. So hitch a ride on down to the dining room of the Nevada City Senior Apartments at 841 Old Tunnel Road in Grass Valley. Everyone is welcome.

For more information call 530-477-0108.

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