CRESTON NEWS
Creston California
 2017
Links and Contacts


   To rent space inside the Volunteer Community Garden, please contact the CATCH Fund representative, Rosie Hebron, at  238-1662      This has been popular for Celebrations of Life, Birthdays,  Anniversaries, etc.

      Creston Advisory Body meets at the Creston Church Sanctuary. Third Wednesday of the month at 7 PM. Check the Community Bulletin Board for the agenda, which is posted two days prior to the meeting.  Also, please be sure to follow the various issues, such as the Groundwater Basin Overdraft, which are followed at the meetings. If you contact the CAB chair person, Which is Sheila Lyons, at 239-0917, you can be on the email eblast every month, which includes the agenda, sent right to your computer. The meetings include reports from the local Sheriff and Debbie Arnold's office.
         please visit    www.crestonadvisorybody.net 

   To make a donation to the Women's Club  Scholarship Fund - the program that supports local students ( since 1960 ! ) that is managed by the Creston Women's Club,  make out your check to the "CWC" and mark "Scholarship Program" in the memo section, and snail mail it to "Scholarship Program"  PO Box 63, Creston CA  93432   All of the students appreciate all of the efforts by our Community to help with their education.

 The Creston Garden Club meets, normally, at 1 PM on the third Thursday of each month. The location varies with the programs.  contact info is below for the current president, garden chair/manager,  and the membership chair.
To purchase a memorial brick at the Community Volunteer Garden, please call
 Judy Blankenship   at  226-9489 or email "panachevines@gmail.com"  The Garden is located at the end of Swayze Street, next to the Rodeo Grounds.

   The Creston Women's Club meets at 7 PM on the first Monday of each month except not at all during July and August. The Sept meeting is moved around due to Labor Day. Meetings are sometimes held in the Garden and mostly inside the Community Center's little mobile trailer next to the creek.  For info, call Brooke at 610-9489 or Jennifer Best at 345-9066 or Rosie at 238-1662.


    The Creston Classic Rodeo is held annually in mid-September. Proceeds benefit the continued construction of the Community Center, which is located at the Creek End of Swayze Street ! Next to the Garden !!
         please visit  www.crestonclassicrodeo.org

     Creston community organizations and business :::: contact people:

   Creston Community Volunteer Garden Coordinator/Contact : Sheila Lyons,  239-0917 or "salyons1951@gmail.com"
   President 2017 - 2019 is Beth Wray at  "beth@bethandgary.com"   Membership contact is Lynn Barstad at 226-9490.
     Creston Women's Club -  Jennifer 345-9066

    The Creston Library hours are Tues 1 - 7 PM, Thur  12 - 6 PM,  and Friday  10 AM - 4 PM 
The Friends of the Library generally meet at 11 AM on the second Thursday of each month. The book sales are usually in March/April and again in Sept./ October. 
            Friends of the Library-  Cookie the Librarian  237-3010 and Brooke Forzetting  610-9489

  The CCA hosts a Dinner Dance  in August, usually, at the Loading Chute Barn. A flier is snail mailed to all Creston residents in early June, announcing summer pool hours and requesting donations. The pool is open from right after school lets out until right before it starts again in August. It is funded by various fund raisers and by direct cash donations from Creston residents.
            The CCA -  Creston community Association ( Pool people )  Lorraine Clark 239-2774 or Vicki Bittle at 238-0403 or email Vicki at  vlbits@wildblue.net

     The CATCH Fund Board is headed by Audrey Beatty as president. The snail mail address (for any correspondence or donations) is  PO Box 14, Creston 93432    Meetings are held as needed and are attended by one or two representatives of the various local clubs, such as the Women's Club,  etc. 

           The Creston Church -  238-9197 :: Pastor JD Megason
      www.crestonchurch.com

    Creston Gymkhana Group --   Michele at  423-5389

      Creston  4 H  -  Julie Soto   238-7185
         4 H  Fiber/Weaving/Spinning - Jill Gallegher  438-3101
          the Creston P T A  - Michelle McKenzie 239-9469 or 674-3056
   

            Creston Businesses:
 
      the elementary school - 238-4771
    the Creston Market - 239-1015
        the Library  -Cookie -- 237-3010 - open Tuesday 1-7, Thurs 12- 6,  and  Friday  10 - 4
       post office -Rene -- 238-3983
    the Loading Chute - 237-1259
   Bittle Day Care ( Vickie ) - 238-0403
           CDF / Cal Fire Burn Day info - 800-834-2876
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