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Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas

Feb 28, 2014 05:28AM ● Published by Style

Congrats to Special Olympics athlete and Placer County resident Donald Schendel on being inducted into the Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame! Schendel has been competing in the program for more than 40 years and has won more than 215 medals in sports ranging from baseball to cross-country skiing.

Join Fairytale Town for Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration on March 2. The event will feature popular Seuss-themed, hands-on activities, including crafts and readings of Dr. Seuss books. For more info, visit fairytaletown.org.

Don’t forget that March 14 is the last day to submit your artwork for Placer SPCA’s “Be Kind to Animals Poster and Writing Contest.” The grand prize winner will receive a Placer SPCA T-shirt and swag bag, and the top five entries will be turned into cards or bookmarks to be sold at events. For more info, visit placerspca.org.

Congrats to Oakmont High School cheerleaders Kaytlin Martino and Melia Chaves who were selected as All-American cheerleaders and asked to participate in the New Year’s Day parade in London.

Attention all climbers! REI in Roseville will host a presentation, “Climbing Mount Shasta—Tips for All Climbers,” on March 18 at 7 p.m. Nick Meyers, the lead climbing and avalanche specialist for the U.S. Forest Service’s Mount Shasta Ranger District, will teach the workshop. To register, visit rei.com/stores/roseville-ca.html.

A big congrats to Wise Villa Winery, whose 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon was recently awarded “Best of Class” at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. The winery also received four gold medals, eight silver medals, and two bronze medals in the competition.

Rocklin’s first female police officer, Susan Davis, retired after 27 years of service with the Rocklin Police Department.

On March 15 at 10 a.m., check out the children’s workshop “Raising Worms for Better Plants and Gardens!” at the Roseville Utility Center. Play with the red wigglers and find out how to create a worm bin for your home.

Stockton marriage and family therapist, Lani Stoner, MFT, is the interim clinical director of the Soldiers Project/Sacramento. Stoner, along with a team of 45 volunteer therapists, will provide free mental health services to active-duty military and veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and their loved ones.

Congratulations to Roseville’s own Landmark Limited on receiving the honor of “Management Company of the Year” from the California Association Institute (CAI) North Bay Chapter for 2013.

The United Auburn Indian Community (UAIC) recently announced that it awarded more than $77,650 to community-based organizations in Placer County (Gold Country Red Cross, Stand Up Placer and Lighthouse Counseling, to name a few) in its final round of giving for 2013—bringing the year’s total to $270,000.

In the “Oops We’re  Only Human Department,” we apologize to Out of Bounds Brewing Company in Rocklin for mistakenly referring to their beer selections as “home” brewed in last month’s Foodie Find. It should be noted that Out of Bounds is a production craft brewery directed by a master brewer with over 16 years of production experience. All beers are brewed on site, in their state-of-the-art production craft brewery. For more info, visit outofboundsbrewing.com


That’s all for now, but check back next month for Style’s annual Get Outside feature.

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