DBE Daughters of the British Empire, John McLaren’s Roses of Britain Chapter in the Tri-Valley meets at 11:00 a.m. on the 3rd Thursday of every month at Castlewood Country Club. DBE was founded in 1909 and is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization made up of women of British or British Commonwealth heritage and ancestry with a focus on charity and fellowship. Those interested in helping with “the cause," enjoying social activities, and forming long-lasting friendships, contact Edith Caponigro at 925-998-3500 or Jenny Whitehouse at 925-621-8946 for additional information.
Rita Harper and Annette Burnquist spend the morning crocheting afghans and sweaters. They used to meet at Starbucks, but now stay safely distanced at Kottinger Park in Pleasanton. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)