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Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas

07/31/2013 03:43AM ● Published by Style

Photo courtesy of Kerrie Kelley Design Lab.

PlacerArts is pleased to announce the local recipients of 2013’s California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) California Art Scholars: Sierra Adrian (visual arts), Cloe Allin (dance), Olivia Wildman (visual arts) and Kaitlyn Ziarkowski (creative writing). Selected through a rigorous process, these outstanding high school students demonstrated artistic excellence in one of seven disciplines; only 500 of more than 1,500 applicants were accepted throughout California. For more info on the program, visit csssa.org.

Attention ladies! Register by August 15 to receive reserved seating at Sacramento’s premier health and lifestyle event for women, Mercy’s Care Begins With Me. Held on October 8 from 5-8 p.m. at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, the evening will include Informative Care Chats on important health topics, guest speaker Glennon Doyle Melton (author of Carry On, Warrior), a Marketplace Expo featuring the latest in lifestyle, fashion and beauty items, plus wine, hors d’oeuvres and desserts. To sign up and for more info, visit carebeginswithme.org.

Thanks to generous funding by the Roseville Library Foundation, the Roseville Public Library now has eReaders, including accessible Kindles, available to check out. To place one on hold, visit the library’s catalogue and log into your account.

Sacramento-based interior designer, founder of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab and Style contributor, Kerrie Kelly, served as a 2013 Silestone Trendspotter at Dwell on the Design, one of the largest design events of the year. To discover the latest home design products, innovations and trends Kelly spotted at the show, visit silestonetrends.com.

Congratulations to local designer Tami Teel, of Tami Teel Designs, who was featured on the DIY Network’s House Crashers on June 24. The episode, House Crasher’s 100th, featured a Lincoln home whose dining room was converted from a storage area to a karaoke bar. Teel has done more than 20 shows for HGTV and the DIY Network.

Roseville’s Knights of Columbus held a pancake breakfast on June 16, raising $2,500 for The Soldiers Project (TSP)—a nonprofit that provides free psychotherapy to active-duty military members and veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. For more info, visit thesoldiersproject.org.

The grand opening ceremony for Dry Creek Community Park, held on June 19, celebrated the creation of the new 34-acre park located at 9245 Walerga Road in Roseville. The park’s features include two tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields, a basketball court, tot lot, picnic pavilion and more.

The Rotary Club of Rocklin/Loomis Basin is pleased to announce Christy Barros as its new president. During her year, Barros anticipates continued community involvement and increased emphasis on supporting our youth while upholding the Rotary motto: “Service Above Self.”  For info on when and where the club meets, call 916-497-1321.

Congratulations to Soroptimist International of South Placer who was selected to receive a 2013-2014 Soroptimist Club Grant for Women and Girls in the amount of $10,000, to be used to support the Women Who Work project through Working Women International (WWI). Latanya Hampton-Johnson, founder and executive director of WWI, is currently scouting locations for what will become a thrift boutique featuring gently used business suits and professional work clothes for women. For more details, visit workingwomeninternational.org.


That’s all for now, but check back next month for Style’s annual Art & Wine feature!

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