San Miguel Resource Connection




    
                  May ...Sup.Peschong available in SM call for appt.    (805)781-4491
                 May 5...Cinco de Mayo Festival at Lillian Larsen School, 9 am 
                 May 5...3rd  public informational mtg.  on CSD rate increase,  12 pm,
                 May 5 ...and  4th  public informational mtg.  5 pm   both at  @CSD
                 May 11... Bingo at Sr. Citizens
                 May 23...San Miguel Advisory Council mtg. 7 pm
                 May 24...San Miguel Community Services Dist. Bd. Mtg.  7 pm
                 May 25...Bingo at Sr. Citizens
Senior Breakfast discontinued until road repair is complete.
                 May 27... Estrella Adobe Church annual memorial service    2 pm    
  


 

Get Involved in Your Community!

It’s bustling with opportunity!



Estrella Adobe annual Memorial Service
 
 

   



Caledonia Days and Car Show
 April 14 was fun for all

 




Sagebrush Days Parade
 
 

  


Lillian Larsen Elementary School  
  ++ Still not too late to volunteer to help with enrichment classes
Cinco de Mayo Festival coming up May 5th:
  • Do you have art or crafts that you want to sell? 
  • Do you need to do some spring cleaning? 
  • For $10 you can “rent” a 10’ by 10’ space and sell goods at the first Lillian Larsen Cinco de Mayo Festival! 
  • From 9:00 to 1:00 we will be celebrating on the central grass area in front of the gym. There will be food, games, activities, and local vendors will be selling their wares.
  •   It will be a fun community event. Come, and be a part of it! 
  • Forms are available in the Lillian Larsen office or call 467-3216 for more information. 
 


   Glancing Back,
Remembering Our Heritage
The San Miguel Resource Connection has taken on the San Miguel History Project and this webpage as its major projects.  It is intended to preserve as much of the San Miguel History as possible and share in a way to encourage others to take an interest and understand the rich heritage of the community.     
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This month is  about Doc Murphy who was one of 5 doctors in San Miguel in the late 1880's into early 1900.  He played a very active part in development of the community. 


 



KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY: 
            KNOW ITS  GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
                    KNOW ITS ORGANIZATIONS




San Miguel Community 
Services District





   












 Next regular mtg  

May 24
San Miguel Community Services District (SMCSD) is a public entity that is committed to serving the community with water, sewer, fire, and lighting services since 2000.  The Board of Directors are elected officials who have a four-year term.  If you are interested in being actively involved in our San Miguel Community and would like to help make CSD decisionsthe District has an election coming up and forms to become a candidate will be available in August.     The Board meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 7 PM.
If you live within the San Miguel CSD boundaries, get involved, be knowledgeable about what is going on by attending meetings. You might want to be aware that due to the ongoing rise in costs of delivering water and sewer services to the community and the fact that present rates are not covering present costs, the board is pursuing a rate increase  (which has to meet requirements of Prop. 218)  Here are the dates of 4 different meetings that are available just for the purpose of answering questions and hearing concerns of residents regarding the rate increase. Last two meetings on May 5th.

  805-467-3388 for more info.
 


 San Miguel District Cemetery 
Surely you've seen the cemetery as you are leaving San Miguel  on "Cemetery Road". 
 The San Miguel District Cemetery is an Endowment Care Cemetery.  It was formed in 1939, with documented burials as early as the 1800's.
They have a five member board and have board meetings on the 3rd Wed. of each month at the Cemetery office.  The public is always welcome.
Denise Morales is the District secretary
They have a new phone number and email address:
San Miguel District Cemetery
9405 Cemetery Road
PO Box 237, San Miguel, CA.  93451
phone/fax:  (805) 400-5494




San Miguel Advisory Council
next mtg.  May 23
San Miguel Advisory Council  (SMAC) is an advisory group that serves San Miguel and the surrounding areas that have been designated by LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission)
The Board of Supervisors has authorized eleven community advisory councils comprised of residents who volunteer their time to represent their community's interests within the County planning process. The Department of Planning & Building assigns a staff liaison to each community advisory council, who serves as a contact between the community and the Department. In San Miguel, council members are elected each spring.  The Council is advisory to County planning and our area Supervisor.  It is an opportunity to stay informed and make recommendations.
The Council presently meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Community Bldg.--  in the alley by  Library and the park.
Presently they have openings on the council.
Contact:  Mike Sanders  712-9120  or michaelj.sanders9@gmail.com


San Miguel Joint Unified School District Board Meetings
SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS
The community is invited to attend school board meetings and provide input to the board's discussion.  Regular meetings are normally held on the second Thursday of each month, adjusted for holidays or special circumstances.  For the most current information, call the superintendent's office at (805) 467-3216, ext. 203.  The board packet for the meetings  are posted and available for review/download on the Friday before a meeting on the district website. http://www.sanmiguelschools.org/uploads/
The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the library at Lillian Larsen Elementary, 1601 L Street, San Miguel, CA 93451.  


 
Rios Caledonia Adobe   
  "Friends of the Adobes" is presently seeking volunteers to assist in Museum and Gift Shop. Volunteers are needed   on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays, 10:45-4:15. You can volunteer for 1 or more days a month or every other month.   They are also planning "Caledonia Days"--a fun look back in time --scheduled for April 14th .   There are also other possibilities for volunteering. So if you have any interest in helping out please get more information or sign up  by calling Linda at (805-680-6086)

       Friends of Adobes, Inc.  is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1968 for the purpose of bringing together persons interested in preserving history, especially the history of northern San Luis Obispo county and southern Monterey county. The 
organization's   major function is to promote the restoration and maintenance of adobes and other landmarks of historical significance in this area.       700 S. Mission Street San Miguel, (805) 467-3357 
www.facebook.com/RiosCaledoniaAdobe 
www.rios-caledoniaadobe.org








   
The San Miguel Parlor is one of the oldest continuous operating parlors in the state.  Membership is open to all women born in California.  If that's you, consider getting  involved in`The San Miguel Native Daughter's.  San Miguel Native Daughters  promote  preservation of history, helping with veterans welfare, providing for children that need help, and honoring our great state.
Native Daughters meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm at the Sr. Citizen Center.  Call Jean if you'd like more information or want to get involved:  805-467-0194






The primary mission of the Native Sons of the Golden West is to preserve the spirit of the “Days of’ 49” and the history of California. But the Native Sons of the Golden West are much more than that. The events, functions, and activities that our Order participates in are as varied and diverse as our great state and those who call it home.  Requirements for membership are that you were born in California.
Your involvement can be as simple as helping collect tickets at a dinner, participating in one of the many events held by your parlor or perhaps helping carry the Native Son Flag in a parade. You can play a larger part if you so desire and take a leadership role such as filling an officer’s position or serving on a committee. No matter what level of participation you choose, one thing is certain: your involvement will be welcomed by your par­lor and for you as a member it will be the start of a fulfilling and enriching experience for years to come.
Major activities include:  Monthly meetings, participation in parades,  Flag day and Admissions Day events, Charities for children's health, Historical Preservation, Historical dedications, school essay contests, high school scholarships.
If you would like more information or have questions, please contact Jeff Horton,  jeffhort@att.net


Enjoy a fun night out playing bingo! If you can manage your way thru the construction! 
 and/or  join them for their monthly potluck dinner the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm.  San Miguel Senior Citizens host Bi-monthly Bingo at Senior Center East 12th St. every second and fourth Friday.  They invite all interested adults to join in the fun.  Beginning at 6 pm, they play 10 games at only
 50 cents
per card and you can enjoy refreshment
while you play
Also, once a month they host a Sunday morning Pancake Breakfast from 8:30-11:30.  Scheduled on the last Sunday of each month,  
Once a month they also have a potluck for all those seniors  in the community or adjoining areas who might enjoy the good food and nice people. 



 
The San Miguel Chamber (SMCC) has their regular meetings on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm either at Mars Mega Storage or The Vines RV Ballroom.     In April they host  Sagebrush Days.  We'll be letting you know about other events as they come up.  You can find much more information on their website  www.sanmiguelchamber.org
Contact Miki or Mike at  
michaelj.sanders9@gmail.com  or (805)712-9120
or by stopping by the SM Mercantile at 1141 A Mission St.
upcoming events
Labor Day Car Show and Shine  and craft faire--Aug. 31 -Sept.1
Toys for Tots and craft faire--Dec. 1
Christmas Light Parade--Dec. 15






San Miguel Lions Club meets each first Thursday of the month at 7pm. for a dinner meeting.  Anyone interested is invited to join them.
More information coming soon


 
















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