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La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Opening Early 2012 in West Sacramento

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Opening  Early 2012 in West Sacramento

The local owners of six La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores in Northern California announced plans to open a seventh showroom in West Sacramento in Spring 2012.   Owners Jim and Liz Reego signed a lease this week for a 12,800sf building near IKEA off Interstate 80.  The West Sacramento location joins the regional chain including current showrooms in Sacramento, Roseville, Gold River, Elk Grove, Chico and Redding.     

“We are looking forward to opening a new showroom in such a high-traffic retail center," said Jim Reego, co-owner of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries. “We look forward to meeting the needs of West Sacramento, Natomas, Davis, Woodland, Vacaville and Fairfield area residents.”

Call Out for Railroad Museum Volunteers this Fall!

Call Out for Railroad Museum Volunteers this Fall!

The California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering this fall to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush. The volunteer orientation will begin on Saturday, September 24, but interested volunteers must apply and be interviewed in advance. Volunteer applications are being accepted now through Monday, September 12, and involved community members are encouraged to get involved in this worthwhile program.   

Anyone who has ever visited the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento SHP has undoubtedly crossed paths with a docent. Dressed in railroad garb or other period attire, these trained volunteers answer questions and discuss history with guests. There are many other volunteers, too.

Firehouse Restaurant Announces Two New Hires

Firehouse Restaurant Announces Two New Hires

The Firehouse Restaurant recently announced two new additions to its Special Events team.

Bringing more than 20 years of management experience to his new position as special events director at The Firehouse, Frank Carney has worked for a number of restaurants throughout Northern California.  His work experience includes time as the manager of Rio City Café, general manager of Grapes Dining & Spirits, general manager of Paragary’s Bar & Oven and general manager of the High Steaks Steakhouse at Thunder Valley Casino Resort.  Most recently, Carney worked as the general manager and director of beverage for Lounge ON20 before joining The Firehouse team.

“I like to bring a hands-on approach to management and event planning, which I think fits perfectly with The Firehouse’s style,” Carney said.  “It’s all about the guest experience, and I am excited to be able to do what I love while showcasing the restaurant and Old Sacramento.”

Hiring - Cordova Recreation and Park District seeks dance instructor

Hiring - Cordova Recreation and Park District seeks dance instructor

Cordova Recreation and Park District is looking for a new children’s hip hop instructor from 4-5pm on Tuesday’s at Riverview Community Center. If you, or someone you know may be interested,  contact jo@crpd.com or call (916) 635-8977 for more details.