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Fruitridge Health & Wellness Collective pledging $50,000 to UC Davis Health System

Fruitridge Health & Wellness Collective pledging $50,000 to UC Davis Health System

Sacramento’s Fruitridge Health & Wellness Collective (FHWC) is inaugurating its 5-year pledge to UC Davis Health System, pledging $50,000, which will be distributed evenly between UC Davis Health Systems’ WeCARE! Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer Peer Navigator Programs, which provide outreach, education and support to newly designated breast cancer and prostate cancer patients.

"The generous support of Fruitridge Health and Wellness Collective enables us to expand our unique WeCARE! Community-Based Cancer Peer Navigator Program to train more cancer survivors as cancer coaches for newly diagnosed cancer patients throughout our region" said Marlene M. von Friederichs-Fitzwater, assistant professor and director of the Outreach Research and Education Program at UC Davis Cancer Center.

Mercy General Hospital celebrates “Topping Off” construction milestone

Mercy General Hospital is hosting a celebration to spotlight a construction milestone of its state-of-the-art heart and vascular center with the blessing and placement of the final steel beam.

The $170 million facility on the hospital campus will feature four cardiac operating rooms, an upgraded cardiac intensive care unit, a new cardiac rehabilitation area and 91 private patient rooms. Mercy General leads the state in the number of open heart surgeries performed at the hospital.  

Doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers have been signing the final steel beam all week.   In 2000, local philanthropist Alex G. Spanos had coronary bypass surgery at Mercy General Hospital and later pledged $11 million to the heart center. The 123,350-square-foot facility will open in the summer of 2012.

When: Thursday, February 17 at 1:30 p.m.

Tres Agaves Roseville celebrates its Jan. 21 tequila distillary event

Each month, Tres Agaves Roseville welcomes ambassadors from a Tequila distillery to celebrate that Tequila’s unique flavor profile and culture.  On Friday, Jan. 21 from 6:00p.m. to 10:00p.m. Tres Agaves Roseville will feature Jose Cuervo Tequilas and provide guests with the opportunity to learn first-hand how to craft Tres Agaves’ signature all-natural margaritas in a margarita making class. To add a new twist, specialty flavored agave nectars and rim salts will also be available for experimentation.

Classes last about 30-45 minutes and include education on the history and culture of making Tequila as well as a hands-on demonstration where each guest will make two of their own margaritas to enjoy. Classes will begin on the hour each hour starting at 5:30, 7:00 and 8:30 p.m.

Tres Agaves Passport members are $10 and non-members are $25. Class will include two cocktails plus a sampling of Jose Cuervo’s Reserva de la Familia Extra Anejo.

Ten22 celebrates California Restaurant Month

In honor of California Restaurant Month, Ten 22 has prepared a special treat for its guests. From Jan.

GoGi’s Korean BBQ celebrates opening

GoGi’s Korean BBQ celebrates opening

GoGi’s Korean BBQ is opening at the corner of 15th and L Streets in the former “Park to Go” kiosk at the Park Downtown on Tuesday, Jan. 18. 

GoGi’s offers a new twist on the traditional taco. East meets South of the Border with Korean BBQ Beef, Spicy Pork, Chicken, and Tofu tacos, made to order with a little Korean flair. Handmade-specialty burritos are also available for convenient dining for downtowners on the go.  GoGi’s creates these delicious and reasonably priced meals for the fast-paced downtown workforce. Open Monday-Friday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., GoGi’s will also be open for late night dining on Friday and Saturday nights.

Grand opening festivities include free Korean Beef tacos Jan. 18-21.  To match the urban flavors of the new innovative menu items, GoGi’s features a new mural façade designed by a professional graffiti artist.  “Gogi” is named after a Korean style meat

Enotria Restaurant and Wine Bar reopens

After a 10 month extensive remodel Enotria Restaurant and Wine Bar, located at 1431 Del Paso Blvd. in Sacramento, opened Jan. 11.

Located in the heart of Sacramento’s art district, known as “Uptown Sacramento”, Enotria’s new wine bar pays homage to the art deco style of the original building and architectural style of the neighborhood. The wine bar is a more casual version of the restaurant while offering the quality and creativity Enotria is known for. Chef Anthony Brenes draws his style from a solid background in California cuisine with hints of Latin America and Mediterranean flavors.  The wine bar is open for lunch and dinner and its menu features small plates, flatbreads, pasta and sandwiches. 

Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday 11:30a.m. – 10:30p.m., Saturday 5:00p.m. – 11:00p.m. and Sunday 4:30p.m. – 9:00p.m.

Free real estate mobile app launched

Cheri Elliott, one of America’s most legendary cyclist and locally well known as “The Broker on a Bike,” announced the launch of her free real estate mobile app.

The app uses GPS, when available, to locate the user and instantly display real estate listings in the immediate area. No more having to pull flyers.  You can see and save all the listings details and photos on the spot. Users can also search by address, city or zip code to see property details for all homes for sale in a specified area, including price, square footage, estimated mortgage, taxes, features, maps, pictures and more. The “Refine Search” feature lets users select a price range, property type and the number of beds and baths to help them find just what they’re looking for. 

It works on standard cell phones, smartphones, and iPhones/iPads across all mobile carriers.   Cheri explains, “This tool is extremely powerful.