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Carolyn Schmitz
2 days ago
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Join American Legion Post 108 for its annual Veterans Day Parade on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, at 10 a.m., on Main Street, in Jackson.

For more information about the parade, including parade entry forms, contact Charline Buckley, at 296-4438, or go online to visitjacksonca.com. Deadline for parade entry submissions is November 1.

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Carolyn Schmitz
3 days ago
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Teen Driver Night For Parents & Teens — both current and future drivers — is being sponsored by the Amador Teen Driver Council. The goal is to help parents and teens understand the many issues surrounding the pressures on the teen driver, as well as offer safety ideas and tips. Statistics prove that the more parents involve themselves in the activities of their teen drivers, fewer teen driving accidents occur.

Expect presentations from Amador County Health Officer Dr. Rita Kerr, CHP Officer Craig Harmon, Tina Wurzburger, a parent,...

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Robert Mees
3 days ago
Operation Christmas Child, the world's largest Christmas project, brings joy and hope to needy children around the world through gift-filled shoe boxes.
Amador County has been so generous with its donation of Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child that we now have multiple processing centers. Upcountry, youcan drop off Christmas Showboxes at either Sierra Baptist Church or American River Bank, both off of Buckhorn Ridge Road in Pioneer, and in Jackson they can be dropped off at Grace Fellowship, 8040 S. State Highway 49. Shoeboxes can be either for a boy or a girl in any of three ages ranges (2-4, 5-9, or 10-14.) For more information on suggested contents, please contact Janice... [Read more]
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Carla Gianandrea
4 days ago
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On Wednesday, Nov. 5, the Sutter Creek Woman's Club will meet at the Sutter Creek Community Building. Registration and Social Hour begins at 11:30 a.m., with luncheon to follow at noon. Head Hostess is Francine Pogue. A program on hints about plants, flowers and decorating for the holidays will be presented by Salye LaBelle, from the Ridge Road Garden Center. Anyone interested in joining us for lunch and, perhaps, would like to become a member, contact President Jackie Murphy, at 267-1275. Cost of the lunch is $10, with $5 designated... [Read more]
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Tessa Marguerite
6 days ago
The cheerful staff of Vapor Thrift Store say "goodbye". Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch
JACKSON: Vapor Thrift Store, in Jackson, is changing hands. The thrift store will be closing on Friday, Oct. 31, and reopening in the same location on Monday, Nov. 3 under the administration of The Call Church. If you have been saving loyalty points at Vapor Thrift Store, be sure to use them in the store before Oct. 31. A word from Vapor, “We have been blessed beyond measure by the opportunities we have had to pray for or with some of you as well as those times when you brightened our day by ministering to us. We will always remember... [Read more]
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Tessa Marguerite
6 days ago
PA Christian Carter will open a new Family Urgent Care Clinic in Lodi. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Family Urgent Care, a new Urgent Care Clinic in Lodi, will be opening next week under the administration of Doctor Ali and Physician Assistant Christian Carter.

Carter grew up in Amador County and graduated from Amador High School in 1994. He furthered his education at the University of Maryland with a degree in Marine Biology, and went on to the Stanford University School of Medicine where he received a Masters Degree in Medical Science. Carter has been practicing as a Physician Assistant for six years, most recently in the...

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6 days ago
Works by Anne Marie Felding, above, and William Porteous will be featured at Gallery 10, in Sutter Creek. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Amador County’s 1st Saturday Art Trek falls on Nov. 1 this month, with several new faces among participating galleries’ featured artists. The monthly 1st Saturday Art Treks are scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m., with artists’ receptions usually running from 3 to 6 p.m. Taking the trek is free, and maps of participating galleries are available at amadorarts.org.

These are the participating 1st Saturday Art Trek galleries, with descriptions:

AmadorArts Gallery’s show is “Affordable Gifts,” created by 14 artists, including Laureen...

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6 days ago
The 3rd Annual Chowder Chomp will be at the Volcano Union Inn + Pub on Nov. 9. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch
The Volcano Union Inn + Pub will be hosting their 3rd Annual Chowder Chomp on Sunday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Volcano Armory Hall. This tasty event benefits the Volcano Community Association and all their dedicated efforts. This chowder chomp will be our best one yet. If you want to join the fun and think you have what it takes, we are still accepting chowder entries, crafts vendors and attendees, of course. Tickets are $5 per person. Be sure to say hello to the new manager at the Volcano Union Inn + Pub, Ed Tracey, if... [Read more]
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6 days ago
The Crab & Chowder Gala will be held at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds on November 15.

Come celebrate the annual Crab & Chowder Gala, benefiting the El Dorado County Fair Association, and celebrating the first dungeness crab of the season.

On Saturday, November 15, doors will open at 6 p.m. with a no-host bar, live music and dancing. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. This all-you-can-eat dinner includes dungeness crab, clam chowder (made by Old Town Grill), salad, pasta and bread. Ticekts are $45 per person.

Join the fun by participating in the silent auction and raffle. Among the great prizes in the raffle are:...

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6 days ago
Sierra Repertory Theatre announces its 2015 season. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch
Sierra Repertory Theatre announces its 2015 season, beginning with the musical Mary Poppins and concluding with a brand new adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Other highlights include new Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone starring SRT Artistic Director Scott Viets as the Man in the Chair, an exciting spring rock ‘n’ roll revue to be announced, everyone’s favorite The Music Man, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the country tribute Always, Patsy Cline, and a new comedy called Unnecessary Farce. Season Tickets, group and general... [Read more]
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6 days ago
The youth group from Grace Fellowship Church recently went on a two-week mission trip to Haiti to work, serve and build relationships with the people and children. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Sutter Creek Baptist Church

Sutter Creek Baptist Church invites you to join us on Sunday mornings for Bible Study, at 9 a.m., and worship, at 10:30 a.m. If you appreciate the traditional hymns of days gone by, we have a praise /worship time with the Bible Study, at 6 p.m., on Sunday evenings, and Bible Study and prayer time on Wednesdays, at 6 p.m. We are a growing church family that cares about each other and would care about you. Our location is at 250 Hanford Street, at Highway 49, across from the Days Inn motel. For more...

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6 days ago
Children's Halloween Parade in Jackson on Oct. 31. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Now Through Nov. 8

“Camping With Henry and Tom:” Volcano Theatre Company, in its 41st season, presents its first fall offering, “Camping with Henry and Tom,” directed by Patti Fredericks, and starring Marty Brifman, Brad Barnard, Chris Witt and Joe Svec. The play runs Friday and Saturday nights through Nov. 8, with Sunday performances on Oct. 12, 19 and 26, at the Cobblestone Theatre, located in the heart of Volcano. The curtain rises at 8 p.m. General admission tickets are $16, $14 for seniors 62 and over. For more information,...

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6 days ago
Are you confused by expiration dates on food items? Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

NSF International Survey Reveals How Confusion About Food Expiration Dates Can Impact Health and Wallets

Expiration date labeling on food products is a source of confusion for consumers according to a new survey from NSF International, a global public health and safety organization. The survey found that people are confused about how to interpret dates on food packaging such as expiration, “best used by” and “sell by” dates, causing many to keep some food dangerously long or prematurely throw away good food.

One in four...

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Via Press Release
6 days ago
"Papa" and grand-daughter, Amador County residents. Amador Ledger Dispatch photo by Tessa Marguerite

Senior Health 411

The Foothills Fitness program of the Amador Senior Center, along with United Home Care, will be hosting a free workshop at the Senior Center on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop will feature an evaluation of general health by a registered nurse, a balance assessment by a registered physical therapist and medications inventory evaluation by a registered pharmacist. In addition, there will be a class on home safety principles, with a demonstration of home modification and safety equipment. There...

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6 days ago
Operation Care offers free workshops for Amador County students. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

One of Operation Care’s goals for Amador County youth is to experience a violence-free lifestyle. Our “GO!” Youth Program is sponsoring several wonderful programs including an Anti-Bullying course called “Let’s Get Real” and our “Chrysalis Group” for teen girls. All of our GO! workshops are free of charge. Transportation assistance is also available if needed.

Let’s Get Real

Our anti-bullying program for elementary and middle school students, called “Let’s Get Real,” examines a variety of issues that lead to taunting and...

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6 days ago
The restoration of the historical Fiddletown schoolhouse is complete. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Autumn is the perfect time to enjoy the colorful fall foliage and a hearty morning meal out in the country.

Visitors are invited to attend the Fiddletown Preservation Society’s all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet and bake sale on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the Fiddletown Community Center. All proceeds benefit the restoration of the original, one-room Fiddletown Schoolhouse on American Flat Road.

Once restoration is complete, the schoolhouse will serve as a community learning/cultural center for small concerts, art and...

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Beverly Huston Fisher
6 days ago
Diggins, in Amador City, offers many unique and delicious sausages and hot dogs. Amador Ledger Dispatch photo by B. Huston-Fisher

Drop by The Diggins, in Amador City, to get your epicurean sausage and hot dog fix. Choose the Jalapeno Cheddar Dog topped with a Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa, the Mediterranean Dog with Pepper Relish and Kalamata Olives or a platter of gourmet sausages to sample. Satiate your taste buds by pairing your entree with an ice cold beer or a rich red from a winery within a five-mile radius.

The kitchen is run with precise care by locally-grown and recently-returned resident chefs, Ken and Hollie Limbocher, who are dedicated to cooking...

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Tessa Marguerite
6 days ago
Soldiers and civilians across America will honor veterans during Wreaths Across America, on December 13. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Seven years ago, a man named Morrill Worcester, along with veterans across the country, began a tradition that is recognized today as Wreaths Across America Day, all across the nation. What began as a simple Christmas wreath ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery is now an inspirational, nationwide movement.

For the first time in Amador County, Wreaths Across America will be held in Jackson, at the Sunset View Cemetery on Dec. 13. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m., although the gates will be closed at 8:45 a.m. The public is...

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Tessa Marguerite
6 days ago
Sutter Creek firefighters came Polly’s Daycare to show some very excited children about fire safety. Amador Ledger Dispatch photo by Tessa Marguerite

October is Fire Prevention Month, and Amador County fire departments have been doing helpful demonstrations on fire safety throughout the month in different parts of the county. On Monday, Oct. 20, three Amador County home daycares gathered at Polly’s Daycare in Sutter Creek where two firefighters came and taught about fire safety.

The firefighters began with a “hot and cold” game in the kitchen to show kids which kitchen appliances are safe to touch and which ones are not safe. After some other games and, of course, “stop, drop...

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Myrna-Kay Robison
1 week ago
Tech Trek Scholars
What is STEM? The Amador Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be hosting a program that will answer that question as well as tell about STEM education that is happening right here in Amador County. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Workforce projections for 2018 show that nine of the 10 fastest-growing occupations that require at least a bachelor’s degree will require significant scientific or mathematical training. Keeping K-12 students, especially girls, interested... [Read more]
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