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ARIA (American Renaissance Institute of Arts) Free Kids Fair

ARIA (American Renaissance Institute of Arts) Free Kids Fair

ELK GROVE, CA - Elk Grove and surrounding communities have been overlooked and under-appreciated when it comes to a regional theater and community arts center.

The need for the American Renaissance Institute of Arts is staggering, as community members thirst for arts education and performances ranging from ballet to musicals to theater to orchestral, jazz and ensemble-like performances. The research shows that nothing of this kind has been proposed, or even thought of in the private sector.

This venture was conceived from the ground-up to be self-sustaining, year in and year out without having to depend on money from rich patrons of the arts, without the need for grants, loans or angel investors.

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: EAT LOCAL!

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: EAT LOCAL!
2013 Weekly Challenge #24: Eat Local! You hear it all the time: Eat Local! But why?

Here are 8 reasons to eat local foods (taken from about.com):

1. Local Foods Are Fresher (and Taste Better)

Project Love serving the community

Project Love serving the community

Project Love has been busy serving the community of Galt. We provide the homeless and needy with clothing,shoes,hygiene products,shower,haircuts,a meal every Friday at the Lutheran church on E st, except for the last Friday of the month. We have it on Saturday at the Methodist church on C st. We partner with the ladies of the church and they cook,serve the meal. Those ladies are wonderful. 

May 11,2013 Project love attended the Bark for life event that was held at 10300 Mingo rd in Galt. Project love sold sandwiches. Approx 90 people showed up for the event. the dogs and their owners had a great time. Proceeds went to the cancer society. 

9 Great Startup Ideas for Students

9 Great Startup Ideas for Students

What’s a great business idea for students — think flexible hours, summer/seasonal, etc.?

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

1. Start a Janitorial Service

CSD and City Open Cooling Centers in Elk Grove

CSD and City Open Cooling Centers in Elk Grove

Elk Grove — In response to the extended heat wave, the Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) and the City of Elk Grove have opened two cooling centers as a proactive safety precaution for residents who may be unsheltered or living in homes without air conditioning.

The following cooling centers are now open:

Barbara Morse Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex

EGUSD works with community partners to provide free summer lunches

 EGUSD works with community partners to provide free summer lunches

The Elk Grove Unified School District has partnered with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other community partners to present the Summer Food Service Program at parks, community centers and churches throughout the district. Free lunches will be provided in neighborhoods with greater than 50 percent free or reduced eligible populations. There are no income requirements for those who participate.

Free lunches will be available at the following locations: (See image below)

All locations will provide free lunches to children 18 and under until August 9, 2013. No meals will be provided on July 4, 2013. Two locations will also offer a snack service: Fletcher Farm Community Center from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Fruitridge Community Center from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information about the summer lunch program, contact Michelle Drake, Director, Food and Nutrition Services, at (916) 686-7735 ext.7860.

Stay Away from These 7 Mistakes When Growing a Business While in School

Stay Away from These 7 Mistakes When Growing a Business While in School

“What is one thing young entrepreneurs should NOT do while growing a business at college or while in high school?”

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

1. Grow too Fast