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RCHS students create ‘blankets of love’

Yakima Huerta, chairperson of the ‘Blanket of Love’ project for a River City High School student club, presents a blanket to Lola Savala (Photo & information courtesy of Charyl Silva, club advisor)

Yakima Huerta, chairperson of the ‘Blanket of Love’ project for a River City High School student club, presents a blanket to Lola Savala
(Photo & information courtesy of Charyl Silva, club advisor)

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 12, 2014 —

Inspired after hearing about a project in which volunteers made scarves, in silence, for charity, the Interact Club at River City High School decided to do something similar.

  Students in the club started “Blankets of Love,” joining in silent meditation or prayer while cutting and double-knotting pieces of fleece into blankets to give to those in need.

   They were taught the blanket-making technique by Patty Gianatasio.

   The student club is sponsored by the city’s two Rotary chapters and advised by local chiropractor Charyl Silva.

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Veterans Day volunteers from West Sac

LEFT TO RIGHT: Volunteers Walt James, Tom Engle, Roberta Firoved, Don Huynh of River City Interact Club, Carol Thomas, and Jack Chan of River City Interact Club. (Photo by Don Schatzel, Centennial Rotary Club)

 

 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 22, 2014 —

Volunteers place live wreaths on the graves of military veterans at the Sacramento Valley National Veterans Cemetery in Dixon.  Others remove the wreaths for recycling after the holiday.

This year, on Jan. 11, it was members of the Centennial Rotary Club of West Sacramento who performed cleanup duty, along with several students from the River City High School Interact Club.

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RCHS athletes named ‘all league’

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — DEC 18, 2013 —

Several West Sacramento teens have been named to the “All League Teams” in the Sierra Valley Conference for fall play.

From the River City High School soccer team, Adrian Garcia and Jesus Serrano were chosen.

In football, all-league players from RCHS are Eric Beal, David Vincent, Bo Alvarez, Alex Morales, John Gray, Kevin Burkes and Malik Dumentz.

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Hundreds visit Santa, city tree lighting

The West Sacramento Community Singers give a cheer to the crowd after a performance from the stairway. (News-Ledger photo)

The West Sacramento Community Singers give a cheer to the crowd after a performance from the stairway. (News-Ledger photo)

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 —

Last year’s event was canceled by stormy weather, but celebrants this year just moved indoors to dodge a drizzle

The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce threw its annual holiday party at city hall on Friday evening.

With a bit of moisture in the air, the party moved from the city hall front lawn to the indoor “galleria.”

Attendees included many eager youngsters waiting for a confidential word with Santa, who was scheduled to arrive by fire truck part-way into the party.

There were refreshments, and Christmas carols.

A choir group from River City High School entertains the crowd.  (News-Ledger photo)

A choir group from River City High School entertains the crowd.
(News-Ledger photo)

 

It took three pulls at the switch. But Santa and Mayor Christoper Cabaldon successfully threw the switch that lit the city’s ‘holiday tree’ in front of 1110 West Capitol Avenue. (News-Ledger photo)

It took three pulls at the switch. But Santa and Mayor Christoper Cabaldon successfully threw the switch that lit the city’s ‘holiday tree’ in front of 1110 West Capitol Avenue. CLICK TO ENLARGE.
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Santa arrives! (News-Ledger photo)

Santa arrives!
(News-Ledger photo)

 

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