Mary Neufeld Vice President of HRCH
Please note that BBQ contestants must provide their own ingredients, serving utensils and grill (if needed) plus make enough of their dish to serve bite size samplers to a crowd of approximately 300 people. Home-brewers should make enough beer to provide samplers for the same. Two free admissions are offered to each BBQ contestant or home-brewer who enters. Prizes, bragging rights and a commemorative plaque go home with the top three winners in both the Beer and BBQ categories, plus a limited a cash reimbursements on expenses.
Join Sanctuary Forest on Saturday, September 9 for the Big Red: Ancient Redwood hike, held in a section of virgin Mattole headwaters forest. Hike leaders will share stories about the Mattole community's historic efforts to preserve different areas of this forest, including the 2,000 year old Big Red, which sparked the creation of Sanctuary Forest in 1987. Meet at the Sanctuary Forest office at 8:45 a.m. Bring a lunch and plenty of water and wear sturdy hiking shoes. This hike is a rigorous, mostly uphill, 5-mile hike on uneven terrain.
For more information, visit www.sanctuaryforest.org, or call 986-1087 ext. 9#.
Proceeds benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Learn more at afsp.org/arcata.
Please join Sanctuary Forest on Sunday, September 10 for the Map Reading & Land Navigation hike in Hidden Valley in Whitethorn. Hike leaders Eric Shafer and John Jennings will lead an introduction in reading maps and using compasses to navigate your way through the wilderness. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Sanctuary Forest Office. Bring a compass, lunch and water. Some compasses will be provided. For more information, contact Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 986-1087 ext 9#. Hope to see you there!
The community is cordially invited to join Sanctuary Forest on Saturday, September 16 to witness and participate in the Naming Ceremony. The Naming Ceremony is an annual ritual held each fall within the ancient redwood forest sanctuary of the Mattole River headwaters. This candlelight ceremony—which features poetry and music—will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end by 7:30, with refreshments served afterwards. The names of all those who have been memorialized and honored during the year, as well as all of our donors, will be read aloud during the ritual. Those recognized at this ceremony will reflect all donations received by September 14th.
Please call Sanctuary Forest at (707) 986-1087, ext. 9# if you would like to attend this very special ceremony. RSVP by September 10th is requested.
Please join us at the
Southern Humboldt Chamber Mixer!
Member Appreciation & Membership Drive!
Come meet Jenny Early, our New Executive Director!
Grand Opening & Block Party for:
Redwood Raindrop Harmonics
09/29/17Your participation is needed!
Please join the Southern Humboldt Chamber of Commerce's
1st annual Garberville/Redway yard sale!
It's time for businesses and residents to clean out your closets/garages!
Anything you forgot to take to the Healy Senior Center yard sale?
Everyone is encouraged to have their own sale or move to a high traffic area!
Tables will be available in the Town Square for $10.00 each (profits are yours).
or drop off your resalable items to the Chamber.
Please call Jenny (707)-923-2613 to reserve a table or drop off items. (11-5, M-F)
Our sale will be at the Chamber parking lot. All profits will go toward future Chamber events.
Sanctuary Forest is a land and water trust whose mission is to conserve the Mattole River watershed and surrounding areas for wildlife habitat and aesthetic, spiritual, and instrinsic values, in cooperation with our diverse community.