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Valley Home News for October 24, 2012
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Brrrr! Can you feel the chill in the air? Is it really the weather or a foreboding warning of coming events scheduled to occur in our community? If you have a pen handy, circle Saturday, October 27th on your calendar and plan to visit the Valley Home Community Park to enjoy an evening with thrills and chills courtesy of Valley Home 4-H. Enjoy a visit to a Haunted House/Halloween Party, sponsored by the Valley Home 4-H Community Service Project Members.

The Valley Home 4H Club invites you to help them kick off the 2012-2013 4H year with a tour of our newest project. The Valley Home 4-H Genetics Project will have an Open House on October 27th. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for guided tours and refreshments.

In an effort to produce quality market and dairy animals with zero carcass waste and increased profit, our genetics project is currently working closely with our livestock projects.

Valley Home 4H Genetics--living up to the 4H motto: "To Make The Best Better."

The program will be held at The Valley Home Park and will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free with the donation of any non-perishable food item. All donated items will be used in our Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets to help local families.


Oak Valley Art Society members gathered at the Escalon Library on the past Saturday and Sunday for their Annual Fall Art show. Our own Bryce McKenzie entered a colorful painting of a Clown and was awarded a 3rd place ribbon in the Youth Art category. Escalon High School student Alex Jasso, a new member of the Art group was the winner of a 1st place rosette award for his very first entry. The winning paintings will be on exhibit at the library for the month of November.


Be sure to circle Saturday, November 3rd on your calendar and plan to join a special celebration for former Valley Home School Principal Harold Pope's 80th Birthday Celebration. It will be held from 1pm-4pm in the Valley Home School Multipurpose Room on the Pioneer Avenue campus. In lieu of gifts, bring your birthday wishes and favorite memories. All families welcome. You will bless his day with your presence.


Tyler Barreto enjoyed a birthday celebration in honor of his 9th birthday on Monday, October 22nd. Loads of Happy birthday wishes from all your Valley Home friends, Tyler.


Ryan Burghardt celebrated his special day on Monday, October 22nd. Ryan is attending the University of the Pacific and will enjoy birthday festivities in his honor on the coming weekend.