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American Association of University Women

The focus of our new year is to build bridges with the local, state and international communities. Our first meeting welcomes new members and renews old friendships, and will prepare members for our goals for the year.

Our business meeting and brunch will be from Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sierra Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 175 Ridge Road in Nevada City (at the intersection of Highways 49 and 20). Our speaker will be Jo Harberson, AAUW advocate, who will present the Bridge to the Association.



For more information, call 478-1791.

The focus of our new year is to build bridges with the local, state and international communities. Our first meeting welcomes new members and renews old friendships, and will prepare members for our goals for the year.




Our business meeting and brunch will be from Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sierra Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 175 Ridge Road in Nevada City (at the intersection of Highways 49 and 20). Our speaker will be Jo Harberson, AAUW advocate, who will present the Bridge to the Association.

For more information, call 478-1791.

Auburn Lake of the Pines Christian Women’s Club

The club’s theme for Thursday is “Fashion Cents.” Come early for the socializing and enjoy a fashion show, courtesy of Joan Wills of Living Well Thrift Store in Grass Valley.

Our special guest speaker is Anna Droll, who describes how she found fulfillment after searching for it in all the wrong places.

The luncheon costs $11 and includes tax and tip, and free child care with advance notification. Reservations must be made by Monday for the luncheon and child care can be reserved by calling Janet Wiseman at 268-9771 or Nancy Steele at 268-1047.

California Retired Teachers Association, Nevada County Division

The association will hold a luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Nevada City Elks Club, 510 Highway 49.

Bobbie Swanson, executive director of the Lutz Center Adult Day Health Care Services, will be the guest speaker. She will discuss the need for such services, the problems involved, and the barriers to be overcome.

The meeting will also include a presentation of the proposed 2002-03 budget for approval and reports from various chairs.

In addition, members will have the opportunity to meet the recipients of this year’s scholarship awards.

For more information, call 273-4734.

Theclub’s theme for Thursday is “Fashion Cents.” Come early for the socializing and enjoy a fashion show, courtesy of Joan Wills of Living Well Thrift Store in Grass Valley.

Our special guest speaker is Anna Droll, who describes how she found fulfillment after searching for it in all the wrong places.

The luncheon costs $11 and includes tax and tip, and free child care with advance notification. Reservations must be made by Monday for the luncheon and child care can be reserved by calling Janet Wiseman at 268-9771 or Nancy Steele at 268-1047.

California Retired

Teachers Association, Nevada County Division

The association will hold a luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Nevada City Elks Club, 510 Highway 49.

Bobbie Swanson, executive director of the Lutz Center Adult Day Health Care Services, will be the guest speaker. She will discuss the need for such services, the problems involved, and the barriers to be overcome.

The meeting will also include a presentation of the proposed 2002-03 budget for approval and reports from various chairs.

In addition, members will have the opportunity to meet the recipients of this year’s scholarship awards.

For more information, call 273-4734.

Empire Toastmasters

Claudia Stevenson was named best speaker at Empire Toastmasters’ meeting Aug. 30 for her second speech, “Introduction to Child Advocates.” Kirby Sechovec shared the uncut, self-deprecating truth in “I am brilliant, but …” Josh Wimmer told a Brothers Grimm story, “The Three Languages.”

Michael Askins was named best evaluator for his critique of Stevenson. Marion McGillivray won Table Topics, using the word of the day, “jettison.” Prema Robins led the meeting as Toastmaster.

The club will hold its humorous speech contest Friday.

Want to become a better speaker and have a lot of fun doing it? Empire Toastmasters meets every Friday from 1 to 2:15 p.m. in the meeting room at Cal Fed Bank, 11751 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley. Call Doris Schroeder-Smith, 477-2172, or Sylvia Jordan, 477-0401, for more information.

Claudia Stevenson was named best speaker at Empire Toastmasters’ meeting Aug. 30 for her second speech, “Introduction to Child Advocates.” Kirby Sechovec shared the uncut, self-deprecating truth in “I am brilliant, but …” Josh Wimmer told a Brothers Grimm story, “The Three Languages.”

Michael Askins was named best evaluator for his critique of Stevenson. Marion McGillivray won Table Topics, using the word of the day, “jettison.” Prema Robins led the meeting as Toastmaster.

The club will hold its humorous speech contest Friday.

Want to become a better speaker and have a lot of fun doing it? Empire Toastmasters meets every Friday from 1 to 2:15 p.m. in the meeting room at Cal Fed Bank, 11751 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley. Call Doris Schroeder-Smith, 477-2172, or Sylvia Jordan, 477-0401, for more information.

Gold Country German American Club

The club will hold its annual Oktoberfest Sept. 28 at Condon Park in Grass Valley. Joe Smiell and his Bavarian Band will provide music for dancing.

Doors open at 6 p.m.; music begins at 7:30 p.m. A limited number of tickets are available at the door for $8.50 or in advance for $7.50 by calling 432-5338 or 272-3044.

German food and beverages will also be available for purchase.

The club will hold its annual Oktoberfest Sept. 28 at Condon Park in Grass Valley. Joe Smiell and his Bavarian Band will provide music for dancing.

Doors open at 6 p.m.; music begins at 7:30 p.m. A limited number of tickets are available at the door for $8.50 or in advance for $7.50 by calling 432-5338 or 272-3044.

German food and beverages will also be available for purchase.

League of Women Voters

A meeting of the League of Women Voters of western Nevada County will be at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Peace Lutheran Church community room, 828 W. Main St. in Grass Valley.

The program will feature Supervisor Peter Van Zant and Russ Steele, currently on the coordinating committee of Citizens for Fair and Balanced Land-use. They will discuss local Measure D, the Property Rights Reimbursement Initiative that will appear on the November ballot.

The business meeting will include a report from Joan Lancaster, voter service chair, on plans for a Candidates Fair Oct. 5 in the Glenbrook Shopping Center. In addition, the speakers’ bureau will be available to present the pros and cons of the state ballot measures to community groups that request it.

For more information, call 432-1062.

A meeting of the League of Women Voters of western Nevada County will be at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Peace Lutheran Church community room, 828 W. Main St. in Grass Valley.

The program will feature Supervisor Peter Van Zant and Russ Steele, currently on the coordinating committee of Citizens for Fair and Balanced Land-use. They will discuss local Measure D, the Property Rights Reimbursement Initiative that will appear on the November ballot.

The business meeting will include a report from Joan Lancaster, voter service chair, on plans for a Candidates Fair Oct. 5 in the Glenbrook Shopping Center. In addition, the speakers’ bureau will be available to present the pros and cons of the state ballot measures to community groups that request it.

For more information, call 432-1062.

Sons of Norway

The Sons of Norway will hold a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Senior Center at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Members are asked to bring their own table service.

In addition to the regular program, past president Julie Anne Droivold will bring examples of her southern Swedish folk art that received first prize in a national competition sponsored by the Gamel Garden Museum of Scandia, Minn.

For more information, call 272-1085.

Welcome Wagon Club of the Gold Country

The club will be host a “Fall Round Up” at 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at a local ranch in Nevada City. The event will include a Western barbecue, music by George Rath, a bonfire and s’mores. Tickets are $20 per person.

For more information, call Dee Dee at 432-0426.

Items for Club News should focus on meetings, upcoming projects and special awards and should be no longer than 150 words. Submissions should be typed, if possible, and must be received by The Union by 5 p.m., five working days prior to publication. Call Janet Lee at 477-4203 for further information.


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