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Julia & the BIG Day of Giving!

Julia & the BIG Day of Giving!

As you walk through the Zoo and look at the animals, you may chuckle at the quirky Wolf’s Guenons or be in awe of the actual size of a giraffe. But did you know that of the 136 species currently at housed at the Sacramento Zoo, over half are endangered or threatened with endangerment? Part of the Sacramento Zoological Society’s mission is to inspire a connection with wildlife so that future generations will continue to be stewards of the earth and make efforts to protect these animals in their natural habitats.
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East Sacramento Preservation Fundraiser—Support Your Neighborhood Organization

East Sacramento Preservation Fundraiser—Support Your Neighborhood Organization
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First-Ever Old Sacramento Chocolate Week -- May 4-10!

First-Ever Old Sacramento Chocolate Week -- May 4-10!

Sweet, satisfying and sinfully smooth.  Get ready to enjoy chocolate in oh-so-many ways – drizzled on fresh and warm mini donuts, made into spicy cayenne cocoa bites or even dripping in dark chocolate balsamic vinegar paired with blood orange olive oil – during the first-ever Old Sacramento Chocolate Week happening May 4 – 10, 2015.   Coordinated by the Old Sacramento Business Association (OSBA) with support by involved merchants and businesses, chocolate lovers of all ages are invited to visit Old Sacramento to experience a variety of delicious and delectable chocolate-related activities throughout the historic district all week long.  For more details and a complete list of activities, specials and featured items, visit www.oldsacramento.com

Monday, May 4 from 7-9 p.m. Choc-la-trivia

Finding Love in All the Right Places

Finding Love in All the Right Places

Did you know that volunteering as a couple at the Zoo can be a great way to revitalize a relationship and reconnect with your partner? This may seem odd to many, but becoming Docent volunteers at the Zoo has helped John and Cyndi Ginn’s relationship grow.
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Saint John's - A Place for Hope and Dreams

Saint John's - A Place for Hope and Dreams

Tiffany and Michele Steeb, CEOTiffany has a gorgeous, sunny smile and bright, clear eyes. She is gloriously happy, perhaps for the first time in years...or maybe even her life. She has a roof over her head, her son with her, and a bright future. This is in stark contrast to just six months ago when she and her son were living in her car and she was (and still is) dealing with custody battles with her in-laws. She had been homeless for over a year, living in her car and on friend's couches. Tiffany represents the growing number of homeless families in Sacramento and her happy smile is due to one thing - finding help at Saint John's.
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Excitement builds for Elk Grove running event all to benefit youth sports scholarships

Excitement builds for Elk Grove running event all to benefit youth sports scholarships

As a mom of two boys, Tamra Rickman felt she needed to do more than just remind her sons to do their chores and finish their homework. She wanted something for them to do as family. She encouraged her sons to take up sports and thought there would be plenty of benefits to them being on a team.

“It gave them a sense of responsibility. It gave us something to talk about. Sports also teach time management, teamwork and being prepared,” said Rickman, whose sons have played soccer and baseball.

The challenge was figuring out how to pay for all the expenses associated with playing a team sport. From the registration fees, to the uniforms and gear, and in some cases, the cost of travelling to games and events, the price to play can be in the hundreds or thousands of dollars.

But that’s where the Elk Grove Youth Sports Foundation(EGYSF) comes in.

Celiac Awareness 3k/5k Walk and Fun Run

Celiac Awareness 3k/5k Walk and Fun Run
Celiac Awareness 3k/5k Walk and Fun Run
03-28-2015 - 03-28-2015
Celiac Support Group
http://www.celiacsupportgroup.org/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=44566
Admission: Suggested Donation $10
 
(916) 483-8546
info@celiacsupportgroup.org
 
Start Time(s): Sat 9am-11:30am
Walk, jog, stroll and support the Celiac Support Group
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