Monday, October 29, 2012

ACN UPDATE: Monday, October 29, 2012

Last week of October, Amador County! Make it GREAT!

Over 3,600 friends on Facebook! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty

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NEWS & ANNNOUNCEMENTS:Via RPA:
AWA Fails to Give Notice of Upcountry Property Tax - www.AmadorSoapbox.com
CAL FIRE: Burn Restrictions Lifted in AEU, www.AmadorGovernment.com
CAL FIRE: Halloween Safety Tips - www.LifeInAmador.com
SCBPA: Vote YES on Measure Q! - www.AmadorSoapbox.com
From the Chamber: Phone Bank Measure Q - Tues Oct 30 - www.AmadorBusiness.com
Jackson Rancheria Celebrates Grand Opening of All New Casino Resort - www.AmadorBusiness.com
From the Amador Tourism Council: Sac Mag opportunity - www.AmadorBusiness.com
ACWN Membership Deal - Only $35! - www.AmadorBusiness.com
TSPN INTERVIEW: Ruthella Turner, ATCAA Angel Tree Program - www.AmadorGroups.com
TSPN INTERVIEW: Kathleen Harmon, Amador Community Foundation - www.AmadorGroups.com
TSPN INTERVIEW: Craig Harmon, CHP Public Information Officer - wwww.AmadorGovernment.com
TSPN Interview: Supervisor Richard Forster/County Code Enforcement Officer Linda Van Vlek re: Measure U - www.AmadorGovernment.com
Connection Peer Support Group in Amador and Calaveras sponsored by NAMI - www.AmadorHealth.com
TSPN INTERVIEW: Phil Giurlani, Amador Historical Society - www.AmadorHistory.com
GUEST COMMENTARY: Mark Bennett: Outside the Ivory Tower: 42 Roads and the New Forest - www.AmadorSoapbox.com


CLASSES/WORKSHOPS:
Heartsaver First Aid / CPR / AED - Sat Nov 3 - www.AmadorHealth.com
FREE CLASS: Basic Internet Skills - Classes start Nov 5 - www.AmadorEd.com
University of CA to host Forest Landowner Workshops: Learn how to pass on your “Ties to the Land” to the next generation - In Jackson Nov 13 - www.AmadorEd.com
Men's Basketball League - Begins Nov 4 - www.LifeInAmador.com
Hike & Paint - Sat Nov 17 - www.AmadorArts.com
Customer Service Seminar - Tues Nov 6 - www.AmadorBusiness.com
Join Us for our Fall Workshop! Healing & Transformation at Sophia's Well of Wisdom, Nov 3 & 4 - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Sierra DAR: Pearl Harbor Memories of a Navy Wife - Thurs Nov 8 - www.AmadorHistory.com

NEWSLETTERS:Motherlode Harvest Newsletter "Good Food News" - Volume 4 Number 43 October 23, 2012 - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
Trinity Tidings - Nov 2012 - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Mother Lode Ragtime Society News - www.AmadorArts.com
Main Street Theater Works Newsletter - Oct 2012 - www.AmadorArts.com

MEETINGS:Woman's Club of Jackson - Fri Nov 2 - www.jacksonwomansclub.org
Pearl Harbor Memories of a Navy Wife - Thurs Nov 8 - www.AmadorHistory.com
Amador Upcountry Rotary Club - Thurs Nov 8 - www.AmadorGroups.com
Upcountry Community Council - Mon Nov 12 www.UCCAmador.com
Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) - Wed Nov 18 - www.AmadorBusiness.com
CANCELLED: Technical Advisory Committee - Oct 29 - www.AmadorGovernment.com

EVENTS:
Haunted Dungeon - Wed Oct 31 - www.LifeInAmador.com
Andis "Big Reds" Release Party & Redneck BBQ Bash - Sat Nov 3 - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
Mother Lode Jewish Community Dinner - Sat Nov 3 - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Craft Show at New Life Christian Center - Fri & Sat, Nov 2 & 3 - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Our Lady of the Pines 7th Annual Variety Show - Sat Nov 3 - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Lockwood's Harvest Dinner - Sat Nov 10 - www.AmadorGroups.com
WINEFEST 2012 - Sat Nov 10 - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
Help Kenyan Children Survive and Thrive: Sixth Annual Sweet Potato Pie Fundraiser - Nov 15 & 16 - www.AmadorGroups.com
7th Annual ArCreations! Christmas Art Show & Sale - Sat Dec 1 - www.AmadorGroups.com

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

ACN UPDATE: Wednesday, November 17, 2012

Check out our Facebook at: www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty
Over 3,6000 Facebook friends!

NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENTS:
SCBPA: Vote YES on Measure Q! - www.AmadorSoapbox.com
TSPN INTERVIEW: Kathleen Harmon, Amador Community Foundation - www.AmadorGroups.com

MEETINGS:
Amador County Transportation Commission - Wed Oct 24 - www.AmadorGovernment.com
SCBPA: Vote YES on Measure Q! - www.AmadorSoapbox.com
"Fitness For You" starts Thurs Oct 25 at Team Fitness in Pine Grove - www.AmadorHealth.com

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS:
Customer Service Seminar - Tues Nov 6 - www.AmadorBusiness.com
"Fitness For You" starts Thurs Oct 25 at Team Fitness in Pine Grove - www.AmadorHealth.com

EVENTS:
Amador County Artists Association Events - Check out: www.AmadorArtists.org
Andis "Big Reds" Release Party & Redneck BBQ Bash - Sat Nov 3 - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
Sutter Creek Theater Presents: Dirty Cello - Sat Oct 27 - www.AmadorArts.com
FACL Presents: "Boots 'n Books" featuring Juni Fisher - Sun Jan 27, 2013 - www.AmadorGroups.com

NEWSLETTERS:
Motherlode Harvest Newsletter "Good Food News" - Volume 4 Number 43 October 23, 2012 - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
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Carol Harper, Editor
www.NewsAmador.com

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

ACN Update - Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Check us out on Facebook, too! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty
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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
AFSC seeks volunteers to deliver firewood - www.AmadorGroups.com
From District 1 Supervisor John Plasse regarding OHV trails/roads -
www.AmadorGovernment.com
CAL FIRE: Halloween Safety Tips - www.LifeInAmador.com
CAL FIRE Lifts Statewide Outdoor Burn Ban Local Bans Still in Effect -
www.AmadorGovernment.com
Chamber eBlast - Measure Q Help Needed Oct 24 & 31 - www.AmadorBusiness.com
ACWN Membership Deal - Only $35! - www.AmadorBusiness.com
CANCELLED: Technical Advisory Committee - Oct 29 - www.AmadorGovernment.com
Letter to the Editor: Amador Fire Protection District Board & Chief Support the GSL - www.AmadorSoapbox.com


MEETINGS:
Plymouth City Council - Thurs Oct 25 - www.AmadorGovernment.com
Chamber eBlast - Measure Q Help Needed Oct 24 & 31 - www.AmadorBusiness.com
Development Review Committee - Tues Oct 23 - www.AmadorGovernment.com
ACUSD & ACOE - Wed Oct 24 - www.AmadorEd.com

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS:
Farms of Amador Dinner: "Permaculture Techniques for Improving Production in Gardens and Small Farms"- Thurs Oct. 25 - www.LifeInAmador.com Hike & Paint - Sat Nov 17 - www.AmadorArts.com
FREE CLASS: Basic Internet Skills - Classes start Nov 5 - www.AmadorEd.com
Heartsaver First Aid / CPR / AED - Sat Nov 3 - www.AmadorHealth.com

EVENTS:
MSTW: War of the Worlds - Fri & Sat, Oct 26-27 - www.AmadorArts.com
Winefest 2012 - Sat Nov 10 - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
ACPH Flu Clinic - Thurs Nov 1 & Wed Nov 28 - www.AmadorHealth.com
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Thursday, October 18, 2012

ACN UPDATE/WEEKEND EVENTS: Thursday, October 18, 2012

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WEEKEND EVENTS

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS:

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:

NEWSLETTERS:
Preston Castle Communicator - Fall 2012 - http://www.prestoncastle.com/news.html

Check us out on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty! Over 3,600 friends!

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* Andrew Plitt, Ancient Wisdom for the New You - http://ancientwisdom-aplitt.blogspot.com/
Anne Lintz, State Farm Insurance - www.annelintz.com
AssistCare - www.assistcare.com
TSPN - www.tspntv.com
Amador Kiwanis Club

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

ACN UPDATE: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Updates made on our Facebook at: www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty!
Over 3,600 Facebook friends!

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Carol Harper, Editor
www.NewsAmador.com



Thursday, October 11, 2012

Amador Community News - This Weekend, Oct 11-14, 2012

Have an wonderful weekend, Amador County! Lots to do
Over 3,600 Facebook Friends!
Updates made daily! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty

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THIS JUST IN...
FREE Webinar! Today at the UCC (296-2785), CLCC (763-2794) & IFRC (274-4527)
Understanding Depression:
How to Help Yourself or a Loved One
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 2–3:30

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NEW! AmadorAuto.com 
Have a vehicle for sale? Looking for a vehicle, or vehicle parts?
Craiglist not quite working for you? BuyNSell too expensive?
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Check out our departments below on what's happening in Amador County, mark your calendars...and be sure to spread the news about Amador Community News!

Weekend events in red!

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GOVERNMENT - www.AmadorGovernment.com
CA Government News - news.ca.gov
County Calendar: http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=15
Additional five-day interruption for repairs on upcountry water supply pump
CAL FIRE: Historically Dry Conditions Lead to Continued Fire Danger
Board of Supervisors response to the 2011-12 Grand Jury Report
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tom Slivick talks with Amador County Registrar of Voters Sheldon Johnson

EVENT CALENDAR:
Plymouth City Council - Thurs Oct 11
AWA Board of Directors - Thurs Oct 11
Help CAL FIRE Fill The Boot! Sat Oct 13
CANCELLED: Technical Advisory Commitee - Mon Oct 15
Election Observer Panel Meeting - Wed Oct 17



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COMMUNITY GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS - www.AmadorGroups.com
Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2012:Peace Begins at Home
Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Needs Your Help!
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in October, www.FoothillConservancy.org
Why should you join AAUW? http://www.aauwamador.org/
Cant make it to Bark In the Park? Be a member of the Coach Potatoes Team! www.AmadorAPAL.org
Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp receives a visit from Russell's Kitchen
TSPN INTERVIEW: Desi Valdez, Operation Care
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tammy Crabtree, Operation Care

EVENT CALENDAR:
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Help CAL FIRE Fill The Boot! Sat Oct 13
Festa Italiana Ravioli Dinner - Sat Oct 13
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14 www.friendsoftheamadorcountylibrary.org
Amador Flyfishers (AFF) Meeting - Tues Oct 16
Rail Road Flat School hosts Oktoberfest - Sat Oct 20
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup - Sat Oct 20 www.foothillconservancy.org
Farms of Amador Dinner: "Permaculture Techniques for Improving Production in Gardens and Small Farms"- Thurs Oct. 25
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Bingo – Mon Oct 29

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OPINIONS & ISSUES - www.AmadorSoapbox.com
Amador Democratic Party - www.AmadorDemocrats.org
Mother Lode Tea Party - motherlodeteapartypatriots.com
“No Casino In Plymouth” www.nocasinoinplymouth.com/
Rate Payer Protection Alliance: Upcountry tax to pay for GSL, www.amadorwatchdog.org
Mark Bennett, Outside the Ivory Tower: http://markbennett1.blogspot.com
Mother Lode Tea Party Newsletter - Oct 2012
Gabe Gottstein for Amador Water Agency Director, District 3
Guest Commentary - Supervisor Louis Boitano: Measure U Supports Abatement Of Unsafe, Abandoned
Vehicles
Have a letter to the editor? Commentary? We'll publish it! Email yours to: acneditor@gmail.com

EVENT CALENDAR:
Via Citizen Report: Come Meet your Congressional Candidate - Fri Oct 12
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Mother Lode Tea Party Patriots presents Mark Meckler - Thurs Oct 18
Via Citizen Report: Coalition Rally - Fri Oct 19
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup - Sat Oct 20 www.foothillconservancy.org

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AMADOR LIVING & RECREATION - www.LifeInAmador.com
Amador County Recreation Agency: www.goacra.org
Amador Council of Tourism - www.touramador.com
Amador Farmers Markets - www.amadorfarmersmarket.com
CA Parks & Recreation: http://www.parks.ca.gov/
CALFIRE Incidents: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current
CA Dept of Forest and Game: http://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/
Two competitors from Ko Sutemi West in Pine Grove win silver and bronze medals in 16th Irish Cup
October at the Amador Flower Farm! www.AmadorFlowerFarm.com
Blue Shield of California Foundation awards $30K to Operation Care
Bakersfield Man Wins $85,364.08 at Jackson Rancheria
Central Sierra 4-H Celebrates National 4-H Week October 7-13

EVENT CALENDAR:
Jazz and swing dancing comes to Volcano - Sat Oct 13
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Ione Harvest Faire - Sat Oct 13
Amador Flyfishers (AFF) Meeting - Tues Oct 16
ACRA: Bingo! – 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays at Thomi’s Cafe
Farms of Amador Dinner: "Permaculture Techniques for Improving Production in Gardens and Small Farms"- Thurs Oct. 25


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ART, MUSIC & THEATER - www.AmadorArts.com
Amador County Arts Council - www.amadorarts.org
Amador County Artists Association - www.amadorartists.org
Mother Lode Friends of Music - www.mlfm.org
Guitar Lessons with Matt Lestor - www.goacra.org
Sutter Creek Theater - www.SutterCreekTheater.com
Vocal Coaching Sessions with Carol Harper, www.carolharpermusic.com
Amador County Artists Association: www.AmadorArtists.org
Gallery 10 Sutter Creek Presents: Lynn Slade, "Amador Animals", www.gallery10suttercreek.org
ACCF: How to Look At and Understand Great Art – Thursdays beginning Sept 6
Beginning Ceramics - Begins Sept 11, www.goacra.org
Volunteers needed at Winefest - Sat Nov 10
Christmas Cantata and Vocal Workshop offered in October

EVENT CALENDAR:
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Sutter Creek Music Organ Rally - Sat & Sun, Oct 13-14
Mother Lode Friends of Music Presents: "Glories of Baroque Choral Music" - Sun Oct 21
MSTW: War of the Worlds - Fri & Sat, Oct 26-27
Winefest 2012 - Sat Nov 10

JACKSON RANCHERIA EVENTS:
The Guess Who – Fri Oct 12
Australia’s Thunder from Down Under – Thurs Oct 18
Dinner and a Movie: The Wizard of Oz – Tues Oct 23
War - Sat Nov 3
Jimmie Ray's Black Train - A Tribute to the Life & Legend of Johnny Cash - Sat Nov 24
Dinner and a Movie: To Catch A Thief– Tues Nov 27
Dinner and a Movie: It's A Wonderful Life - Tues Dec 18
The Temptations - Sat Dec 15
Full schedule can be viewed at: http://www.jacksoncasino.com/entertainment/full-schedule

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FOOD & WINE - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
Mother Lode Harvest - www.mlharvest.org
Deaver Vineyards - www.DeaverVineyards.com
Mother Lode Harvest Newsletter - The "Good Food News" - Volume 4 Number 40, October 2, 2012
ACCF: The Every Day Guide to Wine - Tuesdays beginning Sept 4
Events at Bella Grace: http://bellagracevineyards.com/site/pages/events.cgi
Historic National Hotel Package with Gold Country Wine Tours
Closing Soon: Amador County Farmers' Markets www.AmadorFarmersMarket.com
Gold Country Wine Tours Gift Certificat​es Available
Bray Vineyards Newsletter - October 2012

EVENT CALENDAR:
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Festa Italiana Ravioli Dinner - Sat Oct 13

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FAITH & VALUES - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Interfaith Food Bank of Amador County - www.feedamador.org
Church at the Cross - www.churchatthecrosspg.org
Sophia's Well of Wisdom - http://www.sophiaswell.org/
Trinity Episcopal Sutter Creek - www.trinitysuttercreek.org
Sophia's Well of Wisdom - October 2012
The Healing Word has a clothes closet open every Thursday between 1 & 3 PM, 26675 Tiger Creek Rd at Hwy 88, in the Buckhorn Plaza.

EVENT CALENDAR:
Healing and Transformation: Fall Weekend Wisdom Workshop - Sat & Sun, Nov 3-4
Mother Lode Jewish Community Dinner - Sat Nov 3

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HEALTH & WELLNESS - www.AmadorHealth.com
CA Dept of Health: http://www.dhs.ca.gov/
Amador County Public Health: http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=208
Amador Chiropractice and Wellness Center - www.acwellnesscenter.com
Motherlode Holistic Center - www.MotherlodeHolistic.com
Sutter Amador Hospital – www.sutteramador.org
New York Fitness – www.nyftyfitness.com
Team Fitness – www.TeamFitnessAmador.com
WALK Schedule/Calendar – www.walklivewithfitnessmadefun.com
"Golden Girls" Fitness Class at Team Fitness - Wednesdays and Fridays
Two Students Earn Their Yellow Sash Ranks in Tai Chi
Sutter Amador Hospital and other Sutter Health Employees Train for Mass Casualty Incidents
SAH offers free mammograms on Saturdays in October
FITNESS FOR YOU! 8-week personalized fitness program - http://www.teamfitnessamador.com/FitnessForYou.html

EVENT CALENDAR:
SAH Free Mammograms - Sat, Oct 20
Gluten Free Support Group - Thurs Oct 18
ACPH Flu Clinic - Thurs Nov 1 & Wed Nov 28
FREE CLASS: Medicine Cabinet Makeover: Explore Natural Alternatives for Hundreds of Common Health Concerns

ACPH Flu Clinic - Thurs Nov 1 & Wed Nov 28

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BUSINESS & ECONOMY - www.AmadorBusiness.com
Amador County Chamber of Commerce - www.amadorcountychamber.com
Jackson Business & Community Association - www.jacksonbca.org
JB's Awards & Engraving - You Choose: Splurge or Save?
Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) - www.acwnonline.org
Sutter Creek Visitor Center seeks flat screen TV
ACWN: Vendors needed for November Vendor/Craft Show
SHOP LOCAL! JB's "Season of Celebration"
Business to Business: Team Fitness advertising opportunity
Office Space for Rent in Jackson
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tom Slivick talks with Wayne Garibaldi, Senior Vice President of American River Bank
Amador Chamber of Commerce Support Measure Q
Amador Council of Tourism - Measure Q

EVENT CALENDAR:
Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) - Wed Oct 24
Chamber of Commerce: Business Person of the Year - Fri Nov 2

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION – www.AmadorHistory.com
Kennedy Mine Foundation - www.kennedyminefoundation.org
Preston Castle Foundation - www.prestoncastle.com
Amador Historical Society  - http://amadorcountyhistoricalsociety.org/
Reprints of the Amador Record “Special Mining Edition, 1897” now available
CHAMBER SPECIAL for Amador County Historic Books
EVENT CALENDAR:
Sierra DAR presents Rex Ruth as "Sam Adams" - Sat Oct 13
PRESTON CASTLE EVENTS – www.prestoncastle.com
   Preston Castle Halloween Haunt - Friday, Oct. 19, Saturday, Oct. 20, Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 6:30 pm
   Holiday Bazaar and Dickens Faire - Saturday, Dec. 1, Sunday, Dec. 2, Saturday Dec. 8, Sunday, Dec. 9, 9 am to 4 pm
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SCHOOLS & EDUCATION - www.AmadorEd.com
Amador Association of University Women - AAUWAmador.org
First 5 Amador - First5Amador.com
Plymouth After School Program – Tues, Wed & Thurs
Early Start Preschool Social Group - Beginning Sept 25
Amador County Library - Events & Programs in October
University of CA to host Forest Landowner Workshops: Learn how to pass on your “Ties to the Land” to the next generation

EVENT CALENDAR:
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14
Via Citizen Report: Coalition Rally - Fri Oct 19
Computer Classes: Adobe Photoshop & Microsoft Word - Mon Oct 22
Christopher Columbus Essay Contest - Deadline is Nov 16
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NEW! AmadorAuto.com 
AmadorMilitary.com
AmadorWeddings.com
AmadorMemorials.com
AmadorElders.com
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Amador Community News is a part of the Knight Citizen News Network, www.kcnn.org. Thank you for your support of Amador County’s community media!

Carol Harper, Editor
Amador Community News

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At Trinity Episcopal - www.trinitysuttercreek.org

Monday, October 8, 2012

Amador Community News - This Week, October 8-14, 2012

Happy Monday, Amador County!
Today is: Columbus Day - Canadian Thanksgiving Day
Over 3,600 Facebook Friends!
Updates made daily! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty
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  • Memorial for Magdaleno "Mike" Bobadilla - Mon Oct 15 - www.AmadorMemorials.com
  • It is with great sadness to learn of the passing of Amador County's great historian and author, Larry Cenotto. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family this week.
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NEW! AmadorAuto.com 
Have a vehicle for sale? Looking for a vehicle, or vehicle parts?
Craiglist not quite working for you? BuyNSell too expensive?
Post your classified FREE with 1 photo on AmadorAuto.com!
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Check out our departments below on what's happening in Amador County, mark your calendars...and be sure to spread the news about Amador Community News!

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GOVERNMENT - www.AmadorGovernment.com
CA Government News - news.ca.gov
County Calendar: http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=15
Additional five-day interruption for repairs on upcountry water supply pump
CAL FIRE: Historically Dry Conditions Lead to Continued Fire Danger
Board of Supervisors response to the 2011-12 Grand Jury Report
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tom Slivick talks with Amador County Registrar of Voters Sheldon Johnson
EVENT CALENDAR:
City & County Offices Closed - Mon Oct 8
Sutter Creek Planning Commission - Mon Oct 8
Board of Supervisors - Tues Oct 9
Jackson City Council - Tues Oct 9
Sutter Creek Planning Commission Agenda - Tues Oct 9
Amador Planning Commission - Tues Oct 9
Ione Planning Commission - Tues Oct 9
Plymouth City Council - Thurs Oct 11
AWA Board of Directors - Thurs Oct 11
Plymouth City Council - Thurs Oct 11
Amador Water Agency Board of Directors - Thurs Oct 11
Help CAL FIRE Fill The Boot! Sat Oct 13
Election Observer Panel Meeting - Wed Oct 17
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COMMUNITY GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS - www.AmadorGroups.com
Cant make it to Bark In the Park? Be a member of the Couch Potatoes Team! www.AmadorAPAL.org
Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2012:Peace Begins at Home
Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Needs Your Help!
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in September and October, www.FoothillConservancy.org
Why should you join AAUW? http://www.aauwamador.org/
Cant make it to Bark In the Park? Be a member of the Coach Potatoes Team! www.AmadorAPAL.org
Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp receives a visit from Russell's Kitchen
TSPN INTERVIEW: Desi Valdez, Operation Care
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tammy Crabtree, Operation Care
EVENT CALENDAR:
Upcountry Community Council - Mon Oct 8 - www.UCCAmador.com
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Help CAL FIRE Fill The Boot! Sat Oct 13
Festa Italiana Ravioli Dinner - Sat Oct 13
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14 www.friendsoftheamadorcountylibrary.org
Amador Flyfishers (AFF) Meeting - Tues Oct 16
Rail Road Flat School hosts Oktoberfest - Sat Oct 20
Farms of Amador Dinner: "Permaculture Techniques for Improving Production in Gardens and Small Farms"- Thurs Oct. 25
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Bingo – Mon Oct 29
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OPINIONS & ISSUES - www.AmadorSoapbox.com
Amador Democratic Party - www.AmadorDemocrats.org
Mother Lode Tea Party - motherlodeteapartypatriots.com
“No Casino In Plymouth” www.nocasinoinplymouth.com/
Rate Payer Protection Alliance: Upcountry tax to pay for GSL, www.amadorwatchdog.org
Mark Bennett, Outside the Ivory Tower: http://markbennett1.blogspot.com
Mother Lode Tea Party Newsletter - Oct 2012
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in Oct 20: http://foothillconservancy.org/pages/events.cgi?calcatid=2&calid=415&_fn_=416.415
Have a letter to the editor? Commentary? We'll publish it! Email yours to: acneditor@gmail.com
EVENT CALENDAR:
"No Casino in Plymouth" Fundraising Dinner at Helwig - Tues Oct 9 – www.nocasinoinplymouth.com
Via Citizen Report: Come Meet your Congressional Candidate - Fri Oct 12
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Mother Lode Tea Party Patriots presents Mark Meckler - Thurs Oct 18
Via Citizen Report: Coalition Rally - Fri Oct 19
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup - Sat Oct 20 www.foothillconservancy.org
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AMADOR LIVING & RECREATION - www.LifeInAmador.com
Amador County Recreation Agency: www.goacra.org
Amador Council of Tourism - www.touramador.com
Amador Farmers Markets - www.amadorfarmersmarket.com
CA Parks & Recreation: http://www.parks.ca.gov/
CALFIRE Incidents: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current
CA Dept of Forest and Game: http://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/
Two competitors from Ko Sutemi West in Pine Grove win silver and bronze medals in 16th Irish Cup
October at the Amador Flower Farm! www.AmadorFlowerFarm.com
Blue Shield of California Foundation awards $30K to Operation Care
Bakersfield Man Wins $85,364.08 at Jackson Rancheria
EVENT CALENDAR:
Amador Artists announce David Lobenberg as guest artist - Wed Oct 10, www.AmadorArtists.org
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Ione Harvest Faire - Sat Oct 13
Amador Flyfishers (AFF) Meeting - Tues Oct 16
ACRA: Bingo! – 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays at Thomi’s Cafe
Farms of Amador Dinner: "Permaculture Techniques for Improving Production in Gardens and Small Farms"- Thurs Oct. 25
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ART, MUSIC & THEATER - www.AmadorArts.com
Amador County Arts Council - www.amadorarts.org
Amador County Artists Association - www.amadorartists.org
Mother Lode Friends of Music - www.mlfm.org
Guitar Lessons with Matt Lestor - www.goacra.org
Sutter Creek Theater - www.SutterCreekTheater.com
Vocal Coaching Sessions with Carol Harper, www.carolharpermusic.com
Amador County Artists Association: www.AmadorArtists.org
Gallery 10 Sutter Creek Presents: Lynn Slade, "Amador Animals", www.gallery10suttercreek.org
ACCF: How to Look At and Understand Great Art – Thursdays beginning Sept 6
Beginning Ceramics - Begins Sept 11, www.goacra.org
Amador Artists announce David Lobenberg as guest artist - Wed Oct 10
MSTW: War of the Worlds - Fri & Sat, Oct 26-27
Volunteers needed at Winefest - Sat Nov 10
Christmas Cantata and Vocal Workshop offered in October
EVENT CALENDAR:
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Sutter Creek Music Organ Rally - Sat & Sun, Oct 13-14
Mother Lode Friends of Music Presents: "Glories of Baroque Choral Music" - Sun Oct 21
Winefest 2012 - Sat Nov 10
JACKSON RANCHERIA EVENTS:
The Guess Who – Fri Oct 12
Australia’s Thunder from Down Under – Thurs Oct 18
Dinner and a Movie: The Wizard of Oz – Tues Oct 23
War - Sat Nov 3
Jimmie Ray's Black Train - A Tribute to the Life & Legend of Johnny Cash - Sat Nov 24
Dinner and a Movie: To Catch A Thief– Tues Nov 27
Dinner and a Movie: It's A Wonderful Life - Tues Dec 18
Full schedule can be viewed at: http://www.jacksoncasino.com/entertainment/full-schedule
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FOOD & WINE - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
Mother Lode Harvest - www.mlharvest.org
Deaver Vineyards - www.DeaverVineyards.com
Mother Lode Harvest Newsletter - The "Good Food News" - Volume 4 Number 40, October 2, 2012
ACCF: The Every Day Guide to Wine - Tuesdays beginning Sept 4
Events at Bella Grace: http://bellagracevineyards.com/site/pages/events.cgi
Historic National Hotel Package with Gold Country Wine Tours
Closing Soon: Amador County Farmers' Markets www.AmadorFarmersMarket.com
EVENT CALENDAR:
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Festa Italiana Ravioli Dinner - Sat Oct 13
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FAITH & VALUES - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Interfaith Food Bank of Amador County - www.feedamador.org
Church at the Cross - www.churchatthecrosspg.org
Sophia's Well of Wisdom - http://www.sophiaswell.org/
Trinity Episcopal Sutter Creek - www.trinitysuttercreek.org
The Healing Word has a clothes closet open every Thursday between 1 & 3 PM, 26675 Tiger Creek Rd at Hwy 88, in the Buckhorn Plaza.
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HEALTH & WELLNESS - www.AmadorHealth.com
CA Dept of Health: http://www.dhs.ca.gov/
Amador County Public Health: http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=208
Amador Chiropractice and Wellness Center - www.acwellnesscenter.com
Motherlode Holistic Center - www.MotherlodeHolistic.com
Sutter Amador Hospital – www.sutteramador.org
New York Fitness – www.nyftyfitness.com
Team Fitness – www.TeamFitnessAmador.com
WALK Schedule/Calendar – www.walklivewithfitnessmadefun.com
"Golden Girls" Fitness Class at Team Fitness - Wednesdays and Fridays
Two Students Earn Their Yellow Sash Ranks in Tai Chi
Sutter Amador Hospital and other Sutter Health Employees Train for Mass Casualty Incidents
SAH offers free mammograms on Saturdays in October
FITNESS FOR YOU! 8-week personalized fitness program - http://www.teamfitnessamador.com/FitnessForYou.html
EVENT CALENDAR:
Prostate Cancer Information and Support Group Meeting - Tues Oct 9
SAH Free Mammograms - Sat, Oct 20Gluten Free Support Group - Thurs Oct 18
ACPH Flu Clinic - Thurs Nov 1 & Wed Nov 28
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BUSINESS & ECONOMY - www.AmadorBusiness.com
Amador County Chamber of Commerce - www.amadorcountychamber.com
Jackson Business & Community Association - www.jacksonbca.org
JB's Awards & Engraving - You Choose: Splurge or Save?
Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) - www.acwnonline.org
Sutter Creek Visitor Center seeks flat screen TV
ACWN: Vendors needed for November Vendor/Craft Show
SHOP LOCAL! JB's "Season of Celebration"
Business to Business: Team Fitness advertising opportunity
Office Space for Rent in Jackson
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tom Slivick talks with Wayne Garibaldi, Senior Vice President of American River Bank
Amador Chamber of Commerce Support Measure Q
Business Person of the Year 2012 - Fri Nov 9
Amador Council of Tourism - Measure Q
EVENT CALENDAR:
Amador Council of Tourism: Agenda & Measure Q campaign - Thurs Oct 11
Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) - Wed Oct 24
Chamber of Commerce: Business Person of the Year - Fri Nov 2
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HISTORIC PRESERVATION – www.AmadorHistory.com
Kennedy Mine Foundation - www.kennedyminefoundation.org
Preston Castle Foundation - www.prestoncastle.com
Amador Historical Society  - http://amadorcountyhistoricalsociety.org/
Reprints of the Amador Record “Special Mining Edition, 1897” now available
CHAMBER SPECIAL for Amador County Historic Books
EVENT CALENDAR:
Sierra DAR presents Rex Ruth as "Sam Adams" - Sat Oct 13
PRESTON CASTLE EVENTS – www.prestoncastle.com
   Preston Castle Halloween Haunt - Friday, Oct. 19, Saturday, Oct. 20, Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 6:30 pm
   Holiday Bazaar and Dickens Faire - Saturday, Dec. 1, Sunday, Dec. 2, Saturday Dec. 8, Sunday, Dec. 9, 9 am to 4 pm
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SCHOOLS & EDUCATION - www.AmadorEd.com
Amador Association of University Women - AAUWAmador.org
First 5 Amador - First5Amador.com
Plymouth After School Program – Tues, Wed & Thurs
Early Start Preschool Social Group - Beginning Sept 25
Amador County Library - Events & Programs in October
University of CA to host Forest Landowner Workshops: Learn how to pass on your “Ties to the Land” to the next generation
Christopher Columbus Essay Contest - Deadline is Nov 16
EVENT CALENDAR:
CANCELLATION: ACUSD/ACOE - Wed Oct 10
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14
Christopher Columbus Essay Contest - Deadline is Nov 16
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OTHER SECTIONS:
NEW! AmadorAuto.com 
AmadorMilitary.com
AmadorWeddings.com
AmadorMemorials.com
AmadorElders.com
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Amador Community News is a part of the Knight Citizen News Network, www.kcnn.org. Thank you for your support of Amador County’s community media!

Carol Harper, Editor
Amador Community News

Friday, October 5, 2012

ACN Update - Fri-Sat, Oct 5-6

Updates made daily on Facebook! Over 3,600 friends! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty
Have an announcement? Send yours to: acneditor@gmail.com

NEW! www.AmadorAuto.com
Have a vehicle for sale? Post your classified ad with one photo FREE on AmadorAuto.com!

Advertising on Amador Community News is only $5/month or $50/year!
Click here for rates and info!
Amador Community News is a part of the Knight Community News Network, kcnn.org. Thanks for your support of Amador's community media!
Carol Harper, Editor

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Amador Community News - This Weekend, Oct 4-7

Have a lovely weekend, Amador County!
Over 3,600 Facebook Friends!
Updates made daily! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty

NEW! AmadorAuto.com 
Have a vehicle for sale? Looking for a vehicle, or vehicle parts?
Craiglist not quite working for you? BuyNSell too expensive?
Post your classified FREE with 1 photo on AmadorAuto.com!

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Check out our departments below on what's happening in Amador County, and be sure to spread the news about Amador Community News!

Weekend events listed in red!

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GOVERNMENT - www.AmadorGovernment.com
CA Government News - news.ca.gov
County Calendar: http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=15
Additional five-day interruption for repairs on upcountry water supply pump
CAL FIRE: Historically Dry Conditions Lead to Continued Fire Danger
Board of Supervisors response to the 2011-12 Grand Jury Report
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tom Slivick talks with Amador County Registrar of Voters Sheldon Johnson

EVENT CALENDAR:
County Offices Closed - Mon Oct 8
Sutter Creek Planning Commission - Mon Oct 8
Jackson City Council - Mon Oct 8
Board of Supervisors - Tues Oct 9
Amador Planning Commission - Tues Oct 9
Ione Planning Commission - Tues Oct 9
Plymouth City Council - Thurs Oct 11
Election Observer Panel Meeting - Wed Oct 17


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COMMUNITY GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS - www.AmadorGroups.com
Cant make it to Bark In the Park? Be a member of the Couch Potatoes Team! www.AmadorAPAL.org
Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2012:Peace Begins at Home
Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Needs Your Help!
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in September and October, www.FoothillConservancy.org
Why should you join AAUW? http://www.aauwamador.org/
Cant make it to Bark In the Park? Be a member of the Coach Potatoes Team! www.AmadorAPAL.org
Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp receives a visit from Russell's Kitchen

EVENT CALENDAR:
Bark in the Park - Sat Oct 6 – Register today! www.AmadorAPAL.org
FACT's 3rd Annual Jackson Mid-Town Run - Sun Oct 7
Upcountry Community Council - Mon Oct 8 - www.UCCAmador.com
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14 www.friendsoftheamadorcountylibrary.org
Amador Flyfishers (AFF) Meeting - Tues Oct 16
Rail Road Flat School hosts Oktoberfest - Sat Oct 20
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Bingo – Mon Oct 29

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OPINIONS & ISSUES - www.AmadorSoapbox.com
Amador Democratic Party - www.AmadorDemocrats.org
Mother Lode Tea Party - motherlodeteapartypatriots.com
“No Casino In Plymouth” www.nocasinoinplymouth.com/
Rate Payer Protection Alliance: Upcountry tax to pay for GSL, www.amadorwatchdog.org
Mark Bennett, Outside the Ivory Tower: http://markbennett1.blogspot.com
Mother Lode Tea Party Newsletter - Oct 2012
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in Oct 20: http://foothillconservancy.org/pages/events.cgi?calcatid=2&calid=415&_fn_=416.415
Have a letter to the editor? Commentary? We'll publish it! Email yours to: acneditor@gmail.com

EVENT CALENDAR:
Progressive Women's Committee - Thurs Oct 4
"No Casino in Plymouth" Fundraising Dinner at Helwig - Tues Oct 9 – www.nocasinoinplymouth.com
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Mother Lode Tea Party Patriots presents Mark Meckler - Thurs Oct 18
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup - Sat Oct 20 www.foothillconservancy.org

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AMADOR LIVING & RECREATION - www.LifeInAmador.com
Amador County Recreation Agency: www.goacra.org
Amador Council of Tourism - www.touramador.com
CA Parks & Recreation: http://www.parks.ca.gov/
CALFIRE Incidents: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current
CA Dept of Forest and Game: http://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/
Two competitors from Ko Sutemi West in Pine Grove win silver and bronze medals in 16th Irish Cup
October at the Amador Flower Farm! www.AmadorFlowerFarm.com
Blue Shield of California Foundation awards $30K to Operation Care
Bakersfield Man Wins $85,364.08 at Jackson Rancheria

EVENT CALENDAR:
Sierra Travel Show - Oct 6
FACT's 3rd Annual Jackson Mid-Town Run - Sun Oct 7
Amador Artists announce David Lobenberg as guest artist - Wed Oct 10, www.AmadorArtists.org
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Ione Harvest Faire - Sat Oct 13
Amador Flyfishers (AFF) Meeting - Tues Oct 16
ACRA: Bingo! – 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays at Thomi’s Cafe
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Amador Farmers Markets - www.amadorfarmersmarket.com

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ART, MUSIC & THEATER - www.AmadorArts.com
Amador County Arts Council - www.amadorarts.org
Amador County Artists Association - www.amadorartists.org
Mother Lode Friends of Music - www.mlfm.org
Guitar Lessons with Matt Lestor - www.goacra.org
Sutter Creek Theater - www.SutterCreekTheater.com
Vocal Coaching Sessions with Carol Harper, www.carolharpermusic.com
Amador County Artists Association: www.AmadorArtists.org
Gallery 10 Sutter Creek Presents: Lynn Slade, "Amador Animals", www.gallery10suttercreek.org
ACCF: How to Look At and Understand Great Art – Thursdays beginning Sept 6
Beginning Ceramics - Begins Sept 11, www.goacra.org
Amador Artists announce David Lobenberg as guest artist - Wed Oct 10
MSTW: War of the Worlds - Fri & Sat, Oct 26-27
Volunteers needed at Winefest - Sat Nov 10
Christmas Cantata and Vocal Workshop offered in October

EVENT CALENDAR:
Gourd Ornament Workshop: Sat Oct 6 – Registration until Oct 5
Over The Edge at Bella Grace - Fri Oct 5
Browsing is Free on Amador 1st Saturday Art Treks  - Oct 6
Amador Artists Presents: David Lobenberg - Wed Oct 10
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Mother Lode Friends of Music Presents: "Glories of Baroque Choral Music" - Sun Oct 21
Winefest 2012 - Sat Nov 10

JACKSON RANCHERIA EVENTS:
The Guess Who – Fri Oct 12
Australia’s Thunder from Down Under – Thurs Oct 18
Dinner and a Movie: The Wizard of Oz – Tues Oct 23
Experience the Story of Johnny Cash at Jackson Rancheria - Sat Nov 24
Dinner and a Movie: To Catch A Thief– Tues Nov 27
Full schedule can be viewed at: http://www.jacksoncasino.com/entertainment/full-schedule

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FOOD & WINE - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
Bella Grace - www
Mother Lode Harvest - www.mlharvest.org
Deaver Vineyards - www.DeaverVineyards.com
Mother Lode Harvest Newsletter - The "Good Food News" - Volume 4 Number 40, October 2, 2012
ACCF: The Every Day Guide to Wine - Tuesdays beginning Sept 4
Events at Bella Grace: http://bellagracevineyards.com/site/pages/events.cgi
Historic National Hotel Package with Gold Country Wine Tours
Closing Soon: Amador County Farmers' Markets www.AmadorFarmersMarket.com

EVENT CALENDAR:
Over The Edge at Bella Grace - Fri Oct 5
The Big Crush: Oct 6-7 www.amadorwine.com
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13

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FAITH & VALUES - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Interfaith Food Bank of Amador County - www.feedamador.org
Church at the Cross - www.churchatthecrosspg.org
Sophia's Well of Wisdom - http://www.sophiaswell.org/
Trinity Episcopal Sutter Creek - www.trinitysuttercreek.org
The Healing Word has a clothes closet open every Thursday between 1 & 3 PM, 26675 Tiger Creek Rd at Hwy 88, in the Buckhorn Plaza.

EVENT CALENDAR:
Blessing of the Animals at "Bark in the Park" - Sat Oct 6
Movie Night at Healing Word: The Passion of the Christ - Sat Oct 6

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HEALTH & WELLNESS - www.AmadorHealth.com
CA Dept of Health: http://www.dhs.ca.gov/
Amador County Public Health: http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=208
Amador Chiropractice and Wellness Center - www.acwellnesscenter.com
Motherlode Holistic Center - www.MotherlodeHolistic.com
Sutter Amador Hospital – www.sutteramador.org
New York Fitness – www.nyftyfitness.com
Team Fitness – www.TeamFitnessAmador.com
WALK Schedule/Calendar – www.walklivewithfitnessmadefun.com
"Golden Girls" Fitness Class at Team Fitness - Wednesdays and Fridays
Two Students Earn Their Yellow Sash Ranks in Tai Chi
Sutter Amador Hospital and other Sutter Health Employees Train for Mass Casualty Incidents
SAH offers free mammograms on Saturdays in October
FITNESS FOR YOU! 8-week personalized fitness program - http://www.teamfitnessamador.com/FitnessForYou.html

EVENT CALENDAR:
SAH Free Mammograms - Saturdays, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27
Gluten Free Support Group - Thurs Oct 18

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BUSINESS & ECONOMY - www.AmadorBusiness.com
Amador County Chamber of Commerce - www.amadorcountychamber.com
Jackson Business & Community Association - www.jacksonbca.org
JB's Awards & Engraving - You Choose: Splurge or Save?
Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) - www.acwnonline.org
Sutter Creek Visitor Center seeks flat screen TV
ACWN: Vendors needed for November Vendor/Craft Show

SHOP LOCAL! JB's "Season of Celebration"

Business to Business: Team Fitness advertising opportunity
Office Space for Rent in Jackson
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tom Slivick talks with Wayne Garibaldi, Senior Vice President of American River Bank
Amador Chamber of Commerce Support Measure Q
Business Person of the Year 2012 - Fri Nov 9
Amador Council of Tourism - Measure Q


EVENT CALENDAR:
Chamber of Commerce: Business Person of the Year - Fri Nov 2

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION – www.AmadorHistory.com
Kennedy Mine Foundation - www.kennedyminefoundation.org
Preston Castle Foundation - www.prestoncastle.com
Amador Historical Society  - http://amadorcountyhistoricalsociety.org/
Reprints of the Amador Record “Special Mining Edition, 1897” now available
CHAMBER SPECIAL for Amador County Historic Books

PRESTON CASTLE EVENTS – www.prestoncastle.com
   Preston Castle Halloween Haunt - Friday, Oct. 19, Saturday, Oct. 20, Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 6:30 pm
   Holiday Bazaar and Dickens Faire - Saturday, Dec. 1, Sunday, Dec. 2, Saturday Dec. 8, Sunday, Dec. 9, 9 am to 4 pm

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SCHOOLS & EDUCATION - www.AmadorEd.com
Amador Association of University Women - AAUWAmador.org
First 5 Amador - First5Amador.com
Plymouth After School Program – Tues, Wed & Thurs
Early Start Preschool Social Group - Beginning Sept 25
Amador County Library - Events & Programs in October
University of CA to host Forest Landowner Workshops: Learn how to pass on your “Ties to the Land” to the next generation
Christopher Columbus Essay Contest - Deadline is Nov 16

EVENT CALENDAR:
Library Event: "Gourd Ornament Workshop" - Sat Oct 6
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14
Christopher Columbus Essay Contest - Deadline is Nov 16

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OTHER SECTIONS:
NEW! AmadorAuto.com 
AmadorMilitary.com
AmadorWeddings.com
AmadorMemorials.com
AmadorElders.com

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Amador Community News is a part of the Knight Citizen News Network, www.kcnn.org. Thank you for your support of Amador County’s community media!


Carol Harper, Editor
Amador Community News

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

ACN Update - Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

Updates made daily on Facebook! Over 3,600 friends! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty
Have an announcement? Send yours to: acneditor@gmail.com

NEW! www.AmadorAuto.com
Have a vehicle for sale? Post your classified ad with one photo FREE on AmadorAuto.com!


Advertising on Amador Community News is only $5/month or $50/year!
Click here for rates and info!
Amador Community News is a part of the Knight Community News Network, kcnn.org. Thanks for your support of Amador's community media!
Carol Harper, Editor

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

ACN Update - Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012

Updates made daily on Facebook! Over 3,600 friends! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty
Have an announcement? Send yours to: acneditor@gmail.com

Advertising on ACN is only $5/month or $50/year!
Click here for rates and info!

Amador Community News is a part of the Knight Community News Network, kcnn.org. Thanks for your support of Amador County, California's community media!

Carol Harper, Editor

Monday, October 1, 2012

Amador Community News - This Week, October 1-7, 2012

HAPPY OCTOBER, Amador County!
Over 3,600 Facebook Friends!
Updates made daily! www.facebook.com/AmadorCounty

Thanks to Kathy Zee and "Zee Blings" for joining as a new supporting advertiser! Get your holiday shopping done NOW at: www.KathyZee.com
For those who don't know, Kathy Zee (Kathleen Davis) of Fiddletown was a rockability star back in the day! More about her and her music, and her AMAZING, beautiful handmade jewelry line at: http://kathyzee.com/blog/

Thanks to our current renewing advertisers, too!
Moon & Star Tarot & Gifts, www.moonandstargifts.blogspot.com
Heaven & Earth Consignment Store, www.heavenandearthstore.blogspot.com

Want to be a supporting advertiser? It's only $50/year!
More info at: www.AmadorAds.blogspot.com

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NEW! AmadorAuto.com 
Have a vehicle for sale? Looking for a vehicle, or vehicle parts?
Craiglist not quite working for you? BuyNSell too expensive?
Post your classified with 1 photo FREE on AmadorAuto.com!
(Want to advertise on AmadorAuto.com? It's only $50/year! More at: www.amadorads.blogspot.com)
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THE HOLIDAYS ARE FAST APPROACHING!
Amador Community News is now putting together their "AmadorHolidays.com" page, complete with a holiday event calendar and artwork featured by the Amador County Artists Association! www.amadorartists.org
Advertise your holiday events, specials and promotions for only $12/3 months!
Visit: www.amadorads.blogspot.com to purchase your ad space today!
NOTE: Current ACN advertisers get their holiday promotions posted FREE! Just email me your promo materials to acneditor@gmail.com

Thanks to ALL of our supporting advertisers in Amador County's online community media!
It’s only $5/month or $50/year (yes, year) advertise on Amador Community News!
More info at: www.amadorads.blogspot.com.
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Check out our departments below on what's happening in Amador County, and be sure to spread the news about Amador Community News!

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GOVERNMENT - www.AmadorGovernment.com
CA Government News - news.ca.gov
County Calendar: http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=15
TSPN INTERVIEWS: Supervisor Richard Forster
CAL FIRE: 2 Ways Out Can Save Your Life
CANCELLED: Technical Advisory Committee - Mon Oct 1
Board of Supervisors response to the 2011-12 Grand Jury Report

EVENT CALENDAR:
Ione City Council - Mon Oct 1 http://ione-ca.com/home/ione/council.htm
Sutter Creek City Council - Mon Oct 1 http://www.ci.sutter-creek.ca.us/citycouncil.html
Board of Equalization - Tues Oct 2  http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=15&recordid=2757
CANCELLED: AWA Engineering Committee - Oct 3
AWA Budget & Finance Committee - Wed Oct 3


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COMMUNITY GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS - www.AmadorGroups.com
Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Needs Your Help!
"Connection" Recovery Support Group available through NAMI
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in September and October, www.FoothillConservancy.org
Why should you join AAUW? http://www.aauwamador.org/
Cant make it to Bark In the Park? Be a member of the Coach Potatoes Team! www.AmadorAPAL.org
Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp receives a visit from Russell's Kitchen
TSPN INTERVIEW: Lynn Morgan, Upcountry Community Council

EVENT CALENDAR:
Free Senior Expo set at Jackson Rancheria - Tues Oct 2
Bark in the Park - Sat Oct 6 – Register today! www.AmadorAPAL.org
FACT's 3rd Annual Jackson Mid-Town Run - Sun Oct 7
Upcountry Community Council - Mon Oct 8
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14 www.friendsoftheamadorcountylibrary.org
Rail Road Flat School hosts Oktoberfest - Sat Oct 20
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Bingo – Mon Oct 29

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OPINIONS & ISSUES - www.AmadorSoapbox.com
Amador Democratic Party - www.AmadorDemocrats.org
Mother Lode Tea Party - motherlodeteapartypatriots.com
“No Casino In Plymouth” www.nocasinoinplymouth.com/
Jackson City Council Objects to AWA Rate Study: www.amadorwatchdog.org
COMMENTARY: Mark Bennett, Outside the Ivory Tower: "Bain Capital" http://markbennett1.blogspot.com
Have a letter to the editor? Commentary? We'll publish it! Email yours to: acneditor@gmail.com
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in Oct 20: http://foothillconservancy.org/pages/events.cgi?calcatid=2&calid=415&_fn_=416.415

EVENT CALENDAR:
Progressive Women's Committee - Thurs Oct 4
"No Casino in Plymouth" Fundraising Dinner at Helwig - Tues Oct 9 – www.nocasinoinplymouth.com
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup - Sat Oct 20

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AMADOR LIVING & RECREATION - www.LifeInAmador.com
Amador County Recreation Agency: www.goacra.org
Amador Council of Tourism - www.touramador.com
CA Parks & Recreation: http://www.parks.ca.gov/
CALFIRE Incidents: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current
CA Dept of Forest and Game: http://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/
Two competitors from Ko Sutemi West in Pine Grove win silver and bronze medals in 16th Irish Cup
October at the Amador Flower Farm! www.AmadorFlowerFarm.com
Blue Shield of California Foundation awards $30K to Operation Care

EVENT CALENDAR:
Free Senior Expo set at Jackson Rancheria - Tues Oct 2
FACT's 3rd Annual Jackson Mid-Town Run - Sun Oct 7
Amador Artists announce David Lobenberg as guest artist - Wed Oct 10, www.AmadorArtists.org
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Ione Harvest Faire - Sat Oct 13
ACRA: Bingo! – 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays at Thomi’s Cafe
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Amador Farmers Markets - www.amadorfarmersmarket.com

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ART, MUSIC & THEATER - www.AmadorArts.com
Amador County Arts Council - www.amadorarts.org
Amador County Artists Association - www.amadorartists.org
Mother Lode Friends of Music - www.mlfm.org
Guitar Lessons with Matt Lestor, www.goacra.org
Sutter Creek Theater - www.SutterCreekTheater.com
Vocal Coaching Sessions with Carol Harper, www.carolharpermusic.com
Amador County Artists Association: September & October events, www.AmadorArtists.org
Gallery 10 Sutter Creek Presents: Lynn Slade, "Amador Animals", www.gallery10suttercreek.org
ACCF: How to Look At and Understand Great Art – Thursdays beginning Sept 6
Beginning Ceramics - Begins Sept 11, www.goacra.org
Volunteers needed at Winefest - Sat Nov 10
Christmas Cantata and Vocal Workshop offered in October
Save the Date! Winefest 2012 - Sat Nov 10

EVENT CALENDAR:
Gourd Ornament Workshop: Sat Oct 6 – Registration until Oct 5
Over The Edge at Bella Grace - Fri Oct 5
Browsing is Free on Amador 1st Saturday Art Treks  - Oct 6
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands - Fri Oct 12
Mother Lode Friends of Music Presents: "Glories of Baroque Choral Music" - Sun Oct 21
Winefest 2012 - Sat Nov 10

JACKSON RANCHERIA EVENTS:
The Guess Who – Fri Oct 12
Australia’s Thunder from Down Under – Thurs Oct 18
Dinner and a Movie: The Wizard of Oz – Tues Oct 23
Experience the Story of Johnny Cash at Jackson Rancheria - Sat Nov 24
Dinner and a Movie: To Catch A Thief– Tues Nov 27
Full schedule can be viewed at: http://www.jacksoncasino.com/entertainment/full-schedule

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FOOD & WINE - www.AmadorFoodandWine.com
Mother Lode Harvest Newsletter: Good Food News, Volume 4 Number 39
ACCF: The Every Day Guide to Wine - Tuesdays beginning Sept 4
Events at Bella Grace: http://bellagracevineyards.com/site/pages/events.cgi
Historic National Hotel Package with Gold Country Wine Tours

EVENT CALENDAR:
Over The Edge at Bella Grace - Fri Oct 5
The Big Crush: Oct 6-7 www.amadorwine.com
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13

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FAITH & VALUES - www.AmadorInterfaith.com
Interfaith Food Bank of Amador County - www.feedamador.org
Church at the Cross - www.churchatthecrosspg.org
Sophia's Well of Wisdom - http://www.sophiaswell.org/
Trinity Episcopal Sutter Creek - www.trinitysuttercreek.org
The Healing Word has a clothes closet open every Thursday between 1 & 3 PM, 26675 Tiger Creek Rd at Hwy 88, in the Buckhorn Plaza.

EVENT CALENDAR:
Blessing of the Animals at "Bark in the Park" - Sat Oct 6
Movie Night at Healing Word: The Passion of the Christ - Sat Oct 6

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HEALTH & WELLNESS - www.AmadorHealth.com
CA Dept of Health: http://www.dhs.ca.gov/
Amador County Public Health: http://www.co.amador.ca.us/index.aspx?page=208
Amador Chiropractice and Wellness Center - www.acwellnesscenter.com
Motherlode Holistic Center - www.MotherlodeHolistic.com
Sutter Amador Hospital – www.sutteramador.org
New York Fitness – www.nyftyfitness.com
Team Fitness – www.TeamFitnessAmador.com
WALK Schedule/Calendar – www.walklivewithfitnessmadefun.com
   Walk Live: Fall Walk Challenge 2012
"Golden Girls" Fitness Class at Team Fitness - Wednesdays and Fridays
Two Students Earn Their Yellow Sash Ranks in Tai Chi
Sutter Amador Hospital and other Sutter Health Employees Train for Mass Casualty Incidents
SAH offers free mammograms on Saturdays in October

EVENT CALENDAR:
Free Senior Expo set at Jackson Rancheria - Tues Oct 2
SAH Free Mammograms - Saturdays, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27
Gluten Free Support Group - Thurs Oct 18

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BUSINESS & ECONOMY - www.AmadorBusiness.com
Amador County Chamber of Commerce - www.amadorcountychamber.com
Jackson Business & Community Association - www.jacksonbca.org
JB's Awards & Engraving - You Choose: Splurge or Save?
Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) - www.acwnonline.org
Sutter Creek Visitor Center seeks flat screen TV
ACWN: Vendors needed for November Vendor/Craft Show
Business to Business: Team Fitness advertising opportunity
Office Space for Rent in Jackson
TSPN INTERVIEW: Tom Slivick talks with Wayne Garibaldi, Senior Vice President of American River Bank
Amador Chamber of Commerce Support Measure Q
Business Person of the Year 2012 - Fri Nov 9

EVENT CALENDAR:
Jackson Business & Community Association (JBCA) - Mon Oct 1, www.jacksonbca.org

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION – www.AmadorHistory.com
Kennedy Mine Foundation - www.kennedyminefoundation.org
Preston Castle Foundation - www.prestoncastle.com
Amador Historical Society  - http://amadorcountyhistoricalsociety.org/
Reprints of the Amador Record “Special Mining Edition, 1897” now available
CHAMBER SPECIAL for Amador County Historic Books

PRESTON CASTLE EVENTS – www.prestoncastle.com
   Preston Castle Halloween Haunt - Friday, Oct. 19, Saturday, Oct. 20, Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 6:30 pm
   Holiday Bazaar and Dickens Faire - Saturday, Dec. 1, Sunday, Dec. 2, Saturday Dec. 8, Sunday, Dec. 9, 9 am to 4 pm

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SCHOOLS & EDUCATION - www.AmadorEd.comPlaygroups rescheduled
Plymouth After School Program – Tues, Wed & Thurs
Early Start Preschool Social Group - Beginning Sept 25
Volunteer Opportunity: 4H wants YOU!
UC to host Forest Landowner Workshops: Learn how to pass on your “Ties to the Land” to the next generation
News from First 5 Amador
EVENT CALENDAR:
Library Event: "Gourd Ornament Workshop" - Sat Oct 6
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14

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OTHER SECTIONS:
NEW! AmadorAuto.com 
AmadorMilitary.com
AmadorWeddings.com
AmadorMemorials.com
AmadorElders.com
   Free Senior Expo set at Jackson Rancheria - Tues Oct 2

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Carol Harper, Editor
Amador Community News