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Star student: Hannah Dardano

Everyone wants to congratulate Hannah at a recent Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting! Back row left to right: Dad Curt Dardano, Rotary Club President Jeff England, Oak Meadow Principal Barbara Narez, Buckeye Superintendent David Roth, teacher Sue Burkland, brother Christian Dardano and grandmother Loretta Reinick. Front row left to right: Sister Adalyn Dardano, step-mom Marlo Dardano, sister Grace Dardano, Student of the Month Hannah Dardano, mom Rachael Dardano and brother Julian Dardano. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

School officials and El Dorado Hills Rotarians recently honored Hannah Dardano as Student of the month. Oak Meadow fifth-grade teacher Sue Burkland said Hannah capably handles conflicts between her peers as a conflict manager and is always asking questions. “Hannah has this thirst for knowledge,” Burkland explained. “She’s just a great all-around person I’m so […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Lynne Hollerbach sticks to her commitment

Big sister of the year Lynne Hollerbach, left, loves spending time with her little, Safire Salazar. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Special education teacher Lynne Hollerbach has been a Big Sister for more than three years. She is one of Big Brothers Big Sisters’ “Big Sisters of the Year” and has been matched with her little sister, Safire Salazar, for the entire time she has been with BBBS. “I wanted to affect someone’s life one-to-one,” said […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Windsor Point Park resurrected

Windsor Point Park has been an eyesore on Francisco Drive for most of the 14 years since the surrounding neighborhoods were populated. It's also served as a overnight truck parking lot, star thistle habitat and a trash receptacle. Thanks to the efforts of neighborhood park advocates Sue Parker, center, Kim White, left, and Heidi Hannaman, not pictured, Windsor Point may become an kid-friendly oasis of green. Jovial CSD Director Billy Vandegrift, right, helped pitch the park to fellow board members and staff. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

After 14 years on the drawing board and a couple false starts, the 1.1 acre weed-patch known as Windsor Point Park might become the green spot that residents of the Windsor, Marina and Marina Woods neighborhoods were promised when they moved here. The park, located on Francisco Drive across from Marina Village Middle School at […]

1 Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Noah Bentley learns from his little

Noah Bentley and his little have grown close over the years. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Noah Bentley is the director of a software company in El Dorado Hills and a Big Brother of the Year. He and his little brother Trevor Cazares have been matched for three years and for Bentley it’s been more in every way than he expected. “I thought I would do a few things with a […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Mercy scholarships encourage medical careers

Medically minded —€” Mercy Hospital of Folsom awarded 12 students scholarships of $1,100 each on Friday at Serrano Country Club. Left to right, Victoria Chiu, 17; Rachel Mars, 17; Josh Verner, 17; Nicole Lemon, 17; Anusha Deshpande, 17; Bhavana Jonnalagadda, 17; Cecilia Chan, 17; Shirley May, 18; Sadra Forati, 17; and Tasha Vu, 17. Not pictured are Celine Barrica and Sheri Lyne James. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The good ladies, and a couple guys, of the Mercy Hospital Auxiliary have been dishing out scholarships to promising local students with medically minded career aspirations for 36 years running. This year’s lucky dozen scholars were recognized during the 2012 award luncheon at Serrano Country Club on Friday, March 16. The recognition included a $1,100 […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Baby Britlee wouldn’t wait

El Dorado Hills Fire Capt. Chris Storz, Dad Jon Rudnicki, Mom Kim Rudnicki, engineer paramedic Bryan Ferry and Cal Fire communications operator Leah Vanmeter reunite after they all worked together to deliver baby Britlee in the back of an ambulance. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Cal Fire communications operator Leah Vanmeter of Pollock Pines got a rare chance to hold the fruits of her labor Friday morning. On March 4 she took a 911 call from a surprisingly calm father who reported that his wife was about to give birth in the back seat. Roughly 15 minutes later Britlee Rudnicki entered […]

No Comment / March 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Shockingly good news from Senior Center

Cathy Statham, seated, shows off the new Senior Center AED to retired El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Brian Veerkamp, Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England and John Johnson, president of the local Firefighters Foundation. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The El Dorado Hills Rotary Club has teamed up with firefighters and a local CPR trainer to put an Automated External Defibrillator in the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The AED allows any laymen Good Samaritan to shock a heart attack victim back to life within the first critical three minutes, before paramedics arrive. The […]

No Comment / March 09, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »