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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

Tis’ the Season to Join Yolo County Library’s “Food for Fines” Program

Tis’ the Season to Join Yolo County Library’s “Food for Fines” Program

The Yolo County Library is offering a new “Food for Fines” program this holiday season that allows library card holders who donate one food item to also clear $1 from their Yolo County Library overdue fines.  There is no limit to the number of donations and no limit to the reduction in fines cardholders can receive. 

All Yolo County Library cardholders can donate food from November 15 through December 15 at the circulation desk of any Yolo County Library location.  Donated items will be given to the Yolo Food Bank to feed the hungry this winter.  Suggested donations include the following:

The Magical Holiday Tradition Continues in Old Sacramento with 7th Annual “Macy’s Theatre of Lights"

The Magical Holiday Tradition Continues in Old Sacramento with 7th Annual “Macy’s Theatre of Lights"

Known as a magical, electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition in Old Sacramento, the ever-popular and FREE “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” performances return on Wednesday evening, November 25, 2015, and continue through New Year’s Eve.   In addition to Macy’s, the spectacular annual event is also proudly presented by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) in cooperation with Downtown Commons, the City of Sacramento Department of Convention and Cultural Services, the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, Embassy Suites, Evangeline’s and Old Sacramento merchants and small business owners.  

Sacramento History Museum is Proudly Committed to Hiring Military Veterans

Sacramento History Museum is Proudly Committed to Hiring Military Veterans

With a staff comprised of more than 25 percent military veterans, the Sacramento History Museum is dedicated to seeking out, hiring and retaining capable and dedicated military veterans whenever possible.  Currently, the Museum employs eight military veterans who proudly served in the U.S. Armed Forces as follows: two from the Army, three from the Navy, and one from each of the Air Force, Marines and National Guard.

Interestingly, the vast majority of the military veterans employed at the Sacramento History Museum are tour guides who had no previous related experience but excel in working with the public.

Community Volunteer Fairs in Davis and West Sacramento

Community Volunteer Fairs in Davis and West Sacramento

Have you ever wanted to volunteer but didn’t know where to go or how to start? Come join the Yolo County Library at one, or both, of the Community Volunteer Fairs being held on October 7 in Davis or October 22 in West Sacramento to learn how you can get connected to your community.

Community Volunteer Fairs will be held on the following days from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.:

  • October 7 at the Davis Arts Center, located at 1919 F Street in Davis
  • October 22 at the Civic Center Galleria, located at 1110 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento

Find volunteer opportunities in your area, network with local organizations and learn how to support great efforts in your community.  Organizations participating in the Community Volunteer Fairs include:

Help Community Business Bank Give Away $10,000 to Benefit Local Non-Profit

Help Community Business Bank Give Away $10,000 to Benefit Local Non-Profit

There’s no fancy party planned to celebrate Community Business Bank’s 10th anniversary. Instead, the West Sacramento-headquartered community bank plans to give away $10,000 to one lucky not-for-profit making a difference in Sacramento, Yolo, San Joaquin or Solano counties.

“For the past decade, it’s been our honor to help meet the needs of small businesses and not-for-profits in our communities,” said John DiMichele, CEO, Community Business Bank. “Our $10,000 give away contest is the perfect opportunity to express our gratitude to a local not-for-profit that is working hard every day to help those in need.” In addition to the cash prize, the winner will receive a full-page ad in thePartners in Philanthropyedition of the Sacramento Business Journal.

Entry period for all nominations is September 1-30, 2015. Here are two ways to nominate your favorite not-for-profit: