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...

From the Chamber

From the Chamber

Thank you everyone for volunteering and supporting our first 4th of July Parade which included Cloverdale’s 150th anniversary, produced by the Cloverdale Chamber and the Cloverdale Citrus Fair. We still are enjoying Friday Night Live through Sept. 2nd. Then it’s time...

Let’s Travel ~ Craig Clark

Let’s Travel ~ Craig Clark

Tips to help keep an airline from losing your luggage: Never check anything that you can’t live without. This includes car keys, glasses or medicine. Also, leave your most precious items at home to avoid possible heartbreak. Remove all existing labels and tags from...

Celebrate James (Jim) Miller

Celebrate James (Jim) Miller

February 26, 1949 – July 15, 2022 James (Jim) Miller went home to be with Jesus July 15, 2022. He passed at home in the earlymorning hours with family by his side. He was born in Pasco, Washington February 26, 1949 toJames and Phyllis Miller. He attended high school...

Celebrate Paul Allen Lane

Celebrate Paul Allen Lane

November 6, 1939 - June 15, 2022 Paul Lane passed away at the age of 83 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife Nikki, daughters Amber Beyer and Kara Beaman, along with seven grandchildren and numerous brothers and sisters in his...

Grandma’s Portuguese Beans Recipe

Grandma’s Portuguese Beans Recipe

Cooking With David Maciel Sponsored by Ray’s Food Place, Furber Plaza Grandma's Portuguese Beans Recipe There was always of pot of beans on the stove that I can remember as a kid at my grandma’s house. I enjoy the aroma that it brings to the house, and if I close my...

Aug 22 Photo Contest

Aug 22 Photo Contest

Front Page Photo Contest Winner Pam Tinnin Congratulations! She won a Gift Card from Zini’s Diner

August 22 Front Page Photo

August 22 Front Page Photo

Gus Wolter and Joe Palla keep up with all the good things happening in our community by reading Cloverdale Connect each month.

August 22 Editor’s Note

August 22 Editor’s Note

 WeThe final weeks of summer are here and what a summer it has been so far! Aren’t we all enjoying being out and seeing friends, listening to music and yes, even traveling again? We still have plenty of summertime fun to enjoy before we start polishing up for the car...

Let’s Travel by Craig Clark

Let’s Travel by Craig Clark

How to get your money back when an airline won’t refund.Getting money back from an airline when it’s unwilling is difficult. But you have a few options: Contact the airline and make a polite but firm requestMany refund requests happen either by phone or on the airline...

Apple City Baby Back Ribs Recipe

Apple City Baby Back Ribs Recipe

Cooking With David MacielSponsored by Ray’s Food PlaceThe 4th of July for me is a great time to BBQ & I love these apple cider soaked baby back ribs. I know you will as well. Apple City Baby Back Ribs Apple Cider Soak1 ½ cups apple or juice¾ cup cider vinegar½...

Jerome Wolter

Jerome Wolter

Jerome Wolter passed away peacefully at his home in Cloverdale, CA surrounded by his loving family on June 2, 2022, after a difficult battle with cancer.  Jerome was born in Philadelphia and moved to Cloverdale with is parents 25 years ago. He was employed with...

Richard Pellegrini 1932-2022

Richard Pellegrini 1932-2022

Richard Pellegrini 1932-2022 Richard was born at Healdsburg General Hospital to Ruth Finney Pellegrini and Raoul Pellegrini. He had deep roots in Sonoma and Mendocino counties; at one time, hisPellegrini grandparents owned the Asti grocery store. His maternal...

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