Monday, July 28, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Wine and roses are a healthy match

By
From page B2 | September 16, 2013 |

What: An Evening of Wine and Roses

Who: Marshall Hospital Auxiliary

Where: Wilkinson-Hupcey Building, 681 Main St. in Placerville

When: Saturday, Sept. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Cost: Advance tickets are $25 each or two for $37.50, at the door $30 per person

Information: Marshall Hospital Gift Shop, 530-626-2725

 

Behind the scenes of the sprawling complex that is Marshall Medical Center, there exists a bevy of bubbling bombshells who comprise the Marshall Hospital Auxiliary, which for more than half a century has been supporting local community health care.

And they’re not done yet.

Members of the auxiliary, easily spotted at any of Marshall’s numerous facilities in their burgundy tunics and bright smiles, will be throwing An Evening of Wine and Roses, a wine tasting event sure to delight the taste buds of local connoisseurs, on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Wilkinson-Hupcey Building, 681 Main St. in Placerville.

The evening will feature flowing flavors from nearly a dozen of the region’s award-winning wineries, along with savory offerings from local restaurants, all to help pay for the new wing at Marshall Hospital that opened at the beginning of this year.

The Marshall Hospital Auxiliary’s more than 100 members pride themselves on their efforts to help the community stay healthy, by promoting local health care that rivals that of any similar region.

Begun in 1959 by “a bunch of doctors’ wives,” the auxiliary boasted among its founding members the late Clara Scheiber, a woman well known for her love of community and selfless contributions. In fact, the Placerville Lions Club named its building at the corner of Pleasant Valley and Missouri Flat roads after the charming philanthropist.

Continuing with the auxiliary’s estimable efforts, this is the eighth year for An Evening of Wine and Roses, with past proceeds going toward furnishing the OB room at Marshall and helping outfit the new emergency room.

This year’s event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. and will feature music by Rachel Cargill of Country with Class.

Wines will be poured by Boeger, Crystal Basin, DiVittorio, Holly’s Hill, Jodar and Lava Cap wineries, Madroña Vineyards, Wofford Acres Vineyard and dk Cellars.

Seven venues will supply tasty treats: Claudia Marie Design Candy, Fit for a King, Hoosegow, Marshall Hospital Cafeteria, Pure Catering and Events, Taste of Thai and Tortilla Flats. There’s sure to be something to tempt everyone with that lineup.

Cuppa Coffee & More will provide hot beverages.

Tickets are $25 each or two for $37.50. At the door, they are $30 apiece.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Marshall Hospital Gift Shop, 530-626-2725, or by calling Marilyn Nunez at 530-672-9798 or Colette Polaski at 530-677-1285.

 

The auxiliary

Auxiliary members recently gathered at the auxiliary’s work room near Marshall Hospital to put together gift baskets that will be auctioned during An Evening of Wine and Roses. Some of  the members of the longstanding beneficial organization paused to reflect on the group’s history of giving to the local community.

“You know, all the volunteers really are from different backgrounds, different walks of life, but we all work hard and we seem to get along beautifully together,” said Jean Gonzales, chair of the Evening of Wine and Roses event.

“I volunteer with the auxiliary because it makes me feel good, helping other people. It’s a nice group of people to work with, very cohesive despite our diverse backgrounds,” she said.

The gift baskets are stuffed with donated items from local businesses and organizations, with everything from gift certificates from Red Hawk Casino to a hand-made purse from Combellack’s.
“Even in an economy that isn’t so great right now, the merchants have been very generous,” said Gonzales. “We really appreciate it.”

Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Marshall Hospital Auxiliary may call 530-626-2643. An orientation for new members is coming up in October.

Comments

comments

.

News

 
County’s chief lawyer: No Brown Act violation

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

General Plan workshop today

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

 
Two growth control initiatives get green light

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

Sand Fire burns more than 4,000 acres

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
Fatal accident in Camino

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Agricultural Crop and Livestock Report released

By Ross Branch | From Page: A3

 
35 people displaced in Tahoe hotel fire

By Tahoe Tribune | From Page: A3 | Gallery

.

Opinion

The balancing act: Toxic waste spreads

By Larry Weitzman | From Page: A4, 2 Comments

 
Bee-ing silly

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

 
.

Letters

Want more water?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
Refugee crisis

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

Letter to Speaker of the House

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
GDPUD misinformation

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

At the crossroads

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
.

Sports

Under the Scoreboard: July 26, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Schedule: July 28 – Aug. 2, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

Roundup: July 26, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Camp experience is ‘priceless’

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6 | Gallery

Speedway races cancelled

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
El Dorado doubles up on Pro Players

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6 | Gallery

Local spiker shines

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A7

 
Sports Scene: July 26, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A7

.

Prospecting

A beautiful day at Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony Farm

By Cathy Barsotti | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Foothill gourmet: Things get corny

By Donna Brown | From Page: B2

Bipolar Insights: From point A to point B

By Marcia Rose | From Page: B2

 
Cool time at Cowboys and Cornbread

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
As we were: Recreation district grows

By Ken Deibert | From Page: B4

Cantare names new director

By Cantare Chorale | From Page: B10

 
After 5 Club to meet

By Senior Day | From Page: B10

.

Essentials

DUI Log: June 25-July 9

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
Crime Log: July 14-16

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

Divorces

By Charlotte Sanchez-Kosa | From Page: A2Comments are off for this post

 
.

Obituaries

.

Real Estate

.

Comics

TV Listings

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Speed Bump

By Contributor | From Page: A8

American Profile Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Tundra

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Horoscope, Tuesday, July 29, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Horoscope, Monday, July 28, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Shoe

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Sudoku

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Rubes

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
New York Times Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A8