Jan 152015

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –JAN 7, 2014 — A West Sacramento fraternal group reports it won an honor for the 2013-2014 service year. The Knights of Columbus Council #9469 were named  a “Star Council” chapter. “The award recognizes overall excellence in areas of membership recruitment and retention, promotion of the fraternal insurance program, and sponsorship of […]

Sep 292014
Dozens 'walk for the poor' in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 24, 2014 — A coalition including West Sacramento’s Holly Cross and Our Lady of Grace parishes and Sacramento’s Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament joined to organize a poverty-fighting fundraiser here on Saturday. About 75 people showed up for the “Walk for the Poor,” with about 50 of them walking the one-mile distance, […]

Oct 162013
Walk raises $4,000 for charity

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 — A West Sacramento “Friends of the Poor”  walk drew about 100 people on September 28, and raised about $4,000 for charity. Event representative Paul Starkey reports that dozens of people did the two-mile walk hosted by Our Lady of Grace Conference at the Our Lady of Grace […]

Sep 072013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —  Donate your extra household items (appliances, area rugs, furniture, blankets, clothing, lamps, cookware, lawn furniture, computers and more) and help those in need. “Bundle Sunday” is scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 7-8. The donation truck from St. Vincent de Paul will be at Our Lady of Grace Church, 911 Park […]

Jul 062012
Hoping for explosive sales

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 — By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor    Business was off, but the crew at this Southport fireworks booth was optimistic on Tuesday.   “We’re down this year,” reported Byron Paige. “TNT (the fireworks wholesaler) said it’s because the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday. Tomorrow will be just crazy, […]

Dec 212011
Our Lady of Grace holds tree-lighting party

   FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 with additional photos Our Lady of Grace school on Linden Road held a Christmas-tree lighting party on Dec. 10. The festivities included a bonfire and refreshments. (Information & photos courtesy of Andrea Peters) Support local journalism. Subscribe to the News-Ledger. 9916) 371-8030 Copyright News-Ledger 2011     […]