Monthly Meeting

A General Meeting and luncheon is held the last Wednesday of each month, September through June, at the San Vicente Resort, 24157 San Vicente Road, Ramona.

  • Check in and social time – 11:00 am
  • Call to Order – 11:30 am
  • Luncheon – Noon
  • Program – 12:30 pm

The luncheon is open to the public, with members and guests encouraged to make a reservation at the San Vicente Resort  front desk by the Friday before the meeting. The cost is $15.00. If you have made a reservation and must cancel, please call Pam Molthen at 760-789-6659 or contact her at psmolthen@sbcglobal.net.  Pam also has membership information.

Updates & Announcements

We’re trying something new to raise funds for our scholarships and community grants. If you shop on Amazon, use the following link to donate a portion of your purchase to the Valley Club. This donation won’t cost you anything and will be a big help to us. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/33-0729310
Thank you to our newest sponsor, Bay Equity Home Loans, 1140 Main St. # 202 , Ramona, CA 92065
800.BAY.3703.

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Someone's going to Disneyland!

Someone’s going to Disneyland!

The Denim and Diamonds Casino Night on Saturday, April 16 at the San Vicente Resort was great fun! Players vied for tickets to Disneyland among other cool prizes as well as sampling hors d’oeuvres and enjoying music. Casino Magic Parties professional staff put on the event for the Valley Club including, 3-card poker, blackjack, roulette and craps.

This year our charitable giving included six scholarships for graduating high school seniors, smaller grants to several community organizations and a larger grant to the Ramona Unified School District. Many Thanks to our Generous Sponsors!! (See Fundraising for List)

 Have you visited our Interest Groups? Find a new interest and meet some of our members. 

Friends of Ramona Library
All the current news about our Library can be found at the Friends new website: http://friendsoframonalibrary.org and by reading the Friends newsletter, The Friendly Wave, posted on the site.

Send all Updates To Maxine McNamara


October 2016

Tommy Lanier

Tommy Lanier

Our guest speaker in October is Mr. Tommy Lanier, retired U.S. Forest Service.  Mr. Lanier spent 10 years with the U.S. Forest Service in fire management and 33 years in law enforcement.  His last 10 years were with the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program (43 years total).  Mr. Lanier retired as Director of the National Marijuana Initiative which supported the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program (HIDTA).  In his role as Director, he supported 33 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Programs across the Nation that were funded through the Office of National Drug Control Policy.  He facilitated the exchange of intelligence and information between federal, state, and local law enforcement in order of disrupt the marijuana market.  Under his leadership, marijuana cultivation on public lands was reduced by over 40%.  Mr. Lanier will share some of his experiences and insight. (Mr. Lanier’s picture is at the White House Drug Policy Office)

September 2016

Bay Equity Home Loans

Our speakers will be Theresa Tynan, Branch Manager, Ramona Office & Angie Hoye, Production manager, Ramona Office. They will be talking about Reverse Mortgages and Refinancing. Theresa Tynan is an expert Mortgage Loan Advisor with more than 25 years of experience in residential lending. Having worked as both an underwriter and as a loan originator, she has a deep understanding of the home financing process. Theresa combines her diverse knowledge of the lending industry with her a natural ability to relate to people, quickly making all her clients feel at ease. Bay Equity is a full-service mortgage lender specializing home loans and reverse mortgages.  Bay Equity is family owned and operated. The company is a long time supporter of the Warrior Foundation-Freedom Station, donating a portion of the proceeds from each FHA and VA loan funded.

Come meet our new board for 2016-2017. They are as follows:
Mary McDonald (President),
Kaaren Thiem (First Vice President),
Pam Molthen (2nd Vice President),
Barbara Patenaude (Treasurer),
Corinne Splinter (Recording Secretary),
Pat Watte (Corresponding Secretary).
Maxine McNamara will remain on the Board as Past President, ex officio.