Readers’ Corner: July 25, 2008 |

Readers’ Corner: July 25, 2008

Local Parents proud of son’s sculptures

Anthony Kampitch, 86, and Marge Kampitch, 85, live in Lake Wildwood and want to share a photo of their son’s latest sculpture: A green dragon created out of copper.

Martin Kampitch, 52, is a sculptor based in New Bern, N.C., proud pappa says.

“We have his art pieces all over the house” Anthony Kampitch says.

New Counseling Center in Grass Valley

The Place Within, a Roseville-based nonprofit counseling center, has opened a new branch in downtown Grass Valley.

The group offers affordable counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, children and families. The counseling fee depends on the person’s income and ability to pay.

The Place Within is at 673 S. Auburn St., Suite B, Grass Valley. Call them at 913-5054.

Reunion for Nevada Union class of ’78

If you’re a 1978 Nevada Union High School graduate, your classmates will gather on Aug. 9 at Pioneer Park, Nevada City.

Besides catching up with old friends, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a great barbecue.

For more information, call Lisa Curry at 559-7653, or send an e-mail to

Yum! Abalone feed

The Sierra Services for the Blind, a local nonprofit, is hosting its ninth annual abalone dinner at 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Miners Foundry.

Make your reservation as soon as possible because this fabulous event sells out, even with tickets at $100.

Local restaurants will serve food and the equally fabulous Ivan Nájera, a local musician, will play guitar, says Richard Crandall, executive director of the group.

Sierra Services for the Blind is located at 546 Searls Ave. in Nevada City. For more information, call 265-2121.

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