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Amador County District 4 Supervisor Louis Boitano addresses the crowd during the Third Annual ACRCC’s Labor Day Picnic Sept. 5 at Detert Park. Photo courtesy of Gwen Clayton

Small businesses and entrepreneurs have been making America great for 240 years. To honor the labor of these hard-working leaders, the Amador County Republican Central Committee held its Third Annual Labor Day Picnic on Monday, Sept. 5, at Detert Park, in Jackson. This year’s theme was “Make America Great Again!”

Emcee Tom Harmon announced the guest speakers, entertainment and other news. His wife, Kitty Harmon, opened the ceremonies by leading the crowd in an invocation, followed by ARCC Chair Dr. Arnold Zeiderman, who addressed...

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The Native Daughters of the Golden West Ursula Parlor #1 invite you to join them for a shrimp dinner on Friday, September 16, at the Native Sons Hall, in Jackson. There will be a no-host bar at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m. There will be all-you-can-eat shrimp, salad, pasta and dessert. Tickets are $30. Contact Alba for ticket info, at (209) 479-0334.

UCCE Master Food Perservers

During those dreary winter days, wouldn’t it be great to enjoy the smells and tastes of delicious fall fruits? Now’s your chance to learn...

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08/18/2016 2:34 PM

Please join us by helping Amador County to be a special place to live. Sutter Creek Woman’s Club was established in 1909, by a small group of ladies, as an “Improvement Club.” The purpose of this new club was “to improve the cemetery, the school, our streets, and to beautify Sutter Creek in general.”

Throughout the years, our purpose has expanded to include philanthropic, civic, educational and social endeavors within Amador County. So, all ladies are invited to join to be a part of this growing organization, to help make us stand...

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08/04/2016 12:58 PM
The Jackson Rotary Club is very pleased to announce the winners of its Aloha Raffle. The first-place winner of a trip to Maui is Jim Powell, of Pine Grove. The second-place winner of $1,000 cash is Roberta Pickett, of Pioneer. The third place winner of $500 cash is Richard Forster, of Ione. Thank you all for your support of Rotary! [Read more]
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08/04/2016 1:07 PM
SIR Branch 15 will hold its August luncheon meeting on August 19 at Our Lady of the Pines Church Hall, in Pioneer. Social hour starts at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow at noon. The August event will be our annual SIR’ Lady’s Day Picnic, a chance for our Lady’s to share in the fun. SIR is open to any retired man who is interested in activities such as golf, fishing, tours and travel and RVing. All SIR activities are organized by the membership. Those interested in socializing with old and new friends are also encouraged to join. For... [Read more]
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07/28/2016 12:44 PM

The annual Farm Tour and Dinner will be August 22 at Helwig Winery. Tickets are on sale now at any of the four local Amador Farmers Markets or online at farmsofamador.com. For more info, visit amadorfarmersmarket.com.

Salsa Contest

There will be a salsa contest at the Amador Farmers Market in Sutter Creek from 9 to noon on August 6, and in Pine Grove from 4 to 7 p.m. on August 17. The contests will be judged at have 1st and 2nd place prizes.

Amador Corvette Club

Amador Corvette Club will meet on August 2 at...

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07/28/2016 12:49 PM
The Amador Countywide Dairy Goat group represented Amador County in the dairy goat show during the dairy turn from July 16 through 20 at the California State Fair, and they were very successful. While the numbers were small, the wins were big. The participating members were Danielle Dentone, Macie Dentone, Nicole Dentone and Anthony Baldenegro, assisted by Vincent Baldenegro. The 4-H-ers entered their Alpine dairy goats in both the junior division and open division, and they had a total of 13 goats (Anthony had five, Danielle had... [Read more]
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07/21/2016 1:44 PM
George Williams and his 1967 Camaro won the People’s Choice award.

The Amador County Council 1849, Knights of Columbus, held its second annual Knight Rider Car Show on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in the parking lot of St. Katharine Drexel Parish Center, in Martell.

With the help of more than 45 business sponsorships from Amador County and beyond, this year’s event was a huge success, as just over 80 cars were displayed.

The Car Show Committee, headed by David Payne, added one new feature: the People’s Choice Award. Members of the general public attending the show were able to vote for the car of...

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07/14/2016 12:16 PM

Screenings will be Thursday, August 4, from 1 to 5 p.m. For 3, 4 and 5 year old children with developmental and/or social-emotional (challenging behavior) concerns. For questions, location and to register for an appointment, call First 5 Amador at (209) 257-1092.

Dad & Me

Calling all dads, uncles, grandpas, etc. Join us for a morning of fun activities for children aged 0-5 years old. Let’s learn some yoga! This Dad & Me event will be held at Amador Yoga on July 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wear comfortable clothes while...

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06/30/2016 12:53 PM

There are a couple of celestial events to get excited about this month. NASA’s Juno spacecraft is scheduled to arrive at Jupiter on July 4 after a long, five-year journey. Later in the month, keep your eyes to the sky for meteors from the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower; it should peak July 28/29 with a frequency of up to 20 meteors per hour.

The Gold Country Astronomers are hosting their monthly star party Saturday, July 9 at the Jackson Tailing Wheels Park. Setup begins around 7 p.m., and dark falls around 9. Only a couple of days...

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06/30/2016 1:06 PM
Members of the Mother Lode Rose Society will be sharing with the public their favorite gardening tools at the monthly meeting on July 5 at 1:30 p.m. at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, in Jackson. These skilled rose-gardeners will demonstrate the use of their special tools to complete tasks including pruning, tilling or grooming their favorite flower. They may even share information on protective gear from those rose prickles. An extra treat for visitors is the ice cream social. There will be different ice cream... [Read more]
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06/30/2016 12:47 PM

Our next meeting will be July 12 at 10 a.m. in the Mt. Zion Church, in Pine Grove. We meet every second Tuesday of the month at this (new) location. This month we will have four demonstrations after the meeting on varying quilting techniques.Please join us. For more information, contact our President, Sue Green, at (209) 295-7422.

Adopt a cat

June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month! Free cat and kitten adoptions are available at the Calaveras County Animal Shelter, 901 Jeff Tuttle Drive, in San Andreas, this month or while funds...

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06/23/2016 12:26 PM
The Carson Pass Information Station is offering a number of interpretive walks this summer. Dennis Price leads the “History of Carson Pass” walk on Saturdays through September 10. This hike begins at 10 a.m. and lasts approximately one hour. Mike Mahoney will be leading a “Meet the Trees of Carson Pass” interpretive walk on Friday, July 15. This hike also starts at 10 a.m. and will last roughly 1.5 hours. Carson Pass Ranger Frank Tortorich leads a “Walk with the Ranger” hike on Saturday, July 9. This 1.5 hour stroll begins at 10... [Read more]
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06/16/2016 12:05 PM

AAUW Amador’s Libations & Conversations group is meeting on Tuesday, June 28, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Imperial Hotel, 14202 Old Highway 49, in Amador City. The topic for discussion is, “Have Our Heroes Evolved? Gender Stereotypes in Pop Culture” led by AAUW branch member Sandee Bowman. No-host bar will be available. No need to RSVP, just come join the fun and bring a friend!

Roundtable Discussion with

Congressman McClintock

Come join us for a roundtable discussion with Congressman McClintock. Mix and mingle on...

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06/09/2016 11:51 AM
From left: Noemma Olagaray, Kayla Ramsdell, Gia Gamma, Lola Kim and Emmilynn Angie-Buss. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Liberty Oaks Pony Club is proud to announce on Saturday, May 21, Noemma Olagaray and Lola Kim received their D1/D2 certification, Emmilynn Angie-Buss received her D2 certification, and Gia Gamma (age six) received her D1 certification in their riding abilities and horse management skills. Congratulations, girls, on a job well done! We would also like to extend our sincere appreciation to Gateway Horse Trainer and A Certification (highest level achievable), Kayla Ramsdell for conducting the certifications at Gateway Farm.

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06/09/2016 11:37 AM
Pine Grove Civic Improvement Club presents its second annual Groovin’ in the Grove on Monday, July 4, at Pine Grove Park. The free music concert will run from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. with live performances by Route 88 and Blow Daddy. Beer, wine and food will be for sale, including tasty offerings from Blue Moon Cafe, Fat Freddy’s, Kneading Dough Bakery and Mr. Beefy’s. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair. Shade tents are welcome. Sorry, not umbrellas or pets allowed. Parking for the event will be in the Church Street lot courtesy of Volcano... [Read more]
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06/02/2016 11:25 AM

Soroptimist International of Amador County has elected new officers for the 2016-2017 year. Our president will be Beth Arnold; first vice-president is Val Kreth; second vice-president is Donna Miller; recording secretary is Linda Matulich; corresponding secretary is Andrea Karr; treasurer is Angie Murchison; assistant treasurer is Connie Herrell; and directors are Marie Lindsey and Pat Woodard. They were installed at the annual June member party.

If you are interested in learning more about Soroptimist of Amador County, call Val...

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06/02/2016 11:42 AM

The Upcountry Community Council will meet on June 13, at 6 p.m. at the Veteran’s Hall on Buckhorn Ridge Road, in Pioneer.

We will be hearing from Jim Guidi all about our new upcountry radio station, which will help upcountry residents, during any disasters, to know where to go and what to do. We also will have a surprise for you! We hope to see you there and hope you bring some friends too.

Sierra Gold Quilt Guild

The Sierra Gold Quilt Guild will meet June 14, and every second Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the New...

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05/26/2016 12:13 PM
The Jackson Woman’s Club will hold their season finale meeting on Tuesday June 7. The purpose of the meeting will be to review and celebrate the philanthropic awards which this club presented during 2015/2016. The donations have been for local organizations including the Amador County Fair, Sober Grad, Senior Center, Common Ground Meal Program, Butte Fire Victims, Argonaut High School Band, American Legion Ambulance, Operation Care, Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Victory Village and the Tri-County Wildlife. Also, in conjunction... [Read more]
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05/26/2016 12:11 PM

Kitty Belendez is addicted to the Floribunda Rose, “The Workhorse of the Rose Garden.” She is a member of the Santa Clarita Rose Society, and she has won many awards with her entries over the years.

The Mother Lode Rose Society is honored to have this inspirational speaker describe how she and her husband became addicted to growing this beautiful variety of roses, the Floribunda. Kitty has been raising roses for over 30 years. In the beginning, she only grew hybrid teas, but her eye seemed to focus on the lovely sprays of the...

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