Dennis Nomer, El Dorado Hills: "My father taught me that people that don't like to work are never happy. The only way to be happy is to learn to enjoy your work."
Don Maston, Cameron Park: "I was raised with a profound belief that I can do anything I want to. I have daughters. (I tell them) 'You are a gifted, beautiful, intelligent person, you can do anything you want.'"
Heather McFarland, Folsom: "Proverbs 3:5-6. 'Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path.'"
Louis Calvillo, El Dorado Hills: "(He said) 'Hey, let's open a coffee shop!' (And I did!)."
Tony Renzo, Cameron Park: "I want my children to respect their elders and other people's property. Respect your parents."