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Yolo County Receives Two Recognitions for Countywide Solar Project

Yolo County Receives Two Recognitions for Countywide Solar Project

Yolo County recently applied for one, and ultimately received two recognitions for its countywide solar project from the California Counties Architects & Engineers Association.

Poster Contest Promotes May is Bike Month

Poster Contest Promotes May is Bike Month

May is Bike month!  In celebration, the Woodland Safe Routes to School program is hosting a poster contest for kindergarten through 8th grade students who attend school in Woodland.  

 

Interested students are invited to create posters using their original designs that encourage other students to have fun and be safe while riding their bikes.  A winner and runner-up in each category (K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade and 6th-8th grade) will receive a prize, and their artwork may be used in future promotional materials in Woodland and throughout Yolo County.

 

The poster contest is held in collaboration with the Woodland Commit2Fit May program, and the winner and runner-up in each category will be announced at the Woodland Commit2Fit raffle event on Thursday, June 2 at 6:15 p.m., at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, located at 2001 East Street in Woodland. 

Dance The Night Away with ABC10/Sac & Co at the 29th Wine & Food Fest to Benefit Make-A-Wish

Dance The Night Away with ABC10/Sac & Co at the 29th Wine & Food Fest to Benefit Make-A-Wish

Join ABC10 and Sac & Co at the 29th Annual Wine & Food Fest on Saturday, April 23rd from 5:00pm-9:30pm at the Sacramento Convention Center!

More than 100 restaurants, wineries, microbreweries and other fine spirits vendors will be tantalizing your taste buds! Wineries pouring at the event include well-known premium wines from Wente, Frank Family, Borjon, J Lohr and Silverado. Popular restaurants returning are Paul Martin Bistro, Il Fornaio, Supper Club and Dawson’s.

Volunteer Fair February 18

Volunteer Fair February 18

(Woodland, CA) – Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity but don’t know where to start?  Then come join us at the Volunteer Fair on February 18 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Woodland Community and Senior Center, located at 2001 East Street in Woodland.

This free event will host the following local service agencies and organizations:

  • 211 Yolo
  • City of Davis
  • Yolo SPCA
  • Yolo Hospice
  • Yolo Food Bank
  • Woodland Tree Foundation
  • Citizens Who are for the Elderly
  • And more!

Participants will discover volunteer opportunities that match their interests, skills and abilities. Let’s come together to make a difference and support great efforts in our local community.  This event is supported by the Yolo County Library and sponsored by the Yolo County Non Profit Leaders Alliance and the City of Woodland.

Yolo County Library Collaborates with UC Davis Campus Community Book Project

Yolo County Library Collaborates with UC Davis Campus Community Book Project

(Woodland, CA) – Join the Yolo County Library and the UC Davis Campus Community Book Project for an interactive workshop entitled, “Equitable, Inclusive and Just Communities: Exploring historical policies, constructs and practices to create healthier societies” on January 31 from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis.

American Heart Association Seeks Heart-Healthy Woman For Go Red Total Makeover

American Heart Association Seeks Heart-Healthy Woman For Go Red Total Makeover

44 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease and stroke and each of them have a story to tell. Join ABC10’s Dina Kupfer at The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement as she emcees the Go Red Total Makeover on Saturday, February 6 at Arden Fair from 10am to 2pm. The event will spotlight one local heart-healthy woman who is in the process of making herself over from the inside out.

Nominees should be a female resident within the community or surrounding area and have taken action to improve her heart health.  The heart-healthy makeover recipient will receive a $500 Macy’s gift card at the Go Red Total Makeover event, and additionally, will participate in local media and in-studio interviews.

Yolo County Library Collects 5,867 Pounds of Food

Thanks to the Yolo County Library’s Food for Fines program, the Yolo Food Bank received a donation of 5,867 pounds of food over the holiday season!  The Food for Fines program ran from November 15 through December 15 allowing library card holders to receive $1 off an overdue fine for every food item donated. 

“This weight total was the third largest food drive we recorded in 2015,” said Yolo Food Bank Volunteer Manager and Procurement Specialist Josh Ellis.  “The Yolo County Library has always been a tremendous supporter of the Yolo Food Bank and this food drive is yet another example.”