Dec 122012
 
Christmas event raises at least $17K

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last year’s “Hope Stocking Event” raised about $17,000 for local causes. “This year, we expect the total to be even higher,” reports chairperson Maria Simas, vice president of the West Sacramento Foundation. The Foundation hosted the event, which collected donations and sponsorships, [...]

Nov 282012
 

FROM NEWS-LEDGER STAFF – A number of local charities will benefit from your attendance at the “Hope Stocking Event,” planned by the West Sacramento Foundation for 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Club Pheasant. Santa and honorary “elves” will join you for hors d’oeuvres and wine. $30. Give a tax-deductible gift and receive [...]

Nov 072012
 
Mother of all raffles: West Sac groups raise $47,000 selling tix

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 24, 2012 – A whole bunch of West Sacramento charities participated in this year’s “All Charities Raffle,” organized by the West Sacramento Foundation.   Raffle prizes included use of vacation condos, shopping sprees and other prizes. Each participating group got to keep $9 of every $10 in ticket [...]

May 082012
 
Cash for local scholarships

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 – On April 20, the West Sacramento Rotary Club held its Foundation Dinner at the D.O. Mills building in Sacramento.  The RCHS Interact students served appetizers on the rooftop garden.  The students also bused tables for over 120 diners in the grand ballroom for this event.   Rotary [...]