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Rent The Center for Your Next Event

The Community Center has 4 various sized rooms and a commercial kitchen that is available for parties, meetings, seminars, weddings, receptions, memorials or most any occasion... we can accommodate you and your group.

To contact our Facility Coordinator, Joyce Harris at (530)417-1821 or to check availability, confirm prices and make your reservations. She will be happy to assist you to make your event a success!

Spring Newsletter

Check out our spring newsletter to keep informed on our activities.

Receive your Newsletter by Email

If you would like to receive your newsletter by email, contact Judy Coupar

Wanted: Volunteers

The PPCCCA is growing by leaps and bounds and is ALWAYS looking for great volunteers to help out for all the dinners, events, and activities. We are looking for volunteers for:

Office Help

See's Candy Sales

and other events

If you are interested, please call 647-8005 or stop by the Center.

Free Dinner Bingo

Join us for Free Dinner with Buy-in on the 2nd Tuesday each month. More details available on the Bingo page.

Taco Feed in June

Our next Taco Feed is June 12th and will continue to be on the 2nd Friday of the month (except September which is on the third Friday) through November. Menu includes Chicken Enchilada, Taco Salad, Taco (your choice of ground beef, pork or fish), Refried Beans and Rice. Cost is $8.00 per adult and $4.00 per child (under 12). Coupons will give a discount of $1 off per adult or 50¢ per child.

Print your coupons here.

BBQ Rib/Chicken Dinner
May 31st

This feast features a No-Host Bar (Beer, Wine and Soda). The menu includes Ribs, Chicken, Baked Beans, Corn on the Cob, and Cole Slaw. Cost is $15.00 per person and is served from 3-6 PM. There will also be Raffle Baskets to support the July 4th event. Tickets are available at: SMOKEY JOE’S MOUNTAIN DELI, SHIPSHAPEUSA and the POLLOCK PINES-CAMINO COMMUNITY CENTER. Print your flyer here.

Miss Pollock Pines Pageant 2015

Calling all young ladies between ages 12 and 19! Plan to enter the first annual Miss Pollock Pines Pageant. Fill out your application here and submit before June 1st. More details about oritentation and rehearsals are available on their Facebook page.

Wagon Train June 5th

Wagon Train PosterMark your calendar for the 66th annual Wagon Train,  California and Nevada’s ONLY BI-STATE HISTORIC EVENT!! Keep informed through their website at:
http://www.hwy50wagontrain.com/wagontrain.html

July 4th Festivities

Everything for the 4th of July will be here! Mark your calendar for this celebration. Begin with a Pancake Breakfast at Pollock Pines Fire Station #17 from 7 to 10 am. Stake out your seat to watch the parade from Noon to 1 PM, which ends at the Pollock Pines-Camino Community Center with a full afternoon and evening of fun, games and food. All the details are on your festivities program.

Senior Nutrition Program

The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program is now using the Community Center as its location for lunch services in Pollock Pines. Lunch is served from 12-12:30 Monday through Friday. Suggested donation is $3.00 for adults 60 years or older. People under 60 and even children are welcome to come to the luncheons. The requested donation is $5 per person.

Check this page for menu details. To download the menu information you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available at:
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.

Senior Assistance Program for Vegetation Removal

For citizens in the county over 65 who are disabled, consider this program for establishing a defensible space around your property.

2015 Senior Assistance Flyer
2015 Application for Senior Assistance

 

Pollock Pines Fire Safe Council

The Sand fire came close, not close enough to harm us….BUT close enough for us to be reminded that in Pollock Pines it is NOT a question of IF a fire will happen in our community but rather WHEN it happens……..WILL YOU BE PREPARED?

A fire can start anywhere in our community and for any reason, some set on purpose, by accident and a by force of nature. In Pollock Pines we have the American River canyon that poses a very large threat to our community if a fire were to start. The potential winds that could come up through the canyon with a fire could possibly reach Pony Express within hours.

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR A FIRE EVACUATION?

A month before the Sand Fire, a group of Pollock Pines residence started the process of forming the Pollock Pines/Camino Fire Safe Council. As of July 26 there is now a board as an associate council through the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council.

WHEN A FIRE COMES WILL YOU BE PROACTIVE OR REACTIVE?

The new council will be meeting the 3rd Wednesday of each month, currently at the PP Community Center on Sanders Dr., 7-9pm.

Our mission statement is Public Safety from Wildland Fire through Evacuation, Education and Defensible Space.

If you are not able to attend the monthly meetings, and want to be kept informed of what the council is doing, PLEASE EMAIL that you would like to be on the email distribution list.

EDUCATING THE POLLOCK PINES /CAMINO COMMUNITY IS PARAMOUNT!!

We need to come together as a community, be prepared before disaster strikes and when disaster strikes, the community is able to handle it!

CERT

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program is a nationwide program that educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may effect their area. CERT training includes basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and urban rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations.

During a major disaster local authorities may be overwhelmed. CERT members are trained to assist others in their neighborhood or workplace when professional responders are not immediately available to help. Their skills can help save and sustain lives until help arrives.

CERT can also assist with non-emergency community events. CERT members have been used to distribute disaster education material, provide standby medical aid and direct traffic at parades, community cleanup and other events.

In El Dorado County CERT training is coordinated through the Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services (OES). For more information contact Deputy Jordan Thomson (530) 621-7660, .

Pollock Pines CERT was formed in Oct. 2006. Our meetings are held at the Pollock Pines Camino Community Center the third Saturday of the month at 9:00 am. Visitors are welcome. Contact Bob Todd at for more information.

Interact Community Breakfast

Our breakfasts are done for the school year. We will be back again in September to serve you on the second Saturday of the month. Watch for our flyer here for details.

Sierra Ridge School and the Pollock Pines-Camino Rotary Club offer a service club to the 7th and 8th grade students. Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 12-18.

Interact clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance. Interact provides the opportunity to make new friends, improve our community, develop leadership skills and make a difference in the world. At the same time the students are having fun and receiving recognition for their service.

Interact clubs are self-governing making it possible to choose and carry out service projects that students care about. Some projects for this club include the monthly Community Breakfast (the second Saturday’s from September to May), making Water Purifying Indicators for use in third world areas, doing a project that benefits the school such as cleaning up the cross country track and donating 10 refurbished bikes to children at Pinewood School.

The Community Breakfasts are the the club's major fundraisers. The breakfast sales usually pay the expenses and the donations received allow the club the do community and world projects. Last year the club donated $55.00 to the Rotary PolioPlus project to eradicate Polio, and they donated $150 to the S/R Athletics Department for new basketballs and volleyballs and donated $300.00 to the Music Department that will be used in 2014-2015 for new music. (Over 50% of the school participates in the music programs.)

They provided service to the school to help monitor the Cross County Meet in the fall as well as helping with Benefit dinners and many other service projects.

With more than 250,000 Interactors in over 120 countries and geographical areas, Interact is a worldwide phenomenon that began in 1960.

Interact has been active at Sierra Ridge for the past four years and has received awards in 2011 from Rotary District 5190 being designated the “Rising Star Club”, in 2012 for International Service with the making of the Water Purifying Indicators and in 2013 for Fundraising. The club has brought in special speakers to Sierra Ridge School and to the club to enrich the Interact experience.

Exercise Classes

Now that winter is done, check out our spring/summer classes