Outtakes: El Dorado County and FoothillsJan 04, 2017 05:02PM ● By David Norby
Active 20-30 Club of the Gold Rush #1034 Members: April West, Vanessa Norgauer, Kristina Pagluica, Jeanine Delgado, Lacie Clementi, Joellene Vakulich, Jessica Waldron, Sara Smith, Paula Allen and Heather Hughes
Basket-Filling for Y.A.N.A.
November 7 // El Dorado County Office of Education, Placerville
Members of El Dorado County’s Division 73 of the California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA) filled 44 baskets with useful items such as paper towels, soaps, pens, snacks and teas, which were later distributed to elderly people in the community who are without families. Y.A.N.A. (You Are Not Alone) is a free daily telephone reassurance service.
1 Laurel Storrs and Patsy Thompson 2 Karen Rea 3 Karen Rea, Carla Baker, Donna Sauber, Maria Brugger, Jean Flint and Laurel Storrs
Photos by Mary Elliott-Klemm
Crab and Chowder Gala
November 12 // El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville
The sold-out crowd of 425 enjoyed homemade clam chowder, pasta, endless bowls of fresh Dungeness crab and local wines—all served by local 4H and FFA clubs and their parents—plus live music by Dream and the Dreamer, a raffle and silent auction. Funds raised will support the aging infrastructure of surrounding buildings and grounds.
1 Deanne Repetto, Greg Witherow, Julie and Dan Dewater, Kathy Witherow, Tiffany Carter, Tom Conlin and Dennis Gray 2 Gary and Arlene Francis 3 Tamara Andersen and Cassandra Greer 4 Mike Owen 5 Amber Knisley
Photos courtesy of Suzanne Wright
Murder at the Four Deuces
October 8 // American Legion Hall, Placerville
This murder-mystery event was a Clue-style dinner party hosted by the Active 20-30 Club of the Gold Rush #1034, and included dancing, a silent auction, photo booth, murder and mayhem. Prizes were awarded for best actor, best dressed, and super sleuth. All funds raised benefited El Dorado County youth in need.
1 Ryan and April West 2 Ryan Epperson, CJ Sizemore, Brad Jameson, and Cameron Allen 3 Active 20-30 Club of the Gold Rush #1034 Members: April West, Vanessa Norgauer, Kristina Pagluica, Jeanine Delgado, Lacie Clementi, Joellene Vakulich, Jessica Waldron, Sara Smith, Paula Allen and Heather Hughes 4 Bobby Green and Jessica Burek 5 Aja and Joe Barragan 6 Adam and Lindsey Cuthbertson
Photos by Vic Clementi Photography
Placerville Clubhouse Grand Opening
October 29 // 2840 Mallard Drive, Placerville
The Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado County Western Slope celebrated the grand opening of their new Placerville Clubhouse—The Jim and Maureen Carter Family Boys and Girls Club. Over 250 guests packed the new 15,000-square-foot facility to celebrate the completion of the $3.5 million project. This building will serve over 250 kids each and every day for years to come, and features a full size gymnasium, commercial kitchen, teen room, art room, music room, computer lab and game room.
1 Doug Veerkamp, Georgianne Knight and Lori Veerkamp 2 Marie Mitchell, Bill Parker, Lori Veerkamp and Brian Veerkamp 3 Shirley Nielsen and Joe Harn 4 Dina Gentry and Tom Hinshaw 5 Jack Sweeny and Patty Borelli
Photos courtesy of Joy Knight