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Toast to Wildlife showcases SWR’s success

JUDY MONESTIER, a Sierra Wildlife Rescue volunteer who works with fox, coyote, bobcats and raptors, tells the story of Big Spender the red-shouldered hawk with a broken wing who now serves as an education bird. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

It was a howler of a good time at Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Toast to Wildlife Champagne Brunch at the Cameron Park Country Club on Sunday, April 28. Supporters interacted with rescued wildlife, heard a fascinating presentation on wolves, enjoyed a sumptuous brunch and took their chances on silent auction items and raffles. The most popular part […]

Comments Off / May 05, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Daniel Naygrow

Army Pvt. Daniel M. Naygrow Jr.  has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Marshall Medical Center receives grant to fund life-saving services

The Susan G. Komen Sacramento Valley Affiliate awarded more than $750,000 to 21 local organizations in its 19-county service area. The grants are given to organizations to help provide education, support services, mammography screening and diagnostic programs to local residents. Since its inception in 1997, Komen Sacramento Valley has invested more than $17 million into […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Marshall, community celebrate nurses

The community is invited to “Honor Your Favorite Nurse” during Nurses Week to recognize excellence in nursing at Marshall Medical Center and provide nursing scholarships for those who serve during patients’ most vulnerable times. The event sponsored by Union Bank and Marshall Foundation for Community Health will recognize and honor exceptional care provided from members […]

Comments Off / April 29, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue woman in honor society

Jessica Davis

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Jessica Davis of Rescue was one of three students recently inducted into the political honor society at American International College in Springfield. She is a junior, double majoring in chemistry and political science. Davis, a member of the AIC rugby team, was inducted during a ceremony in the International Room of Lee Hall. Pi Sigma Alpha […]

Comments Off / April 29, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Serrano fitness center unveils makeover

Serrano Country Club Board President Rich Satterfield snips the ribbon to open the club's newly expanded fitness center on Saturday, April 27. He got help from 17-year club member Cindy Crawford, at left, and fellow board members, left to right, Wayne Anderson, Joe Someillan, Dick Callahan and Mike Ryan. Club General Manager Bob Strangroom backed up his board, as always. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The newly expanded Serrano Country Club fitness center opened Saturday with a party for the current members, who noshed healthy appetizers, mingled with friends on the patio and toured the facility. The center went under the knife of RCP Construction in November, emerging with bright new cardio, group exercise and kids rooms, two new tennis […]

1 Comment / April 27, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sky Mote’s family helping wounded warriors

Russ Mote sits with his son Carson in their El Dorado Hills home. Villiage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“It’s helped me so much to keep that connection,” said Russell Mote, father of Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012, just one day after he was awarded the Navy Marine Commendation Medal for combat heroism. The connection Russell Mote values is the tie between his family and Sky’s […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »