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G E T T I N G I N V O L V E N E V A D A D C O U N T Y L I V I N G A HOME SERVICES AND RELOCATION DIRECTORY Help for Newcomers for such groups as Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release, Habitat for Humanity, Welcome Home Vets and Forest Trails Alliance. Learn more about the area’s colorful his- tory by visiting the Nevada County Historical Society website (NevadaCountyHistory.org) where you will also find information on membership, monthly programs and volun- teer opportunities at the society’s museums and research library. Also consider participating in the Barbara Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life Triathlon for women. Individuals and teams compete. There is also a fun run/walk. The event is sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation (530-477-9700). The foundation also has volunteer opportunities. Need activities that will involve the whole family or help the kids make friends? Look no further than the next page. I t can be difficult getting involved in a new community. So, here are some ideas. Take a land trust hike, join a garden or car club, become involved with one of the many local arts organizations, volunteer to be a state park docent or take a course at Sierra College. For those interested in service and fellow- ship, western Nevada County has a number of very active service clubs including Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions and Soroptimist International. Specific information can be found online un- der club name and community, for example Kiwanis, Grass Valley. Make friends while doing something for your new community. Go to the Center for Non-profit Leadership website (cnlsierra.org) for organizations that can always use volunteers. Check out the current members list under Membership. Here are contacts Rotarians at Work Day benefits the community. CHECK OUT: Welcome Club................. ncnugget.com Newcomers Club........ newcomersnc.org Go Carts – kids and adults Arcade – 40+ games Mini Golf – 18 holes Batting Cages – 6 tunnels Birthday Party Packages, Team Party Packages, Group Events, Concession Food. (530) 272-4949 A Family Oriented Bowling Center 314 Railroad Avenue, Grass Valley CA 95945 www.49erfunpark.com 420 Henderson Street • Grass Valley, CA 95945 • 530-274-6484 w w w.prosperitylanes.com A Toystore for Thinking Grownups. . . Games and Gaming Equipment 265-6692 320 Spring Street Historic Downtown Nevada City 156 NE VADA COUNTY GO L D Kites and Things That Fly Puzzles, Magic and Specialty Toys for All Ages