Native Daughters of the Golden West
Newly installed President Yvonne Hughes opened the meeting and introduced the recipient of the club scholarship, Terry Peterson. He spoke of his aspirations to be a licensed diesel mechanic for Caterpillar vehicles.
He will go to Delta College soon.
Marie Norton is home from Normandy, France, and gave a talk and displayed an album of photos. Marion McGuire told about what Hong Kong was like before its return to China.
Brita Rozynski showed her photos and maps of Cornwall; she found it easy to find Grass Valley?s sister city, Bodmin. Rozynski also visited Scotland, with its castles and history.
Retiring President Shirley Medlyn was awarded a past presidents pin.
The annual patio potluck will be at Marion McGuire’s at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The club announced that even with the recent market turndown, its long-term return on stocks has outperformed the major indexes. The club achieved the returns by investing in stocks that meet guidelines provided by the National Association of Investment Clubs.
The club is searching for new members who would like to learn investment principles that provide better than average returns. The club meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. If you are interested in investing for the long term and would like to learn, call Bob Reeves at 265-2866.
The general meeting of the Historical Society is 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the new railroad museum in Nevada City on Bost Avenue. Orval Bronson will discuss his new book, “Nevada City.” Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome. For directions to the museum, call 272-5154.
The Tommyknocker Sams chapter of the Good Sam Club has planned its September outing for Dingerville U.S.A. near Oroville with Easton and Donna Buehler as host trail bosses.
This month’s outing was at Woodson Bridge RV Park, where the weather was ideal for a summer outing.
Recreational vehicle owners interested in finding a Good Sam chapter to travel and camp with are urged to contact president Easton Buehler at 273 0448 for more information.
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