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Cheer Sacramento donates $1,500 to Sacramento LGBT Community Center

Cheer Sacramento donates $1,500 to Sacramento LGBT Community Center

Cheer Sacramento, Sacramento’s original “Charitable Cheerleaders,” has donated $1,500 to the Sacramento LGBT Community Center (1927 L Street, Sacramento).

Cheer Sacramento has been actively involved in the Sacramento community since 1999.  Cheer Sacramento performs and fundraises at various community events, including Sacramento Pride, the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” and the California International Marathon.  The team also provides scholarships to both high school and college cheerleaders.  Most recently, the team helped raise over $1500 for the Mustard Seed School. The team has even been in a Coca-Cola commercial as well as this years America’s Got Talent Season 10 commercial.  Click here for more information about Cheer Sacramento.

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $100,000 to organizations serving West Sacramento

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $100,000 to organizations serving West Sacramento

Kaiser Permanente in Greater Sacramento has awarded 56 grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to 54 local not-for-profit organizations, schools and government entities. That includes nearly $100,000 to organizations serving West Sacramento.

The Community Benefit grants – which range in individual amounts from $5,000 to $97,304 – are part of a longstanding practice for Kaiser Permanente, the region’s leading integrated health-care provider, which works to improve the health of the communities it serves in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties. Overall, the grants seek to improve access to medical care, support mental health services, reduce violence, develop the workforce and promote healthy eating and active living.

The largest allocation of funding will help the uninsured and underinsured access health care programs and services at various community clinics and organizations.

The Future of Civic Tech: 8 Localities Showcase Their Initiatives

The Future of Civic Tech: 8 Localities Showcase Their Initiatives

Gathering at its San Francisco headquarters June 10, the civic innovation group Code for America (CfA) showcased a lineup of latest apps and efforts for eight localities in 2015 (including one from West Sacramento)... Read More

Rain Barrel Workshop June 23 at City Hall

Rain Barrel Workshop June 23 at City Hall

The City of West Sacramento is hosting a rain barrel workshop on June 23rd at 5:30pm at City Hall Galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue... Read More

Fire Department Open House Saturday: Station 44

Fire Department Open House Saturday: Station 44

The West Sacramento Fire Department (WSFD) invites the public to attend the 6th Annual Open House on Saturday, June 20th, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bring your family to enjoy a fun, and informative day with your local firefighters!

Activities include: equipment demonstrations, the “Fire Safety House”, “Safe Place” information, inflatable jump house and slide, “Sparky the Dalmatian”, coloring contest, face painting, blood pressure checks, kids fingerprinting, and free hot dogs.

Admission is free!

Fire Station 44, 905 Fremont Boulevard, West Sacramento.

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Midtown Business Association Announces Line-Up for Summer’s First “THIS Midtown” Concert on June 13

Midtown Business Association Announces Line-Up for Summer’s First “THIS Midtown” Concert on June 13

Midtown business owner/music enthusiast Clay Nutting and event sponsor Midtown Business Association (MBA) are pleased to announce the line-up for the first THIS Midtown summer concert that will take place on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 4 to 9 p.m.  Always fun, lively and FREE, THIS Midtown summer block parties take place in Midtown Sacramento every Second Saturday from June through September on 20th Street between J & K.

The upbeat and always entertaining June event line-up has been announced for the first THIS Midtown summer concert of 2015 and includes the following: