Nonprofits | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Nonprofits

Friends of Hospice is hosting Breakfast in the Park from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Canice Social Hall, Reward St., Nevada City. A breakfast of eggs, pancakes, sausage, juice, fruit, coffee and tea will be served. Tickets for the breakfast are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Tickets for a drawing for a variety of gifts and services from local merchants will be on sale for $1 or six for $5. Tickets may be purchased at the door, from any member of Friends of Hospice, at the Hospice office located at 12399 Nevada City Highway in Grass Valley, next to Meeks Lumber, or at Hospice thrift stores in Grass Valley, Penn Valley or Colfax. For more information, call 273-0241.

ooo

The third annual Nicholas Mariscal memorial “name draw” baseball tournament is Saturday and Sunday at Memorial Park in Grass Valley. Not only will the ball games be a blast, but there will be a barbecue, raffle and first place trophies available. Proceeds benefit Sierra Nevada Children’s Services. For more information, call Robert and Becky Bare at 273-8311 or Jami Stevens at 263-4512.



ooo

Nevada County Land Trust summer camp for children ages 9-to-13 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from July 12-16. The children will join with many agencies and programs in our area that are performing restoration efforts to enhance habitat for wildlife. Participants will pick non-native plants from ponds and creek banks, water new seedlings and learn first hand from restoration leaders and wildlife biologists. The program will take place in different locations each day of the week. Snacks and drinks provided. Families are welcome. Call 272-5994 for more information and reservations.




ooo

Participate in Sierra Nevada Deep Ecology Institute’s Women’s Day Out from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Studio 131, located at 131 Richardson St. in Grass Valley. Price is $100 and includes a hairstyle and/or cut, makeup, a photo shoot with an 8-by-10 print and refreshments. A team of experts will make you look fabulous. Only a few appointments are available, so call Marge Kaiser at 265-6649 to set up your appointment.

ooo

Anna at Pet Adoption League says every kennel at the Nevada County Shelter is filled with cats. If you would like to adopt a furry friend, visit the shelter on McCourtney Road from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

ooo

The KARE Crisis Center will be pouring concrete today, beginning at 9 a.m. Anyone with expertise in concrete finishing or who is willing to help is welcome. Call 265-0693 for more information.

ooo

The North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center is sponsoring its Storytelling Festival July 23 to 25. If you are interested in volunteering, either e-mail your availability information to Amber Jo Manuel at ncscc@nccn.net, or call Sam Hinrichs at 292-3112.

ooo

The FREED Center for Independent Living is holding its annual ice cream social to honor FREED volunteers at 1 p.m. Friday in the garden at 154 Hughes Road, Suite 1, Grass Valley. FREED’s volunteers provide office support, computer tutoring, home modification services and help with special events for people with disabilities. Call 272-1732 for more information.

ooo

The Peace Center of Nevada County’s general meeting is Wednesday at Seaman’s Lodge, Pioneer Park, 425 Nimrod, Nevada City. The potluck dinner is a 6 p.m., with the meeting at 7 p.m. The meeting will focus on the Reclaim the Commons actions in San Francisco and a discussion of the nonprofit’s vision for a physical location for the Peace Center. See http://www.ncpeace.org for more information, or call 470-9797.

ooo

Safeway has designated the Sierra Nevada Children’s Services as the recipient of its fund-raising efforts this year. The staff of SNCS wishes to express their deep appreciation to Safeway and its employees for making a commitment to its children. The money raised will be placed in the Chairman’s Achievement Fund and will be used to help fund important services SNCS provides to the children and families in our community. Services include library resources, parenting classes, dental services, Children’s Community Chest, outreach services to families, and the delivery of resources to parents and care providers who are isolated and unable to come to town. For more information about SNCS, call 272-8866.

ooo

Pam Fortner’s column on nonprofits appears each Monday. Deadline for information is 5 p.m. each Wednesday. The column will appear in the following Monday edition. Send information to Pamela Fortner at The Union, 464 Sutton Way, Grass Valley 95945; e-mail nonprofits@theunion.com; or fax to 477-4292.


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


Opinion

Graham Knaus: Closing the digital divide

|

The California State Association of Counties, the voice of California’s 58 counties, would like to thank Nevada County Supervisor Heidi Hall for her strong leadership in supporting broadband for all in the state budget.



See more