NONPROFITS | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

NONPROFITS

The South Yuba River Citizens League presents an all-you-can-eat ice cream social from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hollywood Sweets, 12041 Sutton Way, in the Brunswick Basin next to Longs Drugs. Cost is $3 for kids 12 and under, $5 for adults. For more information, call 265-5961.

ooo

The KARE Crisis Nursery will be hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 15649 Ridge Estates Road in Nevada City. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 265-0693.



ooo

Get a jump-start on your Christmas shopping by attending a jewelry sale sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital auxiliary. The sale is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the hospital outpatient center, Room 110. Proceeds will be used by the auxiliary to supplement equipment and supplies for the hospital.




ooo

Tours of the North Star Historic District and Julia Morgan-designed North Star House are being offered twice monthly by the Nevada County Land Trust. The North Star House has been unoccupied for many years and is in poor condition. The Land Trust is leading a fund-raising effort to restore the house and grounds. The tours, are on the first and third Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. The tours can accommodate up to 15 people and are free, but reservations are required. Special tour arrangements can be made for local clubs and organizations with a 15-person limit. For reservations, contact the Land Trust office at 272-5994.

ooo

On June 17 at Empire Mine State Park, United Way of Nevada County honored individual and business donors and exceptional contributions of time and expertise during an evening of wine and hors díoeuvres. Citizens Bank of Nevada County received the Cornerstone Award, given annually to the local business donating unusual time, talent and dollars to United Way’s community work. Chuck Coovert received the Dee Ballentine Award, given to the volunteer “whose dedication and creativity increased public awareness of human needs in the community.” Chuck was being honored by Child Advocates of Nevada County for his work as a court advocate and by United Way for his role as marketing committee chair. Grant Jolley and Bill Mobesley, volunteers for Telecare, were also honored. Bob Stone, past president of United Way, received the Quinlan Award for his contributions to nonprofits and schools. Dr. Stone is on the boards of the Miners Foundry and the county schools.

ooo

CPR and first aid trainings will now be available during weekday hours at the Western Nevada County Chapter of the American Red Cross. To meet the requests of employers in our community, as well as the general public, the chapter will be offering adult, infant and child CPR in one class sitting, with a separate class being held for first aid. The first weekday classes will begin with CPR Wednesday and first aid Friday. Call the chapter for scheduling and additional information at 272-3265.

ooo

Come to a blowout community yard sale benefiting the disaster response and emergency preparedness programs of the Red Cross from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 144 Hughes Road, Grass Valley. If you have items to donate (anything except clothing), arrangements can be made for pickup service. Call 272-3265 for more information.

ooo

Volunteers are needed at the Beale Air Force Base hospital. Bill Ward, a disabled veteran and 13-year volunteer on the Retiree Activity Desk, tells us on-the-job training will be given to any of the 12,000 veterans in Western Nevada County who will volunteer to help. They only ask four hours a week of your time. Call Bill at 273-7413 for more information.

ooo

Soroptimist International of Grass Valley announces its 2004 awards to outstanding Nevada County women. Marie Johnson, owner of Foothill Flowers, has been chosen as the Woman of Distinction. Johnson has inspired many local women because of her generosity and charitable works. Terri Fransen of Cal Works has been given the Women Helping Women award. She has been a lifeline to many of our county’s neediest residents. The business/organization which has done the most to “Advance the Status of Women” is Hansen Bros. Enterprises, which has taught its women employees the computer and other skills and at times, has turned its offices into a nursery when an employee has a baby.

Tess Andrews, financial officer of NID, has won the coveted Jessie Hughs Service Award. Andrews has held many board of directors positions, including president, and has been an enthusiastic and supportive member for 19 years. For membership information, e-mail shantiemerson@msn.com.

ooo

Pam Fortner’s column on nonprofits appears each Monday. Deadline for information is 5 p.m. each Wednesday for 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