Tuesday, September 22, 2020

ACN 9/22/20

                          News & Announcements...

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Obituary Notices can be found at: DaneriMortuary.com
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Amador County Treasurer-Tax Collector: Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

Check out Amador County's events on Facebook!

(Be sure to contact businesses/venues for any closures, cancellations or postponements of their events.)

Check us out on Facebook at: Facebook.com/AmadorCounty
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SUPPORT THE KNIGHT FOUNDRY!
Become a member today!
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Amador County:  Household Hazardous Waste Reopening at Buena Vista Landfill Every Other Saturday 
The Household Hazardous Waste collection will begin again at Buena Vista Landfill from 9 AM to 1 PM. This includes batteries and paint. It is for Amador County households only.
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SWINGLES MEATUnless otherwise stated, our current hours are Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You are welcome to visit our Facebook Page for updates on store hours or other special notices.
Thank you for your support!
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AMADOR COUNTY: PROPERTY TAX POSTPONEMENT PROGRAM
Property Tax Postponement applications for the 2020-2021 tax year are now available
California's Property Tax Postponement Program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability, and who meet income, equity, and other requirements, to postpone payment of property taxes on their primary residence.
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HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT? Community briefs, meeting notices, press releases, newsletters and Letters to the Editor are published and posted, FREE on ACN!
Please use the following format:
TITLE OF EVENT - DAY, DATE, TIME, LOCATION - BRIEF description of your event. ADMISSION info (tickets, reservations, etc.) CONTACT info (phone, e-mail, web site, social media, etc.) 
It's that easy!
Event flyers are just $5/month...or be a Supporting Advertiser for just $50/year (yes, YEAR!)
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**Please contact the agency, group or organization
for information on meetings that are cancelled, postponed or conducted online.**

MONDAYS
- Sutter Creek City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Mon at 7 PM.
- Jackson City Council meets on the 2nd & 4th Mon at 7 PM.
- Sutter Creek Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Mon at 7 PM.
- District 3 Community Council meets on the 2nd Mon at 6PM.
- Jackson Planning Commission meets on the 3rd Mon at 7 PM.
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LOCKWOOD FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT AUXILIARY - We raise money for our volunteer personnel and have a lot of fun doing this. We have dinners, concerts and our annual pancake breakfast. We meet every 1st Monday of the month. If you are interested in joining our group, contact Carol Asmus at 209-2396-5681 or Marilyn Dillion, VP at 209-296-8011. Our website is www.lockwoodfire.org
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AMADOR COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE meets on the 1st Monday of every month at 7PM at their office at 557 Hwy 49 Suite 3, Jackson. Call 209-257-1397. The public is welcome to attend. https://amadordemocrats.org/
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TUESDAYS
- Ione City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Tues at 6PM.
Amador County Board of Supervisors meets on the 2nd & 4th Tues at 9AM.
- Ione Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Tues at 6PM
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT GROUP - Tuesdays at 10AM. 817 Court Street Suite 12 in Jackson. 95642 Call Operation Care for information, 223-2600.
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MOTHER LODE ROSE SOCIETY meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson. For more information on meetings and events, visit: https://motherloderose.org/
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WEDNESDAYS

- Amador County Unified School District (ACUSD) Board meets on the 2nd & 4th Wed at 6:30 PM.
- Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) meets on the 4th Weds of the month at 11AM
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CHAMBER MIXERS - 2nd Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Raffle prizes, appetizers, no-host bar. Admission $10. Wine/mixed drink, $5, Beer, $3. Donate a raffle item. amadorchamber.com
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THURSDAYS

- Amador County Transportation Commission 1st Thurs at 9AM
- Amador Water Agency (AWA) Board meets on the 2nd & 4th Thurs at 9 AM.
- Plymouth City Council meets on 2nd & 4th Thurs at 6:30 PM.
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MOTHER LODE NEWCOMERS & FRIENDS  is a philanthropic, social, and recreational club, established to welcome newcomers to the Mother Lode area and connect them with others that are new to our area. The Club meets at monthly membership luncheons on the first Thursday of the month. Reservations are due 10 days prior to the lunch date.  Email resv4nc@yahoo.com to register. Guests welcome. Please come and join us!  Visit motherlodenewcomers.com for more information.
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SUTTER CREEK BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION meets the 1st Thurs of every month at 8:30 am at Hotel Sutter. www.suttercreek.org
Email: SCBPAmembership@gmail.com

AMADOR REPUBLICANS meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:00PM social hour and meeting at 6:30 PM each month of the year, except for August & December. 1200 Martel Road, Suite 11, Jackson. 209-257-3405. http://amadorrepublicans.org/

MOTHER LODE DEMOCRATS OF AMADOR meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30PM. For more information, call Steve Christensen (209) 267-0615

AMADOR UPCOUNTRY ROTARY meets the 1st three Thursdays at 5:30pm at the St. George Hotel in Volcano. http://amadorupcountryrotary.weebly.com/

FRIDAYS

SHINGLE SPRINGS BAND OF MIWOK INDIANS ELDERS OUTREACH - 4th Fridays at 10AM - Dept of Ag (USDA) monthly food distribution program, open to all Elders age 60+, meeting the income guidelines, residing in Amador, or Calaveras County. Must not be currently receiving CSFP at another distribution site.
Application will be processed on site by the food program staff members.
- Bring ID or Birth Certificate
- Proof of residency - recent mail
- Knowledge of current gross household income

For more information, call the California Tribal TANF Partnership at (209) 257-6150 

LGBTQ PEER SUPPORT GROUP - 3rd Friday of every month from 5-6pm at Sierra Wind Wellness & Recovery Center, 10354 Argonaut Lane, Jackson. For more information, contact Marla at 209-256-3750 or e-mail mvandermeer
NEXUS YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES
Therapeutic Therapy - Family Services - Youth Services - Amador/Calaveras CASA
Upcountry Community Center
Ione Famly Resource Center
Camanche Lake Community Center
http://nexusyfs.org/
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HOSPICE OF AMADOR & CALAVERAS
Hospice Services - Grief Support - We Honor Veterans Program - Thrift Stores
Web site: http://www.hospiceofamador.org/
Facebook: facebook.com/HospiceofAmadorandCalaveras/
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INTERFAITH FOOD BANK
www.feedamador.org
On Facebook: Facebook.com/FeedAmador.org
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SIERRA CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Foster Care & Adoption - Mental Health Services
https://www.sierrachildandfamilyservices.org/
On Facebook: Facebook.com/sierrachildandfamilyservices

THE KNIGHT FOUNDRY HAS A MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM where you can support the programs and operation of the foundry and machine shop.
https://knightfoundry.com/membership/
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LOCKWOOD FPD: Take the time to inspect your home ignition zone -- your 100 foot defensible space. Our fire district is in one of the high risk areas of the county.
We now have a Firewise Community in Amador County. If you would like to know more about how your neighborhood can become a Firewise Community or if you need advice, call us at 296-5122 or email us at info@lockwood.org
Here are some ideas to help you get started.
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PERINATAL WELLNESS SUPPORT - First 5 Amador can help to support moms recovering from pregnancy and birth...to help you feel well and be the mom you want to be, discuss anxiety, stress, depression, and difficulty adjusting, learn coping skills, relaxation techniques, and communication skills. We can offer this support to both new moms and new dads, alike. For questions, to get information, or request to be connected with the services that we provide, please call us at 257-1092.
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AMADOR COUNTY LIBRARY: Not finding what you are looking for? Did you know you can request material not found in Amador County Library from over 70 libraries in California and Nevada through Link+. This FREE service is open to any Amador County Library card holder. 
For more information visit: 
http://www.amadorgov.org/departments/library/link-information
OR stop by your local library or give us a call and we'll walk you through the process!
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MEDICATION DISPOSAL - This collection bin allows Amador residents to safely dispose of their unwanted, controlled AND non-controlled medications. Ione PD is located at 1 E Main Street, please call ahead for hours of operation (209) 274-2456.
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DO YOU HAVE DEAD OR DYING TREES YOU NEED TO REMOVE? Apply for up to 50% reimbursement to remove dead or dying hazard trees!
Amador Resource Conservation District has a program to provide up to 50% reimbursement for Amador County property owners east of Hwy 49, to help pay for the removal of dead or dying hazard trees on their property that could fall on an inhabited structure.
For more information, visit the Amador RCD web site at www.AmadorRCD.org or contact the District at Amanda@AmadorRCD.org. Phone: 916-562-0204
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmadorRCD/
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THE LABYRINTH PROJECT - Have you heard about labyrinths? Do you wonder what they are? What they do? Why they are so popular? The Labyrinth Project has formed in Amador County and is looking for people who may be interested in learning about labyrinths and in being trained to become  a volunteer/docent for labyrinth walks. To learn more, contact The Labyrinth Project at (209) 256-3750 or e-mail the Labyrinth Project Coordinator at mvandermeer@norcalmha.org
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Labyrinth-Project-of-Amador-County-154357351740486/
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Amador Community News (ACN) is an independent, non-partisan, politically-neutral community media platform, and does not advocate or endorse political parties or candidates. Such content, ads, views and opinions are solely those of the providers and readers, and are not expressly those of ACN. - Carol Harper, Editor E-mail: carol@amador.news

Monday, September 21, 2020

ACN 9/21/20

                          News & Announcements...

Check out Amador County's events on Facebook!

(Be sure to contact businesses/venues for any closures, cancellations or postponements of their events.)



Check us out on Facebook at: Facebook.com/AmadorCounty
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_______________________________________


_______________________________________

SUPPORT THE KNIGHT FOUNDRY!
Become a member today!
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Amador County:  Household Hazardous Waste Reopening at Buena Vista Landfill Every Other Saturday 
The Household Hazardous Waste collection will begin again at Buena Vista Landfill from 9 AM to 1 PM. This includes batteries and paint. It is for Amador County households only.
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SWINGLES MEATUnless otherwise stated, our current hours are Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You are welcome to visit our Facebook Page for updates on store hours or other special notices.
Thank you for your support!
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AMADOR COUNTY: PROPERTY TAX POSTPONEMENT PROGRAM
Property Tax Postponement applications for the 2020-2021 tax year are now available
California's Property Tax Postponement Program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability, and who meet income, equity, and other requirements, to postpone payment of property taxes on their primary residence.
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____________________________________________________________

HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT? Community briefs, meeting notices, press releases, newsletters and Letters to the Editor are published and posted, FREE on ACN!
Please use the following format:
TITLE OF EVENT - DAY, DATE, TIME, LOCATION - BRIEF description of your event. ADMISSION info (tickets, reservations, etc.) CONTACT info (phone, e-mail, web site, social media, etc.) 
It's that easy!
Event flyers are just $5/month...or be a Supporting Advertiser for just $50/year (yes, YEAR!)
____________________________________________________________

**Please contact the agency, group or organization
for information on meetings that are cancelled, postponed or conducted online.**

MONDAYS
- Sutter Creek City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Mon at 7 PM.
- Jackson City Council meets on the 2nd & 4th Mon at 7 PM.
- Sutter Creek Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Mon at 7 PM.
- District 3 Community Council meets on the 2nd Mon at 6PM.
- Jackson Planning Commission meets on the 3rd Mon at 7 PM.
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LOCKWOOD FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT AUXILIARY - We raise money for our volunteer personnel and have a lot of fun doing this. We have dinners, concerts and our annual pancake breakfast. We meet every 1st Monday of the month. If you are interested in joining our group, contact Carol Asmus at 209-2396-5681 or Marilyn Dillion, VP at 209-296-8011. Our website is www.lockwoodfire.org
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AMADOR COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE meets on the 1st Monday of every month at 7PM at their office at 557 Hwy 49 Suite 3, Jackson. Call 209-257-1397. The public is welcome to attend. https://amadordemocrats.org/
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TUESDAYS
- Ione City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Tues at 6PM.
Amador County Board of Supervisors meets on the 2nd & 4th Tues at 9AM.
- Ione Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Tues at 6PM
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT GROUP - Tuesdays at 10AM. 817 Court Street Suite 12 in Jackson. 95642 Call Operation Care for information, 223-2600.
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MOTHER LODE ROSE SOCIETY meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson. For more information on meetings and events, visit: https://motherloderose.org/
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WEDNESDAYS

- Amador County Unified School District (ACUSD) Board meets on the 2nd & 4th Wed at 6:30 PM.
- Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) meets on the 4th Weds of the month at 11AM
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CHAMBER MIXERS - 2nd Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Raffle prizes, appetizers, no-host bar. Admission $10. Wine/mixed drink, $5, Beer, $3. Donate a raffle item. amadorchamber.com
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THURSDAYS

- Amador County Transportation Commission 1st Thurs at 9AM
- Amador Water Agency (AWA) Board meets on the 2nd & 4th Thurs at 9 AM.
- Plymouth City Council meets on 2nd & 4th Thurs at 6:30 PM.
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MOTHER LODE NEWCOMERS & FRIENDS  is a philanthropic, social, and recreational club, established to welcome newcomers to the Mother Lode area and connect them with others that are new to our area. The Club meets at monthly membership luncheons on the first Thursday of the month. Reservations are due 10 days prior to the lunch date.  Email resv4nc@yahoo.com to register. Guests welcome. Please come and join us!  Visit motherlodenewcomers.com for more information.
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SUTTER CREEK BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION meets the 1st Thurs of every month at 8:30 am at Hotel Sutter. www.suttercreek.org
Email: SCBPAmembership@gmail.com

AMADOR REPUBLICANS meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:00PM social hour and meeting at 6:30 PM each month of the year, except for August & December. 1200 Martel Road, Suite 11, Jackson. 209-257-3405. http://amadorrepublicans.org/

MOTHER LODE DEMOCRATS OF AMADOR meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30PM. For more information, call Steve Christensen (209) 267-0615

AMADOR UPCOUNTRY ROTARY meets the 1st three Thursdays at 5:30pm at the St. George Hotel in Volcano. http://amadorupcountryrotary.weebly.com/

FRIDAYS

SHINGLE SPRINGS BAND OF MIWOK INDIANS ELDERS OUTREACH - 4th Fridays at 10AM - Dept of Ag (USDA) monthly food distribution program, open to all Elders age 60+, meeting the income guidelines, residing in Amador, or Calaveras County. Must not be currently receiving CSFP at another distribution site.
Application will be processed on site by the food program staff members.
- Bring ID or Birth Certificate
- Proof of residency - recent mail
- Knowledge of current gross household income

For more information, call the California Tribal TANF Partnership at (209) 257-6150 

LGBTQ PEER SUPPORT GROUP - 3rd Friday of every month from 5-6pm at Sierra Wind Wellness & Recovery Center, 10354 Argonaut Lane, Jackson. For more information, contact Marla at 209-256-3750 or e-mail mvandermeer
NEXUS YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES
Therapeutic Therapy - Family Services - Youth Services - Amador/Calaveras CASA
Upcountry Community Center
Ione Famly Resource Center
Camanche Lake Community Center
http://nexusyfs.org/
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HOSPICE OF AMADOR & CALAVERAS
Hospice Services - Grief Support - We Honor Veterans Program - Thrift Stores
Web site: http://www.hospiceofamador.org/
Facebook: facebook.com/HospiceofAmadorandCalaveras/
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INTERFAITH FOOD BANK
www.feedamador.org
On Facebook: Facebook.com/FeedAmador.org
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SIERRA CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Foster Care & Adoption - Mental Health Services
https://www.sierrachildandfamilyservices.org/
On Facebook: Facebook.com/sierrachildandfamilyservices

THE KNIGHT FOUNDRY HAS A MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM where you can support the programs and operation of the foundry and machine shop.
https://knightfoundry.com/membership/
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LOCKWOOD FPD: Take the time to inspect your home ignition zone -- your 100 foot defensible space. Our fire district is in one of the high risk areas of the county.
We now have a Firewise Community in Amador County. If you would like to know more about how your neighborhood can become a Firewise Community or if you need advice, call us at 296-5122 or email us at info@lockwood.org
Here are some ideas to help you get started.
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PERINATAL WELLNESS SUPPORT - First 5 Amador can help to support moms recovering from pregnancy and birth...to help you feel well and be the mom you want to be, discuss anxiety, stress, depression, and difficulty adjusting, learn coping skills, relaxation techniques, and communication skills. We can offer this support to both new moms and new dads, alike. For questions, to get information, or request to be connected with the services that we provide, please call us at 257-1092.
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AMADOR COUNTY LIBRARY: Not finding what you are looking for? Did you know you can request material not found in Amador County Library from over 70 libraries in California and Nevada through Link+. This FREE service is open to any Amador County Library card holder. 
For more information visit: 
http://www.amadorgov.org/departments/library/link-information
OR stop by your local library or give us a call and we'll walk you through the process!
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MEDICATION DISPOSAL - This collection bin allows Amador residents to safely dispose of their unwanted, controlled AND non-controlled medications. Ione PD is located at 1 E Main Street, please call ahead for hours of operation (209) 274-2456.
-----
DO YOU HAVE DEAD OR DYING TREES YOU NEED TO REMOVE? Apply for up to 50% reimbursement to remove dead or dying hazard trees!
Amador Resource Conservation District has a program to provide up to 50% reimbursement for Amador County property owners east of Hwy 49, to help pay for the removal of dead or dying hazard trees on their property that could fall on an inhabited structure.
For more information, visit the Amador RCD web site at www.AmadorRCD.org or contact the District at Amanda@AmadorRCD.org. Phone: 916-562-0204
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmadorRCD/
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THE LABYRINTH PROJECT - Have you heard about labyrinths? Do you wonder what they are? What they do? Why they are so popular? The Labyrinth Project has formed in Amador County and is looking for people who may be interested in learning about labyrinths and in being trained to become  a volunteer/docent for labyrinth walks. To learn more, contact The Labyrinth Project at (209) 256-3750 or e-mail the Labyrinth Project Coordinator at mvandermeer@norcalmha.org
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Labyrinth-Project-of-Amador-County-154357351740486/
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Amador Community News (ACN) is an independent, non-partisan, politically-neutral community media platform, and does not advocate or endorse political parties or candidates. Such content, ads, views and opinions are solely those of the providers and readers, and are not expressly those of ACN. - Carol Harper, Editor E-mail: carol@amador.news