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Cameron Park Community Foundation Youth Scholarships available

Written on April 25, 2013 at 4:09 pm, by

Press Release Contact: Cameron Park Community Foundation: Mark Harris (530) 677-2113 mark54@comcast.net For Immediate Release Cameron Park Community Foundation Youth Scholarships available The Cameron Park Community Foundation is offering $1,200 in Summer Activity Scholarships to the residents of Cameron Park. For more details please contact http://www.cameronpark.org/ or call (530) 677-2231 The Community Foundation mission is […]

The Wineries of the Fair Play Winery Association are hosting the 32 Annual Festival

Written on April 25, 2013 at 9:19 am, by

The Wineries of Fair Play – Wines with an altitude The Wineries of the Fair Play Winery Association are hosting the 32 Annual Festival. This event is among the longest running Wine Festivals in all of California. Don’t miss out on meeting the wine makers and in many cases they are also Winery owners. The […]

Older American’s Month 2013 Unleash the Power of Age

Written on April 25, 2013 at 9:15 am, by

Older American’s Month 2013 Unleash the Power of Age Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows are nation’s commitment to honor the value that elders continue to contribute to our […]

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Written on April 11, 2013 at 10:07 am, by

Press Release Contact: Cameron Park Community Services District, Cameron Park, CA (530) 677-2231 cpcsd@cameronpark.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY PARTNERING WITH EL DORADO DISPOSAL AND SWAP MEET Clean up Day Saturday, April 20, 2013, 8:00am – 2:00pm. Bins will be set up at Christa McAuliffe Park (across the street) and Camerado Springs Middle School […]

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Written on April 11, 2013 at 9:55 am, by

Press Release   Contact: Cameron Park Community Services District (530) 677-2231 cpcsd@cameronpark.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Calling all Bridge Players.  Cameron Park CSD host Bridge every Monday from 1:30-3:30pm and Wednesday from 9:30-11:30am at the Community Center.  We are looking for more players to come and participate in this activity.  Want to play Mahjong – learn […]

Commission on aging seeks new member

Written on March 27, 2013 at 10:07 am, by

March 25, 2013 PRESS RELEASE: COMMISSION ON AGING SEEKS NEW MEMBER There is currently one vacancy on the Commission on Aging.  The Commission plays a very important advisory role in the provision of services to El Dorado County seniors, acting in an advisory capacity to both the Area Agency on Aging and the El Dorado […]

Pirates of the Caribbean – Update on Haiti

Written on February 11, 2013 at 1:13 pm, by

Free event, public invited! Saturday February 16th, 1-3pm, at Federated Church. “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Ever wonder what’s happening in Haiti since their devastating earthquake? Ever wonder where your money went or what’s being done with it? Want to hear from someone who’s been there from the beginning? Leisa Faulkner and Paule Burke –  founders […]

The Folsom Thrift Store hosts “A Prom Dress to Remember” Saturday, February 23rd

Written on February 8, 2013 at 10:50 am, by

With high school proms just around the corner and everyone looking for a bargain, the Folsom  Thrift  Store,  at  616  East  Bidwell  Street,  is  hosting  their  annual  event  “A  Prom Dress  to  Remember”  on  Saturday,  February  23rd  from  9  a.m.  to  6  p.m.    Between  the beautiful  prom  dress  donations  that  are  still  coming  in  from  […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Forming Teams of Super Heroes for Annual Bowl-For-Kids’ Event

Written on February 8, 2013 at 10:46 am, by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jodie Snyder Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County (530) 626-1222 Jodie@mentors4youth.org Big Brothers Big Sisters Forming Teams of Super Heroes for Annual Bowl-For-Kids’ Event Whether you bowl strikes or gutter balls, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) wants you on their team for this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake – […]

Yellow Starthistle Control and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Weeds Workshop!

Written on January 22, 2013 at 4:24 pm, by

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2013 Yellow Starthistle Control and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Weeds Workshop The University of California Cooperative Extension in cooperation with other local agencies will be hosting a series of workshop on yellow starthistle management. According to Scott Oneto, UC Farm Advisor and speaker, “Yellow […]

The Cameron Park CSD presents “A Wedding Affair”

Written on January 17, 2013 at 4:28 pm, by

Press Release Contact: Cameron Park Community Services District (530) 677-2231 cpcsd@cameronpark.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Cameron Park CSD presents A Wedding Affair Cameron Park, CA – February 17, 2013 – On Sunday, February 13th the Cameron Park Community Services District will host the 2nd Annual “It’s A Wedding Affair”. A special wedding affair designed for […]

Free tax service to low and middle income families with special attention to Seniors!

Written on January 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm, by

Starting January 22, 2013, we will be taking appointments for our free tax service to low and middle income families, with special attention to Seniors.  Volunteer income tax counselors will be available at various locations throughout El Dorado County from February 1st thru April 15th.  The American Association of Retired Persons, in conjunction with the Internal […]

LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION HOSTS BENEFIT CONCERT AT LAKEHILLS CHURCH

Written on January 16, 2013 at 11:55 am, by

January 9, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dan Lorain HATTORI HANZO SHEARS (661) 752-5233 LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION HOSTS BENEFIT CONCERT AT LAKEHILLS CHURCH On Saturday, February 2, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Sacramento-based shear company, Hattori Hanzo Shears will host a benefit concert featuring local musician, Melissa Lingo, at the Mercedes Benz dealership […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters and Inter-cal Real Estate to Honor National Mentoring Month at Family Fun Day Carnival

Written on January 11, 2013 at 1:40 pm, by

January 11, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County Cathie Byrd, Case Manager Cathie@mentors4youth.org 530.626.1222 Big Brothers Big Sisters and Inter-cal Real Estate to Honor National Mentoring Month at Family Fun Day Carnival Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of El Dorado County and Inter-cal Real Estate will join together for […]

The El Dorado County Fair Association partners with The Windfall to produce the 2013 Fair Guide!

Written on January 10, 2013 at 10:15 am, by

El Dorado County Fair Association, Inc. A 501 © 3 Non-Profit Organization P.O. Box 1537 Placerville, CA 95667 530-621-5860 Fax 530-295-2566 January 10, 2013 Local Businesses: The El Dorado County Fair Association is very excited to partner with Windfall again this year. The last two years were such a success; we are thrilled to work […]

Now is the Time to Control Yellow Starthistle and Prevent Spread!

Written on January 8, 2013 at 1:03 pm, by

NEWS RELEASE West January 8, 2013 Contact: Wendy (530) 621 -5533 Now is the Time to Control Yellow Starthistle and Prevent Spread! When is the best time to control yellow starthistle? What other invasive weeds should I be looking for on my property or on public lands? How can I stop new weed infestations and […]

Community Action Council Seeks New Member

Written on December 28, 2012 at 11:18 am, by

Community Action Council Seeks New Member The El Dorado County Community Action Council is seeking to fill a one (1) vacancy representing the Community Member Sector. Community Agencies that serve El Dorado County residents, in areas such as shelter, food, medical, counseling, etc. are encouraged to apply for membership. The purpose of the El Dorado […]

Twas’ the night before Christmas in El Dorado County! 2012

Written on December 26, 2012 at 1:37 pm, by

Twas’ the night before Christmas, when all through our town, Not a creature was stirring, not even downtown. The store lights were off, the doors locked with care, Each shelf was now empty, every store was left bare. Imagine the delight on the shop owners faces, so grateful for you who shopped at these local […]

SWR OVERVIEW CLASS ON REHABBING WILDLIFE TO BE HELD IN JANUARY 2013

Written on December 26, 2012 at 10:02 am, by

E-mail Address: npowers2@earthlink.net Organization: Sierra Wildlife Rescue Contact: Nan Powers Phone Number: (530) 647-1089 Website: www.sierrawildliferescue.com SWR OVERVIEW CLASS ON REHABBING WILDLIFE TO BE HELD IN JANUARY Start the New Year by learning more about all of your wild neighbors, and how to rehabilitate orphaned or injured wildlife, including rabbits, squirrels, foxes, skunk babies, fawns, […]

Free Caregiver Support Group

Written on December 12, 2012 at 12:26 pm, by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT December 12, 2012 Contact: Naomie Harris (530) 621-6251 Free Caregiver Support Group Caregiving is a difficult and often challenging role. Caregiver Support groups provide an outlet to share information and feel connected to others who are also providing care. Take the opportunity to become connected and rejuvenated at your local […]

PG&E Partners with Food Bank to make Christmas a little brighter this year

Written on December 11, 2012 at 1:25 pm, by

Contact: Bill Sullivan For Immediate Release                                                                                                                 (530) 621-9950 December 10, 2012                                                                              www.foodbankedc.org   PG&E Partners with Food Bank to make Christmas a little brighter this year CAMERON PARK, CA – At Christmas time many of us take for granted some of the simple things that come with the season such as a decorated tree […]

El Dorado County Board of Realtors supports Food Bank with annual Can Tree

Written on December 11, 2012 at 11:36 am, by

Contact: Bill Sullivan For Immediate Release                                                                                                                 (530) 621-9950 December 10, 2012                                                                              www.foodbankedc.org   El Dorado County Board of Realtors supports Food Bank with annual Can Tree PLACERVILLE, CA – The Bell Tower on Main Street in Placerville was a busy place in the early morning hours of Monday, December 10, as members of the […]

Placerville Kiwanis Club partner with Food Bank to feed local families in need

Written on December 10, 2012 at 9:54 am, by

Food Bank of El Dorado County Contact: Bill Sullivan For Immediate Release (530) 621-9950 December 7. 2012                                                                               www.foodbankedc.org   Placerville Kiwanis Club partner with Food Bank to feed local families in need DIAMOND SPRINGS, CA – The Food Bank of El Dorado County’s warehouse was filled with activity last Wednesday afternoon  as members of […]

Food Bank Founder takes to the airwaves of Georgetown’s KFOK Radio

Written on December 10, 2012 at 9:54 am, by

Food Bank of El Dorado County Contact: Bill Sullivan For Immediate Release                                                                                                                 (530) 621-9950 December 7. 2012                                                                               www.foodbankedc.org     Food Bank Founder takes to the airwaves of Georgetown’s KFOK Radio GEORGETOWN , CA – Food Bank Founder and Executive Director Mike Sproull took to the airwaves Friday afternoon in the Georgetown Divide.  Sproull […]

Invitation to Bid 11/21/12

Written on November 20, 2012 at 5:42 pm, by

INVITATION TO BID Sealed Bid Proposals will be received at the Food Bank of El Dorado County, 3291 Coach Lane, Cameron Park, California until 3:00 p.m. local time on December 21, 2012, or such later date as may be set by addendum, for the construction of the following: Design and Construction (design-build) services for the […]

Hundreds Show Support of the Food Bank of El Dorado County in Grand Opening Gala

Written on November 19, 2012 at 11:18 am, by

PRESS RELEASE Food Bank of El Dorado County    Contact: Bill Sullivan For Immediate Release                                                                                                                 (530) 621-9950 November 16, 2012                                                                                bills@foodbankedc.org www.foodbankedc.org Hundreds Show Support of the Food Bank of El Dorado County in Grand Opening Gala  CAMERON PARK  (11-16-12) – Just a few months ago, the Food Bank of El Dorado County […]

Walk for Life – West Coast 2013

Written on November 19, 2012 at 9:27 am, by

Walk for Life—West Coast 2013 Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 26, 2013. Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus, located at 3111 Tierra de Dios Drive in El Dorado Hills, will join more than 50,000 pro-lifers for the 9th Annual “Walk for Life” in San Francisco, as we peacefully proclaim our message that abortion hurts women […]

2013 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program

Written on November 7, 2012 at 3:01 pm, by

2013 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program 16 Fridays, March 1-June 28, 9am-3pm, Jackson, California                               The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) invites adults interested in helping others learn about gardening and landscaping to apply to train as a Master Gardener volunteer. UCCE Master Gardener volunteers learn University-based scientific information and then share that knowledge with […]

Amador County Women’s Network Fundraiser November 3rd!

Written on November 2, 2012 at 11:31 am, by

Press Release Contact:  Allison Wright Phone:    (209) 559-5606 Email:     ccwn@comcast.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2012 AMADOR COUNTY WOMEN’S NETWORK (ACWN) FUNDRAISER!   Amador County Women’s Network is raising funds to help the young women entering the workforce get started by providing Scholarships to each of the local High Schools. One of our projects is a Craft/Vendor Show on November 3rd […]

Snowline Hospice Thrift Store Holiday Spectacular!

Written on November 2, 2012 at 11:28 am, by

Contact: Laurine Burns Estreito Retail Operations Phone: (530) 344‐4416 Fax: (530) 621‐4503 Email: lestreito@snowlinehospice.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Weekend of Discovery Shopping at the 9th Annual Snowline Hospice Thrift Store Holiday Spectacular! Imagine the doors of Santa’s Workshop opening for an extraordinary day of holiday shopping – aisles brimming over with holiday décor, a vast assortment […]

Cameron Park Community Services District

Written on November 2, 2012 at 11:24 am, by

Press Release Contact: Cameron Park Community Services District (530) 677-2231 cpcsd@cameronpark.org Old Fashioned Christmas Craft Faire: Saturday, November 17, 10 am to 4 pm. Cameron ParkCommunity Center; 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park, CA Over 52 vendors will be in attendancefor this spectacular event! Join us to look for that perfectly unique holiday gift. Everything […]

Tribute to our Veterans Sunday November 11th EDC Veterans Monument

Written on November 2, 2012 at 11:19 am, by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Tribute to our Veterans CONTACT: Richard W. Buchanan, NC, (530) 626-7762 The Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument will host the 7th Annual Veterans Day ceremony in celebration of our Nation’s Veterans WHEN: Sunday, November 11, 2012 11:00 AM WHERE: The El Dorado County Veterans Monument 360 Fair Lane (El […]

Thank you for your support El Dorado County

Written on November 2, 2012 at 11:16 am, by

Letter to the Editor / TheWindfall print date 11/2/12 Ref; Staff Sergeant Sky Mote USMC KIA Afghanistan One evening two months ago my family received word that my son was killed in combat. A group of Marines stood on our porch and in the dim light I didn’t know which branch of the service they were […]

Team Toys for Tots 2012

Written on November 2, 2012 at 11:12 am, by

TOYS for TOTS! All prospective volunteers for El Dorado County’s 32nd Annual 2012 Toys for Tots – Toy Distribution For more info: Volunteer Coordinator Nancy Hansen (530) 622-8229 Coordinators: Sue & Hollis Henderson (530) 344-9384 Chris Landry Our LOCATION is Indian Creek Elementary School, 6701 Green Valley Rd, Placerville Please come celebrate the holiday season […]