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Franklin Book Sale and Food Drive

Franklin Book Sale and Food Drive
Franklin Book Sale and Food Drive
05-10-2014 - 05-10-2014
Sacramento Public Library
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Sat 10am-3pm
Bring two non-perishable food items for a free adult book, or one perishable food item for a children’s book
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Elk Grove to Hold One Day Youth Fair

Elk Grove to Hold One Day Youth Fair

The City of Elk Grove will host a one day youth fair on Saturday, March 22. The event will showcase of  community service, employment, health and wellness, and entertainment opportunities— for the city's youth. Local teens ages 13 to 19 are encouraged to attend the resource fair hosted by the Elk Grove Youth Commission, and help spread the word.  
The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and provide an opportunity for teens to meet face-to-face with representatives from nearly 20 local organizations offering community service credit, internships and jobs, and activities for teens in Elk Grove.  Teens can earn community service hours for participating in the event.  Lunch will be provided.  Pre-registration is required.  ... Read More

Obesity rates in children going down

Obesity rates in children going down

Obesity rates in America’s youth have been declining in certain states for years.

With more than one-third of adults in America suffering from obesity (cdc.gov), many would agree that we are experiencing an epidemic in this country. This silent killer is connected to diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and other conditions which plague our nation. However, researchers have made a surprising discovery that suggests a trend towards a healthier future for the next generation.

Family Financial Cents: I LOVE Saving!

Family Financial Cents: I LOVE Saving!

It’s been said that, “money doesn’t buy happiness, but it does buy choices” and choices can often create a more comfortable life. With CHOICES in mind, if I were to ask you what your heart’s desire was right now, what would you say? What choices would you truly like to be able to make if finances were not a concern?

2014 Weekly Challenge #7: DeClutter your Life!

2014 Weekly Challenge #7: DeClutter your Life!

2014 Weekly Challenge #7: DeClutter your Life!

This week’s challenge is to de-clutter your life! 

Clutter can be draining and de-energizing. By getting more organized, you simplify and live a more meaningful life.  I don't know about you, but when I'm surrounded by crap, I feel  like crap and can't live my best life. 

This week, pick a drawer, a closet, or a room depending on your time and ambition  and get rid of the junk!  You can give away things you no longer use, and dust off the things you forgot you had! You will live more simply and freely as you de-clutter one step at a time.

 

Assemblyman Ken Cooley to Host Free Tax Preparation Assistance Workshop

Assemblyman Ken Cooley to Host Free Tax Preparation Assistance Workshop

On Saturday, February 15, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) will be hosting a free tax preparation assistance workshop for people in the Citrus Heights area. Starting at 11:00 AM, the workshop will give local tax filers an opportunity to sit down with licensed accountants, talk about their tax liabilities, determine what tax deductions and credits they may be eligible for, and prepare to file their state and federal taxes.

“Each year, thousands of families forego important tax credits and deductions they are eligible for because they have never been given an opportunity to sit down with a tax professional,” said Assemblyman Ken Cooley. “With the help of volunteer accountants, people in Citrus Heights will be able to talk one-on-one with these professionals and hopefully save a few thousand dollars on their taxes.”

2014 Weekly Challenge: Make an Appointment for Fitness!

2014 Weekly Challenge: Make an Appointment for Fitness!

2014 Weekly Challenge: Make an Appointment for Fitness!

If you ask an average woman on the street why she doesn't exercise regularly, odds are the answer will be "I don't have time." And the truth is, there isn't a single one of us who has enough time to do everything that needs doing.

Most of the important "to do's" in our lives are scheduled in advance. Dentist? Doctor? Hair cut? Lunch with a friend? Send a card for Aunt Dianna's birthday? Just about all of these things get planned in advance - written on a calendar, note, list, etc.

Something as important as your own health deserves at least equal attention!!