Community Links

Schools

Community Events

El Dorado County

Center of Attention

Wanted: Volunteers

The PPCCCA is growing by leaps and bounds and is ALWAYS looking for great volunteers to help out for all the dinners, events, and activities. We are looking for volunteers for:

Office Help

See's Candy Sales

and other events

If you are interested, please call 647-8005 or stop by the Center.

Rent The Center for Your Next Event

The Community Center has 4 various sized rooms and a commercial kitchen that is available for parties, meetings, seminars, weddings, receptions, memorials or most any occasion... we can accommodate you and your group.

To contact our Facility Coordinator, Joyce Harris at (530)417-1821 or to check availability, confirm prices and make your reservations. She will be happy to assist you to make your event a success!

Free Dinner Bingo

Join us for Free Dinner with Buy-in on the 2nd Tuesday each month. More details available on the Bingo page.

Bingo Appreciation Dinner

Hope to see all bingo players for this wonderful evening of fun on August 21st. Print this flyer here along with some copies to share. The $15 Buy-in includes a six-pack and dinner of Chicken, Potato Salad and all the trimmings.

Friday Night Taco Fiesta

You only have until October to enjoy this wonderful feast. Print this flyer for $1 off on adult dinners or 50¢ off on children's dinners. Hope to see you soon.

Holiday Gift Bazaar in the Pines

Save the date of November 16th and 17th and begin your Christmas shopping list now! Assorted items from local crafters will be available from 1:30 to 9PM on Friday and 10am to 3pm on Saturday. Also, Soup and Sandwiches, hot drinks and entertainment will be available. Print your flyer as a reminder of this wonderful event.

Community Events

Interact Community Breakfast

Our monthly community breakfasts have ended for the school year. They will resume in September. Watch for more details about our club in the future.

County Services

Senior Nutrition Program

The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program is now using the Community Center as its location for lunch services in Pollock Pines. Lunch is served from 12-12:30 Monday through Friday. Suggested donation is $3.00 for adults 60 years or older. People under 60 and even children are welcome to come to the luncheons. The requested donation is $5 per person.

Check this page for menu details. To download the menu information you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available at:
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.

Senior Assistance Program for Vegetation Removal

For citizens in the county over 65 who are disabled, consider this program for establishing a defensible space around your property.

Use this link to download your application for assistance.

Pollock Pines Fire Safe Council

A fire can start anywhere in our community and for any reason, some set on purpose, by accident and a by force of nature. In Pollock Pines we have the American River canyon that poses a very large threat to our community if a fire were to start. The potential winds that could come up through the canyon with a fire could possibly reach Pony Express within hours.

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR A FIRE EVACUATION?

Prepare with this Pre-Evacuation Checklist. Read this document to prepare for Wildfires.

WHEN A FIRE COMES WILL YOU BE PROACTIVE OR REACTIVE?

CERT

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program is a nationwide program that educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may effect their area. CERT training includes basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and urban rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations.

During a major disaster local authorities may be overwhelmed. CERT members are trained to assist others in their neighborhood or workplace when professional responders are not immediately available to help. Their skills can help save and sustain lives until help arrives.

CERT can also assist with non-emergency community events. CERT members have been used to distribute disaster education material, provide standby medical aid and direct traffic at parades, community cleanup and other events.

In El Dorado County CERT training is coordinated through the Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services (OES). For more information contact Deputy Jordan Thomson (530) 621-7660, .

Pollock Pines CERT was formed in Oct. 2006. Our meetings are held at the Pollock Pines Camino Community Center the third Saturday of the month at 9:00 am. Visitors are welcome. Contact Bob Todd at for more information.