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East Sacramento Preservation Seeks McKinley Pond Pictures To Help With Restoration

East Sacramento Preservation Seeks McKinley Pond Pictures To Help With Restoration

Got an old McKinley Pond photo? If you remember where that polaroid, carrousel slide or instamatic is stashed, dust it off and send us a copy. You can send us a picture of the picture, scan it, or copy it. Posting it on Facebook and tagging us would work too. We’re looking for pictures to help Judy McClaver review past “lives” of the pond to help with restoration.

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Help Community Business Bank Give Away $10,000 to Benefit Local Non-Profit

Help Community Business Bank Give Away $10,000 to Benefit Local Non-Profit

There’s no fancy party planned to celebrate Community Business Bank’s 10th anniversary. Instead, the West Sacramento-headquartered community bank plans to give away $10,000 to one lucky not-for-profit making a difference in Sacramento, Yolo, San Joaquin or Solano counties.

“For the past decade, it’s been our honor to help meet the needs of small businesses and not-for-profits in our communities,” said John DiMichele, CEO, Community Business Bank. “Our $10,000 give away contest is the perfect opportunity to express our gratitude to a local not-for-profit that is working hard every day to help those in need.” In addition to the cash prize, the winner will receive a full-page ad in thePartners in Philanthropyedition of the Sacramento Business Journal.

Entry period for all nominations is September 1-30, 2015. Here are two ways to nominate your favorite not-for-profit:

Dining News: Uber Hosts 'Taco Tuesday on Demand,' Delivers Chando's Tacos on Tuesday

Dining News: Uber Hosts 'Taco Tuesday on Demand,' Delivers Chando's Tacos on Tuesday

To celebrate one million rides in Sacramento, Uber is will deliver Chando's Tacos from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Specifically, you'll get three carne asada tacos and a side of chips for $5, a 20% savings from the..... Read More

Cheer Sacramento donates $1,500 to Sacramento LGBT Community Center

Cheer Sacramento donates $1,500 to Sacramento LGBT Community Center

Cheer Sacramento, Sacramento’s original “Charitable Cheerleaders,” has donated $1,500 to the Sacramento LGBT Community Center (1927 L Street, Sacramento).

Cheer Sacramento has been actively involved in the Sacramento community since 1999.  Cheer Sacramento performs and fundraises at various community events, including Sacramento Pride, the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” and the California International Marathon.  The team also provides scholarships to both high school and college cheerleaders.  Most recently, the team helped raise over $1500 for the Mustard Seed School. The team has even been in a Coca-Cola commercial as well as this years America’s Got Talent Season 10 commercial.  Click here for more information about Cheer Sacramento.

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!

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.