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Outtakes: Roseville, Granite Bay and Rocklin Region Happenings

05/31/2017 04:44PM ● Published by Style

Gallery: Outtakes June 2017 [31 Images] Click any image to expand.

American River 50 Mile Endurance Run   
April 1  //  Folsom Lake State Recreation Area to Auburn

Presented by Clif Bar, this 50-mile endurance race—the most popular in the U.S.—offered runners a chance to view picturesque scenery as they navigated the challenging American River Bike Trail and the Pioneer Express Trail all the way to Auburn. This year’s beneficiaries included Wings for Life, California Conservation of Trails and Running School.

1 Top three male finishers: Zach Bitter (second place), Scott Trummer (first place) and Rich Hanna (third place)  2 Top three female finishers: Melissa Penwell (second place), Janessa Taylor (first place) and Kelly Cronin (third place)  3 Allyson Thomas Conwell with son Jackson 

Photos courtesy of AR50

ArtFest 2017   
April 1-2  //  High Hand Art Gallery, Loomis

High Hand Gallery hosted this eighth annual event, featuring 20 unique guest artist-vendors in the fruit sheds, 27 resident artists of the gallery, an appearance by Miss Teen Placer County, food, art demonstrations and more.

1 Chris York, John and Judy Reynen, Laura Mahan York and Barbara Borthwick  2 Ann Bradley  3 Bobbie Powell  4 Kurt Sandhoff with Button

Photos by Maggie McGurk

Babies and Bumps   
April 8  //  Citrus Heights Community Center

This ninth annual event featured an array of vendors and boutiques with handmade baby items, entertainment, face painting and prizes. The beneficiary was Blossom Place, which offers support and resources for former foster youth.

1 Shannon Smith with the Bat-tastic superheroes from Sevilla Magic FX   2  Sunrise Mall’s booth 3 Snow Sister from The Party Princesses with a snake from Amazing Animal World

Photos by Colehearted Photography and Raychell Sarcomo

April 28  //  Morgan Creek Golf Club

Talented stylist teams from local salons showcased elaborate hairstyles and fashion on the runway, as audience members voted for their favorite looks. Proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction benefited HartSong Ranch Animal Sanctuary and NorCal Bully Breed Rescue.

1 Color Envy Salon and Shear Attitude Salon  2 Larissa Lynn Lujan, Carolynn Minichino and Christina Butler of Waterfall Salon and Day Spa  3 Sandy Lee  4 Lacey McCann  5 Damon Boddie  6 Victoria Castillo and Emeli Camargo  7 Megan Grey  8 Karla Lopez and Breeann Vargas

Photos by Dante Fontana

Holocaust Survivor Recipient of Purple Heart
March 23  //  Rocklin Sunset Center

Over 300 people, mostly local students from Placer County schools, listened to Mr. Albert Rosa’s moving speech about his experiences during the Holocaust. Proceeds benefited educational activities at Chabad of Placer County.

1 Albert Rosa and Bill Haldin  2 Rabbi Yossi Korik and Albert Rosa  3 Albert Rosa and his daughter Yvette  4 Albert Rosa talks with attendees 

Photos by Don Murray

Funny Bones Comedy and Awards Night
March 31  //  Timber Creek Ballroom, Roseville

This annual fund-raiser for the Placer SPCA included a comedy show, dinner, silent and live auctions, a grand prize drawing to win a fully stocked wine refrigerator, and the Hero Awards presentation.

1 SPCA Volunteer Laura Niles   2 Mary Skoriea with Ranger
3 Trish Brandt with Bella  4 Mike Toepfer with Demi 
5 Michael Carlson and Trish Brandt with Bella

Photos by Tom Paniagua

Wearable Arts Fashion Show
April 8  //  Lincoln Hills Community Church

Over 200 women celebrated the beginning of spring by enjoying desserts, listening to an inspirational message by Elenor Kern, and watching members of Sun City Lincoln Hills Wearable Arts model their own creations. 

1 Jane Delno, Bonnie Dunlap, Janet Hamil and Loretta Rexrode  2 Lynn Barsky, Bonnie Smedberg and Julie Olson  3 Lynn and Neil Barsky  4 Kari Hannickel and Sandra Russell

Photos by Maggie McGurk

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