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 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 [...]

Sep 262012
 
Mike Carr: fighting cancer

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 19, 2012 – By Daryl Fisher Features Editor In May of this year, lifelong West Sacramento resident Mike Carr was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of leukemia (Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm). At the time of the diagnosis, doctors told Mike he only had a few months [...]

Sep 142012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Got some old computers & electronic appliances? Old electronic devices may be recycled at an “e-waste” day at San Pedro Park (708 N. Hobson Ave.) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 15. Bring your old TVs, computers, laptops, monitors, small appliances, etc. Drop them off inside [...]