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


Posted on April 7, 2018 by AL Greater-Placer Nuggets       Written by Julie Sage Strategic Planning is a relative concept.  It is all about how you relate to its focus and priorities and how they affect your life and the lives of people around you.  It takes effort, decision-making, and actions in order to … More STRATEGIC CONCEPTS


Posted on March 3, 2018 by AL Greater-Placer Nuggets       Written by Julie Sage     Come have FUN and play BINGO!  The game where balls fly around in machines and players dab their cards with free daubers. If you’ve been before, you know it is a BLAST; if you haven’t, it’s time to see what you’ve been … More BINGO BONANZA!


Posted on February 3, 2018 by AL Greater-Placer Nuggets     Written by Betsy Katz and Gayle Gullans      “Education is the key to success in many career pathways, and Assistance League of Greater Placer is committed to providing opportunities for students from alternative high schools to continue their education.” Program Chairman, Betsy Katz. Chairman … More SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS for Students!


Posted on January 6, 2018 by AL Greater-Placer Nugget Julie and Santa ‘Barbara’        Written by Julie Sage During November and December, marketing solicitations filled my mailbox. On TV, the radio, in the newspaper, and on street corners, I was inundated with pleas for monetary and material contributions.  All were organizations and vendors who … More YEAR ROUND CHEER