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Singles 65+: “D” called and asked for help in starting a singles group for active seniors who are 65 or older. D still cross-country skis and is active and thinks other active seniors might want to get together for companionship and fun. Social activities, camping, dining, hiking, playing cards, dancing and the theater are some things she mentioned. If this sounds like fun to you, and you’d like to meet other active seniors, give D a call at 274-1217 – she’d love to hear from you and doesn’t mind organizing the group.

Make doll clothes? Reader Sara Miller has been going through her mother’s things and found boxes of doll clothes, patterns for doll clothes, unfinished doll clothes, material and lots of lace and ribbon. She wants to give it away to someone who could use it. If you’re interested, call Sara at 273-6761.

Polish speaker found: Isn’t that great? The woman who needed Polish translated had a Polish speaker by 8 a.m. the day her request ran in this column. I swear, you can find anything in Nevada County!

Land Trust needs stuff: “For our Native American Cultural Day Event and also for our summer kids camps, we are looking for donations of feathers, beads, small seashells, old costume jewelry, bits of fur, colored craft wire and decorative buttons. We will be using them to make masks, head bands, dream catchers and other craft items with Native American themes. Your readers could bring their contributions to our office at 10175 Joerschke Drive, Suite R, Grass Valley. We are the next driveway up from Reeds Locksmith on the same side of the road and upstairs They can also call if they have questions at 272-5994 and ask for Stephanie or Robin.”


Dixie Redfearn can be reached at 477-4238 or by e-mail at, or by fax at 477-4292.

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