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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.”

ABC10 Angel Tree Toy Drive Tomorrow!

ABC10 Angel Tree Toy Drive Tomorrow!

On Thursday ABC10 will hold a one-day toy drive at the ABC10 Studios located at 400 Broadway in Sacramento for the Angel Tree program!

The drive will take place from 4:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. We encourage the community to join in the holiday spirit and give the gift of unwrapped toys for kids in our area. It's a perfect way to  make sure every child finds a gift under the tree.

You can take part by bringing an unwrapped toy to donate. It will be a fun day filled with good cheer, the spirit of giving and copious amounts of hot cocoa!

ABC10 is located at: 400 Broadway Sacramento, 95818

Please enter on Broadway and loop through the back lot to deliver your donations.

We look forward to seeing you and Happy Holidays!

West Sacramento Trees for Tomorrow Kick-Off Planting Event Saturday

West Sacramento Trees for Tomorrow Kick-Off Planting Event Saturday

Submitted by Michelle Medeiros  

Tree Davis and the City of West Sacramento are hosting the kick off event for the new Trees for Tomorrow Program on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. The tree planting event will take place at Bryte Park in West Sacramento located on the corner of Todhunter and Carrie Streets. During the event, thirty community volunteers will plant seventeen new trees around the Kaboom Disney Playground. These trees will grow to provide shade, cleaner air, and a beautiful outdoor space for recreation and relaxation.

Dreams and Drivers Annual Karts, Kids and Cars Toy Drive & Car Show

Dreams and Drivers Annual Karts, Kids and Cars Toy Drive & Car Show

WHAT: DREAMS AND DRIVERS 2nd Annual KARTS, KIDS and CARS Toy Drive

WHERE: K1 Speed. 3131 Bradshaw Rd, Sacramento

WHEN: DECEMBER 13, 2015 from 8am till NOON.

Bring ONE new unwrapped TOY and give to Santa Racer Daryl.  FREE  Coffee provided by Grace Roasters, concessions by Moondoggies and breakfast goodies.  Go Cart racing inside and special discounts.

All benefiting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Sacramento. LLS will be distributing the toys to their patients for the Christmas Holiday.

RAIN OR SHINE Event.  

www.dreamsanddrivers.com

Always FREE event and open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles

City Prepares For Annual Tree Lighting- Dec. 4th

City Prepares For Annual Tree Lighting- Dec. 4th

The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce and the City of West Sacramento present the annual Community Tree Lighting Celebration in front of City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Ave., Friday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The public is invited to join the celebration, featuring free refreshments and performances by local youth choirs. Following the arrival of Santa on the fire truck at 6:30 p.m., Mayor Christopher Cabaldon will light the tree!

Afterwards, kids can climb on Santa’s lap, express their holiday wishes, and receive a keepsake photo. The program is sponsored by Capitol Yards... Read More