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Join the fun: Food, Music & Fireworks this Saturday at Cameron Park Lake

Join the fun: Food, Music & Fireworks this Saturday at Cameron Park Lake

Advance ticket sales at Walgreens, Bel-Air, Food Bank, CSD Office and Shingle Springs Cameron Park Chamber.

$3 in advance, $5 at gate (cash only), children 6 and under are FREE.

This is a ticketed event. No ice chests larger than a six-can cooler.

No BBQs, glass bottles, alcohol or fireworks.

Parking available at the Airpark. Enter off Oxford and Fairway.

Rules will be strictly enforced. Event organizers reserve the right to refuse entry.

Source: Cameron Park CSD

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $140,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Elk Grove area

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $140,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Elk Grove area

Kaiser Permanente has awarded 56 grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to 54 local not-for-profit organizations, schools and government entities serving the greater Sacramento community. That includes $140,000 in funds to organizations serving the Elk Grove area.

The Community Benefit grants – which range in individual amounts from $5,000 to $97,304 – are part of a longstanding practice for Kaiser Permanente, the region’s leading integrated health-care provider, which works to improve the health of the communities it serves in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties. Overall, the grants seek to improve access to medical care, support mental health services, reduce violence, develop the workforce and promote healthy eating and active living.

The largest allocation of funding will help the uninsured and underinsured access health care programs and services at various community clinics and organizations.

REGISTER NOW: Doggy Dash 2015 this Saturday at William Land Park

REGISTER NOW: Doggy Dash 2015 this Saturday at William Land Park

The Doggy Dash is the greatest event in Northern California for pets and their people. You, your dog(s), and thousands of other dedicated animal lovers will start the day with a leisurely 2k walk through William Land Park. Then, it’s back to the starting line to take in the festivities waiting for you in the park — including a talent show and Ruff Mutter!

Ooh La La…Sacramento Self-Help Housing Presents 13th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake” on July 14

Ooh La La…Sacramento Self-Help Housing Presents 13th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake” on July 14

Sacramento Self-Help Housing, a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of homelessness in our region, is proud to present the 13th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake” in celebration of Bastille Day at The Grand Ballroom (1215 J Street in Sacramento) on Tuesday evening, July 14, 2015 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Music, dining and dessert lovers will indulge in a grand Bastille Day celebration with outstanding local cuisine, wines and beverages, cake tasting, soothing music and more.   Guests will enjoy listening to the sounds of the multi-talented musician Gabe Dixon and the dynamic Tender Cinders Band while viewing and bidding on artwork created by some of the region’s most exciting and groundbreaking new artists.  Each year, the “Let Them Eat Cake” fundraising event is scheduled on or near Bastille Day (note that Marie Antoinette is credited with coining the memorable “Let Them Eat Cake” phrase shortly before the Fren

Assembly Select Committee on Foster Care

Assembly Select Committee on Foster Care

Assemblyman Ken Cooley Chairs the

Assembly Select Committee on Foster Care

 

WHEN:          Thursday, May 28, 2015

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

 

WHERE:       California State Capitol, Room 447

 

WHAT:         May is Foster Care Awareness Month.  Assemblyman Ken Cooley will

Chair the Assembly Select Committee on Foster Care. The topics for discussion include ways to support our foster youth through relative caregiver services, school services, and dependency court services. See agenda attached.

 

Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center honors fallen soldiers, veterans, active duty military

Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center honors fallen soldiers, veterans, active duty military

Employees, physicians and volunteers recognized for their service before Memorial Day holiday

 

SACRAMENTO, May 21, 2015 –Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center held a special ceremony today honoring the memories of all who have died on behalf of our country, and also recognized employees, physicians and volunteers who are active duty personnel or military veterans.

Dozens of military honorees and family members were presented with commemorative “challenge coins” during a noontime ceremony recognizing their service to our country.

The ceremony leading into the Memorial Day weekend provided Kaiser Permanente employees, physicians and volunteers with an opportunity to remember those who have lost their lives serving our country.

The keynote speaker was Charlene Taylor, the hospital’s former chief operating officer who now is chair of the California Veterans Board.