Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas.
● By Wendy Sipple
The Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and Sutter Roseville Medical Center are now providing an Interim Care Program for the Homeless. Following hospitalization, the homeless go straight back to the streets, but the new program offers patients a clean, safe place to heal for up to six weeks. The Gathering Inn manages the program and works with Sutter to determine eligibility. For more information on the program or how to volunteer, call Robin at 916-781-4062.
Style congratulates Paul Murphy, M.D., Chief of Staff, Women’s & Children’s Services and Pat Brady, CEO, Sutter Roseville for being awarded the 2009 Health Grades from Health Grades, the nation’s leading independent health care ratings company. Sutter Roseville Medical Center was among the top 10 percent of hospitals for maternity care for the second year in a row. Sutter Roseville also received the Health Grades 09-10 Maternity Care Excellence Award, garnering a five-star rating for the second consecutive year.
Now through December 18, make a difference in the life of a Sacramento child by cleaning out your closet and donating used coats to News10 Coats For Kids program. And if you can’t make it to one of the drop-off sites, give your support by making a monetary donation. For more information, call the coat hotline at 916-321-3362.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Sacramento and Northeastern California is celebrating the opening of its first “The Wishing Place” location on the West Coast. This will be one of three locations in the entire country designed to relieve a child from the stresses of their illnesses and bring joy in a time of hardship. At the grand opening, Wish Child Matthew’s dream to go to Disneyland with his family was granted.
Don’t miss the exhibit at the Blue Line Gallery in downtown Roseville entitled “The Art of the Pop-Up Book: The Red Dot Series” by David A. Carter. The exhibit features paper pop-up images from the five books in Carter’s recent The Red Dot Series. The displays focus on color and form, movement and sound and even a scavenger hunt. Catch it before it ends on January 9.
The Wild Horse Crew in Rocklin invites you to stomp, slide, kick and vine the first Friday of every month. From 7:30-8:15 p.m., you can get a great workout while learning some steps to lively tunes. For more information, visit wild-horses.us.
Join the Roseville Fire Department in spreading holiday cheer to local children with the 2009 Firefighter’s Toy Brigade. Drop off new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages at any participating local fire station. For more information, visit firereserves.org.
Happy Holidays and have a safe New Year. See what’s up next month in our Health & Wellness feature issue!
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