Club News, July 3, 2021


EDITOR’S NOTE: While some golf equipment have knowledgeable The Union of assembly cancellations or reopenings attributable to COVID-19, we’ve not heard from all of them. Please name forward to substantiate future assembly occasions and/or cancellations. We encourage membership members to tell us of any adjustments.

The Union publishes Club News every Saturday. To share the newest out of your western Nevada County membership or group, e mail [email protected]. Unfortunately solely a small fraction of membership submissions are printed within the print model of The Union attributable to house constraints. To see the entire checklist of golf equipment, go to, scroll all the way down to the underside and click on on “bulletins.”

Gold Country Kiwanis

Several of our members participated in Nevada County Media’s “Sock Hop,” which will likely be aired later in July. Everyone had a good time and the band that Billy Packard introduced collectively was terrific. GC Kiwanis is getting ready to be a part of the Fourth of July parade, firing-up the grill for truthful time and in addition for The Draft Horse Classic. We will likely be assembly on July 8 by way of Zoom. Our visitor speaker will likely be Howard Levine, former Mayor of Grass Valley. He will likely be speaking in regards to the North Star House. We will likely be assembly for the primary time, in particular person at Pioneer Park at midday on July 22. If you have an interest within the actions that Gold Country Kiwanis is concerned in, please contact us at [email protected] or go to and we’ll set you as much as be a part of our Zoom assembly. If you get pleasure from working with kids, we’re all the time on the lookout for new members.

Gold Country Welcome Club

Our nonprofit membership has an annual charitable donation every year to different native nonprofits who serve our neighborhood. Our members just lately voted and our board of administrators determined to donate to 3 native nonprofits: Hospice of the Foothills, Child Advocates of Nevada County and Alzheimer’s Outreach Services. Each will obtain a test for $500. These three will now drop out of our member ballot for 3 years to ensure that different charities to get an opportunity for our annual charitable donations. Our membership is a Nevada County social group of native individuals who prefer to get out and take a look at new issues and meet new folks. We have membership large occasions in addition to many exercise teams. Learn extra and discover an software to affix at

Nevada County Travel Club

Hello, fellow vacationers. Our subsequent assembly will likely be at 1 p.m. on July 14 on the Abundant Life Community Church, 10795 Alta Street in Grass Valley. Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted we are going to not be limiting attendance to 35 folks and masks won’t be required until you aren’t absolutely vaccinated. We have a number of journeys scheduled and our members are enthusiastic about with the ability to hit the highway once more. Several members have signed up for a visit to pretty Santa Fe, New Mexico. We are providing two journeys, one in late November and one on December 12 of this yr. Members are additionally signing up for a visit to Panama in late January 2022. I went on this journey two years in the past and extremely suggest it. Join me at our July assembly and study all of our scheduled journeys. Give me, Judi Foy, a name and I’ll prevent a seat (530-432-3393).

Alcoholics Anonymous of Nevada County

If you wish to preserve consuming, that’s your small business. If you wish to cease, that’s ours. We have a 24-hour hotline, 530-272-6287, and our web site at can information you to in-person conferences and different info. The hand of AA is right here to assist.

Gold Country Senior Services

To assist meet the growing wants of homebound native seniors, a number of the meals we offer are, as soon as once more, being ready by our personal Gold Country kitchen workers. Meals on Wheels volunteers make deliveries on Tuesdays and Thursdays, whereas related meals can be found for drive-through pick-up on the Nevada City Senior Apartments, 841 Old Tunnel Rd., Grass Valley. Phone 530-273-4961 to register. Visit for additional info.

Free Dementia Support Group

Cascades of Grass Valley, an impartial, assisted dwelling and reminiscence care neighborhood positioned at 415 Sierra College Drive, is internet hosting a Coffee and Conversation Support Group for family and friends members of family members dwelling with dementia. This assist group will likely be held on the fourth Thursday of every month from 2:30 to three:30 p.m., both nearly by way of Zoom or in-person at Cascades of Grass Valley. During this assist group, attendees will get an opportunity to share their tales, successes and considerations whereas studying a wide range of coping ideas and care options from different caregivers and professionals. For extra info or to RSVP, contact Brianna Phillips at 530-272-8002. After reserving your house for the digital session, you’ll obtain login info. If becoming a member of in-person, masks will likely be required and refreshments will likely be served. Founded by 4 companions with in depth expertise in senior dwelling, Cascade Living Group is devoted to offering high-quality senior dwelling and care communities all through the western United States.

Ladies Only Pistol Fun Shoots

Members and visitors are invited to ladies-only pistol enjoyable shoots from midday to 2 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of every month on the Nevada County Sportsmen’s Club, positioned at 11296 Banner Mountain Trail in Nevada City. The price for non-members is $7. Previous pistol capturing expertise is obligatory. You won’t be allowed to shoot if in case you have not had prior pistol capturing expertise. This is for security. Bring eye and listening to safety, pistols and ammo. Targets and enjoyable occasions are supplied. For extra info contact Janette Carpenter at 530-263-9214 or [email protected]. For extra info on the Sportsmen’s Club, go to

Nevada County Amateur Radio Club

We usually maintain month-to-month conferences at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of every month on the Salvation Army facility on 10725 Alta Street in Grass Valley, however because of the coronavirus there will likely be no month-to-month face-to-face conferences till additional discover. However, non-ham members in addition to individuals enthusiastic about changing into ham radio operators or studying extra about ham radio can go to our Club web site at for the newest info on this topics and different ham associated topics.

Business & Professional Women of Nevada County

Our mission is to assist and promote fairness for girls. We supply Encouragement awards and Academic Scholarships to ladies returning to highschool or in certification packages to higher their working alternatives. We are at present accepting functions for these grants. For extra info go to our web site at

Golden Empire Sams RV Club

Have you been promising to take your RV out of mothballs and take it for a journey? Wondering if you happen to nonetheless keep in mind the way to hook your fifth wheel or journey trailer to your truck? How about hooking up the tow car? We can assist you with all of it! We are the Golden Empire Sams RV Club and we’re prospecting for enjoyable and new members. Come and be a part of us on one in every of our tenting outings. You’ll learn the way pleasant, enjoyable and useful we may be. Our July outing will likely be to Klamath Ranch Resort/Blue Herron RV Park from July 11 to 16. Contact Scott or Wendy at 530- 277-5304 for extra info. Our August outing will likely be to Riverwalk RV Park, Fortuna, Calif. from August 15 to twenty. Contact Tony or Carrie at 916-607-1955 for info and or reservations. For extra details about our membership go to our web site at

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

At its annual Zoom assembly, the AAUW’s Nevada County Branch introduced its newly elected officers for 2021-2022. They are Katherine “Bup” Greenwood, President; Melanie Heckel, Secretary; Jennifer Wilkerson, Finance Officer; Stephanie Owyoung, Membership Vice President (VP); Shanti Emerson and Mari Weaver, Program Co-VPs; Fran Erickson and JoAnn Schilling, AAUW Fund Co-VPs. The department additionally acknowledged Shirley Zeff for her long-time service to the department. AAUW membership is open to people with an affiliate, baccalaureate, or larger diploma from a professional academic establishment. For people enthusiastic about taking part in department curiosity teams and different actions, however who haven’t had the chance to finish a level, the Nevada County Branch presents “Friends of AAUW” membership. For greater than 75 years, the AAUW Nevada County Branch has been striving to advance fairness for girls and women by way of advocacy, training, philanthropy, and analysis. For extra info, go to or name 530-470-9395.

Grass Roots Genealogy Group

We are having Zoom conferences to remain linked and engaged with family tree. GRGG is a casual gathering of individuals enthusiastic about studying and sharing about the way to do household historical past analysis. We meet on the primary Wednesday of each month (aside from holidays). During the pandemic, conferences are held on-line by way of Zoom. We welcome newcomers and novices to family tree and revel in serving to you break by way of these “brick partitions” to search out your ancestors. Call Susan at 530-271-1311 for extra info or to request the Zoom hyperlink for the assembly.

Soroptimist International of Grass Valley

We are preparing for the reopening of our neighborhood and the Nevada County Fair. The White Barn Project will maintain a distribution day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 15 at Ponderosa Hall. Families of FFA and 4-H college students can get shirts, pants, belts, boots (as obtainable) from us freed from cost on that day. We additionally welcome donations of things that not match. We will likely be within the Barn space for the truthful the place we may have clothes and provides obtainable for the 5 days of displaying. In addition, we will likely be making our scrumptious and wholesome rooster teriyaki bowls for the truthful and need assistance staffing the sales space. If you wish to assist and get a ticket to the truthful and a bowl, e mail [email protected] or go to If you wish to assist ladies and women internationally and domestically whereas having enjoyable, please think about changing into a member. Contact us on our web site for extra info at

The Gold Country Cal Alumni Association

We signify U.C. Berkeley to Nevada County. The native chapter brings collectively college grads and associates to sponsor scholarships and maintain particular occasions. The scholarships are for graduating highschool seniors from Nevada County who’re accepted by the University and decide to attend. The alumni chapter is a professional non-profit charitable group. Our actions embrace luncheons, dinners, vineyard excursions, and wine tasting, guest-speaker get-togethers and an Annual Big Game Rally Dinner. We additionally take part in neighborhood occasions, together with Octoberfest and the Picnic within the Park/Concert. These actions will likely be resumed as quickly because the pandemic disaster is over. For extra info, contact Lloyd Tosse, president of the chapter, at 530-263-7373 or [email protected].

Rotary Club of Grass Valley South

Our membership continues to satisfy on the primary three Tuesdays of each month at 7 a.m. by way of Zoom, with a mean attendance of 15 to twenty members per week. Recent informational shows included the Falls Prevention Coalition, the City of Grass Valley, Anew Day and the Dokimos Pharmacy’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Upcoming packages embrace updates from The BriarPatch Co-op and the Northstar House. Our work in the neighborhood continues by way of grants and repair tasks. Locally, we’re supporting vitamin for kids by funding and dealing hands-on to inventory the Bright Futures for Youth onsite kitchen. Internationally, we’re partnering with the San Miguel Community Foundation and different Rotary golf equipment to empower ladies within the Mexican neighborhood of San Miguel de Allende to assist their households by way of studying beekeeping and bee harvesting. Club members are additionally volunteering to assist on the native Dignity Health-run COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Our membership is at present engaged on figuring out its officer workforce for the 2021-22 yr. All are welcome at our conferences. For extra info, go to, or e mail [email protected].

Grass Valley Moose Lodge #2217

We are a world group of women and men, devoted to caring for younger and outdated, bringing our neighborhood nearer collectively and celebrating life. We are for kids in want from all through the world at Mooseheart Child City and School, simply west of Chicago. We present for seniors at Moosehaven, our 72-acre retirement neighborhood in Orange Park, Florida alongside the St. Johns River. We present over $90 million value of neighborhood service actions yearly all through the USA. We have enjoyable doing so and develop lifelong bonds. We may have birthday celebrations, and dinners on some Saturdays, in addition to our month-to-month Monday and Wednesday, Thursday, evening dinners, and our nice Friday evening dinner specials with karaoke after dinner. Check our web site, and calendar. We even have a spot for golf equipment and social gatherings. Come in and make new associates. Please come be a part of us as a visitor. We are positioned at Grass Valley Moose Lodge, 15694 Allison Rd. in Grass Valley. For extra info name the lodge at 530-273-1070 or e mail [email protected].

Master Gardeners of Nevada County

Trained by the University of California, Master Gardeners supply free gardening recommendation to the general public. Our workplace is closed for now however for gardening questions please go to our web site at You can click on on “Got Questions” to submit a gardening query by clicking the hyperlink for directions. While we aren’t but capable of resume our in-person gardening courses, we provide free Saturday gardening movies on our web site with full directions, starting at 9 a.m. The movies are recorded and saved on our web site for assessment by clicking on the “Workshop Recordings” hyperlink within the left hand column. You can watch them many times. On the web site, click on on “Check the calendar right here” to view upcoming occasions. Our Demonstration Garden, positioned on NID workplace grounds, is now open to the general public however restricted to 10 individuals at a time.

Nevada City Lions Club

To study extra about becoming a member of the Nevada City Lions Club, contact Jackie Wapp at [email protected]. For extra details about California Lions Clubs go to their web site at or their Facebook web page and

Business Networking International (BNI) Grass Valley/Nevada City Chapter

We meet nearly, by way of Zoom, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Thursday. Register at: or contact Machen MacDonald at 530-273-8000 or [email protected].

League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political group encouraging knowledgeable and lively participation in authorities. It influences public coverage by way of training and advocacy. Learn extra in regards to the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County at

Grass Valley Retired Public Employees Association (RPEA)

CalPERS is sponsoring Assembly Bill 2473 (Cooper), exempting “Private Loans” made by a “Public Investment Fund” from the California Public Records Act (CPRA). “Private Loans” are a brand new and untested funding technique, which has not been generally used for the funding of cash held in belief to fund public pension obligations. These loans solely have the potential to yield excessive curiosity if they’re made to debtors with a excessive danger of default — and even chapter. The RPEA has supplied amendments that will require such “Private Loans” to be topic to public disclosure as soon as they turn into property held in belief by a public pension fund. Placing public belief funds into secret investments is a recipe for catastrophe. Keeping the transparency required by present legislation assures that the taxpayers won’t be left holding the bag for losses brought on by dangerous loans of public funds.

Tommyknockers Shrine Club

In 1876, members of American Masonic Lodges created a department of their fraternity for brothers to socialize exterior their Lodges. While carrying ahead the ideas of fact, charity and cohesion, they adopted a center jap motif of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, characterised by their distinctive “fez” head put on. After a number of years of assembly for enjoyable and fellowship, they created a philanthropy which in 100 years has turn into their system of twenty-two Children’s Hospitals in North America and host to 300 outreach clinics, having served greater than 1.4 million kids from over 170 international locations. The Shriners Hospitals for Children have one aim: to alter and enhance lives. They accomplish this in 3 ways; by caring for sufferers from infants by way of teenagers, by conducting analysis for brand new therapies and by offering coaching for well being care professionals. The Sacramento Hospital treats about 120 kids from Grass Valley and Nevada City every year at no cost to households. They’re fond of claiming “Shriners Play so Children May.” More info is obtainable at [email protected].

Nevada City RV Club

Membership is open to all house owners of all manufacturers of RVs. The function of the Nevada City RV Club is to advertise household tenting and to satisfy others with related pursuits within the RV life-style. The membership has celebrated greater than 30 years, with members representing all age teams and all walks of life. In addition to tenting as soon as a month. The membership presents an annual picnic and Christmas occasion. By belonging to the Nevada City RV Club you will see new methods to get pleasure from your RV and make new associates. For info on becoming a member of, please name 530-274-1254.

The Bridge Street Society and Affiliates

We determined at our common assembly on June 9 to distribute $2,000 of our reserve fund to the next: $500 every to The Nevada Theatre Commission, KVMR Radio, Miners’ Foundry Cultural Center, and Hospitality House. Future applicable use of funds will likely be thought-about put up COVID-19. All members have been current.

Gold Country Square Dance Club

Following the rules set forth by our elected officers, the Goldancers Square Dance membership won’t be dancing for an undetermined time. We hope to be dancing once more when everyone seems to be wholesome and it’s secure to take action. Check our web site at to find out once we are dancing once more.

Gold Country Fly Fishers

In accordance with the directives from state and federal businesses, all GCFF actions are suspended till additional discover. The board of GCFF believes it prudent, attributable to public well being and security considerations of our members, for the GCFF to cancel all gatherings for at the very least 30 days. Gatherings embrace the month-to-month normal assembly in addition to head to head gatherings of the board, of committees and “fishouts.” Check our web site at for extra details about our packages. We will likely be posting program and assembly info when our actions resume.

Newcomers Club of Nevada County

We are a really welcoming membership for these new to the realm, newly retired, or have lived within the space for a few years and on the lookout for one thing new and fascinating. Our conferences are typically held on the fourth Wednesday of the month on the Alta Sierra Country Club. These conferences function a scrumptious lunch and an informative and entertaining program. For extra info name Ann at 530-432-9954 or go to us at and Facebook.

Sierra Nevada Canoe and Kayak Club (SNCKC)

This group of flat water kayakers and some canoe fanatics meet nearly each fourth Thursday at Seaman’s Lodge in Pioneer Park (427 Nimrod Street) in Nevada City. Check out our web site at for particulars of the present month’s assembly, journeys checklist, coaches nook, and rather more info. Our month-to-month packages entertain, educate and provides members and visitors the chance to socialize and share data of locations, gear and paddle expertise to reinforce their water adventures. Weather allowing we’ve a number of native one-day paddles every month. From April by way of October we additionally normally have a several-day automobile tenting paddle journey every month. There are some actions that may most likely enchantment to you and your boat. We welcome those that love the game of paddling. If that’s you, then please be a part of us. For extra information e mail us at [email protected]. See you on the water!

Pet Loss Support Group

Pets are greater than companions, they’re beloved members of a household. Find the assist and understanding you want with others who share the lack of a liked pet. For anybody grieving the lack of an expensive pet, please be a part of us from 2 to three p.m. each third Tuesday of the month at Hospice of the Foothills, 11270 Rough and Ready Hwy. For extra info, please name 530-272-5739.

Gra-Neva Ford Model A Club

Ah-Oooogah! That is the sound of a classic 1928-1931 Ford Model A car’s horn. Our membership is actively touring about and having enjoyable! If you might have one in every of these effective autos, and will not be one in every of our members, you’re lacking out! We are a neighborhood bunch of pleasant and welcoming folks, who invite you to affix us at our assembly as a visitor, and to presumably think about changing into a brand new member. We meet at 7 p.m. month-to-month, January by way of October, on the fourth Thursday of every month, on the Nevada City Elks Lodge, 518 Hwy. #49. Our actions embrace touring on this space’s stunning again roads, parades, upkeep of our automobiles, and having fun with good camaraderie in any respect our gatherings. Membership doesn’t require possession of a Model A, simply an curiosity within the car. For questions, or additional info, name 530-274-7079, or browse our web site at

Pinochle Players

Do you get pleasure from enjoying playing cards? We play Pinochle from midday to 4 p.m. each Tuesday and Saturday in Grass Valley. If you have an interest, please name Rochelle Chapdelaine at 530-205-9452.

Nevada County Republican Women Federated (NCRWF)

Meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month September by way of June. Reservations are required. For extra details about conferences, name Judy at 530-271-5794. Information about membership may be answered by calling 530-263-6733. For extra details about NCRWF please e mail us at [email protected] or go to the web site at

Golden Empire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s Auxiliary

We are in want of extra members. The Auxiliary first began on the County Hospital in Nevada City and got here to Grass Valley Convalescent Hospital with the primary administrator when the County Hospital closed and Golden Empire opened its doorways. The Auxiliary supplies many providers. Catholic providers are supplied each week, ceramics are made each week by each members on the market and residents, as remedy. Non-denominal chapel providers are supplied each week. Visitation is finished by members and extra guests are all the time wanted. Some residents are from out of the realm and have nobody to go to them. The Auxiliary makes favors for the meals trays of those that should eat of their room and assists with the dressing and grooming for a proper ball held for the residents each April. They host an Ice Cream Social with dwell music each June and supply pies for the residents’ Thanksgiving Dinner, normally held earlier than Thanksgiving for residents and their households. Each December the Auxiliary supplies do-it-yourself cookies, small items for the residents earlier than Christmas and extra. There are by no means too many individuals to assist present our providers. The Auxiliary meets at 10:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month, besides July and August, within the eating room of the Center. If you have an interest in becoming a member of this group you possibly can contact membership Chairman Barbara Ford at 530-273-6084 for extra info and a membership software, or come to the following assembly.

Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills

If you wish to study extra about our membership and see how we assist our neighborhood thrive, come be a part of us. Our conferences are the primary, second and third Thursdays of each month at Tofanelli’s Gold Country Bistro in Grass Valley. We need you and your skills! It could be our pleasure to have you ever be a part of us in our efforts to assist nonprofit organizations that enhance the lives of girls and kids in our neighborhood. For extra info go to us at, or go to our Facebook web page. If you wish to function your backyard in our 2021 Garden Tour please e mail us at [email protected].

Sierra Wine and Grape Growers Association

If you have an interest in rising grapes, beginning a winery, making wine, wine tasting or studying about wine basically, please be a part of us for cheese and crackers at our assembly and convey a bottle of your favourite wine for all to style. You would not have to be a grape grower or winemaker to affix our group! We have fascinating audio system, a summer season picnic, a vacation occasion, and we offer a yearly scholarship to native college students. For extra details about SWGGA, go to We’d like to have you ever be a part of us.

Nevada County Astronomers

NC Astronomers meet at 7 p.m. on the primary Wednesday of the month in the neighborhood room at Madelyn Helling library. All are welcome. For extra info, go to

Hot Breakfast Club

The First Baptist Church is providing a free scorching breakfast to Nevada Union High School college students on the primary Wednesday of every month all through the educational yr. Food is served from 7:15 to eight:30 a.m. together with “drinks and enjoyable.” The church is positioned at 1866 Ridge Rd., throughout from NUHS. In addition to a scorching breakfast, which frequently contains pancakes, breakfast burritos or French toast, a choice of doughnuts, cereals, espresso, tea and juice will all the time be obtainable. This is drop-in occasion for highschool college students earlier than faculty is sponsored by First Baptist Church in partnership with Campus Life. All are college students are welcome.

Nevada County Democratic Women’s Club

Join us on the primary Saturday of every month for breakfast. Check-in and socializing begins at 9:30 a.m. Breakfast and assembly at 10 a.m. at Trolley Junction Restaurant on the Northern Queen Inn, 400 Railroad Ave. Nevada City. Cost is $15 for full buffet breakfast, espresso and juice. Non-members and visitors all the time welcome. RSVP at [email protected].

Family History Center

Nevada City’s Family History Center has expanded their hours. The Center will likely be open from midday to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, midday to eight p.m. on Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays. The heart presents free entry to, Find My Past, Fold3, Geneanet, My Heritage, and Paper Trail. Volunteers are on website to help together with your analysis. In addition, on the third Tuesday of every month the Family History Center hosts a Family History Workshop from 10 a.m. to midday. Each month this workshop presents a subject associated to genealogical analysis and associated topics. Parents with pre-school age kids could discover our Thursday hours extra handy for analysis and help. There will likely be actions obtainable for kids throughout Thursday analysis hours so mother and father can concentrate on analysis. Nevada City Family History Center is positioned at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 615 Hollow Way in Nevada City. The entrance is positioned in the back of the constructing the place there may be free parking and degree entry.

Gold Country Italian American Club

Do you get pleasure from good fellowship? Good meals? Bingo? Then be a part of us at our luncheon on the third Tuesday of the month. We meet at 11:30 a.m. the Alta Sierra Country Club. For extra info, name Don at 530-271-7491.

Social Hour on the Library

The Madelyn Helling Library is now internet hosting a month-to-month Social Hour. The library likes to introduce newcomers to all the things Nevada County has to supply. Just gone by way of an enormous life change and on the lookout for new associates? Just wish to get out of the home? Come to the library’s Social Hour! Each month, on the primary Thursday of the month, the Social Hour program may have video games, crafts, and snacks! Come meet new folks and hopefully make some new associates. A future date has but to be decided and is dependent upon shelter-in-place orders. Attendance is free and no registration is required! For extra info, go to the Events Calendar at or name 530-265-7050.

Grass Valley Al-Anon

Is your life affected by another person’s consuming? The Grass Valley Al-anon conferences have relocated to 1721 E. Main Street, Suite 1B. Please assessment our assembly schedule by clicking on the hyperlink under. Newcomers are welcome to all conferences; and the Monday morning classes are particular to folks new to 12-step conferences. If you need/want assist, we’re right here for you! For extra info, go to or

Nevada City’s Evangeline Chapter 9, Order of the Eastern Star (OES)

OES is the world’s largest group that admits each men and women to membership. The fraternal order helps friendship and fellowship amongst its members and philanthropy in the neighborhood, together with a scholarship program together with most cancers and coronary heart analysis charities statewide. Locally we contribute repeatedly to the KARE Crisis Nursery and the Interfaith Food Ministry and only recently made and donated over 100 Port Pals given to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and the Grass Valley Dialysis Center to be supplied to their most cancers sufferers with chemo ports.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

For these enthusiastic about becoming a member of TOPS, our membership meets at 10 a.m. on Friday mornings. Check-in is between 8 and 9:30 a.m. on the Salvation Army, 10725 Alta St. in Grass Valley. Everyone is welcome. Fore extra info, name Sharon Rodriguez at 530-575-9325.

The Nevada-Placer Chapter of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

We are dedicated to creating an America free from gun violence, the place all Americans are secure at dwelling, at college, at work, at place of worship, and in our communities. We work to teach households about gun violence prevention and to assist create and assist public coverage, laws and rules for wise gun legal guidelines on the state and nationwide ranges. We search to scale back firearm harm and dying by retaining weapons out of harmful arms. Contact [email protected] for extra info.

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

Our native Captain John Oldham Chapter meets the fourth Monday every month. We are a nonprofit, non-political, volunteer ladies’s service group devoted to selling patriotism, preserving American historical past, and securing America’s future by way of higher training for kids. Members may be any lady 18 years or older, no matter race, faith, or ethnic background – who can show lineal descent from a patriot who supported the reason for independence within the Revolutionary War. Locally we promote patriotism, historical past, conservation and training with neighborhood tasks and thru chapter donations. For occasion, our native Community Classroom Committee connects DAR with space faculties by volunteering in lecture rooms, offering faculty provides and serving to academics wherever there’s a want. For additional info on our month-to-month luncheon conferences or for membership, please name Emily Boling at 530 273-6140.

Jewel Heart Norcal Study Group

We will now be assembly evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday. We are beginning a examine of “The Foundation of Perfections,” which is a sensible information of phases on the trail to full enlightenment. The Foundation of Perfections is a Buddhist textual content that provides intimate entry to the fabric by way of clarification, group discussions, and meditation. The group will use Gelek Rimpoche’s textual content by the identical title as a information. All are welcome — Buddhist background or affiliation will not be required. Meetings are held at a member’s home in downtown Grass Valley. For extra info and site please contact Joe at 530-263-8508 or e mail [email protected]. Jewel Heart Norcal is affiliated with Jewel Heart International. For extra info go to

P.E.O. Sisterhood

Since its inception in 1869, P.E.O., Philanthropic Educational Organization, has helped greater than 109,000 ladies pursue academic objectives by offering nearly $345 million in grants, scholarships, awards and loans and the stewardship of Cottey College. Through membership, the P.E.O. Sisterhood has introduced collectively practically a half 1,000,000 ladies within the United States and Canada who’re keen about serving to ladies advance by way of training, whereas supporting and motivating them. What began with a bond of friendship amongst seven ladies in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, is now one of many oldest ladies’s organizations in North America with shut to six,000 chapters. To study extra about P.E.O., go to

Kentucky Flat 4-H Club

The mission of 4-H is to have interaction youth in reaching their fullest potential whereas advancing within the area of youth growth. Our membership wish to invite all these or those that wish to study extra about 4-H to affix us at our subsequent neighborhood membership assembly. Our membership encompass Primary, age 5 to eight years outdated, Junior, Intermediate and Senior members, age 9 to 19. We meet on the second Monday of every month on the Kentucky Flat Community Center, 13281 Newtown Rd in Nevada City. We supply a variety of tasks for our members. For extra info, contact leaders Jeff Tynan and Teresa Toledo-Larios at [email protected].

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Grass Valley Chapter 1335

All federal workers and retirees and their spouses are invited to affix NARFE. It is a non-partisan, non-profit group based 97 years in the past to guard the earned advantages of federal workers and retirees. Members meet the second Thursday every month at Margarita’s restaurant on Plaza Drive within the Glenbrook Basin, aside from July and August. Social time is 11:15 a.m., lunch to comply with after which our speaker. A brief enterprise assembly follows. Local chapter conferences function a chance for federal workers and retirees to socialize, obtain well timed updates on coverage actions affecting the federal neighborhood, and listen to packages of normal curiosity or of worth to members. Reservations for lunch will not be required. For extra info on the luncheon or program, please name chapter president Larry Kinkor, 530-265-6477.

Banner Community Guild

We are devoted to selling, supporting and advocating for our neighborhood, regenerative farms, native financial system, cultural range, training, the humanities, and a wide range of charitable causes. Membership within the Guild is open to men and women, folks of shade and folks of various beliefs. We are a corporation that listens intently to the myriad of voices in our neighborhood with the intention to nurture a corporation that’s inviting to all. Our motto is “Neighbors serving to neighbors.” Monthly conferences are held on the Guild Hall at 12629 McCourtney Rd. in Grass Valley on the third Thursday of each month with a potluck at 5:30 and assembly starting at 6 p.m. All conferences are open to the general public and membership is inspired. For membership info, rental of the Guild Hall together with two giant rooms and a very geared up kitchen. For upcoming occasions and extra, go to A Flea Market is held on the second Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendor websites can be found for $10 – no reservation required. For extra information in regards to the Flea Market name 530-277-4310. Coming quickly: a Tool Lending Library! Stay tuned about this and different extra developments on the Banner Guild.

SIRs (Sons in Retirement Branch 55 Grass Valley-Nevada City)

Renew outdated friendships and make new associates by way of our month-to-month luncheons and arranged actions. Activities are base on members curiosity; wine testing, bocce ball, pool, bowling, golf, fishing, and lots of extra. We invite males of ALL ages which are semi-retired or retired trying to meet new associates and take part in enjoyable actions. We are a 501-(c) 4 nonprofit males’s group that has been established for over 60 years. We meet for lunch the third Tuesday of each month on the Grass Valley Moose Lodge (non affiliated host) positioned at 15694 Allison Ranch Rd. Lunch is at midday. Come early for completely satisfied hour and billiards/pool. Come alone or convey a visitor. Joining is free and there aren’t any dues. Come be a part of us, no reservation essential. (Cost of lunch contains important course and desert)

Come test us out! For additional info if wanted, Call the ‘Big SIR’ at 530-271-5679. More details about SIRs may be discovered at

Child Loss Support Group

Anyone who has had a baby die of their household is invited to contact Shari Homan, who’s within the course of of building a neighborhood chapter of The Compassionate Friends. The nationwide nonprofit is a self assist bereavement assist group for households which have skilled the dying of a kid. To full the appliance course of Homan is in search of three to 4 volunteers who’re a dad or mum, grandparent or grownup sibling to behave as a steering committee to assist handle the formation of a Nevada County Chapter. If please contact Homan at [email protected]. To study extra about The Compassionate Friends, go to

The Craft Guild of Nevada County

Join crafters enthusiastic about sharing their crafts with others in promoting handmade gadgets domestically. Meetings are at 6 p.m. on the final Tuesday of the month aside from Feb., April, June, July and December. We meet on the Earle Jameson Education Building at 112 Nevada City Hwy. Check out our weblog at

American Contract Bridge League Duplicate Bridge Games

Come be a part of the pleasant people who play duplicate bridge. We have video games each week – Mon., Tues. Wed. and Fri. on the Golden Empire Grange in Grass Valley (for information name Bruce at 530-477-9586 and for partnerships on Mon. e mail Bill Jones at [email protected]. Thursdays at Eskaton in Grass Valley (Harvey, 530-477-5107) and Mon. and Wed. at Lake Wildwood in Penn Valley (Jim, 530-432-5593). If you want some other info or you have an interest in studying the way to play bridge, you possibly can contact Bruce Lester at 530-477-9586. For info and a category in regards to the “duplicate recreation,” e mail Bill Jones at [email protected]. Our video games will not be solely aggressive and sanctioned ACBL video games, however we all the time serve scrumptious espresso/tea and refreshments.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

S.L.A.A., is a fellowship primarily based on the 12 step program of Alcoholics Anonymous. This self-help fellowship is open to folks of any age or sexual desire. Members embrace those that endure from a compulsive want for intercourse, these with a determined attachment to 1 particular person, and people who have a compulsive must keep away from sexual or emotional attachments. What all members have in widespread is an obsessive/compulsive sample, both sexual or emotional (or each), wherein relationships or actions have turn into more and more harmful to all areas of their lives – profession, household, and sense of self-respect. Meetings are open to any one who believes she or he has this drawback and desires to search out assist in recovering. More info, together with Nevada County conferences, could also be had by calling the telephone quantity for the Sacramento Regional Information quantity – 916-552-1442, or by going to the S.L.A.A.’s worldwide web site: (S.L.A.A. Fellowship Wide Services).

The Tapestry Network of Nevada County

We have simply celebrated our seventh anniversary in Nevada County. This Christian enterprise networking chapter serves Nevada County’s native nonprofits whereas selling one another in enterprise. Part of our latest development is the enlargement, including a Christian Bookstore in our downtown Grass Valley location. Their retailer contains Christian jewellery in addition to books from native authors. The group showcases authors as visitor audio system and may have e-book signings together with the common e-book gross sales of workplace hours Monday by way of Saturday 11 a.m. to six p.m. Our month-to-month fundraisers usually happen on the second Thursday of every month. The Tapestry Network is open to all ladies within the market. Details could also be discovered on their Facebook web page: The Tapestry Network of Nevada County – BAM. Or e mail [email protected].

Nordic Skiers of Nevada County

We promote back-country snowboarding and snowshoeing for its members and the neighborhood. The membership sponsors journeys and month-to-month membership conferences the primary Thursday of each winter month. The normal public is welcome to attend conferences and should be a part of at membership conferences. The membership web page is

Over Eaters Anonymous

OA is a fellowship of people who, by way of shared expertise, energy and hope are recovering from compulsive overeating. We welcome everybody who desires to cease consuming compulsively. There aren’t any dues or charges for membership: we’re self-supporting although our personal contributions. OA will not be affiliated with any public or non-public organizations, political motion, ideology or non secular doctrine: we take no place on exterior points. Our major function is to abstain from compulsive consuming and compulsive meals behaviors and to hold the message of restoration by way of the twelve Steps of OA to those that nonetheless endure. If you assume you’re one us of please be a part of us on the following conferences. We meet at 12:30 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Saturdays at Trinity Episcopal Church, 201 Nevada St. in Nevada City. Also at 5 p.m. on Fridays at BriarPatch Co-op, 290 Sierra College Dr. in Grass Valley. For extra info please go to

The Gold Country Miniature Society

We get pleasure from making doll homes and doll home equipment. We construct miniatures in all scales and have a wide range of fascinating tasks all year long. We meet at 11 a.m. on the primary Wednesday of every month and new members are welcome. There are three different miniature golf equipment within the space which get collectively on completely different days. Those on this enjoyable passion can e mail Barbara at [email protected] or Pat at [email protected].

Senior Social Singles

We are a bunch of congenial single folks in western Nevada County and close by areas. We get collectively a number of occasions a month for actions reminiscent of social hours earlier than native restaurant eating, potlucks, picnics, recreation nights, motion pictures, dancing, hikes, and different outings. We are a social membership whose function is to search out folks with like pursuits and kind good friendships. Membership is open to single, widowed, divorced, or legally separated individuals. For extra info name Virginia at 530-477-8969.

Gamblers Anonymous

The High Nooners chapter of Gamblers Anonymous meets from midday to 2 p.m. Mondays on the Nevada City United Methodist Church, 433 Broad St. in Nevada City. Thousands of people that have created issues attributable to extreme playing have discovered the energy to stop by becoming a member of Gamblers Anonymous (G.A.). If playing is destroying you or somebody you care about, name 775-430-2771. There is not any cost to belong to G.A.

Penn Valley Toastmasters

We maintain our assembly on Thursday evenings, within the ReMax heart, 10126 Commercial Ave (close to Player’s Pizza), from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Summer Brown was final week’s Toastmaster for the night. It was her first time internet hosting the night. Toastmaster not solely helps enhance your talking expertise, Toastmaster studying platform additionally assists within the growth of 1’s management expertise. Stop by and revel in a night of each ready and extemporaneous speeches.

Sons In Retirement Branch 124 Alta Sierra

Men, on the lookout for one thing to do in retirement? Not enthusiastic about changing into a greeter at that large field retailer? Want to satisfy new associates, strive new issues, retry outdated issues and have enjoyable? Come be a part of us for lunch and an fascinating speaker. We are SIR (Sons in Retirement) a bunch of retired Gents who get collectively for enjoyable and companionship. We are golfers and bowlers, wine tasters and meals lovers. We prefer to strive new issues and have new experiences. We meet on the Alta Sierra Country Club on the primary Tuesday of each month. Social hour begins at 11 a.m. and lunch is begins at midday. Contact Dave Gates at 530-333-5975.

United Nations Association, USA Golden Empire Chapter

Our chapter presents month-to-month packages on world points associated to the United Nations and the ideas on which it was based. The aim is to teach members and the neighborhood on points such because the conflicts within the Middle East, sustainable growth, local weather change, inequality, vitality entry, gender fairness and the plight of refugees around the globe. For additional info, go to

Nevada City Inner Wheel Club

Our golf equipment are everywhere in the nation in addition to everywhere in the world. First membership based in England in 1924. We are on e of the biggest ladies’s service golf equipment on the planet. Our District 519 has about 10 completely different golf equipment principally in and round Sacramento. We meet about 5 occasions a yr. This yr District 519 held their Annual Founders Day Luncheon celebrating 94 years in existence. Our visitor audio system have been girls from “Canine Companions for Independence.” They spoke about their group and the way they helped the disabled. They introduced three gold labs and an 8 week outdated black lab. An older woman who was wheelchair certain demonstrated many issues her canine may do for her and all with one phrase instructions. Our membership meets as soon as a month for a gathering and lunch. Information about our membership name Carole at 530-265-6989.

Diabetes Support Group

Sierra Medical Nutrition Therapy is providing a free diabetes assist group for folks with diabetes and people who look after them from 4 to five p.m. Mondays at their workplace, positioned at 360 Sierra College Dr., Suite 220 in Grass Valley. For info please name 530-615-4155.

Gold Country Stamp Club

Is grandpa’s outdated stamp assortment within the attic gathering mud? Bring it in and we are going to enable you kind the trash from the treasure, the gems from the junk, the extraordinary from the … effectively you get the concept. If you’re contemplating promoting these household treasures, for say some new transportation, we may enable you determine if you happen to’ll be shopping for a beamer or haggling over pre-owned sneakers. On the opposite hand, possibly you’d reasonably decide up the place grandpa left off and fill in a few of these clean areas. We can assist with that too! We’re Gold Country Stamp Club and we meet from 4 to five:30 p.m. on the primary and third Thursdays of every month on the Eskaton Recreation Center at 645 Eskaton Circle in Grass Valley. Everyone is welcome. For extra info name 530-477-0108.

Families and Friends of People with Memory Loss

An ongoing assist group, “Families and Friends of People with Memory Loss,” meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on the primary Wednesday of every month at Eskaton Village. The group is facilitated by Barbara Larsen, the creator and writer of Movement with Meaning. Larson has been working within the area of dementia look after 30 years and is the chair and founding member of the Elder-Care Providers’ Coalition of Nevada County. Meetings embrace recommendations on the way to talk successfully with a liked one or buddy with Alzheimer’s illness or associated dementia. Information on native assets can be obtainable.

Thursday Bingo

Come be a part of us for a enjoyable stuffed night of Bingo on the Grass Valley Elks No. 538, 109 School St., Grass Valley. Food obtainable in kitchen at 5 p.m. Help your self to free espresso. Bingo begins at

6:30 p.m. For extra info 530-273-9228.

Grass Valley Daughters of the Nile, Chapt. 4

We are a world fraternal group for girls 18 years or older, who’re associated by start or marriage to Shriner, Master Mason or Daughter of the Nile, or is a majority member in good standing of a Masonic-related group for ladies; or who was a affected person, with or with out Shrine or Masonic relationship, at a Shriners Hospital for Children. Founded in Seattle in 1913, members whole 25,000 in 136 cities all through the U.S. and Canada. The members are happy with their lengthy affiliation with Shriners International and their persevering with assist of Shriners Hospital for Children. We meet at 11:30 a.m. On the second Tuesday of every month on the Madison Masonic Temple for fellowship adopted by a bring-your-own lunch at midday. For extra info on membership, contact Jeanne Allgeier at 530-273-8359. We welcome new members with open arms.

Food Addicts in Recovery

Are you having bother controlling the best way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free twelve step restoration program for anybody affected by meals obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Auburn Grace Community Church, 3126 Olympic Way, Room 204, in Auburn. For extra info or a listing of extra conferences all through the U.S. and the world, name 781-932-6300 or domestically at 530-885-4292, or go to

Roamin’ Angels Car Club

Established in 1962, the Roamin’ Angels Car Club is an icon each inside the passion and the neighborhood. We are devoted to selling the preservation of traditional, classic and historic autos however with the latest adjustments to our bylaws you not should personal a pre-1973 American made traditional to belong to our membership. We meet at 7 a.m. each Friday at Penny’s Diner in Grass Valley, throughout from B & C Hardware within the Fowler Center. We additionally meet at 5 p.m. the primary and third Wednesday of every month on the Grass Valley Round Table Pizza subsequent to Staples. A love of outdated automobiles and having enjoyable is all you could be a part of the Roamin’ Angels. New associates, a number of automobile speak, day journeys, thriller excursions, progressive dinners, and our annual Cruisin’ the Pines Car Show are simply a number of the adventures that await you. Want to assist our neighborhood? We have held our Annual Christmas Toy Drive for over 25 years and our Scholarship/Education Program has supplied monetary help to our native youth for shut to twenty years. Come on down and discover out extra about one of many oldest and largest Car Clubs in Northern California. Visit our web site at

The Nevada County Healing Through Loss and Grief Support Group

We meet on the FREED workplace, 2059 Nevada City Highway, Suite 104 in Grass Valley. Anyone who has skilled a major emotional loss, whether or not present or from the previous, is welcome. There is not any cost to take part, however members be a part of solely a number of occasions a yr. For extra info, go to

High Sierra Corvette Club

Corvette house owners, in case you are enthusiastic about Corvette runs, social occasions, meals, laughter, racing occasions, and throughout automobile membership enjoyable, then High Sierra Corvette Club has one thing to give you. Our membership conferences are held month-to-month on the third Thursday at Apple Alley Cafe, positioned on the Brunswick “Y” — Colfax Highway. The conferences start at 6 p.m. Arrive early for social hour or if you wish to eat earlier than the assembly. All Corvette fanatics are invited to attend our conferences and see what we’re all about! For extra info, please go to or name Hank Bradanini at 530-273-1285.

Alienated Grandparents Anonymous

Do you’re feeling alienated out of your grandchildren? You will not be alone. Please think about becoming a member of our assist group at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 235 S. Church St., Grass Valley. We hope you to see you at future conferences to:

• Be inspired.

• Learn extra about AGA Nevada County California and AGA International mission and objectives.

• Establish common conferences and occasion(s) schedule.

Please invite anybody you realize that’s experiencing alienation or estrangement from their grandchildren to this assembly.

Knowledge is energy. Understanding the complexities of alienation helps grandparents.

We concentrate on the wrestle so many loving grandparents have in making an attempt to be a part of their grandchildren’s lives. AGA presents methods for repairing, rebuilding, and therapeutic these relationships. AGA presents coping expertise to assist handle the devastating emotional ache of being disconnected from our grandchildren. You will not be struggling alone.

AGA is a 501c3 nonprofit based in 2011. It has a presence in all 50 states within the U.S. and 13 international locations. For extra info, go to, e mail [email protected] or go to Facebook

Gather the Women of Nevada County

We are a worldwide sisterhood that connects ladies by way of circles. We create secure areas to share our true selves. Meeting in circles, we discover our voices, declare our energy, and have a good time self value, main to private and planetary transformation. Some examples of our circles are drumming, natural culinary arts and feasting, sensible well-being, ladies research e-book circle and searching inside for private and non secular development. For extra info, go to or name Marceline at 530-615-4018.

Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group

Peripheral neuropathy, a results of injury to the peripheral nerves, typically causes weak point, numbness and ache, normally within the arms and toes. It may be very painful and may have an effect on different areas of the physique. For extra info on the following assembly, name 530-268-1017.

Marijuana Anonymous

Has smoking pot stopped being enjoyable? Some of us have discovered marijuana controls our lives. Our goals go up in smoke … Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of women and men who share expertise, energy and hope with one another that we could clear up our widespread drawback and assist others recuperate from marijuana dependancy. We meet each Wednesday from 5:30 to six:30 p.m. in Room 106 at CORR, 180 Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley.

Le Tip

We are knowledgeable group of women and men devoted to the best requirements of change of enterprise ideas. The Gold Country lunch chapter meets at Kane’s on Wednesdays from 11:46 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. Call 530-263-6094 for extra particulars.

Gold Country Trails Council (GCTC)

GCTC is a nonprofit group that was shaped in 1981 to develop, keep and defend non-motorized leisure trails within the Tahoe National Forest and the Sierra Foothills space for public use and pleasure. Today, it’s the Sierra’s largest neighborhood of lively equestrians. GCTC hosts path work days, horse camp outs, day rides, barbecues, the massive ice cream social and Thanksgiving Holiday Feast. General conferences are on the second Tuesday of each different month at 7 p.m. and embrace fascinating audio system and shows. New members and visitors are welcome. For full info and full calendar of occasions, go to

SIR’s (Sons in Retirement Branch 55)

Renew outdated friendships and make new associates by way of our month-to-month luncheons and arranged actions (some actions embrace spouses or important different). Activities are base on member’s pursuits: wine tasting, bocce ball, pool, bowling, golf, fishing, and lots of extra. We invite males of ALL AGES which are semi-retired or retired trying to meet new associates and take part in enjoyable actions. We are a 501-(c)4 non-profit males’s group that has been established for over 60 years. We meet for lunch the THIRD TUESDAY of each month on the Grass Valley Moose Lodge (non affiliated host), positioned at 15694 Allison Ranch Rd. Lunch is at midday. Stick round afterwards for billiards/pool! Come alone or convey a visitor. Joining is free and there aren’t any dues. Come be a part of us, no reservation essential. (Cost of lunch contains salad, important course and desert) Come test us out! For additional info if wanted. Email: [email protected] or name Hershel Golden at 530-272-3378. More details about SIR’s may be discovered at

American Chronic Pain Association

We meet month-to-month to facilitate peer assist and training for people with power ache and their households. The group hosts educated audio system frequently who give useful info on methods to dwell extra absolutely regardless of ache. Group members additionally share experiences in addition to assist and encourage each other. The American Chronic Pain Association meets at 1 p.m. on the primary Wednesday of every month within the Gold Room at Hilltop Commons Senior Community. For extra info, contact Jeanne Spring at 530-432-0247.

American Legion Auxiliary Frank Gallino Unit 130

Last month, members traveled to Yountville to go to the biggest veterans’ dwelling in California, the Veterans’ Home of California, based in 1884. After a tour of the buildings and grounds we met with the Poppy Production Team and discovered in regards to the Poppy Making program.

Blue Star Mothers of America, Chapt. 12

We meet at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month at Paulette’s Country Kitchen in Grass Valley. If you’re a mom, adoptive mom, stepmother, foster mom, grandmother or authorized guardian who has a son or daughter who’s serving, or has been honorably discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States, we invite you to affix us. For info, go to or e mail [email protected].

Nevada County Freethinkers

Reason and rationality within the foothills — we welcome freethinkers, humanists, atheists, skeptics, and anybody trying to make a reference to different like minded folks in our neighborhood. During our conferences we talk about how we arrived at our worldview and the difficulties we could have with family and friends who’ve bother understanding our views, we assessment and talk about articles and different media about our views, and customarily simply have an gratifying time collectively. For extra info, go to

The Marine Corps League, Gold Country Detachment of #885 of Nevada County

Calling all Marines! Join us for our conferences at 6 p.m. on the primary Monday of each month on the Veterans Memorial Building in Grass Valley. Look for the Marine Corps’ flag and yellow footprints on the backside of the steps on the rear of the constructing. For extra info, name Al Hernandez at 530-864-2480.


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