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Fire Auxiliary, Covid-19 and Fund Raisers for 2020

Fire Auxiliary, Covid-19 and Fund Raisers for 2020

  If you put those three items together — Fire Auxiliary, Covid-19 and Auxiliary/Fire Department Fund Raisers for 2020 — you’ll come up with the ugly reality that the Mi Wuk Sugar Pine Fire Auxiliary raised $ 00.00 for our department this year.  Normally we raise enough money in our fundraisers to supplement the Fire Department’s budget by $20,000 annually.  When the department has a need, they present it to…

Honoring our Country

Honoring our Country

Happy Fourth of July   We’re wishing all of our Mi Wuk Village friends and neighbors a happy and safe and sane July Fourth from our new home in the high desert of Boise ID.  We have another beautiful pine tree in the back yard–those two trees constitute our “national forest”.  (Yes, we do miss it!)  Our lovely Sanctuary home on Lama Hisum Road has been sold and we hope…

UPDATES FOR OUR MWSPFPD AUXILIARY MEMBERS

Dear MWSPFPD Auxiliary Member(s): For the upcoming month of July…          No Potluck          No Auxiliary Meeting          July 14, 7 p.m., Firehouse:  FIRE BOARD MEETING.  Linda Martin will host the dessert.  (Thank you, Linda!) ****************************** Just an F.Y.I….        The Auxiliary hosted a lunch for an all-fire staff training session on May 28. The board will meet some time during July…

Forest Order STF-16-2020-08 Enacts Campfire Restrictions for EVERYONE'S Protection

Forest Order STF-16-2020-08 Enacts Campfire Restrictions for EVERYONE'S Protection

May 30, 2020 Contact: Diana J. Fredlund Cell: (209) 272-5455 diana.fredlund@usda.gov www.facebook.com/StanislausNF   SONORA, Calif. – The Stanislaus National Forest issued Forest Order STF-16-2020-08, which enacts campfire restrictions to protect natural resources, to provide for public and employee safety and community protection. Restrictions are effective immediately and are in effect until further notice. Igniting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire is prohibited on the Stanislaus…

Burn Permits Suspended in Tuolumne County, Effective June 1st

Burn Permits Suspended in Tuolumne County, Effective June 1st

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Tuolumne, Calaveras, Eastern Stanislaus and Eastern San Joaquin Counties From Emily Kilgore, Fire Prevention Specialist II, (209) 532-7424 ext. 101 SAN ANDREAS – With 2020 starting out with February being the driest month since the 1850’s in California, warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out the annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in the…

Juvenile Delinquents in Mi Wuk Village????

Juvenile Delinquents in Mi Wuk Village????

WOW!  For the first time EVER, the Mi Wuk Heights Mutual Water Company’s storage tanks have been vandalized by two teenage delinquents, with small-ish footprints.  They were caught in the act by residents in the neighborhood but got away before the Sheriff’s Deputies arrived. This is not amusing.  Also in recent days a generator has been stolen from an Olo Win Trail home and a motorcycle from under a hard-to-access…

What Do You Know About the Mi Wuk Indian House Figures?

What Do You Know About the Mi Wuk Indian House Figures?

I have been asked to ask you all if you might have any information about the Mi Wuk Indian figures that began to appear on community cabins at least 35 years ago if not longer ago.  I’m thinking more like 55 years ago.  In talking to one of my reporters/informants it might be that Harry Hoefler, developer of Mi Wuk Village, gave a pair to each cabin purchaser in the…

MUST SEE!! The Mi Wuk Sugar Pine Fire Protection District Auxiliary's Thank You to Our Firefighters

MUST SEE!!  The Mi Wuk Sugar Pine Fire Protection District Auxiliary's Thank You to Our Firefighters

https://youtu.be/34Ucmtodqss Friday, May 8th………My guru is going to help with the video today so please check back later when, hopefully, the video is ‘up’ as it should be.  No, I don’t know everything technologically!!!   Members of the Mi Wuk Sugar Pine Fire Protection District Fire Auxiliary and community folks have created this tribute to our awesome firefighters.  Enjoy.       As I previewed this post I just clicked…

Stanislaus National Forest Extends Recreational Site Closures Until May 15

Stanislaus National Forest Extends Recreational Site Closures Until May 15

Popular gathering spots, like Pinecrest Lake, campgrounds, and high traffic roads will remain closed for recreation, in the Stanislaus National Forest, through May 15.   The action extends a closure order that was set to expire today.  You can still legally travel along roads like Buchanan Mine, Beardsley, Cottonwood, Cherry Lake, Lumsden and Candy Rock, but there is no parking allowed along those roads.  The parking lots at campgrounds and…

Fire Auxiliary Fundraisers Updates Due to Covid 19

Fire Auxiliary Fundraisers Updates Due to Covid 19

Here is the latest from our Mi Wuk Sugar Pine Fire Auxiliary Board… The following events have been cancelled: – May Potluck – May Auxiliary Luncheon and Meeting – Tea Tyme – Pancake Breakfast – Spaghetti Dinner. Because it is our biggest fundraiser, the plan is to hold the Rummage Sale over Labor Day weekend (September 4-5, 2020), provided the concerns over COVID-19 have subsided.  So…If possible, hold on to…

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