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aswewere 429 Deibert Ken25 Years ago

April 27, 1988

Local Soroptimists to attend conference

Delegates from 70 clubs in Nevada and California are expected to attend 1988 Sierra Nevada Regional Conference of Soroptimist International of the Americas which will be held April 29, 30 and May 1 at Red Lion Motor Inn, Sacramento.

Members of Soroptimist International of Cameron Park who will be attending are as follows: president Patti Oclon; president elect, Dorothy Huntly; recording secretary, Dianne Speake; corresponding secretary, Kim Teal; and members, Karen Guthrie, Ila Dubin and Mimi Escabar.

Soroptimist International has a membership of over 83,000 in 84 countries. Since its formation in 1921, Soroptimist has united executive, business and professional women in community and worldwide service projects …

 

70 Years ago

April 29, 1943

“Buy A Bomber” Chairman Guest Speaker for Soroptimists

Thomas Maul, chairman of the Bond Drive, was guest speaker at the luncheon meeting of the Soroptimist Club Wednesday noon. He was well pleased with the results of the drive, but stressed the need of all El Dorado County citizens to buy all the bonds the possibly could.

Mr. Maul told of a trip East some years ago, giving a description of Carpenter Hall in Philadelphia, where the Continental Congress held its first meeting. He was the guest of Soroptimist Marguerita Morgan.

Marie Sharp reported on the grocery barrel, which will be given away at the Empire Theatre Saturday night, May 1.

 

Waves and Spars Signup May 1st

A Navy Recruiting Party will visit Placerville on Saturday, May 1st, to interview applicants for enlistment in the Waves and Spars, the Sea Bees and other branches in the Navy service.

Those interested may contact the party, which will be led by Chief Specialist George Lang, at Hotel Raffles from ten o’clock Saturday morning until 4:30 o’clock Saturday afternoon …

 

Druid Circle Elects Two To Attend Grand Circle

Placerville Circle No. 44, U.A.O.D., held a regular stated meeting Tuesday evening, with Arch Druidess Katherine Besse presiding …

Grand Circle convenes June 21, and the following were named to attend: Norma Stultz and Katherine Besse, as delegates, and Laura Stroup and Hannah Robinson, as alternates. Bertha Reeg will attend as Past Grand Arch Druidess …

Refreshments of cake, jello and coffee were later served …

 

105 Years ago

May 2, 1908

Placerville Improvements

A number of building improvements are in progress in the city at present with prospect of more to follow:

Albert Shafsky has completed the purchase of the Blanchard-Swisler building, adjoining the one he bought some time ago, and will soon begin the work of tearing down the old buildings preparatory to erecting his new store. The latter to be a one story building of fifty-foot frontage and 125 feet in depth …

At the Placerville Sanatorium, five private rooms are being added to the upper floor and the improvements will include a roof-garden or porch where patients may go to get benefit of the sun …

At the Ivy House, Mr. Raffetto has added four upper rooms with large corner bay window; they are now in the hands of paper hangers and when completed will be used by Mr. and Mrs. Raffetto for their private apartments.

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