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Knight joins school board

Georgi Knight

During its regularly scheduled Aug. 14 meeting, the El Dorado County Board of Education provisionally appointed Georgianne Knight to the vacant board position, representing District 1. Her appointment expires in November. She is the only candidate running for the seat on the November ballot. Knight has worked for the California Department of Education for 18 years, where she collaborated […]

Comments Off / August 18, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

How Georgi Knight spends her days

A Mercedes of her own —€” Georgi Knight stands by her new classic 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL. Her cousin's wife insisted Georgi and husband John, who also drives an older Mercedes, take the car. Georgi calls it her "dream car." Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Who knew a brochure could lead to a new chapter in life? When Georgianne Knight read the El Dorado Community Foundation brochure “cover to cover” the El Dorado Hills resident said she knew she had to get involved. Earlier this year the 64-year-old retired administrator with the California Department of Education’s Special Education division joined […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Casting a new light on John Knight

John Knight, 63, at home in El Dorado Hills, says that he likes to start the day with the Wall Street Journal. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

“What you see is what you get,” was John Knight’s answer when asked if he had anything he wanted people to know about him — or not to know about him. No wacky tattoos and no secrets. El Dorado County’s District 1 supervisor admitted, however, he does enjoy a good cigar and a shot of […]

2 Comments / February 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Women’s fund celebrates another successful year

Maureen Carter, outgoing chair, left, is congratulated by Cathy Bean, current vice chair who will serve as WFED chair in 2015. Courtesy photo

By Jamie Hartshorn El Dorado County “has plenty of positive news to share” when it comes to charitable giving, noted philanthropist and publisher Winnie Comstock-Carlson told a sold-out audience at the recent Women’s Fund El Dorado’s annual celebration dinner. The festive event at David Girard Vineyards in Placerville was attended by nearly 300 women and […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Community Foundation names new officers, board members

The El Dorado Community Foundation Board of Directors recently announced new officers as follows: Board President John Black; Vice President Paul Zappettini; Secretary Charlie Stephens and Treasurer Chris Reeg. Maureen Carter is the past president. Black has served on the board since January 2007. Black was born in San Francisco and graduated from the University of […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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