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One of Lyon Real Estate's Folsom office agents helps earn share of $14,000 for local charties

One of Lyon Real Estate's Folsom office agents helps earn share of $14,000 for local charties

Lyon Real Estate announced today the winners of its inaugural Lyon Cares philanthropy award. Lyon agent Kim Pacini Hauch of the Sierra Oaks office earned $3,000 for Maryhouse, Teresa Lynch of Lyon’s Folsom office earned $2,000 for her charity of choice - the Grace Foundation and Nancy Reid also of the Sierra Oaks office earned $1,000 for Breakthrough Sacramento.

The Lyon Cares Award is a monetary donation made to local organizations as voted on exclusively by Lyon agents and employees. Agents and staff nominated local organizations that they were either members of or active volunteers with. The 60 nominations that were received were then narrowed down to the three finalists by a committee and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners were determined by a vote of all Lyon Real Estate agents and employees.

Vision Coalition picks up new strategies to prevent substance abuse

Vision Coalition picks up new strategies to prevent substance abuse

Washington, D.C. — Health advocates from El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition joined 2,800 substance abuse prevention leaders from across the country at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions (CADCA) of America’s 21st annual National Leadership Forum.

The forum is the nation’s largest training for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers, featuring more than 100 training courses to help community and state leaders prevent and reduce substance abuse and its related problems.

Besides learning the latest strategies to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, the coalition heard inspiring words from a number of national leaders such as Gil Kerlikowske, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP); Howard Koh MD, assistant secretary Health and Human Services; and Gen. Arthur T.

Grant funding request for Rubicon Trail projects available for viewing March 8

Grant funding request for Rubicon Trail projects available for viewing March 8

The El Dorado County Department of Transportation and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department are applying to the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for the 2010-11 grants program for funding of projects on the Rubicon Trail.

The grants applications will be posted on the OHMVR website on March 8. To review the grant applications submitted, click on  www.ohv.parks.ca.gov

The 30-day public review and comment period for the 2010-11 Grants and Cooperative Agreement Program begins March 7 and ends April 4. This period provides an opportunity for the public to review the preliminary applications submitted to the OHMVR Division for consideration during the current grant cycle.

Congressman McClintock to hold El Dorado Hills town hall meeting

Congressman McClintock to hold El Dorado Hills town hall meeting

Congressman Tom McClintock is holding a town hall meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 6:00 p.m.  It will be at Rolling Hills Middle School in the multi-purpose room.  The address is 7141 Silva Valley Parkway, El Dorado Hills.  

El Dorado Supervisor Nutting rescues kitten

El Dorado Supervisor Nutting is the ultimate cat hero, saving a cat who had been stuck in a tree for 4 days.  Read more...

Rancho Cordova Crab Feed with all the trimmings!

Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce is hosting a crab feed on Thursday, Jan. 20, from 5:00p.m. to 8:30p.m.

Get ready for a feast with all the fixings.  Plus, there will be a live auction and raffle with trips and get-aways up for grabs!

Where: Sunrise Events Center
             1167 Trade Center Drive
             Rancho Cordova

Register online at www.ranchocordova.org

Junior League of Sacramento 6th annual crab feed

The Junior League of Sacramento is hosting the 6th Annual Crab Feed fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 5.  The event will have a denim and diamond theme.  Tickets are now available online at www.jlsac.org.  Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door.  Early ticket purchases are strongly encouraged.  Reserved tables are also available.

Dinner will include Dungeness crab, pasta, salad, antipasto, bread, and dessert.  A no-host bar opens at 5:00p.m.