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Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas

04/02/2013 04:51AM ● Published by Style

Photo courtesy of Sutter Health.

Calling all artists! Roseville’s Blue Line Arts has partnered with the Roseville Civic Center, Paramount Equity Mortgage, the Downtown Roseville Library, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center to provide a new Art in Public Places program—ongoing art exhibitions featuring established and emerging local artists. To apply to have your work featured, visit rosevillearts.org.

Congratulations to Lincoln’s Orchard Creek Lodge for being named The Knot’s Best of Weddings venue in the Sacramento/Lake Tahoe area for the second year in a row!.

The Placer SPCA has announced John Mason, attorney at law, as 2013’s new board president. Joining the executive committee is Al Johnson of Al Johnson Consulting, and Jim Gray, a Roseville City Council retiree. Other officers include Marcus Lo Duca, E. Howard Rudd and Mark Davis. New appointees to the board of directors are Colleen Watters and Bill Radakovitz.

John Adams Academy—Roseville’s first site-based charter school—will expand in the 2013-14 school year to include 12th graders (their first graduating class). W.T. Eich Middle School, Roseville School District’s first junior high school, will transition from a 7th and 8th grade campus to include 6th grade, and is now an International Baccalaureate (IB) school.

Congratulations to John Hernried, M.D.— the medical director of the Sutter Weight Management Institute—for becoming one of the first physicians in the U.S. to be accredited in obesity medicine, a new specialty.

Join the Hawthorne Academy of Arts and Sciences, a new private school serving students in K-8th grade in the Placer County area, for a Parent Information and Enrollment Night on April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Roseville’s Tower Theater. For more details, visit thehawthorneacademy.com.

Sacramento’s Haggin Oaks Golf Course received a new state-of-the-art adaptive golf cart—dubbed the Paramobile and donated by Anthony Netto of Stand Up and Play—designed to aid in the rehabilitation and recovery of stroke survivors and other disabled golfers. Haggin Oaks intends to use the cart as part of their joint effort with the American Stroke Association’s Saving Strokes Golf Fore Health program, and for any golfers with disabilities who are interested in golfing.

KidsFirst, a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and healing of child abuse, held its first annual Spring Break Fun Pack for Kinship Families Drive this past March. The program, with the help of local area businesses, was able to give enrollees a spring break they’ll remember forever. For more details, visit kidsfirstnow.org.

The Placer Institute for Families & Children, a non-profit counseling agency, now offers an ongoing Super Step Parenting Support Group in Rocklin to help stepparents with the obstacles that often come with the job. For more details, visit placerinstitute.org.

Rocklin’s first-ever female flat track roller derby league, the Flood Water Roller Derby, has arrived! For more details, visit floodwaterrollerderby.com.

Arriving in Roseville at the intersection of Douglas Boulevard and Sierra College is a new Chick-fil-A restaurant.

If you love hiking the local Auburn-area trails, check out Canyon Keepers (canyonkeepers.org); it’s a great way to enjoy the canyon and meet people with similar interests.


That’s all for now, but check back next month for Style’s annual Our Kids feature issue!

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