The 3rd Annual Poker Run of the Men’s Auxiliary of Ramona Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3783 will be held Saturday, Aug. 10.
All proceeds will stay in San Diego and will benefit the Men’s Auxiliary Post 3783 Relief Fund, service projects of the Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps and The Veterans Village of San Diego.
Motorcycles, cars and hot rods are welcome. Registration will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the VFW, 2247 Kelly Ave., where the event will begin and end. The Ladies Auxiliary will offer breakfast from 8 to 9:30 for
AT&T Pioneers, De Anza Chapter will hold its annual Charity Golf Tournament at San Vicente Golf Resort on Saturday, Aug. 10. Proceeds will help support the chapter’s S.T.E.P. project to help enrich the lives of underserved youth through mentoring, social interaction and respectful competition.
San Vicente Golf Resort is at 24157 San Vicente Road. Shotgun Start will be 8 a.m.
Thursday, July 25 TOPS—Ramona Chapter of TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly), Grace Community Church, 1234 Barger Place, 9 a.m. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. SUMMER SOCCER CAMP, 9 a.m. to noon, Ramona Soccer League fields. For ages 6-16. Cost: $115 for the week or $30 per day. For more information or to sign up, see www.ramonasoccer.com. [...]
Members of the Backcountry Quilters display the Christmas placemats they have been sewing for the Ramona Senior Center’s Christmas dinner and those in the Meals on the Go program.
Everyone attending the senior center’s Christmas dinner in December will receive one of the placemats, which are dual-sided with a non-Christmas motif on the reverse side. The Backcountry Quilters, a philanthropic group, plans to sew 150 placemats. Pictured, from left, are Cecilia Hart, Janet Haas, Candy Mittag, Dee McClelland and Myrl Bivens.
It’s a hobby that often becomes a lifestyle. Many amateur radio enthusiasts spend much of their free time perfecting their craft. By learning the limits of their personal equipment, clear and effective communication over the airwaves and preparation for emergencies, “ham” radio fans take pride in their skills and abilities.
Many Ramona hams shared their knowledge with local residents recently as part of the yearly Field Day, when they took over a section of Fire Station 82 on Dye Road.
Among churches in Ramona offering Vacation Bible School for children this summer are:
New Life Assembly
Wednesdays — July 10, 17, 24, and 31, and Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For ages 4 to 12. Includes outside fun time, Bible lessons, snacks and crafts. For more information, call 619-647-5120.
The Ramona Community Planning Group will conduct its monthly meeting Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m. at the Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane.
Ramona Community Planning Group, 7 p.m., Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. Among agenda topics: site plan for proposed Tractor Supply Company store at Hunter and Main streets, proposed AMCAL affordable workforce housing on Robertson Street, preliminary proposal for apartment complex on 16th Street, report of meeting on Santa Maria Creek cleanup, consideration of sending representatives to SDG&E
Golfers can register to play in the second annual Golfing for a Cure charity tournament that will be held Aug. 2 at the San Vicente Resort to raise funds to fight cancer.
The golf tournament, organized by the Ramona Relay for Life Committee, is the group’s third and final event of the season with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.
Ramona Rotarian Bob Vaughn accepts donations to help pay for the July 4 Family Picnic & Fireworks at the entrance to the event behind Olive Peirce Middle School on Independence Day. Vaughn was in charge of a coordinating collections in front of Albertsons, Stater Bros. and Kmart several Saturdays before the fireworks. Donations totaled $8,571.72. Of that, $1,011.79 was donated at the July 4 event.
This year’s festivities cost $26,000. Donation canisters will remain in Ramona businesses through Monday in an effort to meet that goal. As of Friday morning, an estimated $23,500 had been collected from a variety of sources. Donations may be sent to Ramona Rotary Club, P.O. Box 276, Ramona, CA 92065 with checks made payable to Ramona Rotary Fourth of July.