The Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley
Why Join the VWC?

Because you can make a difference, right here, at home.

What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley

Recycling bottles and cans

The Lowdown on the Closedown of CRV Redemption/Recycling Centers

After more than 30 years operating the three Redemption/Recycling centers in the San Lorenzo Valley, the VWC is preparing to close down the centers, effective July 1. The Ben Lomond Transfer Station will continue to provide recycling services without any redemption options.
Cedar Waxwing

VOLUNTEER! San Lorenzo River Estuary Project • April 20, 2019

With YOUR help the San Lorenzo River Estuary Project will improve the wildlife habitat. We welcome you to join us to increase the growth margins around established native plants, prune back bushes, liberate overgrown natives & mingle with other wonderful volunteers.
Recycling at the bin

Recycling Centers to Close in Felton and Boulder Creek

With profound regret, the Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley (VWC), after thirty years providing this valuable service to our community, announces the closure of its SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers (SLVRR) in Felton, Ben Lomond, and Boulder Creek
Back to school bags at BCE

VWC Provides Gift Bags to SLV Elementary’s Incoming Students

Every year the Valley Women's Club has a table at the event offering free gift bags for the families that include school supplies, a coloring book, and information about the Valley Women's Club.

SLV Native Habitat Restoration Program Welcomes AmeriCorps

The Valley Women’s Club, SLV Native Habitat Restoration Program, and Santa Cruz County Parks are pleased to announce the return for the 4th year of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). They will be in the Valley February through April 2019.
Cedar Waxwing

VOLUNTEER! San Lorenzo River Estuary Project • April 20, 2019

With YOUR help the San Lorenzo River Estuary Project will improve the wildlife habitat. We welcome you to join us to increase the growth margins around established native plants, prune back bushes, liberate overgrown natives & mingle with other wonderful volunteers.

The VWC’s 41st Annual General Meeting • March 24, 2019

You're invited! March 24, 2019. Congress Member Anna Eshoo will be a featured speaker, along with State Senator Bill Monning, State Assembly Member Mark Stone and County Supervisor Bruce McPherson. The Annual Meeting is a potluck lunch social, featuring delightful food and friendship that also includes a look at the VWC’s current issues of concern.
Estuary Project Team

VOLUNTEER! San Lorenzo River Estuary Project • March 16, 2019

With YOUR help the San Lorenzo River Estuary Project will improve the wildlife habitat. We welcome you to join us to increase the growth margins around established native plants, prune back bushes, liberate overgrown natives & mingle with other wonderful volunteers.

2018 in Review

While 2018 has been full of issues, activities and new challenges, the Valley Women’s Club also maintains the traditions that bring us together as a community: the General Meeting, the Redwood Mountain Faire, and the Annual River & Road Clean Up. We are also the voice of the Valley in local issues through our relationships with our elected officials.
SC Mountains

The 19th Annual Environmental Town Hall • Nov. 17, 2018

The Valley Women’s Club’s Environmental Committee for the SLV invites the community to the 18th Annual Environmental Town Hall, November 17th from 1 to 3 PM at the Felton Community Hall.

Halloween Crossing Guards Needed in Boulder Creek

Halloween is approaching and the VWC is again supporting the Boulder Creek Business Association with pedestrian safety control during Trick or Treating downtown. Volunteers are needed to help show pedestrians what route to follow and where to cross Hwy 9 safety with the crossing guards. 

River-Love! Spend two hours helping the Estuary Restoration Project, Oct 20, 2018

In two hours, we will successfully improve the growth conditions for the native plants by removing dead wood and weeds. Your achievements will be greatly appreciated by the bees, butterflies, birds, native plants & our community!
Plastic Water

Beating Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

Join local artists, activists, the California Coastal Commission and the Coastal Watershed Council in a collaboration of interactive art and aerial dance to explore how plastic waste is poisoning our oceans.
Loch Lomond

SLVWD Board of Directors Candidate Forum • September 25, 2018

Meet and hear the candidates for the San Lorenzo Valley Water Board: Chuck Baughman, Bob Fultz, John Hayes, Lois Henry, Gene Ratcliffe, Stephen Swan. League of Women Voters will be moderating.