On June 22, 2012, Zackery Penner’s platoon encountered Afghan insurgents. A Marine was severely wounded on a rooftop. Without hesitation, Penner ran to the Marine while exposing himself to enemy fire coming from just 50 yards away. With rounds hitting all around him, Penner treated and evacuated the Marine.
Miki Teixeira has been taking photos of police dogs during training for a couple of years. When she had 12 months’ worth of great police pooch photographs, she had calendars designed and printed at no cost to the department or the canine association.
Upcoming fundraising events include the Red & Gold Gala and Auction.
Lipschultz was installed on the board at the national organization’s recent convention. The incoming president of the NCJW noted that Lipschultz, a lawyer, would be a strong leader for social justice for women, children and families.
The Ose family of Sacramento will grant $1,000 awards to selected graduating seniors at 21 public high schools this spring, part of a 10-year commitment to recognize students who perform community service.
Upcoming fundraising events include a Voyage to Atlantis gala and Lunafest.
Joe Schutz and friends collected and donated more than 5,000 pounds of citrus. Schutz got the idea of collecting surplus fruit from neighborhood trees during a bike ride along the American River bike trail.
Upcoming fundraising events include the Heart and Stroke Ball and the International Culinary Festival .
In an effort to reduce Californias backlog of health and safety complaints at nursing homes, Los Angeles County public health officials told its inspectors to close cases without fully investigating them, according to internal documents and interviews.
El Dorado Dog Owners Guild fundraising efforts helped bring about the community’s new off-leash dog park at Hacienda Park. Some of the money came from a fundraising pooch plunge in Cameron Park Lake. Another dog park is scheduled to open in El Dorado Hills in late spring in Community Park.
Upcoming fundraising events include a ballet Gala and the Hackademy Awards
Carolyn Tagupa, parishioner at Our Lady of Grace, named Woman of the Year at the Catholic church.
Upcoming fundraising events include Empty Bowls and Magic of Music.
After a brief career as a social worker, Cheryl A. Gibson joined her father’s business. The Von-Jac company, which has built more than 20,000 homes in Northern California, now focuses on custom homes and remodels.
Upcoming fundraising events include Soroptimist International Sacramento awards luncheon and Sierra Club disco party.
Sacramento State teams got top three spots at CSU Idea to Product biotech contest.
Upcoming fundraising events include Lunch Break for a Cause and Women of Distinction brunch.
Peggie Clapper was selected to participate in a program for teachers at the Globe Theatre in London.
Upcoming fundraising events include Two in Tune Gala and Children’s Home crab feed
Swanson received his honorable mention in photography. Out of about 11,000 applications from students in 10 disciplines across the literary, performing, visual and design arts fields, Swanson was recognized for his outstanding work.