Dancing in the Rain at Wild for the Yuba

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Photo: Georgette Aronow

Over 300 dedicated SYRCL supporters gathered together last Saturday to celebrate the Yuba at our 5th Annual Wild for the Yuba celebration. Nine wineries, six breweries, two food vendors, 138 silent auction items, 12 live auction items and one random rainstorm all added up to four awesome hours of fun!

Just as the seven piece band, Mojo Green, started playing, we were blessed with a short but heavy downpour to cool everyone on what proved to be a beautiful summer evening. After the shower the party took off with an exciting live auction, great beer and wine tastings and dancing into the night.

Photo: Georgette Aronow

“Thank you local businesses, individuals and volunteers who generously donated to our auction this year,” said event organizer Stephanie Romanella. “It is because of you that we are able to offer attendees such an impressive array of items, services and experiences to bid on. All proceeds raised at Wild for the Yuba go back to fund SYRCL’s year round programs and we are truly thankful to this amazing community for participating with us in preserving and protecting the Yuba River!” The community’s generous support of SYRCL over the past 32 years has allowed the organization to be a leader in the watershed and stay nimble to react to threats as needed. Uniting the community to protect and restore a watershed is the work of generations and SYRCL would not exist without the continued support of its members and donors.

Photo: Georgette Aronow

We never could have put on such a great party without the dozens of fantastic volunteers who came out on Saturday to help as well. “SYRCL volunteers help with every aspect of an event like this. From posting flyers weeks in advance to draw the crowd to cleaning up hours after the fun is over, SYRCL volunteers make it happen,” said Jenn Tamo, River People Manager. Volunteers with a number of skills and interests are needed throughout SYRCL’s work. With great opportunities this summer from restoring mountain meadows to educating river visitors about stewardship through the River Ambassador program there is a place for everyone at SYRCL. Visit https://yubariver.org/volunteering/ to learn about how you can make a difference.

If your bidder number was any of the ones below, CONGRATS you won! We have your items available for pickup at the SYRCL office. Please contact Stephanie to arrange a pick-up time and payment (if applicable). Stephanie@syrcl.org, 530-265-5961 x215.

140 222 385
153 227 389
160 280 416
168 302 433
178 326 440
208 332 441
209 344 447
214 374

Participating Breweries and Wineries:

calnaturale chacewater renaissance
Lucero-1.ai granteddie Coufos-Cellars4 PLUW_logo_horizbox-purple box
Tryphon_Logo-Textured_paths mtnpeopleswine threeforks olrepublic
Lagunitas-Brewing-Co Sierra-Nevada-Logo LostCoastBrew_Color_Logo1 newbelgium
newhelvetia Auburn Alehouse

Participating Businesses, Sponsors and Advertisers:

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smiley guys calla lily


Peter Brost Still Water Ranch Earthwalker
OARS (Outdoor Adventure River Specialists) Reel Anglers Fly Shop California Solar Electric Company
Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co Jude Bischoff Synergia Learning Ventures
Nevada County Fairgrounds Draft Horse Classic Private Flights with Captain Heavy Jet David Wong Photography
V. Sattui Winery & Italian Market Tributary Whitewater Tours New Moon Cafe
South Pine Cafe Vela Massage Retreat Tofanelli’s
JD Online Marketing Services Sweetland Pottery Asian Garden Chinese Restaurant
Melissa Silva Lifekind Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Company
Melody Lawrence The Modern Fly Friar Tuck’s
Flying Whale Recording Haalo Sardine Lake Resort
Nevada County Farm Supply Nevada City Classic Crocker Art Museum
Serendipity Dawn Lorraine Skincare Auburn Valley
Bill Drake Photography Main Street Antiques Nevada County CountryClub
Gregg Schiffner,”Stories of the Yuba” Print Sea Glass Fine Art Fresh Starts Organic Farm
David MacKay Photography JJ Jacksons Culture Shock Yogurt
Fine Photography by Eli Rush Abstrakt Indian Springs Organic Farm
Paul Thompson Holly Tornheim Earth Circle Organics
California WorldFest Inner Path Briar Patch Co-Op Community Market
Douglas Van Howe Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply B&C True Value Hardware
Beekeeping Consultations REI The Artist Workshop
Lasers and Lights Grass Valley Eye Care Optometric Inc Ridge Rock Landscape Boulders
Earth Song Spirithouse Import Gallery Oliva Vitality
GV Florist Dawn Publications Mana Beads
Jacobson Chiropractic An Invitation to Travel Flour Garden
Liz Fugman Matteo’s Public Story Telling Festival
All Phase Heating & Air Conditioning Beads Galore Community Asian Theatre (CATS)
Heart N Hands Massage Bikram Yoga Sierra Theatres
Jane Theobald Hilary Emberton Wise Wellness Massage
Spa to You, Mobile Esthetician Sierra Hot Springs Nevada City Classic
Klean Kanteen Center for the Arts Main Street Antiques
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