Pleasanton Weekly

News - November 19, 2010

News digest

Drivers needed

Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley is looking for volunteer drivers to transport seniors to their medical appointments.

The Senior Transportation Program supplements existing public and paratransit services by providing rides via volunteer drivers. It is funded by the Alameda County Transportation Commission.

Volunteers must have a valid driver's license, a registered vehicle, carry automobile liability insurance, and have a clear DMV record. Contact Jennifer Cullen at 931-5387 or email ja.cullen@yahoo.com

Joy of remembrance

Hope Hospice Lights of the Valley will take place throughout the Tri-Valley with symbolic lights, keepsake ornaments and names inscribed on the Wreath of Remembrance.

The tree lighting ceremonies will be held on the following dates:

- Nov. 30: Livermore, 4444 East Ave.

- Dec. 1: Dublin, 7051 Dublin Blvd.

- Dec. 2: Pleasanton, Heritage Bank of Commerce, 300 Main St.

- Dec. 7: San Ramon Regional Medical Center, 7777 Norris Canyon Road

In Pleasanton, the Foothill High School Women's and Chamber Choirs will perform.

For information on symbolic lights, keepsake ornaments or names inscribed on the Wreath of Remembrance, call 829-8770 or visit www.hopehospice.com/lov. Minimum donation is $10.

The lights will shine throughout the holiday season. Memory books will be displayed and honored at each ceremony site and also will be available for viewing at the Hope Hospice office, 6377 Clark Ave., Suite 100, Dublin.

Help juniors golf

Callippe Preserve Golf Course is holding a fundraiser for its juniors golf program called Pick-A-Penny for the Kids. Golfers pick a tee and pay 1 cent to $5 to be entered into a drawing for golfing goodies including a Callaway Hyper Lite 3.0 Bag and several kinds of golf clubs.

The fundraiser will continue until all the tees are picked. Go to the pro shop at Callippe for more information.

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