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Thursday, Nov 23
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
08:00 AM Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot Celebrates Eleven Years of Fun, Friends, Family and Fitness
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
01:00 PM Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Friday, Nov 24
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
05:30 PM The 2017 Avery Christmas Tree Lighting is Friday November 24th
06:00 PM Get Your Floats Ready for The Christmas in White Pines Parade of Lights on November 24th
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Nov 25
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
09:00 AM Christmas in the Country, Craft Faire,Bake Sale & Luncheon
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
03:00 PM Manzanita Arts Emporium Anniversary Party
05:00 PM The Big 25th Annual Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting is Nov. 25th
Sunday, Nov 26
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Monday, Nov 27
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Tuesday, Nov 28
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Wednesday, Nov 29
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Thursday, Nov 30
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
06:00 PM Dr. Smart of MTHD Speaks at Independence Hall on November 30th
Friday, Dec 1
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
05:00 PM Murphys Open House, December 1, 2017, 5-8 pm Presented by the Murphys Business Association
07:00 PM Looking Over the President's Shoulder
07:00 PM Looking Over the President’s Shoulder at MCT December 1-17th
Saturday, Dec 2
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
09:00 AM HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE
10:00 AM Amador Flyfishers Hosting Free Fly Fishing Faire Saturday, December 2
10:00 AM Make Holiday Memories at Ironstone's Breakfast with Santa 2017
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
01:30 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
01:30 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
07:00 PM Looking Over the President’s Shoulder at MCT December 1-17th
Sunday, Dec 3
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
04:00 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
Monday, Dec 4
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
Tuesday, Dec 5
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
Wednesday, Dec 6
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
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West Point & Mokelumne Hill


Calendar
07/29/2017 - West Point CERT Rummage Sale
Fundraiser to purchase a 1st responder medical kit for West Point Fire CERT
11/09/2017 - Men's Health is Workshop Focus for the Month of November
San Andreas, CA...Men’s health is the topic of a free workshop on Nov. 9 at Mark Twain Medical Center. “Tackle Your Health” is the theme for the 10 a. m. to noon event focusing on lifestyle and health resources for men. A variety of presenters and health resource organizations will be featured and lunch is included. There is limited seating. Call 754-5919 for reservations and information. “Tackle Your Health” is part of MTMC’s ongoing series of “A Plan 4 Me” free planning workshops. It is co-sponsored by MTMC and the Mark Twain Health Care District. The district is providing a donated San Francisco 49ers DeForest Buckner laser-engraved football valued at $50 to be awarded at the workshop along with “Tackle Your Health” tee-shirts.


Speakers include MTMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lonnie Smith, who will discuss “Sleep apnea and how to live a rested and healthy life” and ‘Hope for hearing loss and support devices.” Calaveras County District Attorney Barbara Yook will take about grandparents’ rights and protecting yourself from criminals who target seniors.

Additional speakers are Dr. Andrew McCoy addressing colonoscopies and proper healthy maintenance and Dr. Mark Faryan discussing health screenings that can save your life. Attendees will each receive a binder to fill with materials from the speakers and participating local organizations.

Mark Twain Health Care District is subsidizing Common Ground Senior Services to help provide rides for men who have no other means of transportation to/from the workshop. Vehicles will be available to begin picking folks up one hour before the event and returning them up to one hour after it ends. Call 209-498-2246 to request a ride.
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About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also one of the area’s largest employers. More than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health, the fifth largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. For more information, please visit our website at www.marktwainmedicalcenter.org. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.
10/08/2017 - Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, Dale Laitinen. Reception - Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 2-5 pm. Exhibition runs October 8 through November 26, 2017 At Petroglyphe Gallery 8317 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea is a celebration of Dale Laitinen's favorite places seen while crisscrossing the great state of California.  Laitinen states, "Twenty years ago my wife and I chose Mountain Ranch, uprooting home, studio, family and pets to a beautiful place tucked away in Calaveras County.  The now infamous Butte Fire swept through our area and destroyed all that we had built for those years.  Crossing California is a rising from the ashes exhibit as a way of moving forward from catastrophe."







In this exhibition, Dale Laitinen has chosen a multi medium way of depicting varied landscapes, employing water media, acrylics, and oils. He states, “Although my theme remains constant, my technical use of mediums is as diverse as California. Expect scenes of Tahoe, Yosemite and other Northern California locales…but also be prepared for some surprises.”

When Laitinen returns home to Northern California after traveling, teaching, and observing all over the country and abroad, he sighs in appreciation for all that is offered in this magnificent area. This is easily detected in the predominant subject matter of his work.

Dale Laitinen is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society and Watercolor West. He is a past juror of many national and regional exhibitions including Watercolor West, Kentucky Watercolor Society, Utah Watercolor Society, Watercolor Society of Oregon, Red River Watermedia Show, Magnum Opus and numerous others. Some of the periodicals featuring him have been Southwest Art Magazine, The Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Magic, Watercolor Magazine, and Drawingboard Magazine.

Marisa Chaffey and Denise Ebbett, owners of Petroglyphe Gallery share, “It has been an honor to represent Dale Laitinen and his fine art since our opening in 2011.This exhibit is an opportunity for Mr. Laitinen to share his newest collection since the Butte Fire. We look forward to unveiling these stunning works, which showcase his talent for both Sierra landscapes and Coastal landscapes.”

Reception and Demonstration at Petroglyphe Gallery, Sunday, October 8, 2017, from 2-5pm. Watch artist Dale Laitinen at work and visit with him to learn more about his process and the inspiration behind his new collection.

Wine and cheese will be served. There will be a free drawing for a $50 Gift Certificate to the gallery.
10/02/2017 - Make Plans To Attend the 2017 "Pink In The Night" Ceremony October 2nd.
Valley Springs, CA...Make Plans To Attend the 2017 "Pink In The Night" Ceremony October 2nd.

09/29/2017 - Local Film "Common Ground" Nominated For Numerous Awards
West Point, CA...When filmmaker and award-winning writer, Lisa Michelle, of West Point, decided to bring her screenplay, Common Ground, to life, she knew that Calaveras County was the perfect location. The rural atmosphere and the children who reside in West Point, Wilseyville, and Rail Road Flat represented the authenticity in the story that Michelle wanted to tell. The supporting characters and extras were cast entirely from Calaveras County residents.




The multiple award-winning screenplay offers insight into the increasing hostilities and bullying in our schools through the perspective of the film's main character, Jeremy, played by Gabrielle Hale. Hale has been nominated for several awards for his portrayal of the tormented second-grader.

“Common Ground suggests audiences be conscious of their preconceived notions based on what someone looks like or the clothes they wear. We all do it–not just kids,” says Pat Russell, one of the film's producers.

According to bullyingstatistics.org, 77% of students experience bullying in some form: mental, verbal, or physical. Every seven minutes, a child gets bullied and the after effects can last a lifetime. When Common Ground's film festival circuit concludes, Michelle plans to design an interactive program that parents, teachers and group leaders can use to educate children about bullying.

“Children model what they see. We need to support each other in making bullying an unacceptable behavior,” says Laurie Kubiac, a retired Amador County school teacher.

Common Ground will be showcased in the 2017 Sutter Creek International Film Festival shorts program and is nominated for Best Short Film. Michelle is up for several awards including Best Director.

“Everyone involved in this project was passionate about it. The talent and realism the kids brought to the film was impressive considering none of them had ever acted before they had a camera in their face. I hope that our community will support their hard work by filling the seats of the theater,” says Michelle.

Common Ground will screen at the Sutter Creek Theater in the Shorts Program at 1:30 pm on September 29th. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.suttercreekfilmfest.com or at the box office. Get tickets early as seating is limited.

For more information please contact LisaMichelle2020.com
10/14/2017 - 6th Annual Wines on Main on October 14th in Mokelumne Hill
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce along with the Mokelumne Hill Merchants will be hosting the 6th Annual Wine on Main on October 14th, 2017 from 3pm till 6pm pm on Main Street in Mokelumne Hill. This event is sponsored by the Chamber Champions Mark Twain Medical Center, Calaveras County Fairgrounds, Adventist Health Sonora, Hunt & Sons, CalTel, Sierra Pacific Industries, Mark Twain Health Care District, AT&T and Senders Market.


The Wines on Main event has grown every year to become a popular “to do” in the area with local wineries, food vendors and entertainers lining Main Street. Local shops and the Petroglyphe Gallery will be open during the event. The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce and the Mokelumne Hill Merchants invite you to join us for an afternoon of wine, food and fun. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased through the Chamber website at www.calaveras.org or at the Chamber office located at 7 North Main Street, San Andreas. For more information, please contact 209-754-5400.
07/27/2017 - Make Plans To Attend The Career Fair On July 27th
San Andreas, CA...Join Us for a Career Fair sponsored by Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce, Mother Lode Job Training and Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center. For More Information, contact Human Resources at 209-754-2699


06/29/2017 - VA Health Van Clinics at Foothill Village, June 29th, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm
Angels Camp, CA...VA Health Van Clinics, June 29th, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm. Foothill Village 1400 Foothill Village Drive, Angels Camp, CA, 95222. VA Medical Provider, No Appointment Necessary. Local Agencies Represented:


Calaveras County Mental Health Provider
VA Health Care Enrollment
Calaveras County Veterans Services Office
Calaveras Transit
Common Ground Senior Services
Area 12/HICAP
Catholic Charities (Veterans Housing Assistance)
Silver Paw Ranch
Vets Night/Women Who Love Vets
California Telephone Access
Victory Village
Public Health

If you are NOT currently in the VA system, bring a copy of your DD214 (discharge papers) to attach to your enrollment form. If you do not have a copy of your DD214, we may be able to obtain one for you.




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