ALGreaterPlacer-Nuggets Transforming Lives – Strengthening Community

FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE Posted on December 2, 2017 by AL Greater-Placer Nuggets   Written by Julie Sage They come shopping with a sense of optimism and purpose in fulfilling their needs.  Customers at our Assistance League Thrift Shop oftentimes share their shopping requests with our volunteer staff.  For me, it is always interesting working … More ALGreaterPlacer-Nuggets Transforming Lives – Strengthening Community

BIG CITY ELECTRICITY!

Posted on November 4, 2017 by AL Greater Placer Nuggets    Written & Compiled by Julie Sage I grew up in Colusa, California, population 3600. Taking a trip to “the City” meant        SAN FRANCISCO (a long two-hour car ride).  It was always exciting to stay in the Chancellor Hotel and walk over … More BIG CITY ELECTRICITY!

FREEDOM OF CHOICE?

Written and compiled by Julie Sage Over 200 women have made the CHOICE to join Assistance League of Greater Placer and volunteer their personal service through community-based philanthropic programs.  Our husbands and male companions never signed up, but spend a great deal of time and effort in supporting our chapter wherever needed.  Some wives affectionately … More FREEDOM OF CHOICE?

Bingo Round-Up

  Written by Linda Martinez Bingo Beginnings: The game’s history can be traced back to 1530, to an Italian lottery which is still played every Saturday in Italy. From Italy, the game was introduced to France in the late 1770s. The Germans also played a version of the game in the 1800s, but they used … More Bingo Round-Up

Birth of Assistance League’s “Fashion Show on a Budget”

  Written by Fran Sukut Members of Assistance League® of Greater Placer have been highlighting women’s clothing, available in their thrift shop in Auburn, by providing fashion shows, since 2006. As an Assistance League member, I came up with the novel idea and set up the first fashion show. I thought, “Why not go out … More Birth of Assistance League’s “Fashion Show on a Budget”

Fall Tea and “Fashion on a Budget”

A GALA to remember!  Assistance League of Greater Placer members held their Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” fundraiser this year at the Rocklin Event Center in Rocklin.  Each year in October, this event attracts 400 ladies who, for a few hours, enjoy delicious food and wonderful company and watch a fabulous fashion show.  Guests dress … More Fall Tea and “Fashion on a Budget”