July 2020 Edition

Drive Thru Crab Feed Dec 5th

Drive Thru Crab Feed Dec 5th

Cloverdale Kiwanis are being extra creative this year in altering what is their annual major fundraiser, The Crab Feed.It’s a “Drive Thru” event this year on Saturday, December 5th at the Cloverdale Citrus Fair. Here are the details: A $45 ticket includes 3 pounds of...

Holiday Happenings!

Holiday Happenings!

Nov. 14, Saturday, Knights of ColumbusPolenta & Chicken scholarship fundraiserSt. Peter’s Church, drive thru or delivered,$20 in advance, $25 at door, 894-2514 Starting Nov.15, Kiwanis Club of Cloverdale is selling See’s Candy.Purchase See’s candy at the...

Notes from the Editor – November 20

Notes from the Editor – November 20

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “gratitude” as “the state of being grateful” and defines “thanksgiving” as “a pubic acknowledgement” or celebration of divine goodness”. November is here and with that “fire season” is in the rear-view mirror, the holiday season...

Halloween Extravaganza

Halloween Extravaganza

Halloween Extravaganza 1 Neighborhood Pumpkin Hunt MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 THRU’ SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1Pick up a Pumpkin Hunt map outside of the chamber or online at www.cloverdalechamber.com(under Halloween Fun Tab). 2 itsy-bitsy Spider Scavenger Hunt MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 THRU’...

See Around Town – October

See Around Town – October

Peace, love and Cloverdale Connect put the shama lama in ding dong! Thanks Guy Fieri for supporting the CHS Culinary Arts!

Editors Notes – October

Editors Notes – October

Wildfires, smoky skies, distance learning,continued isolation, COVID 19, upcoming elections - all severe stress factors and yet we are blessed to live in such a beautiful area with such a strong sense of community - as the slogan says: “Sonoma Strong”. We will get...

Cloverdale Community Garden

Cloverdale Community Garden

Cindi & Pat Buell, who manage the Cloverdale Community Garden, have recently reported that they have donated over 170 pounds of veggies and fruit produced in the garden to the local Food Bank. Cloverdale Connect sends a big “Thank You” to all who participate to...

Recycle Pick Up

Recycle Pick Up

RECYCLE PICK UPWill pick up Aluminum Cans, Glass & Plastic Bottles, Efrain Ruiz 707-530-3992 or Facebook: Community of Cloverdale.

Pick Up Free Paper

Cloverdale Connect Direct mailed each month and available at the following businesses:Dahlia & Sage, The UPS Store, Chamber of CommerceCloverdale Wine Country Inn & Suites, Super 8 by Wyndham, Kelley & Young Wine Garden Inn

Holiday Gift Showcase

Holiday Gift Showcase

ATTENTION LOCAL RETAILERS: Reserve your ad space NOW for the special Cloverdale Connect Holiday Gift Showcase featured in the November & December issues. Your 3”w x 3.25”h ad is just $240 each for two months or $130 for just one month. This special ad size and...

Submit your FALL photograph

Submit your FALL photograph for our Front Page PhotoContest. If your photo is chosen you will receive a$10 Dahlia & Sage gift card! Email your photos to info@cloverdaleconnect.com

ATTENTION CLOVERDALE AREA BUSINESSES!

There will be NO local Cloverdale phone book published this year so be sure to run your business card ad just $60 per month. Cloverdale Connect“Your Community Connections” Contact us for details:info@cloverdaleconnect.com

Editors Note

Editors Note

You can begin to smell Fall in the air now in the early morning and notice how the light is changing. It’s beautiful however we’re still in a dangerous fire season. Please make sure the vegetation is cleared around your home and keep your “go bag” ready – be prepared.

The Story Behind the Monument

Cemeteries are history repositories, filled with real life stories, many of which have been lost or forgotten over the course of time. An obelisk shaped monument at Cloverdale’s Riverside Cemetery holds one such story.

Thank you Cloverdale Community!

Thank you Cloverdale Community!

Thank you Cloverdale community! We are overwhelmed with the positive responses we’ve received for Cloverdale Connect via emails and comments on Facebook. We appreciate every word. Here are just a few of the comments we’ve received: “Great local paper. Loved finding it...

Cottage Industry Index

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Greg Carter  11/10/1959 – 4/12/2021

Greg Carter 11/10/1959 – 4/12/2021

“Two things I've discovered: There is nothing that I must do, say, think, feel, accomplish, prove, create, destroy, manipulate, manage, arrange, judge, give, receive, see, hear, taste, smell, or touch in order for my life to be perfect and complete just as it is in...

Farmyard Feed

Farmyard Feed, owned by the Cook family, opened its doors 10 years ago, in April 2011. The Cook’s goal at the very beginning was to provide a feed store for their household, local residents, ranchers and farmers who had no choice but to go to out of town to purchase...

Pick’s Drive-In by Mary Jo Winter

Pick’s Drive-In by Mary Jo Winter

Pick’s Drive-in has been a Cloverdale landmark since it was built in 1923 at the height of Prohibition. The building was originally a Reed and Bell’s Root Beer stand. Until 1945 when the franchise agreement expired, Reed and Powell was a franchise of A&W Root...

Loren Madsen, “Best of Show”  Winner

Loren Madsen, “Best of Show” Winner

Loren Madsen of Laytonville, has a unique sculpture, “Nests”, as part of the Cloverdale Sculpture Trail, in front of the Cloverdale Nursery on Cloverdale Blvd. near Citrus Fair Dr. “Nests” consists of several elements, cylindrical “bases” and teardrop-shaped pieces...

Drought Is Here. Save Water.

Water is a resource that our community shares, and it is critical that we all protect and conserve this valuable resource. These are a few of the water-wasting activities that are prohibited year-round in cities in Sonoma and Marin counties. • Washing sidewalks,...

Ron & Jane Pavelka Anniversary

Ron & Jane Pavelka Anniversary

For those that believe in “Love at First Sight”, this is an adventure that began over 41 years ago on a scuba diving excursion in Southern California. “Ron asked me to marry him the first night we met in 1980” states Jane. They married one year later and the rest is...

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