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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.

7 local “Blue Star Museums” offer free admission to military personnel and heir families this summer

7 local “Blue Star Museums” offer free admission to military personnel and heir families this summer

Seven Sacramento-area museums will participate in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day (May 30) through Labor Day (September 5), 2016. The seven local museums participating in Blue Star Museums include the following:  Aerospace Museum of California, California Agriculture Museum, California Automobile Museum, California Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Fairytale Town and the Sacramento History Museum.
 

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.