2015 Holiday Social
and Annual Meeting
Saturday, December 5
Ranchotel Horse Center, Vacaville
Please join us! We’ll start things off at noon with a “Secret Santa” gift exchange (limit $10), and enjoy snacks and drinks. Please bring your favorite holiday treat to share—coffee, tea, and hot apple cider will be provided. The meeting will begin at 1:30 pm.
Ranchotel Horse Center is located at 5790 Rivera Road, Vacaville
Nominations for 2016–2018 Officers and Directors
At this meeting, we will present a slate of nominees to the membership, and we'll also take nominations from the floor. We need to fill the following Board positions for 2016:
- Vice President
- Director (2)
Descriptions of the duties and responsibilites of each of these positions can be found in our Bylaws.
If you are interested in helping our club by joining our board in one of these positions, please contact Nancy Turner, (707) 433-4346, email@example.com.
If you would like to nominate someone else, please check with them to make sure they are willing to serve, and send the information to Nancy.
Ballots will be mailed to all members the week after the meeting. At our first meeting of 2016, the ballots will be counted and our new officers will be installed.
Buying or Selling?
Check out the listings on our For Sale pages.
Area VII Members
Advertise your horses, ponies, equipment, etc. 100 words and a photo, only $5 for 3 months.
Want to Join Area VII?
New members: Join now, and your membership will extend through 2016! Download the 2016 membership form for new members (PDF) and send it with your payment to the address on the form.
Renewing members: It's not too soon to renew your membership for 2016! Download the 2016 membership renewal form (PDF) and send it with your payment to the address on the form.
Questions? Call Michele Nelson at (510) 326-6487, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome New Members!
As a result of our 2015 membership drive spearheaded by Gail Byrnes, we are delighted to welcome these new members to our club:
Shelia Bryant and John Gracey of Appy Downs in Marysville
Jacob Elliott and Richard Erickson of Double E Ranch in Galt
Lauren Vucinich, South San Francisco
Eleanor (Nell) Wood, Napa
Cassidy Blanton of Drive 'Em Wild Ranch in Reno
Jean M. Hayunga of Black Mountain Miniatures in Carmel
Pam Brown of Pee Wee Farms in Galt
Cindy and Kimberly Groverman of The 350 Ranch in Santa Rosa
Nancy Resetar, Royal Oaks
Sharon Rapadas, Loomis
Sharon and Bill Duncan of Mini Hacienda Ranch, Martinez
Ron and Sami Scheuring of Sami's Lil Horse Ranch, Santa Rosa
Kristy Pruett of K&K Mini Company, Napa
Dennis and Jan Haney, Half Measures Ranch, Coloma
Danielle and Louise Miller, Morgan Hill
Rebecca Solberg, Taft
Brad, Marcy, Sydney, and Kory Parsons of Parsons Farm in Williams
Yvonne, Cathy, and Ashley Lowas of River Willow Farm in Lemoore
Karen Farlow of Blue Oak Farm in Clayton
Jessica Billington of Williams Ranch in Clayton
Kai Villarimo Moore, Cyndi Villarimo, and Mary Villarimo Gilligan of Redwood Acre Ranch in Carmichael
Jeannie Peterson, Vacaville
Dominic Schroeder, Wilton
Kimberley Hess, Orangevale
Suzette Hutchins of Justa Lil Ranch in Clearlake Oaks
Ted and Becky Horat of 5 Star Miniatures in Lakeport
Corinne, Jennifer, and Cody McLean of CJM Miniatures in Galt
Paul Tarap and Ailene Pritchett Tarap of Stewart Ranch in Napa
Cameron Nelson and Cindy McPike of CoCi Ranch in Sherwood, OR
Rick and Janet Pearsall of Chariot Farms in Lower Lake
Kim and John Sweatt of Mirage Miniatures in Reno, NV
Casey Campbell of Wingate Training Center in Vacacille
Sheryl Rodda of Lazy Daisy Ranch in Valley Springs
Janice L. Kieler of Big Leap Ranch in Penn Valley
Nancy Schmidt of Big Dogs and Little Horses in Paso Robles
Patti Funakoshi of Twice As Nice Miniatures in Galt
Gage Carlsen of Carlsen Minis in Paso Robles
Chris and Madelyn Blanton of Drive 'Em Wild Ranch in Reno, NV
Kathy Courtney and Anna Pisarski of Redstar Ranch in Reno, NV
Bryce Baker and Shawn Hester of Piece of Me Miniatures in Paso Robles
Merlene Olmstead of Albion East MHR in Roseville
Vicki and Bruce Blodgett of Santa Cruz
Dee Dee Zawaydeh of Palo Alto
Quinn Johnson of Marina
Jeff & Tui Powers of Sami's Lil Horse Ranch in Petaluma
Rebecca J. Kelley of B&D Ranch in Yucca Valley
Maxine Richey of Double E Ranch in Galt
April Meckes of Nadja Miniatures in Ramona
Mary E. Swinn of Hacienda Pondorosa in Scotts Valley
Michelle Sharrock of Wesco Farms in Winters
Jackie Jones of Dayton, NV
Lisa and Alie Simmons of Nipomo
Lynne Peleshuck of Silver Springs, NV
Lisa Brostad of Central Point, OR
Sue Rambert-Campbell of Wingate Training Center in Vacaville
Lori Barile of Sonoita Highlands in Escondido
Roxy, Javy, Joseph, and Sofia Cortez of Stockton
Madison and Cheryl Holly of Hill Creek Miniatures in Nampa, ID
Marilyn, Julie, and Joe Harvey of Meandering Creek Equestrian Center in Livermore
Thanks to our 2015 Sponsors
Pat and Linda Anastasio • Pam Brown • Gage Carlsen • Christine and Emma Caringello
Casey Campbell • Jacob Elliott and Richard Erickson • Patti Funakoshi
John and Carol Gasparini • Dennis and Jan Haney • Jean M. Hayunga
Kimberley Hess • Jim and Vicki Killfoil • Yvonne, Cathy, and Ashley Lowas
Ken and Julie Mabie • Cindy McPike and Cameron Nelson • Pat Michielssen
Brad, Marcy, Sydney, and Kory Parsons • Kristy Pruett • Penny Radulovich
Nancy Schmidt • Rebecca Solberg • Kim and John Sweatt
Nancy Turner • Marjorie Vliet • Dee Dee Zawaydeh
Company and Individual (Non-Member) Sponsors
Brentwood Feed & Pet Supply
Carriage House Miniature Horse Tack & Harness
Double E Ranch, Jacob Elliott and Richard Erickson
Higby's Country Feed • Kelly and Grady Mykrantz
Brooke Sheridan, "The Clipper Girl" • Western Saddlery, Inc. • Tracy Yost
Please see our Sponsors page for more information about our wonderful supporters
Area VII Club Video
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Many thanks to Larry Connolly and John Killacky.
© 2009 Larry Connolly