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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Cazadero News December 2009

The relentless cold fog is still surrounding my cozy cyber hut! I do hear that we are going to get a long series of rainstorms next week, so perhaps it will also warm up! The recent Cazadero Holiday crafts faire was very pleasant, with many folks stopping by for early shopping and tasty snacks! I do appreciate the St. Coleman's Ladies and their luscious banana cream pie! Thanks to all of the Cazadero Community Club volunteers, especially Vera Bohan, Susan Moll, the Juillys, Bonnie Chase, the Portas and others too numerous to list!

The Club will begin meeting monthly again on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 7 p.m. at the Firehall. This is the perfect time to renew or obtain your Club Membership. Only $10.00 for Individuals and $15.00 for families! Please send to P.O. Box 3,Cazadero 95421.As a member of the Caz Club, I am very pleased that our fund-raising efforts have enabled us to once again donate to the CVFD, FT. Ross FVD, the Montgomery Elementary school and in creating 5 scholarships for local High School grads.

Several Cazaderans will participate in the Annual Occidental Holiday Faire, to be held at the Occidental Community Center on Friday-Sat. December 12-13. There will also be a very festive 3- day Monte Rio Wonderland Faire on Dec.18 - 20 at the lovely MR Community Center/Koret Club. Support your local craft persons and groups! The Old Tyme Cazadero Xmas celebration will take place downtown on Saturday, Dec.12. from about 11 a.m. Sponsored by the great Cazadero General store, the event usually has a fun parade, 'snow' and good cheer! Several local crafters will also be on hand.

The Russian River Jewish Community will host a fabulous Chanukah latke party and musical evening with Jubilee Klezmer Ensemble, Thursday, Dec. 17th 5:30 at the RR Senior Center. Bring candles and menorahs for a group lighting! Please call 632 5545 for more info. The Cazadero Supply continues its 1st Saturday 15% off sale-a great way to stock up for the winter!
Raymond’s Bakery offers up many tasty holiday delights, plus Friday's Pizza Night.

The Montgomery Elementary School's Annual holiday extravaganza will be held at the Firehall at 7 p.m. on Dec.17th. Santa Claus will also visit the classrooms at MES on Friday, Dec. 18th, arriving in a CVFD fire truck. Winter break begins on December 21st and school resumes on January 4, 2010. Students were happy to have gone on many field trips, including to the De Young museum and Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco, and the Charles Schultz Museum and Skating Rink. Join the Boosters Club and help out at your school!

Happy Birthday to Karen Lough celebrating on Dec.20, Daniel Kane turns 24 on Christmas Day, Katie King will be 23 on Dec. 27th,my friend Stephen Gross of Riens Beach celebrates on New Years Eve, other local Capricorn friends are Peter Perlman, Curtis Sabah and my dear husband Gregorio, who will dance for joy on his January 6th birthday! Alana Mummy turns 19 on January 1st, Hank Weidmann will be 24 on Jan.17th, and Kellie Hickson turns 20 on January 12th. Remember to tune into your local low-power FM Station, KGGV FM 95.1-streaming at Several Cazaderans including myself, Fred Sabino and Gregorio Pehrson are regular programmers and have a lot of fun presenting great programming to you! Have a wonderful Chanukah, Christmas and Kwanaza and a very peaceful New Year! Please call me at 6325545 or email with info for your Cazadero Column.

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