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The Valley Women’s Club is dedicated to community action, awareness and leadership in environmental, educational, 
social, and political concerns that affect the health and welfare of the San Lorenzo Valley and our community.

What’s Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley!

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Reduce PG&E BASELINE Costs to Reduce Smoke-caused Air Pollution in SLV

Thanks to the remarkable research and insights of Felton resident Paul Norcutt, the Environmental Committee is spearheading a campaign to motivate the PUC to have
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Exciting Grant for an AmeriCorps Team to Assist with Restoration Project and Community Improvements

Thanks to the inspired leadership of Linda Skeff of Brookdale, the VWC Board happily the application for an AmeriCorps grant to gain the help of
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Kindergarten School Bags

Several VWC members helped with handing out special school bags at San Lorenzo Valley Elementary and Boulder Creek Elementary during their Pre-K and Kindergarten sign
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Teens Complete Multi-year Project for Boulder Creek Fire Department

Rotary Club of SLV Supports SLV High Service Organization, “Interact Club” The 26 members of Interact Club, SLV High’s service club affiliated with the SLV Rotary
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They own it! It’s a landmark day for the Felton Library Project!

(Article from Felton Library Friends Email Announcement) On June 23 the Board of Supervisors officially accepted the generous land donation by the well respected Verutti
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Reduce PG&E BASELINE Costs to Reduce Smoke-caused Air Pollution in SLV

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Thanks to the remarkable research and insights of Felton resident Paul Norcutt, the Environmental Committee is spearheading a campaign to motivate the PUC to have PG&E change the BASELINE rating for this area, in order to make electric heat more affordable. This, in turn, would allow more residents (now dependent on wood stoves as the
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Environmental Impact Report for Mt Hermon Youth Recreation Project Should Assure Watershed Protection & That It Serves Community

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By Nancy Macy, Co-Chair, Environmental Committee When a well-known and highly respected organization like Mount Hermon proposes a large development that offers a thrilling recreational opportunity to young people, it is difficult to question or challenge its construction as proposed. The Mount Hermon Youth Recreation Project, planned for over 12 acres of the “Felton Meadow” property
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Exciting Grant for an AmeriCorps Team to Assist with Restoration Project and Community Improvements

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Thanks to the inspired leadership of Linda Skeff of Brookdale, the VWC Board happily the application for an AmeriCorps grant to gain the help of a teams of 9 to 12 young people to come help with invasive plant removal and native plant restoration at Highlands Park. The team will also complete a series of
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Kindergarten School Bags

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Several VWC members helped with handing out special school bags at San Lorenzo Valley Elementary and Boulder Creek Elementary during their Pre-K and Kindergarten sign ups!  Education Chair, Roz Alley got it organized, and was assisted by Ed Committee members Vince Waskell, Sheila DeLany and Pam Spehar. All in all we gave out about 150
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Baler Grant to Fund New Materials’ Baler for SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers at the Ben Lomond Transfer Station

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One of the few truly essential pieces of equipment for the VWC Recycling Centers is the huge baler at the Ben Lomond site. The baler creates large bales out of aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard to make the material easier to handle and transport, thus increasing their value and reducing costs. The Recycling Centers
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Friends of Quail Hollow Accomplishments Grow

Working on 501-c-3 Status Successes Build as Goals Established In late 2013, under the leadership of Ben Lomond resident, Jim Williams, a group of supporters of Quail Hollow Ranch County Park decided to create the “Friends of Quail Hollow,” and to seek the support of the Valley Women’s Club. Quail Hollow Park already had a
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Teens Complete Multi-year Project for Boulder Creek Fire Department

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Rotary Club of SLV Supports SLV High Service Organization, “Interact Club” The 26 members of Interact Club, SLV High’s service club affiliated with the SLV Rotary Club, took on the job of painting 409 fire hydrants for the Boulder Creek Fire Department a year ago. Three person crews – one Rotarian and two Interact members –
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SLV Museum Fund-IT Campaign

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Help Upgrade SLV Museum’s Aged Computers & Software The SLV MUSEUM’s Dinner/Auction Fundraiser at Scopazzi’s Restaurant on June 18, was a delightful event. There was a lot of happy conversation, a delicious buffet, and some amazing items donated by generous local individuals and businesses were sold in the Auction, featuring Supervisor Bruce McPherson as Auctioneer.
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They own it! It’s a landmark day for the Felton Library Project!

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(Article from Felton Library Friends Email Announcement) On June 23 the Board of Supervisors officially accepted the generous land donation by the well respected Verutti family to hold the long-planned Felton Library which has long outgrown the little former church where it is now housed. As a bonus, the County purchased the adjacent parcel, creating
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