Submitted by Girls on the Grid on Wednesday, January 6th, 8:00 am
This year has been monumental for Sacramento in a lot of ways. We see a lot of the same key players celebrated for their contributions in moving Sacramento forward, and the accolades are well deserved... Read More
The Front Street Animal Shelter provides 3,000 - 5,000 pounds of pet food to pet owners in need every week. Since establishing the program three years ago this is the first time the pantry has been empty. The program is 100% donation based and provides pet food to thousands of Sacramento residents. The resources are available to all Sacramento residents with the goal of helping keeping animals in their original homes and out of the shelter.
If you are interested in donating to the pet pantry program the Front Street Shelter is located at 2127 Front Street Sacramento, CA 95818. Hours of operation: Wednesday - Sunday from 9am - 5pm.
Christine Vourakis, a Sacramento State professor of nursing and a nationally recognized expert on mental health and addictions, has been named to the 2014 Class of Fellows by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). She will be inducted during the organization’s October conference in Washington, D.C.
Joseph Morris Gilbert, Director of the JMG Tennis Academy at Arden Hills in Sacramento, was recently recognized during the Team USA Coaching Awards reception with a prestigious “2013 USOC Developmental Coach of the Year” award. Each year, the U.S. Olympic Committee honors the best in sport coaching as part of an annual recognition program and the “Developmental Coach of the Year” award is presented to a dedicated coach at the youth club, high school or junior level, or a coach who is directly responsible for training athletes to reach the junior and/or elite level.