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Club News: Sept. 18, 2010

Gold Country Stamp Club

Regular meetings are at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month at the Nevada City Senior Apartments, 841 Old Tunnel Road, Grass Valley, in the dining room and are open to all.

For more information call (530) 272-8684.



Sierra Table Tennis

Open play table tennis, 7 to 10 p.m. Mondays, at Echo Ridge School, 15504 Liberty Circle Drive, Nevada City.




For information call (530) 265-2834.

Beta Sigma Phi

The Preceptor Nu Delta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meets at noon on the second and fourth Mondays of the month.

For further information and meeting location call Georgia at (530) 272-7785.

Sierra Singles

Sierra Singles Club members plan to attend the Italian Festival at the Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 19. On Wednesday, Sept. 29, members will get together for breakfast at Penny’s Cafe.

For information, contact Shirley Corry at (530) 274-3355.

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 535

Meetings are held at 6 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Grass Valley Veterans Building, 255 South Auburn St., Grass Valley.

For information call (530) 274-3787.

50’s Plus Social Singles

The 50’s Plus Social Singles invites all who are interested in making new friends and sharing in fun activities to check us out by joining in one of our socials, 6 to 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays of the month at the Holbrooke Hotel, Grass Valley.

For more information call (530) 271-0303 or (530) 273-6898.

Grass Valley Duplicate Bridge Club

Games at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Classes are available.

Located at the Golden Empire Grange in Grass Valley.

For more information and directions call Bruce Lester at (530) 477-9586.

Grass Valley Elks Lodge #538

Applications for vocational grants of $1000 each are available at Grass Valley Elks Lodge #538. A total of $58,000 has been approved with an option to renew for one more year.

This program is open to but not limited to graduating high school seniors. You must be an American citizen, male or female, who requires training or retraining to compete in the workplace.

For information call Grass Valley Elks Lodge #538 at (530) 273-9228 or visit http://www.GrassValleyElks.org

Elks Ladies of 518

The Elks Ladies of 518 hold a dinner business meeting at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Nevada City Elks Lodge, 518 Highway 49 North.

For information call (530) 265-2107.

The Elks Ladies of 518 Fall Luncheon Fashion Show, “We’ve Got Style,” will be held Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Nevada City Elks Lodge. The show will feature fashions for teens through senior adults from five local stores and will include door prizes and a raffle.

The bar will open at 11 a.m., lunch will be held at noon and the show begins at 1 p.m.

Admission is $20. Monies raised will be donated to various charities supported by the Elks Ladies.

For information call (530) 432-9092.

Sierra Foothills Audubon Society

Sierra Foothills Audubon Society’s October meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 in the Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City.

Early last March, four Nevada County birders – Ted Beedy, Barney Kroeger and Jeannie and Rudy Darling – went on a 12-day birding and culture trip led by Peter Pyle, Keith Hansen and Patricia Briceno to Oaxaca, Mexico. They took over 2,000 photos and have selected some of the best for this presentation. And since this is an Audubon meeting, the emphasis will be on birds, but some cultural aspects of the trip will also be presented.

Oaxaca lies at the southern end of Mexico. Habitat varies from desert to cloud forest to coastal mangrove swamps and the bird life reflects this diversity. Many of the winter birds there are familiar to us as summer breeders up north. Others are more typical of Central American countries further south. A few are familiar to U.S. birders as SE Arizona or south Texas specialties. A handful are endemic to Oaxaca. Indigenous human cultures include Mixtec and Zapotec peoples. The presentation will include a brief tour of Monte Alban which overlooks the city of Oaxaca and is one of the premier pre-Columbian archeological sites.

Ted Beedy is a professional ornithologist and is co-author of “Discovering Sierra Birds,” an updated version of which he is currently preparing along with Keith Hansen. Barney Kroeger’s interests lie in recording bird vocalizations. Rudy Darling is on the SFAS board and is compiler of the Grass Valley CBC. Jeannie Darling likes watching birds, especially big colorful ones that sit still and really appreciated the cultural aspects of this trip.

Please join us for this visually stimulating visit to Oaxaca.

Pioneer Arts

At Pioneer Arts Club’s Sept. 8 general meeting, a slate of officers and board members were approved for the 2010 – 2011 year. David Johnson was elected president and Ed Porter, vice-president. Returning for another year will be Lisa Johnson, secretary, and Sandra Delong, treasurer. Board members at large are Katie Wolff, membership chair; Ernie Demeter, event setup director; Warren Knox, roster master; Linda Roemisch, program director; and Dori Greenbaum, newsletter publisher. Karen Koklich will serve as past-president and Art in Public Places chair.

At Pioneer Arts’ October general meeting, renowned artist David Mooney will be presenting a demonstration of acrylic painting. David has illustrated natural history books and magazines, designed and painted wall murals, done theater set design and created children’s books. His painting, “Winchester Cathedral,” was awarded Best of Show at last year’s Northern Mines Show. This past summer he was chosen as an Artist-in-Residence at Rocky Mountain National Park. His presentation on acrylic painting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at The Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main Street, Grass Valley. Guests are welcome to join us.

 Pioneer Arts’ 29th annual Northern Mines Open Exhibit will open Oct. 19 at The Center for the Arts. Nearly 100 paintings and sculptures were submitted. Of these, about 60 will be selected by juror Christine Hayman for the exhibit. Christine is a nationally recognized artist whose work appears in galleries across the country. The Northern Mines Exhibit can be seen at The Center for the Arts through Nov. 14.

For more information about Pioneer Arts and our events, see http://www.PioneerArtsClub.com

 

Early Risers Toastmasters

President Shawn Tuttle called the meeting to order asking for each person to introduce themselves and to say what you are looking forward to with the change of season. Answers ranged from reading a book to having parties.

Shelley Drievold spoke on “Coming Home to Change” about her trip to England, Scotland and Ireland. We are looking forward to hearing the next chapter. Her goals were “How to Say It,” selecting the right words and sentence structure to communicate ideas clearly, accurately and vividly.

George Chileski spoke on “What If There Were No Legal Hunting?” His goal was to “Persuade With Power,” to persuade listeners about his viewpoint or ideas or to take action and also to appeal to the audience’s interests. George gave detailed information on how the environment, habitat and law enforcement are supported through funds from hunters and fishermen.

Christy Bailey spoke on “Wardrobe Malfunctions.” Her goals were to be entertaining, such as being an after-dinner speaker. This speech showed us how to laugh at ourselves and she made it a very funny speech.

Scott Davis was Table Topics Master showing us utensils from his kitchen and asking the participants to rename them and create a new use for the tool.

Winners were Shelley Drievold for Speech, Karen Jones-Schimke for Evaluator and Shawn Tuttle for Table Topics.

Early Risers welcomes guests to attend at 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Trolley Junction in Nevada City. Remember only one person is speaking, the rest are there to be in the audience to learn and enjoy. Please join us.

For information call (530) 273-9777.

Soroptimist International of Nevada City

Soroptimist International of Nevada City will begin the new year of meetings from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22. This year we will be meeting at the Organic Grill on Argall Way in Nevada City, on the first three Wednesdays of each month (except September, which will be only the 22nd and 29th). We have a busy year of fundraising ahead of us beginning with an E-Waste event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 at the KMart parking lot. Please reserve this date on your calendar and keep an eye out for advertising on what items we can accept. If you have any questions in the meantime, please call Carol York at (530) 477-5901. We also would like to increase our membership this year so, please, call Carol York if you are interested in volunteering to help women and girls – both locally and internationally. The more members we have, the more we can accomplish, and the more women and girls we can help within our own community.

Soroptimist International is a worldwide organization committed to improving the lives of women and girls, both locally and throughout the world, through a variety of service projects.

For more information please visit the website Soroptimist.org

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Banner Mountain Post 2655

All former, retired, active and reserve members, both men and women of all military branches who served in a foreign theater of conflict are invited to join.

Meetings are held at 6 p.m. the first Friday of each month at the Nevada City Veteran’s Building, 415 North Pine St. We are open for social events at 2 p.m. every Friday.

Prospective members are encouraged to bring their DD 214 (proof of military service), which will be returned upon verification.

For more information contact us every Friday evening at (530) 265-8396.

California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch

“An Evening With Writers” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Luna’s Cafe & Juice Bar, 1414 16th St., Sacramento, to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the CWC, Sacramento Branch. Author and poet Frances Kakugawa and authors Bob Quinlan, Kiyo Sato and Susan M. Osborn will read from their works and be available to autograph books and share their experiences, writings and writing advice. The public is invited to this free event. Food and beverages are available for sale.

It was in October of 1925 that this organization was created to make resources available to writers at all levels of expertise and to assist writers throughout the Sacramento region to hone their skills and to achieve their writing goals. CWC continues to serve as a major resource for writers.

Nevada County Bonsai Club

A social, nonprofit club founded for sharing the beauty and enjoyment of Bonsai through teaching and communicating the living art form of Bonsai. Open to all.

Meetings are scheduled for 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room in Nevada City. Meeting subject matter/presentation will be announced prior to the meetings. At the meetings with no presenters, there will be workshops and discussions.

The next meeting is Sept. 21.

For information call (530) 273-2628.

Golden Empire Sams RV Club, Grass Valley

Hot dogs and puppy dogs, we all love to camp.

Our September campout was in the beautiful foothills of Nevada County at Dutch Flats RV Resort. The rumble of the trains, the hum of traffic on I-80. The visit of the bear every night to the dumpster. The sound of rain on our roofs. What else could you ask for? Oh, the agony of waiting for one number at Bingo. The numbers all around yours are being called then someone else gets the prize. Have to try again next month.

Members ate lunch at the newly opened Dutch Flat Hotel. What wonderful food and the hotel is a must to visit. Very quaint with lots of antiques and history. We really enjoyed the visit to the lovely town.

Hosts Len and Pat Fuson barbecued a wonderful dinner on Wednesday. We played many games during our four day stay. The Dingle Ball game was won by Fred Fluke and Berta Brown.

We only have two regular campouts left this year. In October we are going to Heritage RV Park in Corning and in November we will be at Gridley RV Park.

Our Club is open to anyone with an RV, a Good Sam member and loves to have fun.

Call Fred Fluke at (530) 823-5562 for more information.

Marine Corps League, Gold Country Detachment 885

The Marine Corps League, Gold Country Detachment 885 invites all former, retired, active and reserve Marines, women Marines and FMF Corpsmen who are interested in renewing the “Espirit de Corps,” camaraderie and social events.

Meetings are held at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Grass Valley Veterans Building, located at 255 S. Auburn St. (enter at the side of the building on second floor). Bring your DD 214 or proof of serving honorably.

You may also contact us at http://www.MCL.885.org

Gold Country Miniature Society

The Gold Country Miniature Society is sponsoring a dollhouse miniature weekend craft project called a “Tea Room Boutique,” a three-day retreat and hutch project. In this National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts (NAME) event, women and men all over the country will be making miniature hutches on the same days.

The retreat will be held from 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, to lunchtime on Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Diamond Arrow Christian Conference Center in Nevada City and will feature workshops, swaps, roundtables and gifts.

For pricing and information, call (916) 663-9592 or visit http://www.Miniatures.com

Soroptimist International of Grass Valley

Soroptimist International of Grass Valley meets at 12:30 p.m. the first three Thursdays of each month at the Nevada County Contractors Association Board Room, 149 Crown Point Court, Grass Valley.

For more information call (530) 477-1201 or visit our website http://www.SIGV.org

Sierra Nevada Canoe and Kayak Club

The Sierra Nevada Canoe and Kayak Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 at Pioneer Park in the Seaman’s Lodge. The program will feature River Partners, an environmental organization based in Chico dedicated to restoring the habitat along rivers in the central California Valley, including the Feather and Sacramento rivers. Julie Pokrandt, Development Director with River Partners, will speak to us about the group’s work and show slides of current projects.

River Partners also leads kayaking trips on the Feather and Sacramento Rivers and Julie will take to us about the possibility of joining the group for a guided trip at some point in the future.

Socializing, 6:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Penn Valley Toastmasters

For introductions on Sept. 9, Penn Valley’s President Jeff Pylman asked each one present: What do you think is a good question to ask for introductions at one of our Toastmasters meetings?

We were delighted to have Melissa Stevens as a guest from Motherlode Toastmasters. Melissa was voted Best Evaluator for effectively evaluating Marjorie Quist’s winning speech. As Best Speaker for the evening, Marjorie Quist entertained us with “I Was Green In 1967.” Marjorie talked about sending away for a free multi-purpose gift that promised to “Take Care of Mother Earth” – and, among other things, make a fashion statement as well. Marjorie made us all laugh as she told us that the gift turned out to be a paper dress that she wore to a stylish event.

Table Topics Master Marti Vogt brought us Proverbs from Larry The Cable Guy. We randomly chose two proverbs and tried to find a link between them. Jeff Pylman won for Best Table Topics for correlating these two proverbs. Support bacteria, they’re the only culture most people have” and “If the world didn’t suck, we would all fall off.”

Toastmasters welcomes all guests, including those who are interested in learning more about Toastmasters to improve your speaking, listening and leadership skills. Speaking is optional. Penn Valley Toastmasters meetings are held at 17422-B Penn Valley Drive in the Penn Valley Shopping Center. Walk past the Penn Valley Market – under the staircase and across from the laundromat. Meetings are held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on second, third and fourth Thursdays of each month.

For information call (530) 432-8488.

California Retired Teachers’ Association

The California Retired Teachers’ Association (CalRTA) will be holding a general meeting on Monday, Oct. 4, at the Alta Sierra Country Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley.

The social hour will begin at 11 a.m. and the business meeting at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon.

Judy Kreinick and Kathy Mollet will present an overview of “Partners in English Language Learning.” They will be accompanied by two tutors, Ellen Hagan and Shari Koats. The program is successful and I’m sure many of you would like to know what it is all about. Please come to our meeting to find out.

CalRTA is a strong organization that works very diligently to protect and improve the pensions and benefits of all teachers, retired as well as active. Join us on Oct. 4.

For a luncheon reservation call Marlene at (530) 274-7115 or Miriam at (530) 272-5795. If you need a ride to the meeting please let Marlene or Miriam know when you make your luncheon reservation. See you on Oct. 4.

NC Business Network International (BNI)

The Nevada County Business Builder chapter of Business Network International is a hot referral organization that helps local businesses grow and thrive. The group started over a year ago and is growing quickly. Guests are welcome to come and consider joining while business categories are still available.

The group meets weekly, noon to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at Goomba’s Restaurant, Highway 174, Grass Valley. We put the work in networking.

For more information call (530) 271-3603 or (530) 470-0321 or visit http://www.BNICalNeva.com

Rotary Club of Grass Valley

Rotary Club of Grass Valley enters three teams into Bocce Ball tournament.

Members of the Rotary Club of Grass Valley are diligently practicing Bocce Ball at the home court of Rotarian Kathy Engenes’ house. This weekend, Sept. 18 and 19, the Italian Festival will be at the Fairgrounds with one of the main events being a Bocce Ball Tournament. The Rotary Club has picked up the challenge by entering three teams of four players and have hopes of doing very well in the competition. At this point we don’t know how many total teams have been entered. “But if practice makes perfect we should do well,” says Ron Engenes, head coach.

Bocce Ball seems to be capturing a lot of interest across the country and is a game that everyone can play and you don’t need to be Italian. Special temporary oyster shell Bocce Ball courts have been constructed at the Fairgrounds for the event. An enthusiastic response to this competition is expected this weekend.

Mother Lode Toastmasters

Our president Jinnae Anderson started off the night with gratitude by having us share what we were grateful for in introductions. Our Toastmaster of the evening was Sharon Hollis.

The first prepared speaker of the evening was Jinnae Anderson. She gave a speech, “Reaching a Consensus,” from the advanced manual on facilitating a discussion. This speech tested her leadership abilities as she moderated audience participation and then steered us towards a consensus regarding introductions eating up time for table topics. Evaluator: Melissa Stevens. Our second speaker Emma Santa filled in for an absent speaker by giving a pocket speech (an impromptu speech) about inspirational methods for officer training. Officer training is required for those who hold an office and runs the risk of being mundane. Emma gave suggestions on how to make officer’s training a rewarding and fun experience. Evaluator: Mary Thompson.

Glen Boire stirred the pot with Table Topics about various recipes using unlikely ingredients. We answered various prompts while using the word “delicious.”

Speakers that best met their objectives: Best Speaker – Emma Santa, Best Evaluator – Melissa Stevens, and Best Table Topics – Jan Fishler. Joyce Peterman was our General Evaluator.

If you are interested in learning more about Toastmasters, please come to one of our meetings. We love guests! Speaking is optional for guests. Meeting place: Eskaton Village Lodge – 625 Eskaton Circle, Grass Valley. Meeting time: 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays.

For more information contact Sharon Hollis, (530) 264-6902 or visit our website MotherLode.FreeToastHost.com

Empire Toastmasters

At the Sept. 10 meeting of Empire Toastmasters, Jolen Punches was voted Better Speaker for her speech “Sing Your Dreams.” Jolen’s speech, a Specialty Speech with the goal of uplifting the spirit, was part of the Advanced Communication series. Anna Oates won the Better Evaluator trophy for her evaluation of Jolen’s speech.

Gabe Dick also presented an advanced speech, the Sales Training Speech from the Professional Speaker series. Both Jolen and Gabe as well as several other club members are customizing their speech selections to support career goals. The two longer speeches left no time for Table Topics or Word of the Day; however, all area Toastmasters clubs are looking forward to the upcoming Table Topics and Evaluation contests. Three first-time visitors also attended the meeting.

Toastmasters welcomes all who are interested in improving their speaking, listening, and leadership skills – skills that will serve you in business as well as in life! Empire Toastmasters meets at noon on Fridays at Trolley Junction restaurant in Nevada City. Guests are invited and are never required to speak.

For more information, contact Judy Nichols at judylives@comcast.net or (530) 477-9120.

Grass Roots Genealogy (Study) Group

Meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at the Family History Center (entrance at the back of the LDS Church), 615 Hollow Way, Nevada City. The building is wheelchair accessible and has lots of parking. There are no dues. The meetings are open to anyone interested in learning about genealogy research.

The topic is posted at http://www.RootsWeb.Ancestry.com/~cagrgg

Newcomers Club of Nevada County

The Newcomers Club of Nevada County celebrated its 55th anniversary this year. Newcomers Club is a women’s social club, which offers participation in several activity groups that include Book Clubs, Bridge Groups, Bunco Groups, Cooking Clubs, Couples Potlucks, “Chick-Flicks,” Day-Trippers, Enrichment, Garden Club, Knitting Group, Mah Johgg and a Walking Group. Groups and Clubs are always evolving depending on the interest of the members.

The Newcomers Club usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month for a delightful luncheon and stimulating entertainment. This month will be William Florian, former lead singer of the New Christy Minstrels. William brings humor and songs from the 60’s and 70’s. Reservations have been booked, but watch for each month’s exciting programs.

New members are always welcome.

To receive information regarding membership please call (530) 478-1114 or (530) 470-9191.

Craft Guild of Nevada County

Craft Guild of Nevada County meetings are for crafters interested in meeting other crafters and learning new skills. To learn more about what these crafters and artisans are doing, check out the Guild’s blog: CraftGuildNevadaCounty.blogspot.com

Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month at the Superintendent of Schools office, 112 Nevada City Highway, Nevada City – Houser Conference Room.

The next meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

For information call (530) 273-3795.

Gold Country Community Center

Friendship Wednesday featured Plan B – a few of the Fruit Jar Pickers who play a lively mixture of bluegrass, country and gospel. Next Wednesday will feature an enchilada lunch, complete with beautiful musica de Mexico played by Teresita Juarez Lyon, Rosemary Freelander and Francisco Lovato, AKA Las Serranos.

Circle Oct. 8 on your calendars. That’s the date of our Mexican Evening. Members and guests will enjoy a delicious Mexican dinner, traditional music and outstanding prizes (including gourmet tamales made by Teresita). Tickets are $12 for members and $15 for others. Make your reservations by Oct. 6 – and look forward to more fun than you can imagine! When you’re a member, you enjoy reduced prices on special events as well as the variety of stimulating classes we offer.

If you’ve got a couple of hours to spare each week, and you’d like to be one of our home delivered meals volunteer drivers, please talk with Bette at (530) 273-4961. We urgently need more drivers, and you’d be a welcome addition to our team.

For news of upcoming events, membership and volunteer driver opportunities, phone (530) 273-4961. The Gold Country Community Center is located in the Nevada City Senior Apartments on Old Tunnel Road in Brunswick. We’re open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Gold Country Celtic Society

The monthly “Gathering” will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at the Nevada City Veterans Building, 415 North Pine St. The evening begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. A potluck dinner follows at 6:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share for eight to 10 people, an appetizer, salad, entree or dessert, beverage and your tableware. Coffee and tea will be available. 

The program after dinner features the Society’s president Mike Carr. His topic for the evening: “The Care and Feeding of the Bagpipes.” Mike, an original member of Pipes and Drums of the Northern Mines, has been piping for many years and currently plays with the CDF Firefighters Honor Guard, touring throughout California and beyond. 

Come to our “Gathering”; watch (and listen to) a Piper in action! You don’t have to be Celtic!

For information, call (530) 265-2079 or (530) 272-1316.

Friends of Sierra Rock Art

October is archeology month.

History of rock art lecture Oct. 22.

Prominent archaeologist and current Ph.D. candidate at the University of California Donna Gillette will present a public program for Friends of Sierra Rock Art on Friday, Oct. 22. She will be speaking on “Markings on Stone: Rock Art through the Ages with an emphasis on California.” Her talk will begin with an overview of Paleolithic rock art in Europe as well as the United States. She will then emphasize the state of rock art research in California including cutting edge photographic techniques and soil dating methods.

Ms. Gillette is a nationally known archeologist. She currently serves as the Conference Coordinator for ARARA (American Rock Art Research Association).

She is the 2007 recipient of the James Bennyhoff Award by the California Society for Archeology for her original research in California rock art.

Ms. Gillette is currently conducting multidisciplinary research on rock art sites in Mendocino County. She has been researching, visiting and photographing rock art sites throughout the northern Sierras since the l990s. She will discuss theories about their origins, distribution and historical significance. Her current research indicates that rock art may provide evidence of the location of very early ritual sites in the north coast ranges. Recent research has confirmed over 130 sites in this geographic area

The program will be at the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City, on Friday, Oct. 22. There will be a dessert potluck at 7 p.m., followed by the program at 7:30 p.m. Members, guests and public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

For more information call (530) 478-6287.

Friends of Sierra Rock Art (FSRA) is a local nonprofit charitable corporation. It is a volunteer organization formed to promote stewardship of Native American petroglyph rock art sites, primarily in the Northern Sierra Nevada region of California. Annual training for rock art monitoring is held in June.

For more information about the organization or a membership application, visit http://www.SierraRockArt.org

Gold Country LeTip

The Gold Country Chapter of LeTip International meets from 11:46 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. Wednesdays at Kane’s Restaurant at 120 East Main St. in Grass Valley. We welcome anyone interested in growing their business! Guests should bring 50 business cards and be ready to tell us about your business as you learn about ours.

We will be holding our quarterly after-hours mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Pilot Peak Winery in Penn Valley. This is a great casual evening for guests interested in growing their businesses to meet members of the group and receive more information about membership.

To become a LeTip member, you must attend two consecutive meetings, attending our business mixer counts as your first meeting, and then we ask you to join us the following week for our normal lunch meeting.

Anyone interested in growing their business is encouraged to join us for the evening!

For more information about Gold Country LeTip, please call (530) 477-3727.

Friends of Hospice

The Friends of Hospice Board Members met and were very thankful and excited about the tremendous outreach from the community in support and attendance of the Side By Side event put on by Friends of Hospice for the benefit of Hospice of the Foothills Compassionate Care Home at River Highland Ranch and Vineyards on Sept. 11.

It was agreed that the evening was beautiful and rewarding.

They expressed their thanks to this special community of the foothills for their continuing support so that Hospice can provide and continue its care for patients and their loved ones in their time of need.


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