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Saluting the veterans among us

UC Davis honors its military veterans next week with yellow ribbons on our quads (both of them); red, white and blue pins on our veterans; and celebrations on the Davis and Sacramento campuses.

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Blood drive shares in excitement over football

Eager fans who can’t wait for the Causeway Classic football game have a chance to beat Sac State on a different kind of field next week: in bloodmobiles stationed around the Quad for the three-day Causeway Classic Blood Drive.

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Midtown Sacramento offers imaginative, interactive & exhilarating art during Second Saturday on 6/9

Midtown Sacramento offers imaginative, interactive & exhilarating art during Second Saturday on 6/9

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting Second Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more. 

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, a sampling of the offerings presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following:

Cheer Sacramento 2016-2017 mid-season tryouts

Cheer Sacramento 2016-2017 mid-season tryouts

Calling all cheerleaders, dancers and gymnasts!  Cheer Sacramento, Sacramento’s original “Charitable Cheerleaders,” is holding mid-season tryouts for the 2016-2017 season! 

Tryouts will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at CheerXperience gym (11335 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA 95742). 

 

 

Dreams and Drivers 3rd Annual Toy Drive, "Karts, Kids and Cars"

Dreams and Drivers 3rd Annual Toy Drive, "Karts, Kids and Cars"

Dreams and Drivers  CHARITY: 3rd Annual Karts, Kids and Cars Toy Drive…Benefitting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Sutter Children’s Hospital…

LOCATED at K1 Speed, Bradshaw Rd, Sacramento CA  8am till 12 noon. 

 

What do you need to do?  Bring one NEW…UNWRAPPED TOY and get your photo taken with Santa Racer…

 

Free coffee thanks to DubKaffee and other goodies as well as food truck.  

 

The event is RAIN OR SHINE…plenty of racing inside and fun.

 

www.dreamsanddrivers.com

www.k1speed.com

 

Yolo landfill exhibit wins Blue Ribbon at county fair

Yolo landfill exhibit wins Blue Ribbon at county fair

On opening day of the Yolo County Fair, judges announced the Yolo County Department of Community Services, Integrated Waste Management Division’s exhibit won first place for its value in community service.

Sticking with the fair’s theme of “80 Years of Fun”, Yolo County, alongside the recycling staff from jurisdictional partners (Cities of Davis, West Sacramento, Winters and Woodland) showcased how 80 years of recycling programs throughout the county and at the landfill have made Yolo County more sustainable. The exhibit allows fairgoers to learn about the many ways recycling has changed throughout the decades, identify source reduction programs in their community and participate in a recycling trivia display board.

Most notably, Waste Management, Inc. and Davis Waste Removal, Inc. curbside carts fill the booth highlighting the various programs in Yolo County communities and the recent roll out of organics food waste composting in Davis and Clarksburg.

Yolo County’s State Fair exhibit wins the gold…and two Blue Ribbons!

Yolo County’s State Fair exhibit wins the gold…and two Blue Ribbons!

Yolo County adds three more awards to its impressive collection of California State Fair exhibit recognitions. On opening day of the state fair, judges announced the Yolo County 2016 exhibit was awarded the gold ribbon, as well as blue ribbons in the categories of “best craftsmanship” and “best of produce, products or artifacts”.

With this year’s counties exhibit theme, “California Delivers”, Yolo County showcased how it is taking agritourism to new heights by “delivering” food and fun with its vast array of festivals, farm tours and events year round. As is the tradition for Yolo County, the exhibit integrates a learning environment with whimsical characters, animated displays, and a bounty of local produce and products.