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Oct 31, 2008 05:00PM, Published by Super Admin, Categories: In Print



It’s a good time to get your pet equipped with a microchip to help maximize the chance of being reunited if separated. So, lucky for us, the City of Folsom offer rabies vaccinations for $5, and micro-chipping for $20 (cash only), on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Folsom Zoo, 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 916-439-2268…

And speaking of animals, don’t forget to share in the holiday festivities with your favorite zoo friends. Take a break while your turkey is cooking and watch the animals at the Folsom Zoo receive their Thanksgiving dinners. Feedings begin at 11 a.m. For more information, call 916-351-3527 or visit folsomzoo.com…

Congratulations to Folsom Lake College for being the recipient of a $469,000 grant. The Governor’s “Career Technical Education Community Collaborative Project” grant was awarded to the college and several participating partners…

And, congrats to Stage Nine Theatre for receiving four Elly Awards! Artistic Associate and Director Allen Schmeltz received Best Direction - Young People’s Play for Cinderella; Carly Abney received Best Leading Actress, Child - Young People’s Play for Alice in Wonderland; Jesse Larrosa received Best Leading Actor, Adult - Young People’s Play for A Song of Sixpence; and Giana Andersen received Best Supporting Actress, Child - Young People’s Play for Cinderella

Join the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce for a trip to Costa Rica! $2,359 covers it all - roundtrip airfare, four-star hotels, deluxe tour buses, admission to attractions and more. Call the Chamber at 916-933-1335 or visit eldoradohillschamber.org…

November 12 is the Annual Holiday Bazaar and Auction sponsored by Folsom Women’s Connection. Donna Taigen, retired and well-known high school principal will be the inspirational speaker. The event is $15, including brunch, and will be held at the Folsom Rotary Clubhouse from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 916-934-0869 for reservations…

Stop by the NEW Folsom Grocery Outlet at 671 E. Bidwell and check out the savings! Locals Ralph and Cynthia Beard opened the store September 4…

Sutter Street Artists will be showing their works at the Procissi Wine Gallery at 627 Sutter Street in Folsom at their grand opening reception on November 2, from noon to 4 p.m. The artist’s work will be on display year-round…

And good news on the home front: a four-year study yielded positive results for the work done by local drug-free community coalitions! The Vision Coalition of El Dorado Hills in conjunction with other community coalitions has helped to reduce teen substance abuse. Congrats to the coalition’s director, DJ Peterson for helping to make a difference in the lives of our youth...

The Monroe Salon in Folsom is having its first annual “Open House to Help a Family in Need” on March 1, 2009, from 4-8 p.m. To nominate a family in need, submit a letter with the family’s name and why you nominate them, to Monroe Salon at 707 Natoma Street, Folsom (or email the Web site at monroesalon.com). The deadline for all entries and donations is January 15. For more information call 916-985-9500. That’s all for this month, but check back next month for our annual Holiday Gift Guide!

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