Placer Pacers P.
O. Box 142
Auburn, CA 95604
Vice President Don
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Membership Chair A.
Friendship Walks Wayne
Holloway A Great Place to Start a Walk
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Tuesday, November 10, 2009
President, Jay LaCroix, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Jay reported the following changes for next year. The Oroville walk in October 2010 has been
changed to Auburn – September 25-26. 2010.
Minutes: The minutes of the October 2009 meeting were accepted as submitted.
T esrr R p r Treasurer, Betsy McDevitt, gave the following report:
Oscar Timmons gave a report on the bus trip to San Juan Bautista. It was a great success and
everyone had a good time.
Placer Pacer Regular Events:
Apple Hill – The price of the patches is being changed from $3.50 to $3.00
Lincoln – Don Ratliff said he was working on a walk for Penryn but the business where the
Start Point was going to be went out of business. So he is now putting together a walk in
downtown Lincoln starting at Panera Bread. He and Marillyn found a new nature trail that we
a. Specialties – report
b. Awards – report
c. Personal Incentives – Friendship Walks – Wayne Holloway said there is no longer a
Personal Incentives program and he is working on the 2010 Friendship Walk Sched-
ule. Also, if you want to purchase the $3 Williams, see the Treasurer.
d. Auditing – report
e. Newsletter – Footprints –Jerry Braunstein is back and needs articles/pictures.
f. Publicity – Need volunteer
g. Registrar – Don said there are 4 pre-registrations for Apple Hill
h. Checkpoint and Start/Finish – Sign up sheets going around
i. Membership – Bohanan reported at total of 128 (90 family/38 individual)
j. Sociability – and Oscar Timmons said the Holiday Party is Friday, Dec. 4th at 6
p.m. Bring a dish to share (sign up sheet going around) and bring a gift for the bingo
K. Historian – Lillian Webber reported that she will bring binders to the Holiday Party.
L. Webmeister – Don Ratliff said the website is up to date.
M. Phone and Sign-ups –Don Ratliff said we still need some volunteers for Sunday at
N. Trail Master – report
Empire Mine planning for 2010 will be deferred until a later date.
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committee by February 2010. Let Jay know if you are interested in being on the commit-
Wayne Holloway said that we need to start teaming up with other organizations to get
the word out about the Placer Pacers and AVA.
Bruce McDevitt said that we need to make an extra effort to spread the word at events
after the closing of the finish table.
Jerry Braunstein reported that he and Anna Lee will be volunteering at the Mountain
Mandarin Festival in Auburn and will be distributing Placer Pacer brochures.
Opportunity Drawing: The total amount donated was $18.00. Our winner, Wayne Hol-
loway, received $9.00
Adjournment: At 7:45 p.m. Don Ratliff made a motion to adjourn the meeting. It was
seconded by Rita Plummer.
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5/6 RW Winters This walk takes you along city streets and by
9 FW Virginia City
many historic sites and is a different route that
12/13 RW San Jose
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13 FW Capitola
Authors and Literary Landmarks, Courthouses,
19 RW San
Pony Express, Railroad Heritage, Riverwalk
20 FW Sutter Creek
America, State Capital, State Parks Start Times:
31/1 RW Sacramento
Start from 5:00pm to 6:00pm and finish by 9:00pm
Location: Pioneer House, 415 P Street,
Sacramento, CA 95814 Start Point / Driving Di-
rections: Pioneer House, 415 P Street, Sacra-
mento, CA 95814. From east or west bound US
50/Business 80/Capitol City Freeway take I-5 north
bound to the Q Street exit. Take Q Street to 5th
Street. Turn left on 5th Street for one block, then
turn left on P Street to #415 (less than one block).
Note the parking restrictions for street parking as
they can differ from block to block.
Jim Goodheart 10 events Awards
Frank Janiga 100 events Karen Earned If you are out on New Years Day, try this
Janiga 100 events Rita In the one.
Plummer 200 events Sally last
Coones 225 events Roxy
Jones 250 events quarter New Years Day Walk:
Paula Crist-Pickett 275 events
Doug Rathgeb 375 events Special Classifications: Authors and Literary
Jean Lucas 425 events Betsy Landmarks, Courthouses, Pony Express, Railroad
McDevitt 450 events Bruce Heritage, Riverwalk America, State Capital, State
McDevitt 450 events Betty Parks Start Times: 9:00am –12:00pm, finish by
Howland 600 events Jim 3:30pm Location: Pioneer House, 415 P Street,
Plummer 800 events Marillyn Sacramento, CA 95814 Start Point / Driving
Ratliff 850 events Don Ratliff Directions: Pioneer House, 415 P Street, Sac-
950 events Charlie Fowble ramento, CA 95814. From east or west bound US
1900 events 50/Business 80/Capitol City Freeway take I-5 north
bound to the Q Street exit. Take Q Street to 5th
Frank Janiga 1000 KM Karen Street. Turn left on 5th Street for one block, then
Janiga 1000 KM Sally turn left on P Street to #415 (less than one block).
Coones 2500 KM Steve Note the parking restrictions for street parking as
Hughart 3500 KM Gale they can differ from block to block.
Hughart 4000 KM Betty
Howland 6500 KM Bud
Simmons 19000 KM Jill
Simmons 19000 KM
Looking forward to Lincoln
Save the date
February 27 & 28
What a great time we had at Apple Hill. The walk was
such a big success with 240 walkers and absolutely 10k with 5k option
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have our wonderful volunteers, who give of their time Description: Walk will be on city streets
and selves. You all know who you are, but, we want to and bike trails - mostly on bike trails in
thank each and every one of you. wildlife refuge. California County is
Placer. Amenities: Strollers: easy |
Dick Mason Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Rest-
AJ & Jim Bohanon Roberta & Bud Murray rooms: Yes
Anna Lee & Jerry Braunstein Betsy McDevitt
Pat & Roger Conant Dave Pelz Special Classifications: This event does
Mark Edelstein Qeldas & Vaughn not have any special classifications as-
Charlie Fowble Pickett signed.
Pat Hamilton Doug Rathgeb
Betty Howland Marillyn & Don Ratliff Start Times: Start 08:00 to 12:00 Finish
Karen & Frank Janiga Jeanne Ross by 3:00 Location: Panera Bread bakery
Jan Jarabek Sheila Steinberg
Carmen & Hank Krizl Start Point / Driving Directions: 890 Grove-
Jay LaCroix land Lane, Lincoln, CA From Sacramento,
Jan & Oscar Timmons take I-80 to CA65 towards Lincoln. Turn left
Jean Lucas Joanna Watzig
Art Lloyd on Ferrari Ranch Road (stoplight). Panera
Bread at the corner of Ferrari Ranch Road
and Groveland Lane, on the left.
From Auburn, take I-80 to CA193 towards
Thank you all!!! Bette Lincoln. Turn left off CA-193 onto Ferrari
& Ron Haskell Ranch Road. Cross Hwy-65, Panera Bread
Walkmeisters at the corner of Ferrari Ranch Road and
Groveland Lane, on the left.
Mare Island Flyway Festival Walk
Mare Island Flyway Festival Walk Event Type: Walk Event ID: 86489 Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K.
Description: TRAIL RATING/DESCRIPTION: Rated 1+. The walk includes historic buildings & homes
on Mare Island as well as new utilization of the former Navy Base. This walk is in conjunction with the
annual San Francisco Flyway Festival which includes art exhibits, movies, lectures and live bird
demonstrations. See www.sfbayflywayfestival.com for more information. Amenities: Strollers: medium
| Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes Special Classifications: Cemetery Stroll,
Firehouses, Historic Churches, Islands, Museums, Riverwalk America Start Times: 9 AM Saturday
and Sunday Location: Mare Island - Flyway Festival Event Building, Azuar Ave & I Streets, Vallejo CA
94952 Website: www.vacavolks.org Start Point / Driving Directions: From I 80 Exit @ Tennessee
Continue through town to and cross bridge onto island. Tennessee becomes G Street, Continue to
Azuar & turn right to Starting Point.
From Hwy 101 take Route 37 to Mare Island Exit. Continue into Mare Island on Walnut Street to
Starting Point located between Walnut and Azuar Avenue Awards & Fees: A Award
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