Applause: Kudos to: Artie Davies, former Folsom city clerk

Published: Monday, May. 20, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 3B
Last Modified: Monday, May. 20, 2013 - 6:10 am

Kudos to: Artie Davies, former Folsom city clerk

Accomplishment: On her 100th birthday, lauded by elected leaders with commendations for a lifetime of civic work.

Details: Davies served as president of the Folsom Historical Society and was city clerk for 22 years, from 1956 to 1978. She was once named Woman of the Year by the Folsom Chamber of Commerce. She also found time to join the Folsom Garden Club.

Kudos to: Folsom Prison inmates

Accomplishment: Raised $5,000 for youths in poor neighborhoods.

Details: The 20 inmates on the Men's Advisory Council, working with Raley's Supermarkets, raised the money through a food sale at the prison. The money goes to Future Foundation of Sacramento, which provides scholarships and volunteer mentors.

Kudos to: A dozen Sacramento Police Department officers

Accomplishment: Recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for stopping impaired driving.

Details: For their superior effort: Yul Alameda, Zach Bell, Luis Canela, Stephen Chipp, William Conner, Tim Davis, Curtis Gates, Amber Hawley, Matt Hoffman, Christopher Swift, Andrew Stewart, and Keri Wilson. Wilson received the Sacramento regional award for the highest number of impaired-driving arrests in 2012. Davis was also recognized for work in the "Avoid the 17" campaign, a countywide effort to fight impaired driving.

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