Posted on December 15, 2020 Al Greater-Placer Nugget Written by Carol Barry “Congratulate yourself whenever you have done your best, regardless of the outcome.”   Jonathan Lockwood Huie It’s that time of year . . . you know the drill . . . it’s all about counting our blessings, letting go of the trials and tribulations … More HERE’S TO VOLUNTEERS!


Posted on November 15, 2020 Al Greater-Placer Nugget Written by Carol Barry “The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.”   Bill Gates There’s no doubt that sheltering in place in 2020 is critically important to our health.  We’ve adapted, read more books, cleaned out closets, drawers and garages. We’ve sorted through … More THANKFUL FOR TECHNOLOGY


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!

Staying Connected

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


Posted on May 5, 2018 by AL Greater-Placer Nuggets Written by Julie Sage    I enjoy working on jigsaw puzzles.  Even though they can be challenging, my concentrated efforts produce a cohesive outcome.  I like to start with the border pieces and create a framework for my puzzle.   Then I separate out the dominant colored … More PUZZLE OF MANY PIECES