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Job Seekers and Meals on Wheels

Job Seekers and Meals on Wheels

Active Job Seekers of America (AJSA) will be volunteering at Meals on Wheels this Wednesday. Last month over 15 Active Job Seekers from Auburn, Folsom, & Roseville groups helped prepare meals for seniors in the Greater Sacramento Area. We prepared over 100 frozen meals. Assembled 540 weekly meal boxes that consisted of 5 frozen meals, milk, juice boxes, fruit cups, and bread! Packaged indivual bread slices.It was a fun morning and it felt great to give back!

We are going to exceed the 540 boxes this week!

About Active Job Seekers of America

AJSA is an all volunteer program, made possible through the passionate service of our members, volunteers, and community supporters.

JB Radiator Specialties Inc. holding May 6 job fair

JB Radiator Specialties Inc. holding May 6 job fair

JB Radiator Specialties Inc. is a diversified manufacturer of engine cooling, oil cooling, and air cooling products.

JBRS is one of the largest, technologically advanced metal fabrication heat exchange manufacturers in the Western United States and are corporate headquarters is right here in Sacramento!

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