Tag: Club Events

Apple Valley Optimist Club Roasts Tim Donnelly and Toasts Trish Hill

Over 200 people attended the Apple Valley Optimist Club’s 4th annual awards dinner on March 8 at the Apple Valley Conference Center. The theme for the event was Always Value Our Children.

Jack Fales, in his usual comedic fashion, roasted Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, at one point gifting him with some pink boxer shorts.

Trish Hill was toasted for her work with youth in the community. She is the spokesperson and community liaison for the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Department. The Police Activities League (PAL) received a $500 donation from the club.

Las Brisas restaurant catered the chicken and prime rib dinner.

The Optimist Club does a lot of good in the community, actively sponsoring the Boy Scouts, youth basketball and baseball team, and reading programs.

If you are interested in the Optimist Club, email:, “Like” them on Facebook at
Or, call Ben at (760) 242-8230.


Local Author to Hold Book Signing at Victorville Senior Citizens Club

Join Brenda Lane-Oliver in a book signing and discussion about her new book, Creating the Million Dollar Leader, 52 Inspirational Lessons to Attract The Life You Want. The event will be held Monday, February 24, from 10:30am – 12:30pm at the Victorville Senior Citizen Club.

Brenda is an author, national speaker and entrepreneur. In the book she discusses how writing a symbolic check for $1,000,000 is what Million Dollar Leaders do to reach their ultimate goal. The goal can be related to anything from personal growth to entrepreneurship, or even simply happiness. What would you write on the “for” line of your million dollar check? The book is published by ACT International Publishers, Woodstock, Maryland.

If you are unable to attend and would like a signed copy of the book, please contact Brenda Lane-Oliver or email your request to Also, check out or for your life changing book. Please RSVP to Cheryle Baysinger at (909) 877-3577. If you are interested in hosting a book signing or other event, contact Brenda @ 410-299-4800. The club is located at 14874 S. Mojave Drive, Victorville, CA 92392.

Sweetwater Outlaws Seeks Cowboys, Gunslingers, Saloon Girls

The Sweetwater Outlaws is an Wild West reenactment team that is actively seeking new members. The group is based in the High Desert of Southern California. They are family-oriented and have a lot of fun depicting life in the Old West of the late 1800s. Members dress in period correct attire, and promote gun safety with demonstrations and education before each performance. They have their own town and encampment, which are used for performances during events. The group is fully insured and is a member of the Reenactment Guild of America.

They are available for hire to perform at public and private events such as parades, festivals, chuckwagon cookoffs, encampments, gunfights, shotgun weddings, chamber and community functions.

They perform at no charge for U.S. Military personnel and their dependents.
The Sweetwater Outlaws will be performing gunfights, skits, and living history at these 2014 events (in California unless otherwise noted): Whiskey Flat Days, Kernville (Feb. 14-17); Bishop Mule Days, Bishop (May 20-25); Gilman Ranch and Wagon Museum Wild West Days, Banning (June 7-8); Old Miners Day, Big Bear (June 14); Big Bear Chili Cook Off (July 12-13); Shoot Out on Whiskey Row, Prescott, AZ (July 25 -28); Stage Coach Days, Banning (Sept, 5 – 7); Calico Days Parade, Calico Ghost Town, Yermo (Sept. 27); Mojave River Days, Helendale (Oct. 4 -5); Helldorado Days, Tombstone, AZ (Oct. 17-19); and 49ers Encampment, Death Valley National Park (Nov. 14 – 15).

For more information about the group, or the events calendar, contact Lauren Hood at (760) 504-3157. Visit, or “like” Sweetwater Outlaws on Facebook. Email: