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The Elk Grove Volunteers in Police Service donates $2,000 to Raley’s Food for Families

 The Elk Grove Volunteers in Police Service donates $2,000 to Raley’s Food for Families

The Elk Grove Volunteers in Police Service presented Raley’s Food for Families with a check for $2,000. Raley’s will then donate $4,000 in food to Elk Grove Food Bank Services. Raley's Food For Families holiday bag program doubles charitable giving by offering a $10 bag of wholesome, nonperishable and fresh food valued at more than $20 to benefit local food banks now through December 31st.

Community Radio Studio Remodeled, Hope for New FM Station Soon

Community Radio Studio Remodeled, Hope for New FM Station Soon

While “The Voice” radio producers eagerly await word on Access Sacramento’s application with the FCC for approval to launch a new Low-Power FM radio station in midtown, their anticipation for even quicker improvements has already come true.

Radio Coordinator Shane Carpenter has completed ordering equipment for a full-remodel of Studio Two, with additional enhancements to upgrade elements of Studio One as well.

Christmas Tree Lighting Kicks Off "Theatre of Lights" on Wednesday Evening!

Christmas Tree Lighting Kicks Off "Theatre of Lights" on Wednesday Evening!

Known as a magical, electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition in Old Sacramento, the ever-popular and FREE Theatre of Lights performances return on Wednesday evening, November 27, following an official tree lighting ceremony that begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.

Furniture USA distributing 500 FREE sweatshirts on Thanksgiving Day

Furniture USA distributing 500 FREE sweatshirts on Thanksgiving Day

Furniture USA takes pride in its spirit of giving back to the community. For several years now, it has been growing and expanding that mission. This year, it is rolling out a "Kids Sweatshirt Event" on Thanksgiving night from 9pm to 12pm.

Furniture USA will distribute 500 FREE Handcuffs brand sweatshirts  to all the kids at the 6700 Mack Road location. Every child who visits the store with a parent will get one sweatshirt, no purchase necessary.

***You can check out the sweatshirts we are giving away by following this link. There are NO Furniture USA logos on the sweatshirts.

 

 

Elk Grove Food Bank Annual Turkey Drive

Elk Grove Food Bank Annual Turkey Drive

As the holidays approach, remember, it is time for the “Annual Turkey Drive” hosted by the Elk Grove Food Bank Services and City of Elk Grove Vice Mayor Steve Detrick.

With many individuals, families, and seniors in the Elk Grove area struggling to make financial ends meet, we are asking for community assistance to help with donations so that we may provide them with a traditional Thanksgiving meal.  

We are asking for the following donations:

Frozen Turkeys (12-16 lbs. preferred)
Canned cranberry sauce
Stuffing mix
Instant mashed potatoes
Canned/dry gravy
Canned vegetables
Canned pie filling
Canned fruits

Donations can be dropped off at Elk Grove Food Bank Services at 9820 Dino Drive, Suite 140 from November 12th – 22nd (Monday – Friday) 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 23rd, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.