Community Events & News

Rotary Cow & Calf Chip Bingo Tickets are now on sale. This annual event raises funds for four high school scholarships, and a donation to the Rotary Foundation in support of Polio Plus, a campaign to eradicate polio worldwide. Each year at Homecoming, bingo square boards are drawn, and the cow or calf is let into the area to do its “thing”. Holders of winning tickets can win $100, $200, $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 in prize money. Tickets are available from any Rotarian or call Richard Forster at 209-608-4748. Tickets are $20, $50 and $100 each.

 Preston Castle Tours for 2018 will open to the public beginning Saturday, April 7th through August 18th, from 10 AM to 1 PM. Trained historic docents will be ready take visitors on a guided tour of the historic Castle. Volunteers are also needed. The Preston Castle is looking for volunteers from tour guides to cashiers, and several positions in between. Annual training will be held on March 24th. Check the website at if you are interested, need more information, or to sign up. Or, email Sybil Griffith at








The City of Ione, California

The City of Ione is nestled in the beautiful oak covered foothills in the Gold Country. Residents and visitors to Ione enjoy the gentle climate, pastoral setting with oak trees and farmlands, and the family-oriented atmosphere of this medium-sized city.

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