Membership is open to anyone who likes to walk and wants to promote volkssporting.
Dues are $7.00 per year for single, or $14.00 per year for a family membership.
Come to a meeting


Click here to fill out and submit an online application form


Click here to download the membership application form. Print
the application and mail to:
Jill Simmons
304 Creekview Court
Vacaville CA 94688


Next neeting:
October 7, 2019 (no Sept meeting)

1st Monday each month (Except February)
7:00 pm.

Meetings are held in the cafeteria conference room
Vaca Valley Hospital,
1000 Nut Tree Rd

OFFICERS, 2017-2019

Linda Haviland, President

Steve Dmytriw, Vice President,

Jill Simmons, Treasurer

Philip Braverman, Secretary


Download in Word format

DATE: August 5, 2019

PLACE: Cafeteria conference room, Vaca Valley Hospital, 1000 Nut Tree Rd

I. Call to order

a. The Meeting was called to order at 7 PM on August 5, 2019.
II. Approval of minutes from last meeting
a. The July 1, 2019 minutes were approved as posted on the Vaca Valley Website.
III Treasurer Report
a. The balance was $2,232.32 at the beginning of the month. The balance was $2,330.32 at the end of July. Read by Jill Simmons and is filed for audit.

a) Status of walks;
1) Martinez walk by Bud and Jill Simmons. There were 63 participants. The walk was enjoyed by all participants. The walk start point was an A/C repair place. The owner donated a walking stick, backpack and water bottle and provided a cooler of cold water for walkers.
2) Skyline walk by Howard McGill has all the permits. It is anticipated that we will have less than 50 participants. Howard will check out the walk route. The walk will be on September 21, 2019. There are restroom facilities at the lake. The trail is not marked. The walk is in Napa. This walk will not be in the Compass.
2020 Traditional Walks
i. February 8/9, 2020 the Flyway Festival - Howard McGill.
ii. May 16, 2020 Rosie the Riveter - Wiley
iii. September 26, 2020 Lake Berryessa Steve Dmytriw.
a) Meritorious Awards were presented to the following Point of Contacts:
1) Craig and Jane Wirth, Judy McGranahan, Bud and Jill Simmons, Priscilla Fife and Howard McGill
b) Skyline article has been sent to the American Wanderer which was created by Steve Dmytriw and Howard McGill.
c) Benicia Friendship walk on August 3, 2019 report by Bud and Jill Simmons had a mixed group of people with some new walkers from Sacramento. The new walkers heard about the walk from the Sacramento Walking Sticks email.
d) There will be a VVV Friendship Walk in Mill Valley, August 23, 2019. Also, August 31, 2019 is the Pittsburg Friendship walk.
e) Next Saturday on August 10, 2019 is the Historic Laguna Honda Hospital and the Forest of Mount Sutro sponsored by the Bay Bandits.
f) The Ice Cream Walk by the Sacramento Walking Sticks is on August 14, 15.
VI. Publications and Correspondence:
a) Invitation for the opening of the North wing of Northbay in Fairfield.
VII. Reminders and Good of the Club:
a) The meeting was adjourned at 7:24 PM on August 5, 2019. The next meeting will be on October 7, 2019 due to the Labor Day weekend.

Respectfully submitted,
Phil Braverman, Secretary