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Local La-Z-Boy Donates Furnishings to The Grace House in Elk Grove

Local La-Z-Boy Donates Furnishings to The Grace House in Elk Grove

The La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries recently donated more than $8,000 in home furnishings to The Grace House in Elk Grove.  This new shelter is a place for homeless individuals who need a place to stay.  With seven stores in Northern California, the local La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries owners Liz and Jim Reego donated furniture for the family room in order to create a comfortable and welcoming gathering place.  The donation included a leather sofa, two microfiber chairs, cocktail table, end tables, lamps, rug and artwork as well.

"Elk Grove is incredibly fortunate to have La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in our city," said City of Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis.

AfWPi to Kick Off Solano County Chapter at Mixer

AfWPi to Kick Off Solano County Chapter at Mixer

The first official mixer of the Solano County Chapter of the Association for Wedding Professionals Int'l, is Tuesday May 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Mission on the Hill in Vacaville!

Here's your chance to learn more about AfWPi and its benefits, and to get connected to other wedding professionals in your community. If you are a wedding pro who wants to learn more about Solano County, this is a great event for you to attend.

It's a relaxed atmosphere so you can socialize, enjoy some refreshments and get to know each other. That's what referral networking is about.
 

Mission on the Hill is located at 1300 E.

Elk Grove celebrates National Nurses Week

Elk Grove celebrates National Nurses Week

The City Council of Elk Grove issued a proclamation to the California Correctional Health Care Services to celebrate National Nurse's Week "Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care," May 6 through May 12, 2013.

The proclamation honors the registered nurses who strive to provide safe and high quality patient care, and asks the residents of Elk Grove to celebrate registered nursing's accomplishments and efforts to improve our health care system. 

 

$125,000 contest looking for retail business dreamers

$125,000 contest looking for retail business dreamers

Will you be Downtown Sacramento’s next success story?

Calling all passion-filled go getters with big ideas, people who are sparked by opportunity and possibility, we want you to join us Downtown.

Applicants interested in starting a new retail business in Downtown Sacramento can submit their business concept for consideration. The winner will receive an awards package worth approximately $125,000 which includes rent-free up to one year in a Downtown location, startup capital, and business support services.

The application process will run until May 24th and is open to entrepreneurs with a retail oriented business idea, current retailers who want to open a new concept, and those who want to expand or relocate from outside of Sacramento.

For more information and to apply, go to the Downtown Sacramento Partnership - Calling All Dreamers webpage.
 

News10 My Neighborhood to receive award today at Kross Kountry-4-Kids Celebration

News10 My Neighborhood to receive award today at Kross Kountry-4-Kids Celebration

Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice Finishes April 14th

A BBQ celebration Sunday hosted by Folsom Harley-Davidson marks the conclusion of a two week cross country and back ride for Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice.  The Army Of Angels,the International Child Abuse Prevention Task Force, Folsom HOG and dozens of other groups will be in attendance at the event scheduled from Noon until 3:00 P.M.  The runs accomplishments, reviewing the current call to action over the next year to better protect children and making some major announcements about Kross Kountry-4-Kids 2014. will be covered.

Over 800 Jobs at Sacramento’s HIREvent

Over 800 Jobs at Sacramento’s HIREvent

This free job fair will feature hundreds of exciting job opportunities from a variety of Sacramento area employers, plus free expert help with resumes.

For more information, visit JobJournal.com or call 888-THE-JOBS (843-5627).

WHAT:      Sacramento’s HIREvent               

WHERE:   Masonic Temple building, 1123 J Street

WHEN:      Tuesday, April 9, noon – 4pm

Bakery Celebrating Sweet Success

Bakery Celebrating Sweet Success

Sinful Treats, a locally-owned and operated bakery, is proof that if you mix great baking and determination, success is sure to rise.

What began as an online bakery business in 2009 has since grown to include a commercial kitchen and storefront at 5650 Whitelock Parkway in Elk Grove. The bakery will be welcomed into the Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

The bakery also will be adding a new monthly Tasting Party event to its repertoire, beginning Friday, April 26. Customers will be able to sample delicious baked goods and mingle at the party, which will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tasting Parties will be held on the last Friday of each month. Both the ribbon cutting and tasting party are open to the public; RSVPs are encouraged.