Help a Boulder Creek Family – Ramey White’s Arduous Journey Just Beginning

Below is an article written by Beth Volz about a Boulder Creek Family who is experiencing difficult, unforeseen times. If you’d like to help this family in their time of hardship, please visit: http://www.gofundme.com/RallyForRamey

 

Ramey White’s Arduous Journey Just Beginning

Can a story be heart-wrenching and heartwarming at the same time? Ramey White’s tale is both.

It began on Friday, January 23, when Boulder Creek resident Ramey White and his family were on a ski trip at Lake Tahoe for their six-year-old son Ryder’s birthday. But the next day, a devastating event occurred that would drastically change their lives.

On Saturday, Ramey spent the day teaching Ryder to ski. But when they returned to the car, Ramey told his fiancé, Lindsay Jamieson, that he could not feel his legs. That night, she massaged his legs, but he awoke in the middle of the night with excruciating pain and numbness.

Lindsey rushed Ramey to the nearest hospital, where doctors conducted a barrage of medical tests over the course of four agonizing days.  The doctors finally determined that Ramey had been stricken with Guillian-Barre Syndrome (Ghee-yan Bah-ray) or GBS. GBS is an autoimmune disease that attacks a person’s nervous system, causing paralysis throughout the body, including the lungs. Recovery can take up to three years.

Ramey was then transferred to the Neurology Department at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, and was placed in the ICU, where he spent 18 nerve-racking days.

In her first post on the gofundme.com site http://www.gofundme.com/RallyForRamey, Lindsay began: “It’s hard to know even where to begin. This last week, of this journey we call life, has been harder than anything I’ve ever had to endure. We are starting a blog to keep everybody who loves Ramey up to date on his progress.

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“As the reality of the situation sets in,” she continued, “Ramey was our only source of income, as I have been at home raising our six-month-old baby and six-year-old boy.” She added, “This is very difficult and very humbling, but we realize we can’t do this on our own. Continue reading

TOMORROW – SLV Museum Opening Reception for Bear With Us

2015-02 SLVM Bear With UsWhat: Opening Reception for the museums new exhibit Bear With Us

When: Sunday, February 15th, 2015 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: San Lorenzo Valley Museum

12547 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8382

In the late 1700s, the San Francisco peninsula was a wilderness, and home to large numbers of grizzlies. The abundance of food was shared between the hierarchy of wildlife and the native peoples; there was plenty for all. In just a few decades, this would change.

Confrontations between man and bear often resulted in death or serious injury. By the late-1800s there were few grizzlies left here and by 1900, grizzlies, once prolific, had been hunted to extinction.

This exhibition tells the stories of bear encounters, both grizzlies and black bears, in the Santa Cruz area from the late 1700s to the present day and reminds us that often our intolerance can lead to an unrecoverable and regrettable loss.

The exhibition includes hands-on activities for young visitors and interactive elements to engage visitors of all ages.

Exhibition Sponsored by: The Robinson Family, Travis Tree Professionals, A Team Tree Service, Christianson Tree Experts Co., Pacific Mountain Tree Service, Big Creek Lumber, Jeff Hill and Sons. Thanks to Bay Photo for their support in the printing of the exhibition panels.

Opening Reception Sponsored by: Big Basin Vineyards and New Leaf Community Market, Boulder Creek.

Artwork By Santa Cruz Artist Connie Williams

http://www.slvmuseum.com

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Meetings & Evenings happening in Boulder Creek during the month of February

Wednesday 2/4/2015 from 9:00am, 1st Wednesday of every month
What: SLV Water District – Finance Committee Meeting
Where: Operations Building, 13057 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Agenda: http://slvwd.com/agendas/OTHER/2015/Finance%20Committee%202-4-15.pdf

Wednesday 2/4/2015 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm
What: SLV Water District – Meet & Greet with Your New Board & District Manager
Where: Oak Tree Ristorante, 5447 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018
Invite: http://slvwd.com/admin/YOU%20ARE%20INVITED.pdf

Wednesday 2/4/2015 from 6:00pm, 1st Wednesday of every month
What: Boulder Creek Business Association General Meeting
Where: IOOF Oddfellows Hall, Upstairs, 13119 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Note: Board elections is this month.
http://bcba.net/membership-information/#upcoming_meetings

Wednesday 2/4/2015 starting at 7:00pm, 1st Wednesday of every month
What: BC Recreation & Park District – Regular Meeting
Where: 13333 Middleton Avenue, Annex Room, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Agenda: http://media.wix.com/ugd/ede4c2_4e5764de2f2b452488a7ac0a195bb11a.pdf
http://www.bcrpd.org/#!meetings/c11m6

Thursday 2/5/2015 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm, 1st Thursday of every month
What: SLV Museum Board Meeting
Where: SLV Museum, 12547 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
http://www.slvmuseum.com/calendar.html

Thursday 2/5/2015 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm, 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month
What: SLV Water District – Board of Directors Regular Meeting
Where: Operations Building, 13057 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Agenda: http://slvwd.com/agendas/Full/2015/2-05-2015/2-05-2015.htm

Tuesday 2/10/2015 from 10:00am – 11:00am, 2nd Thursday of every month
What: SLV Water District – Environmental Committee Meeting
Where: BC Community Church, 13090 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
http://slvwd.com

Sunday 2/15/2015 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm
What: SLV Museum – new exhibit “Bear With Us” opening Reception
Where: SLV Museum, 12547 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
http://www.slvmuseum.com

Wednesday 2/18/2015 from 9:00am – 10:00am, 3rd Wednesday of every month
What: SLV Water District – Finance Committee Meeting
Where: BC Community Church, 13090 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
http://slvwd.com

Thursday 2/19/2015 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm, 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month
What: SLV Water District – Board of Directors Regular Meeting
Where: Operations Building, 13057 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Agenda: not yet available, check their website closer to the date of the meeting
http://slvwd.com

 

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Evenings happening in Big Basin during the month of February

Saturday 2/7/2015 at 2:30pm
What: Redwood Loop Walk
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5935

Sunday 2/8/2015 at 10:00am
What: The Road Less Traveled – A Dog-Friendly Walk
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5883

Sunday 2/8/2015 at 12:00noon
What: Discover Big Basin Redwoods with naturalist Barry Grimm
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5936

Sunday 2/8/2015 at 1:00pm
What: Nature Wander at Rancho del Oso Nature and History Center
Where: Rancho del Oso Nature Center, 3600 Highway 1, Davenport, CA 95017
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5958

Sunday 2/8/2015 at 2:00pm
What: Mushroom Hunt!
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5937

Saturday 2/14/2015 at 9:00am
What: Volunteer with the Trail Crew
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5939

Saturday 2/14/2015 at 10:00am
What: SP Hike to Buzzard’s Roost
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5940

Saturday 2/14/2015 at 10:00am
What: Wildflower Hike at Rancho del Oso Nature & History Center
Where: starts at the Yellow gate located across the street from Waddell Beach
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5957

Saturday 2/14/2015 at 11:30am
What: Romance in the Redwoods
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5628

Saturday 2/14/2015 at 12:00noon
What: Discover Big Basin Redwoods with naturalist Barry Grimm
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5936

Sunday 2/15/2015 at 9:30am
What: SP Berry Creek Falls Hike
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5941

Sunday 2/15/2015 at 12:00noon
What: Discover Big Basin Redwoods with naturalist Barry Grimm
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5936

Sunday 2/15/2015 at 2:00pm
What: Mushroom Hunt!
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5937

Saturday 2/21/2015 at 11:00am
What: Redwood Loop Walk
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5935

Saturday 2/21/2015 at 10:00am
What: Hike to Ocean View Summit
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5942

Saturday 2/21/2015 at 10:00am
What: Winter Wildflower Walk!
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5943

Sunday 2/22/2015 at 10:00am
What: Winter Wildflower Walk!
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5943

Sunday 2/22/2015 at 10:30am
What: The Road Less Traveled – A Dog-Friendly Walk
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5883

Sunday 2/22/2015 at 12:00noon and 2:00pm
What: Redwood Loop Walk
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5935

Sunday 2/28/2015 at 12:00noon
What: Discover Big Basin Redwoods with naturalist Barry Grimm
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5936

Saturday 2/28/2015 at 1:00pm
What: Redwood Loop Walk
Where: meet at Big Basin Headquarters, 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-8860
http://www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/5935

If there is a public event going on in Boulder Creek during February that is not listed, please comment below and we will update the list as soon as we can. Thanks for making this such a wonderful and active community.

Music at Joe’s Bar – February, 2015

All Fri-Sat shows 8:30 to Midnight. Thurs. 8-11. Never a cover. Please tip your musicians!!

Friday 6th      Aftershock

Saturday 7th      Echoes of August

Friday 13th      Groovy Judy

Saturday 14th      Kevin Hamm Band

Friday 20th      Sound Reasoning

Saturday 21st      Research and Development

 Friday 27th      Ric Hines and The Ones

Saturday 28th      Big Rain

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Community Night to benefit SLV Museum at BC Pizza & Pub

2015-01-26_Community_Night_Flyer_webWhat: Community Night & Short Historical Talk

To benefit the San Lorenzo Valley Museum & it’s Programs

When: Monday, January 26 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm

6:30pm – 7:00pm “History of the Dolan Theater Site” by Lisa Robinson

Where: Boulder Creek Pizza & Pub

13200 B Central Avenue, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
(831) 338-2141

Boulder Creek Pizza & Pub is sponsoring a Community Night to benefit the San Lorenzo Valley Museum and their programs this Monday from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. There will be a short historical talk by SLV Historical Society President Lisa Robinson from 6:30pm – 7:00pm titled “History of the Dolan Theater Site”. The talk will cover the history of the building from its origins as the Cunningham Store, then the Doughterty Middleton Store, and up to the present. After the talk Lisa will be taking questions about the building and other buildings in the area.

20% of all sales goes to the museum and their programs. So come on out, support our local museum, have great food, learn some history, and enjoy a wonderful night out.

http://www.slvmuseum.com

 

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