Giving Tree collection begins at The Junction

Merchants at The Junction shopping center will collect gifts for the county’s low-income families during its annual Giving Tree campaign.

Tags with the name and need of a Tuolumne County resident can be picked up between Cricket Wireless and the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office Community Service Unit or at TJ Maxx, Taylor Jewelers, Pac N Copy, BBVA Compass Bank, Umpqua Bank, Famous Footwear, Wells Fargo Bank, CVS Pharmacy or Jack in the Box.

Shoppers are asked to take a tag and return an unwrapped package, along with the tag, to any business in the center.

For more information, call Margaret Davis at (209) 533-3548 or email .

Town Hall Meetings offer networking opportunities

The Sonora Chamber of Commerce hosts Town Hall Meetings on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

The meetings are hosted by the chamber with cooperation with the City of Sonora and offer networking opportunities for local business people and community organizations, as well as an opportunity to discuss various city issues and activities. Meetings are held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Sonora City Council chambers, 94 N. Washington St.

For more information, call Shirley Sarno at (209) 694-4405.

Title Company
collecting for fire victims

Placer Title Company, which has offices in Angels Camp and Arnold, will host a supply drive for those displaced by recent fires in Northern California.

The company will collect donations at its sites in Angels Camp (210 S. Main St.), Arnold (1111 Dunbar Road) and Jackson (11321 Prospect Drive, No. 1).

New, unopened donations will be accepted between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Items needed include non-perishable, ready to eat foods; baby food and formula; toiletries; toilet paper; undergarments (all ages and sizes); diapers (adult, baby and toddler); wipes; cases of water; air purification masks.

Items needed for animals include bedding, disposable baking pans (for litter), small dishes, sheets to cover cages, cages (all sizes) and pet food.

Placer Title staff will deliver donations to the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds Evacuation Center in Yuba City and the Sonoma County Fairgrounds Evacuation Center in Santa Rosa.

Coffee Talks
set on Tuesdays

The Angels Camp Business Association hosts Coffee Talk Tuesday from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Angels Camp Business Association Office, 300 S. Main St., Angels Camp.

Coffee Talks are a casual gathering where local business owners, organizations and the community can share ideas, network and learn from one another.

For more information, email or visit