The Club's FREE hot supper program returned this month and it came back in style. Finding a new Kitchen Manager was a long and exhaustive process, but the Club finally struck gold in Chef Dennis. Trained as a chef, Dennis is a Club parent and knows how to make restaurant quality food that the kids will love, and which hits all the USDA requirements for nutrition and quantity.
In an otherwise gloomy and COVID filled January, the hands on the sign of our building have shone out into the dark nights, and as I turn for home each evening have reminded me that the new building isn't just bricks and mortar - it is a community. Not only has it been built by the community and funded by the community, but it is a reflection of our community.
We know that everyone gets excited about the holiday season, no matter how or what we celebrate. It may be the holiday break from school and work, the opportunity to gather with friends or family, the chance to ski (pray for snow!), etc. There is beauty in the diversity of all unique rituals, roles, and traditions in our community. Along with that, come the common [...]
Can you believe that we only have 7 weekends until Santa arrives? And for all of us the remainder of 2021 is starting to look really busy! However, we have a few more important dates for your calendar. The first one and a VERY important one is that the Club will be CLOSED on November 11th and 12th. The 11th is Veteran's Day and a National Holiday. The 12th is a staff training day for LTUSD (postponed from during the heavy smoke conditions in August). As you know, when the schools are closed during vacations, we open for full days to support our members and working families. However, to do that, we need staff and unfortunately, as a number of our staff work for the School District, they are unavailable on the 12th.