Union Democrat staff

Open House

The Calaveras County Visitors Bureau is inviting the public to attend its annual Holiday Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Calaveras County Visitors Center, 1192 S. Main St., in historic downtown Angels Camp.

Guests will be treated to seasonal goodies and "one-day only" deals on merchandise including Calaveras T-shirts, books, magnets, frog tub fizzies, pins, patches, and locally grown and produced items.

A popular item for this holiday season is the exclusive 2011 National Capitol Christmas Tree ornament commemorating the "People's Tree" from the Stanislaus National Forest. The ornament is available at the Visitors Center for $10 each and supply is limited.

For more information, call the Calaveras Visitors Center at 736-0049.


of officers

The Tuolumne County Women's Network had its 21st annual Installation of Officers Dinner Nov. 15 at Seven Sisters Restaurant at Black Oak Casino.

The new officers will be, Marcia VanSwoll, president; Julia Clark, vice president; Nikki Fyfe, secretary; Michelle Tuttle, treasurer, and Jan Cadotte, chief financial officer.

For more information. call Linda Schooley at 559-2022, or 866-359-7557.

The Tuolumne County Association of Realtors will install its new president, Dennis Dahlin, of Coldwell Bank, Segerstrom Real Estate, Sonora, at its installation ceremony Nov. 18 at the Sonora Opera Hall.

No-host cocktails will begin at 5:30 p.m., to be followed by hors d'oeuvres.

Mark Kraft, former California Association of Realtors, Region seven chairperson, will install the new officers and directors.

Officers to be installed include Greg Humphrey, president-elect, Coldwell Banker, Twain Harte Realty, Twain Harte, and Bill Horne, treasurer, Horne Management, Twain Harte.

Incoming directors include Deby Stagliano, Coldwell Banker Segerstrom, Sonora; Mark Pradenas, Century 21 Wildwood, Twain Harte; Lauree Borup, Re/Max Yosemite Gold, Groveland; Juli Healy, of Real Living Sugar Pine Realty, Mi-Wuk Village; and Steve Campbell, Prudential California Realty, Sonora.

The ceremony will be hosted by Coy Knapp, of Real Living Sugar Pine Realty, Sonora.

The evening will end with music by Stir It Up.

Tickets are $18 per person.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 532-3432.