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Facing death with the help of hospice

Richard Esposito

Standing in the doorway of my parent’s garage I embraced my mother for what seemed like an eternity. Deep down inside I knew (and perhaps she as well) that difficult days lay ahead. It was during this visit that I realized how much pain she was experiencing. Unbearable as it was she still refused to […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Seniors give to Snowline

FOR A GREAT CAUSE —€” Frank Dowd, Jennifer Eells, John Ray, Rich Caulfield, Sandy Clark and Michael Schmidt hold up the check Snowline Hospice received from the Cameron Park Country Club Seniors. Courtesy photo

Snowline Hospice of El Dorado County would like to recognize the Cameron Park Country Club Seniors for their generous donation of $3,121 — the culmination of many hours of hard work fundraising throughout the past year. The Outreach Committee, led by John Ray, presented this donation to Snowline Executive Director Michael Schmidt during the group’s […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Clean up and get outside this April

The Cameron Park Community Swap Meet will be held on Saturday, April 18, in the parking lot at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Sell your treasures or hunt for new ones. The event is from 8 a.m. to noon and vendor spaces are available. On the same day, Cameron Park residents can participate […]

Comments Off / March 31, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

El Dorado Disposal values community ties

El Dorado Disposal is well-regarded for its customer care but the company is also known as one of, if not the most, generous local business. Jeff England, El Dorado Disposal’s district manager, told Village Life giving back is a conscious part of their business model. “We take the servant approach, where we work and live with the attitude […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2014 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Read More »

Workshops aims to care for caregivers

How do you talk to a loved one who can’t remember your name? How do you fulfill their wishes if they can’t communicate them? Caregivers who have loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia encounter these emotionally draining questions and much more every day. That’s why Ginger McMurchie, facilitator of the El Dorado Hills Senior Center’s […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

This month go back to the Renaissance, clean the garage

September begins the fall season with lots of new activities and fun for all. Enjoy the Renaissance Tudor Fayre at Cameron Park Lake from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7. More information can be found at facebook.com/RenaissanceTudorFayreInCameronParkLake. Clean out your unwanted junk from your garage and clean your yard of […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

‘Give Where You Live’ — bringing people, local non-profits together

With so many important and worthy causes all over the world, how does one choose which ones to benefit? How do you and when you do start? The answer is: Start where you live and do it on May 6. Tuesday, May 6, is National Day of Giving and the El Dorado Community Foundation has […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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