Harvey “Dusty” Rhodes’ Annual Cioppino Dinner Fundraiser is usually held on the fourth Friday in March. Dinner includes a hub of crab, a bowl of Cioppino, garlic bread, salad, and dessert.

A sample meal from the Cioppino Dinner

Sonora Lions’ Annual Spring-Cleanup Wheelbarrow Raffle is held during the spring each year. This is a relatively new fundraiser where local businesses are asked to help by donating items from their inventory that are related to spring clean-up chores, like rakes, shovels, hoes, watering cans, work gloves, and of course, the wheelbarrow in which to put them all. Members of the club will man the post in front of various stores around the county to sell raffle tickets to patrons entering and leaving the businesses.

PDG Tom Penhallegon and Lion Ray Bailey manning the booth in front of the Tractor Supply Store

Omelet Breakfast Fundraiser is held annually during the summer at the Senior Center’s main dining room. We provide all kinds of toppings so you can personalize your omelet and it is made right in front of you.

My omelet this morning!

Sonora Lions’ Glenn Bass Cross Country Run is held in early September at the Wildcat Ranch grounds to raise money for the Sonora High School Cross Country Team. This is open to the general public.

The design on last year’s shirts

Newt McKenna’s Lobster Dinner Fundraiser is held on the first Friday of October every year at the Elks Club Lodge in Sonora. Included in the menu is a whole Maine lobster weighing approximately 1-1/4 pounds, corn on the cob, salad, garlic bread, and dessert.

Our “Maine” attraction!

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser is held at the beginning of every December at Applebee’s in Sonora. Breakfast includes bacon and pancakes.

A group of satisfied diners!