Saturday, September 25, 2010

Fall Events and Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome to Fall, and the upcoming October events on the PAA calendar.

On Tuesday, October 5th, 10 am, Thora Richardson will host the Cough Pillow/Blanket Workshop at her home. Call Thora to let her know if you plan to attend.

On Saturday, October 9th, 9 am to 3 pm, PAA will have a Cookbook Sales table the San Jose Auxiliary's annual Pumpkin Patch event. If you would like to help sell cookbooks, please call Becky Yung, who is in charge of our cookbook sales tables. The Pumpkin Patch is a wonderful event and well worth attending. Its a huge success every year, and raises a great deal of money for LPCH.

The next date to note on your calendar is October 12th, the PAA Annual Membership Tea, which will be held at Holbrook Palmer Park at 2:00 pm. This is the event at which we honor members for their years of service to PAA. Mary Hicks has planned a delicious menu, which will be catered by our own PAA members. Nancy Bronstein will make lovely Fall floral arrangements for the tea.

On October 12th and 13th, the Restaurants With Heart dinners will be held at Mythos Restaurant in San Carlos. Mythos serves delicious Mediterranean/Greek cuisine. I encourage you to go our events page which has the announcement and the reservation information. You can now make and pay for your reservation very easily online. Although on-line reservations and payment are preferred, you may still secure reservations by mailing in a check or phoning our PAA number (364-2588, ext. 4) and leaving a message with reservation information.

There are many volunteering opportunities in PAA for your consideration. For example,
Marlene Bolhoffer, Chair of the Restaurants With Heart Committee, will have a sign up sheet at the Membership Tea, asking for members to volunteer to help with the operation of this fund raising effort. Marlene would welcome a call from you if you can help.

Another immediate volunteer need is to form the Nominating Committee, which will determine the slate of candidates for the 2011 Board. If you are interested in serving on the Committee, please call Sharon Brugos.

We are happy to welcome three new members to PAA, Ermie Caltabiano, Carolann Brlecic and Barbara Braun.

Deborah Potash,
President, PAA