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A visionary leader: Stephanie Edwards-Norfleet leads coalition

El Dorado Community Vision Coalition Executive Director Stephanie Edwards-Norfleet said her passion for helping youth will help the coalition reach its goals. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Stephanie Edwards-Norfleet has taken the helm as the executive director the El Dorado Community Vision Coalition. “Stephanie Edwards-Norfleet’s experience and background in working with non-profit organizations was outstanding,” said coalition board Vice President Bill Wild. “The entire interview panel agreed that Stephanie would be a great executive director and would be a positive addition to El Dorado […]

No Comment / June 07, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park CSD inching toward summer

Summer is almost here. Kids will be out of school soon and will need something to do. The Cameron Park Community Services District has lots of programs available. Summer Kids Kamp is a week-long program for ages 6-13. Campers spend the week playing games, swimming, doing gymnastics, completing arts and crafts project and spending time at Cameron […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Capital Stage presents Pulitzer winning, Tony Award nominated ‘Disgraced’

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtara. The Pulitzer Prize, Obie Award winning and Tony Award nominated play will make its Sacramento premiere tonight. “Disgraced” will run from May 4 through June 5, directed by Capital Stage Producing Artistic Director Michael Stevenson. The play depicts racial and ethnic prejudices that “secretly persist in […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mercy Auxiliary awards best and brightest

Oak Ridge High School seniors Mitchell Howser, left, and Andrew Greer were two of 11 scholars awarded a Mercy Folsom Hospital Auxiliary $1,000 scholarship at a special event March 11.  Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Neurologist, nurse, homeopathic doctor or X-ray technician? Members of the Mercy Folsom Hospital Auxiliary team awarded eight area high school seniors and three hospital employees with $1,000 college scholarships each to help them pursue degrees in medicine or science at its annual scholarship luncheon March 11. The event at Serrano Country Club also marked the […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Latrobe School District wins Golden Bell Award

Latrobe School eighth-graders Nicholas Fernandez, Luci Gulbransen, Erin Horan, Morgan Dougherty, Haley Mahan, Ryan Miller, Wyatt Pittman, front row left to right, and Max Southworth, Jenna Kendrick, Emma Seymour, Ty Louie, Austin Garland, Jennifer Isaacson and Jacob Silvey, back row left to right, are participants in the school's Real Game and Speech Contest. Courtesy photo

The Latrobe School District recently became the proud recipient of the Golden Bell Award for the extraordinary curriculum and instruction used in its Real Game and Speech Contest. The California School Board Association Golden Bell Awards, now in its 36th year, promote excellence in education and school board governance by recognizing outstanding programs and governance practices […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Ask a Care Manager: Move forward after Parkinson’s diagnosis

Deon Batchelder, MA, CMC Mr. and Mrs. Jones are both retired and avid travelers. On a recent trip to New York, Mrs. Jones noticed her husband had a slight shuffle to his walk, which she hadn’t noticed before. Mr. Jones said he felt fine; however, he felt his joints were a bit stiff and attributed it to his […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Serrano Country Club awards first golf scholarships

Serrano's First Tee program hosted the fifth annual California Eagles Invitational at the Serrano Country Club in August. It is the only event the Special Olympics golfers get to play each year. Serrano First Tee created a scholarship program this year and recently announced its first recipients. Courtesy photo

Why don’t more young people learn to play golf? That’s the question the World Golf Foundation asked when it created the national youth service organization The First Tee in 1997, since finding the primary reason is due to a lack of affordable junior golf programs and places that welcome young golfers. Today there are 200 […]

Comments Off / December 28, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »



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