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All Day Come to The 2017 Keepsake Ornament Debut Event at Middleton's Hallmark
Angels Camp, CA...Deck The Halls & Your Tree! Come to The 2017 Keepsake Ornament Debut Event at Middleton's Hallmark! Begins Saturday October 7 through October 15. Mon-Sat 9am - 5:30pm, Sunday, October 8th 11am to 4pm. We are kicking off the holidays with 7 exclusive ornaments available in limited quantities, 1 first-in-series release, 10 Premium ornaments and over 100 other Keepsake Ornaments along with or rich Bonus Points offers, there is so much to see and celebrate.

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Bring your 2017 punch Card! Buy 10 or more Keepsake Ornaments and you'll qualify for our special offer. No card yet? No worries! We will give you one when you come in. We are ready to start celebrating with you! Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark, 362 N. Main St., Angels Camp, CA 209.736.4931
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Calaveras Genealogy Society Monthly Meeting
Create gifts and Holiday Decor with Your Family Research . Presented by Artist Wendy Black.
Wendy was inspired by her family's stories and history and wanted to preserve those memories and keepsakes .Wendy will share lots of creative ways for us to share these with our family and friends.

Bring a snack/lunch and stay for the group "Computer Technology & Brick Walls in Genealogy"- 12:30- 2:30
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CGS meets in the Calaveras Public Library , 1299 Gold Hunter Rd. San Andreas
Free and Public Welcome
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Basque Revisited at Marisolio
October 10 BASQUE REVISITED with Aubrey
Hanshaw Basque cooking comes naturally to Chef Aubrey. Her Great Grandfather came here from the French Basque countryside. Come learn her secrets as she prepares time honored family recipes passed down through generations. Aubrey’s menu will include: Grampa Jacks Lamb Shanks with Thai Lemongrass Mint Reduction, Basque Beans with chorizo, and a Lavender Chipotle salad with petite Basque cheese.
Class Fee is $45 per person
Two Classes 10am-12pm, 6pm-8pm
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
The third session in this series offers new activities to unearth the often-hidden golden nuggets of remembrances. Teacher-guide Sally Kaplan, writer, editor, and film and television producer, leads participants in writing exercises to remember specific places, relationships to historical events, and reveal the individuality of each life story. In a relaxed cooperative workshop setting, participants spend time in the recall and writing of memories. A focus on Calaveras County, its history and participants’ place in it, serves as the overarching theme.
This project has been made possible through a generous grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation.
Classes on Wednesdays October 4,11,18,25
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in August
Sonora, CA...Adventist Health Sonora is once again offering the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® course beginning August 29. Classes will meet each Tuesday and one Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for seven weeks at Pulmonary Rehabilitation, located at 19747 Greenley Road in Sonora. Freedom From Smoking provides a supportive group environment where adults work through the quitting process together with guidance from a respiratory therapist. According to the American Lung Association, “Research has proven that the more time a smoker spends in a supportive situation, the more likely he or she is to succeed. People who use [Freedom From Smoking] are six times more likely to be smoke-free one year later than those who quit on their own.”

Class participants will learn about:
• Medicines that can help you stop smoking
• Lifestyle changes that make quitting easier
• Preparing for Quit Day
• Managing stress
• Avoiding weight gain
• Developing a new self-image
• How to stay smoke-free for good

This class is covered by most private insurance and Medicare. For those without insurance or whose insurance does not cover the class, scholarships and discounts are available.
Are you ready to quit? Take the quiz at and find out. For more information or to register for the course, please call 209-536-3726.

About Adventist Health Sonora
Adventist Health Sonora is a not-for-profit 152-bed health care facility including 72 acute beds, 12 swing beds, 68 skilled nursing beds and a large network of clinics, owned and operated by Adventist Health in Roseville, California. In addition to emergency and acute care services, other Adventist Health Sonora services include advanced cardiac care, cancer center, diagnostic imaging, home health, hospice, intensive care, obstetrics, rural health, surgical services, wellness center, wound care and hyperbaric oxygen, and over 20 primary care, urgent care and specialty clinics. The Medical Center provided care for 156,455 outpatient visits, 88,427 diagnostic imaging tests, 29,282 home care visits, 30,380 emergency department visits, and 4,433 hospital discharges in 2016. Staffed by over 180 physicians, 1,493 employees, and 121 volunteers, Adventist Health Sonora is the largest private employer in Tuolumne County. For more information about the Medical Center visit

About Adventist Health
Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 75 communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Our workforce of 32,900 includes more than 23,600 employees; nearly 5,000 medical staff physicians; and 4,350 volunteers. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 20 hospitals, more than 260 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 15 home care agencies, seven hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. In addition, the Adventist Health Plan serves patients in Kings County. Visit for more information.
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM ‘Mammo-GLAM’ – ‘Girls-Night-Out’ with a Serious Purpose
San Andreas, CA...Two “Mammo-GLAM” events marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October give local women the opportunity to overcome fear of a critical health screening by surrounding it with some quality girlfriend time. Think of it as “girls-night-out” with a serious purpose – helping women overcome mammogram fears and shape a healthy future. Oct. 10 and Oct. 26 are the dates for these unique gatherings at Mark Twain Medical Center.

The Main Lobby will be the setting from 5 to 7 p. m. both evenings with easy access to the Diagnostic Imaging department for screening appointments. “Mammo-GLAM” can help busy women fit a life-saving screening into their daily routine – during the evening hours.

Secure your doctor’s order for a mammogram and then call to reserve a screening time. If you are not due for a screening, join the fun anyway to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Fun activities include a “bling” photo booth with colorful props to encourage dress up that is expected to spark social media fun as attendees post and text their “glammed-up looks” with personal messages. Zumba fun, healthy lifestyle resources and tasty refreshments will also be featured.

Call 745-2517 for reservations and more information.

The Mark Twain Medical Center Foundation is holding a raffle throughout October benefiting women’s health programs and tickets will be available at both events. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20. The prize is a basket of items with a total value of more than $600 – including local restaurants, wineries and boutiques. For raffle information, call 754-2624.

Mark Twain Medical Center and Mark Twain Health Care District are co-sponsors of the “Mammo-GLAM” campaign. MTHCD Board Member Susan Atkinson notes, “The district is excited to be taking an active part in this project focusing on women's breast health through education and prevention.”

She adds, “We have purchased breast self-exam models and will offer training on their use at the Mammo-GLAM events. We will also be subsidizing Common Ground Senior Services to help provide rides for women who have no other means of transportation to/from the events.”

Common Ground will have an eight passenger bus and three vans (three passengers and one wheelchair each) available to begin picking folks up one hour before the event and returning them up to one hour after the event. Call 209-498-2246 to request a ride.


About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also one of the area’s largest employers. More than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health, the fifth largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. For more information, please visit our website at Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.

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