Meals & Wheels for Meals on Wheels set

Tickets are on sale now for the 11th annual Meals & Wheels for Meals on Wheels slated for Aug. 26.

The event is a major fundraiser for Sierra Senior Providers Inc.’s Meals on Wheels Program.

The event will run from 5 to 9 p.m. and will include live entertainment at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, train rides, live and silent auctions, raffle prizes, a best-dressed contest and dinner catered by Black Oak Casino Resort’s Seven Sisters.

Tickets cost $75 per person or $600 for a table of eight.

For tickets or more information, call (209) 533-2622, or go online to

TOPS meets Tuesdays

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a weight-loss support group, meets from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Tuolumne County Library, 480 Greenley Road in Sonora.

For more information, call (209) 213-9265.

PTSD support offered

A secondary PTSD support group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Tuolumne County Senior Center, 540 Greenley Road, Sonora.

The peer support group is not a substitute for therapy or professional counseling, but is a safe place to share experiences with others who may be affected by a loved one’s PTSD.

For more information, call Nina Schlofflel at (209) 532-6119.

RSVP deadline for veterans to be included in the program is Monday. Deadline for lunch reservations for all others is Nov. 10.

For reservations, call Margie Lang at (209) 586-6129.

Al-Anon Family
groups offered

Several Al-Anon Family Groups are offered throughout the Mother Lode.

The groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experiences, strength, and hope to help solve common problems, stated a press release.

Meeting locations, days and times include:


• Sonora Alateen, 5:30 p.m., Starbucks, 13761 Mono Way, East Sonora (in The Junction shopping center)


• Noon AFG, 12:30 p.m., Sonora Hills Foursquare Church, 20415 Jamestown Road, Sonora


• Sonora AFG, 7 p.m., Alano Club, 19421 Village Drive, Sonora


• Willow Springs AFG, 12:30 p.m., Willow Springs Clubhouse, 20522 Willow Springs Drive, Soulsbyville

• Women’s Meeting AFG, 5:30 p.m., Sonora Hills Foursquare Church, 20415 Jamestown Road, Sonora