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What’s Happening in the Valley Women’s Club!

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Environmental Committee Provides Significant Data to Support County in Effort to Deter PG&E From Removing Thousands of Trees Along Gas Pipelines

Several Environmental Committee members have focused enormous energy into providing the County staff with legal rationale that will enable them to control any agreement with PG&E rather than just following
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Be a Part of the 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up, Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Al Haynes, first Watershed Analyst for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, wrote a grant for the Water District to establish the first River & Road Clean Up thirty years
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Membership Report

By Pam Spehar & Connie DeNault The VWC membership team is working on updating our website so that it will work in concert with the new membership database and software
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VWC Joins in Boulder Creek’s Great 4th of July Parade – and wins 3rd Place!

The 4th of July Parade in downtown Boulder Creek was a grand event, with hundreds of SLV folks lining Central Avenue (Hwy 9) to enjoy this true community event. Our
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Federal Aviation Administration Needs To Hear From You!

Please Read and Sign The Petition: Flight Path Noise The Valley Women’s Club Board of Directors unanimously opposes the potential proposal to lower flight path levels and move flight patterns back
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Environmental Committee Provides Significant Data to Support County in Effort to Deter PG&E From Removing Thousands of Trees Along Gas Pipelines

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Several Environmental Committee members have focused enormous energy into providing the County staff with legal rationale that will enable them to control any agreement with PG&E rather than just following what other counties or cities have done. In essence not allowing PG&E to continue removing trees, but to prevent ANY tree removals until each individual
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Be a Part of the 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up, Saturday, September 17th, 2016

river-road-2015

Al Haynes, first Watershed Analyst for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, wrote a grant for the Water District to establish the first River & Road Clean Up thirty years ago. He reached out the the Valley Women’s Club to help him enlist volunteers and manage publicity. After the first year, the VWC coordinated the
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Membership Report

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By Pam Spehar & Connie DeNault The VWC membership team is working on updating our website so that it will work in concert with the new membership database and software we recently purchased. The new system will help us maintain membership records, and improve our communications with members. We’re very excited to begin using it!
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VWC Joins in Boulder Creek’s Great 4th of July Parade – and wins 3rd Place!

Raccoonette Connie and Rosie the Raccoon

The 4th of July Parade in downtown Boulder Creek was a grand event, with hundreds of SLV folks lining Central Avenue (Hwy 9) to enjoy this true community event. Our new SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers’ (RRC) Mascot, Rosie the Raccoon, debuted as the Valley Women’s Club “Grand Marshall.” Rosie’s custom-designed costume was modeled by our Board
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PG&E Tree Cutting Issue

Photo by Kevin Collins of Ponderosa Pines along Graham Hill Rd. with PG&E’s gas pipeline markers. May, 2016

The Valley Women’s Club Environmental Committee will present a letter and the current total number of supporters at the Santa Cruz County Supervisor’s meeting at 9:30am Tuesday 6/14/16. Please support our aim to slow down the PG&E process and allow citizen input. Graham Hill RD is a beautiful forested entry to our Valley—help us keep
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Federal Aviation Administration Needs To Hear From You!

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Please Read and Sign The Petition: Flight Path Noise The Valley Women’s Club Board of Directors unanimously opposes the potential proposal to lower flight path levels and move flight patterns back over the San Lorenzo Valley area. This is a regional issue that affects about 50,000 Santa Cruz County residents in the San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts
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VWC Scholarship Rummage Sale News

September 10th, 2016

After nineteen years of carrying on the VWC Scholarship fund raising tradition! The award committee has changed the date our fundraiser sale will be on! The new time of year for our annual VWC Scholarship Rummage Sale will be held in the fall. Date of event will be Saturday, September 10, 2016, this year! We
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Updates from the Women’s Issues Committee

VWC Board Member Maggie Barr was recently appointed to the County Women’s Commission by Supervisor Bruce McPherson, who welcomed her and proposed that the 5th District Commissioners take part in quarterly meetings with his Valley constituents.  We’ll keep you posted! We attended the Planned Parenthood Santa Cruz 40th Anniversary reception on April 15th, touring the
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