Posted on October 15, 2020 Al Greater-Placer Nugget Written by Carol Barry “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill On a beautiful Sierra Foothills day, we might be hiking along the Yuba River or reaching our gloved hands down into rich soil to nestle … More PEOPLE JUST LIKE US NEED HELP
Posted on September 18, 2020 Al Greater-Placer Nugget Written by Carol Barry “Little things are BIG.” Yogi Berra Living in a communal facility can be a necessary, often life-enhancing solution for seniors. These wonderful people range in age from the fifties to the nineties and are just like you and me, except they may have … More SMALL THINGS MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Posted on August 23, 2020 Al Greater-Placer Nugget Written by Carol Barry “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” Stephen Hawking So what are YOU doing while sheltering-in-place for the fifth consecutive month this year? ? ? Perhaps you are learning to use your online resources more??? Some of us seniors are struggling to … More A NEW WAY TO SHOP!
Posted on July 15, 2020 by Al Greater-Placer Nugget Written by Carol Barry “You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.” Winston Churchill Amidst a multitude of COVID-19 restrictions lives an energetic and dynamic team of teens from grades 7 – 12 who channel their youthful enthusiasm … More YOUTHFUL VOLUNTEERS
Posted on June 15, 2020 by Al Greater-Placer Nugget Written By Carol Barry “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” W.B. Yeats Throughout COVID-19 stay-at-home months, Assistance League® of Greater Placer (ALGP) Scholarship Committee members have been busier than ever STAYING CONNECTED with their scholarship recipients by email, … More TURNING LIVES AROUND
Posted on May 13, 2020 by Al Greater-Placer Nugget Written By Carol Barry “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” Ryunosuke Satoro A lot has been said about the magic of teamwork. Nowhere is magic more evident than in our Assistance League of Greater Placer Thrift Shop. Sherri Ewoldt and Sharon Roloff … More Teamwork!
Posted on April 16, 2020 by Al Greater-Placer Nuggets Written By Carol Barry “When something goes bad, turn it around, and find something good.” My 3 year old great granddaughter sings that Daniel Tiger song to me whenever she breaks a toy or when I run out of Monkey Food Bars at the park. It … More Staying Connected