2017 Program Highlights

October 25, 2017 – Auctions and C.F.P. Fundraiser

We will once again have a contest for the best Halloween costumes. Our fabulous auctioneer, John Renwick, who owns the RE/MAX franchise here in Grass Valley, will be back to make our auction even more successful than ever. Please begin gathering your wonderful contributions for the silent auction, and call with your great ideas for the live auction–new cars, houses in Tahoe or Colorado for loaning to winners, vacations in North Carolina and Santa Cruz, etc.

December 6, 2017

Richard Altenbach, classical violinist and first chair for the InConcert Sierra Orchestra and the Auburn Symphony, is preparing a beautiful musical program with three or four other musicians and perhaps a soloist. He is composing one of the works especially for us. How fortunate for us that he is bringing this program to Newcomers. Join your friends and get into the holiday spirit!.

January 24, 2018

Supplemental and Alternative Medicine – Debra and Tiffany will give us information on some of the alternatives to assist in pain relief, such as that which occurs from Lyme disease. Attended by medical physicians, therapists, and others, The California College of Ayurveda provides training and information on pain relief beyond prescription drugs.

February 28, 2018

Niel Fischer, California Registered Professional Forester, will speak on our Northern California forests, fire control, the drought, and the respite from the drought. He is both a Director of the California Fire Safe Council, and a former Director of the California Licensed Foresters Association.

March 28, 2018

Brent Nixon, world-renowned naturalist and science specialist, as well as a National Geographic photographer, will bring his most recent photographs from all continents. We are lucky to have him return since his spectacular presentation in 2012.

April 25, 2018 – Fashion Show

May 23, 2018

Sierra Stages is becoming a musical show tradition. Their 2017 production of Chicago was New York quality performed by our own unbelievable area talent. Totally delighted by their 2017 production of Chicago, we will be entertained by excerpts from their 2018 musicals conducted by Ken Getz. You cannot afford to miss their surprise 2018 program!