Aug 072012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento library branch is promoting reading by inviting kids of all ages to read to a therapy dog for 15 minutes on the second and fourth Friday of each month, 3:30-5 p.m. at 1212 Merkley Avenue. First come, first to read. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Jul 122012
Help equip local kids for school

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 11, 2012 —   IKEA West Sacramento is asking the community to help low-income kids start the school year loaded with new backpacks and classroom supplies.  The “Getting Yolo County Kids Ready for School” collection drive is underway through July 29. KATIE VILLEGAS, executive director of the Yolo County Childrens Alliance (News-Ledger/2011) […]

Apr 012012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent? Attend a free introductory workshop from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Woodland Community College, Room 727.  For information, call (530) 574-1964 or visit Spanish-speakers may call Marcia, 956-9299.

Feb 292012
Foster care, & a bowl of soup

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 — GUEST COMMENTARY From the Woodland Community College Foster & Kinship Care Education Program It was a recipe for success.  Begin with a great cause, mix in dozens of volunteers, over 60 delicious homemade soups and a silent auction. Next, open the doors to the public for about four hours […]