Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas.
● By Wendy Sipple
Firstly, a long awaited congrats goes to the women of the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club 3.5 team of Roseville! After 17 years of trying, these tennis stars qualified for the USTA National Championship in Tucson, AZ, set for October 16-18, after winning the Northern California Championship this past August. We wish you the best this month!
Sutter Roseville Medical Care has for the second time, ranked among the top 10 percent of hospitals for maternity care. Sutter Roseville was also awarded the “HealthGrades Maternity Care Excellence” title and a five-star rating. Keep up the good work!
Congratulations to the Lakeside Little League players for going all the way (almost) in the 2009 Little League World Series! The 12-year-olds from Granite Bay and Loomis were only one game away before being defeated by the eventual World Champion Chula Vista team.
Breast Cancer Network of Strength will host its “Ride to Empower” cycling event October 22-25. Join or support the Northern California team by visiting networkofstrength.org.
Get a taste of San Francisco at Boudin SF, a new bakery and casual restaurant at the Fountains in Roseville! For store hours, visit boudinbakery.com.
Roseville Chamber’s BECOME Committee presents its 19th Annual Principal for a Day. Participants will experience being in the “principal’s shoes” for one day. The program begins with a kick-off breakfast on October 6, at 7:30 a.m., at Maidu Community Center.
Congratulations to Roseville High School junior student Connor W. Eggleston, who was recently selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.
And, Brian Holland, a Rocklin High School alumnus is now serving as the Battalion Commander for the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program at San Diego State University for the 2009-2010 school year. Congrats!
Roseville Meat Company celebrates its 32nd anniversary this month! For more information, call 916-782-2705.
The California Museum is currently accepting entries for the Second Annual California Hall of Fame-inspired Dreamers Challenge scholarship contest. Two $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to 2010 graduating high school seniors. For more information, call 916-651-3030.
This fall, the American River Conservancy will offer a wide range of programs involving trail walks, hikes, nature workshops, walking tours and a whole lot more! For specific dates and locations, call 530-621-1224.
Do you worry about losing your pet? For $25 you can have a microchip placed in your pet to prevent that from happening. The first Saturday of every month Friends of Placer County Animal Shelter will sponsor a microchip clinic at Diamond in the Ruff Pet Spa. Or you can visit the clinic held at The Cat House on the first Sunday of every month. For more information, visit animalplace.com.
Get your little ghouls photographed at Silver Spoon at 8300 Sierra College Boulevard for Cans & Costumes! On Sunday, October 25, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., bring five cans of food and receive a 5 x 7 photo of your child, to be taken by Enchanted Images. Canned food donations will go to the Placer Food Bank.
Want to judge tasty Halloween treats? Head over to Whole Foods in Roseville for their Fall Cook-Off Series beginning October 8, from 5-7 p.m. Vote for your favorites at this in-house, seasonal recipe competition each month! For more information, call 916-781-5300.
That’s all for now, but check back next month for our annual Thanksgiving feature issue!