Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas
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Photo courtesy of Thomas Kelly 2012 Winterfest.
Roseville’s iconic Bunz & Co has reopened for business as 2H 2nd Half Bunz & Company at 311 Judah Street in Roseville. For more details, check them out on Facebook.
In our January issue we featured a photo of Blue Line Gallery’s CEO Julie Hirota. We would like to make mention of the sculpture she posed next to – Craig Martinez’s “Bleed and Breed II.” Check him out at craigmartinezart.com.
Lennar Homes is processing subdivision improvement plans and final maps for two parcels in the Westpark development of Roseville; in 2012, the City of Roseville Building Department issued 600 single family residential home permits, well exceeding the 417permits issued in 2011.
Joining the Creekside Ridge Retail Center will be Santillan Jewelers Inc., owned by Martin Santillan (formerly with Kenny G. & Co.).
Congratulations to Sacramento’s East Lawn Memorial Parks & Mortuaries for winning the 2012 ACE (American Cemetery Excellence) Award!.
PlacerGROWN hosted their annual Farm Conference on January 26, providing farmers and locavores with a day of food and fun, plus workshops on farming, agriculture and local sustainability.
Former Marine Gunny Sergeant Nick “The Cigar Marine” Popaditch recently launched a line of cigars, which supports the Semper Fi Fund (raises funds for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families). To purchase the cigars, visit artofcigars.com.
In other troop news, Move America Forward (MAF), the nation’s largest grassroots pro-troops organization, sent a large shipment of Troop Care Packages from Sacramento to the troops in Afghanistan in time for Christmas. More than 350 care packages were sent.
REVERSE2’s DogOnDogMA, which was co-created by Folsom artist Lisa Deniz and Bay Area artist (formerly from Folsom) Brandy Hart, announced the launch of a new art collection that puts food in the bowls of rescue animals until they meet their adopted family. With each purchase of art from the collection, 15 percent is donated to a rescue organization, feeding one animal for an entire month. For more info on the program, visit dogondogma.com.
Ten singers, ranging in age from 6-10, combined talents with seven musicians to put on a spectacular show at Carmichael’s Thomas Kelly 2012 Winterfest. The children practiced at weekly rehearsals as part of a program sponsored by Rock Generation Music to Schools program.
Sport Clips’ newest location on Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard offered free haircuts with a $10 donation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) during their grand opening celebration in December, which raised $1,000 for LLS.
That’s all for this month, but be sure to check back next month for Style’s annual Food & Drink feature!