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Heard over the back fence: Look sharp and feel sharp too

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RECOGNIZING A LEGEND:
 John Chapman provided the following modest T-shirt statement: “Every mother on earth gave birth to a child. Except my mother gave birth to A LEGEND!”

IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY: 
On the third Friday of each month, the “Brain Connections” group meets at 10 a.m. at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane, for breakfast and conversation. Together, participants identify practical ways to increase memory and stay mentally sharp while having fun. The class fee is $5. Judy Bakke is the class facilitator. Reserve your spot by calling 916-358-3575.

SOMETIMES YOU CAN’T WIN!
 Clara Neilsen provided the book, “Live and Learn and Pass It On,” which offers the following life lesson: “I’ve learned that regardless of which bank teller’s line you get in, the other ones move faster.” — Age 32

PJ’s AT THE LIBRARY:
 Bring the little ones to “PJ Storytime at the Library” on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m., at the Placerville Library, 345 Fair Lane. This program is offered on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

YOGI LIFE LESSON: 
Molly and Toby Higgins sent the following Yogi Berra statement: “Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.”

EXTRA LARGE TIME OF YOUR LIFE: 
Heidi Barron forwarded the following “Wisdom with Age” statement: “Life is short. Smile while you still can smile.”

HORSEY SCHOLAR:
 Paige Roberts of Placerville received a $700 scholarship from the Arabian Horse Association to help pay her college expenses. Paige is a sophomore at California State University, Chico. Congratulations, Paige! Good luck in college!

FREE EMPLOYER FORUM: 
Two free Employer Forums are offered where local businesses discuss their employment opportunities and how to apply for job openings. Koby Pest Control will present on Wednesday, Sept. 4, and MORE will present on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Both presentations will be at 10:30 a.m. at the El Dorado County Child Support Building, 3883 Ponderosa Rd., Shingle Springs. Please dress professionally and bring your resume. For more information, call 530-642-4850 or visit edcgov.us/humanservices.

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Bob Billingsley

Bob Billingsley writes Heard Over the Back Fence three times a week, keeping his pen on the pulse of the community. He also writes a biweekly column called Billingsley's Bullets, in which he uses “sideways” thinking to make your day a little easier to handle.
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