A life well lived ... this past Saturday morning Valley Home lost a very special member of our community. Long time rancher, Tony Taro passed away peacefully at home on the ranch he loved so dearly. Tony is survived by daughter Vickie and son Donnie; he was preceded in death by his loving wife Claire. Tony was well known throughout Northern California, having served on several boards throughout the region. Locally, Tony was among the handful of people who organized the very first Oakdale Rodeo ... a fact he was extremely proud of! Another of Tony's local contributions was his years ...
Valley Home School board met last Tuesday … it was an exciting time for students and parents at Valley Home. The board and superintendent Price welcomed new second grade teacher Mrs. Nabors. Mrs. Nabors fits right in at Valley Home School, she is positive, very happy, well educated, who we are sure will bring a wonderful learning experience to our Valley Home second graders.
Thank You!! To each and every one of you who donated and helped make our Valley Home Park yard sale such a wonderful success! Your generosity and caring spirit ensure that our little community park will be well maintained ... a family fun place ... a lovely meeting place ... and truly a place all us can be proud of and enjoy! Your donations will go 100 percent for park maintenance (PG&E, taxes, insurance, etc.) Thank you all!
It's here ... this Saturday our community will work together to raise funds to support our beautiful little community park! Special thanks to those who have donated items for the sale or are going to make monetary donations the day of the sale. Your generosity, and your calls and emails ensure our little park will always be well cared for! Please note, we will be at the park after 2:00 p.m. on Friday to start setting everything up! If you need help getting your items to the park on Friday please call me, Winnie at 209-985-5233. There will ...
"National Night Out!" Tuesday, August 4th! This very special event encourages all of us to step outside, meet our neighbors and get to know each other. Law enforcement believes one of the biggest deterrents to crime is for neighbors to know who belongs in their neighborhoods and communities. In Valley Home we do look out for each other ... it is our way of life! This Tuesday, August 4th please gather with us at our community park to celebrate "National Night Out." Please bring your favorite potluck dish to share ... drinks, plates and silverware will be provided. Law enforcement officers, county ...
The Heart of Valley Home ... a very special thank you goes to those who have called with donations of items for our community park sale! (Saturday August 8th) Not only have folks donated items for the sale, some such as Valley Home's Mr. T, are sending cash donations, which will go directly towards park maintenance. Valley Home residents, Chance and Jessica offered to come very early on Saturday the 8th to help set up ... the caring spirit of our community is alive and well! Several of our Valley Home young people will be up early helping put out road ...
July 22, 2015|
By WINNIE MULLINS
|Valley Home News
Remember tonight is our MAC meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the school. A perfect time to ask questions and get tons of information! Tonight we will also be discussing our Valley Home "National Night Out" celebration. The "Get Rid of Crime" evening encourages us to come out and get to know our neighbors. More information to come!
Happy Anniversary to Valley Home's most famous couple, Mr. & Mrs. Glenn and Laura Burghardt! Glenn & Laura have been married 52 years this week. Both Laura and Glenn are well known throughout the Valley Home community and are much loved by all. Laura and Glenn are a very special couple. We thank you for giving so many years of dedicated community service to making Valley Home a most wonderful place to live! We love you and wish you many blessings and much happiness to come!
Homemade pie, delicious ice cream and a heartwarming silent cowboy movie will welcome everyone this Saturday, April 25th at St John's/St Luke's Church. The fun will begin at 2:00 p.m. and is an ongoing fundraiser for the "church well fund." We hope everyone will attend and enjoy this very special day! St John's/St Luke's church is located at 4606 Michigan Avenue in Valley Home. All are welcome, your presence would be very much appreciated.
This week we remember fondly the man who was a friend to all! Mark Dickens was born and raised in Valley Home and in the years since his passing he is missed each and every day by all who knew and loved him.
Our best wishes for a speedy recovery go out to one of Valley Home's most special people ... Cody Fleischer! Cody was in a bad accident this past weekend and we all wish him a quick recovery. Cody is well known and very well liked in our community, he is a fun loving kid who is great fun to be around. Get better soon, Cody!
We hope everyone will take the opportunity to honor a local hero on Tuesday, April 7 when Gene Benedix receives the Purple Heart medal. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at the Gladys Lemmons Senior Center. This is such an amazing honor for someone very deserving!
A bad break ... Just as irrigation season is beginning our wonderful hard working neighbor Darlene Nunes suffered a broken foot. The break was very serious and will really be hard on Darlene. The Nunes family is well known throughout our Valley Home community for their dedication to this rural way of life we all love so much! Darlene and Alvin just give a holler if you need anything ... you know you have a community that thinks the world of you both and is ready to help in any way needed!
March 25, 2015|
By Winnie Mullins
|Valley Home News
Hot, yummy cinnamon rolls ready to eat...come by tomorrow, Thursday, March 19 and support our Valley Home students! Cinnamon rolls will be available at 8 a.m. for purchase. The early morning delicacy will be $5.00 for a tin of four delicious rolls. What a great way to start the day...a tasty treat while helping raise funds for our students Asilomar trip! Be sure to get there early, sale will end when cinnamon rolls are sold out.
March 19, 2015|
By WINNIE MULLINS
|Valley Home News
This week is an exciting week for future kindergarten students at Valley Home School! Today, Wednesday March 11, is registration day! It's always such a big day for the youngsters and parents alike ... It's a bittersweet time for many parents as they realize how quickly their little one is growing. Registration will be held on the Texas Avenue campus from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.