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PETITION!!!! Sign NO On McKinley Village Sacramento, (as proposed)

PETITION!!!! Sign NO On McKinley Village Sacramento, (as proposed)

This is the e-petition for NO On McKinley Village, as proposed. It’s critical to sign this! If we are to make change and get our representatives to hear us, we must speak up! Please click the link and sign!!! Remember, this project will funnel 1500+ cars a day through our streets. Hardest hit? McKinley Park.  Click here to go to the petition.

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4 Tips to Teach Kids About Shopping and Spending Money Wisely

4 Tips to Teach Kids About Shopping and Spending Money Wisely

1. Teach and Lead by Example 2. Use the GISS System – Give, Invest, Save, and Spend 3. Empower kids with age-appropriate financial experiences. 4. Encourage kids to make their own wise purchases with money they have earned.

 How do you teach your kids about money? Don’t be shy, share your ideas with others by commenting below! Spread the word about financial literacy for kids and families by posting on your favorite social media sites!! 

16th Annual OWL Awards

16th Annual OWL Awards
16th Annual OWL Awards
10-17-2013 - 10-17-2013
NAWBO Sacramento Valley
http://www.nawbo-sac.org/owl-awards
Admission: $89
 
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McKinley Village Smart Growth: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

McKinley Village Smart Growth: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

There’s a great deal of information to cover about Smart Growth, so in the interest of expediency I will be shortening the project’s name, McKinley Village, into simply “McVillage.”

The McVillage website states that, quote, “this smart growth, infill community of 328 homes is designed to fit into Sacramento’s urban fabric and complement adjoining neighborhoods.”

Unfortunately, smart growth is a phrase that has lost much of its meaning over the last several years. Nearly every project, of every scale, in any location, gets described by its developer as smart growth so that there can be the illusion of forward-thinking, green development. Like the Mercy Hospital expansion, this project is no exception... Read More

Oradores Profesionales (Toastmasters en español)

Oradores Profesionales (Toastmasters en español)

Hace dos meses que formo parte de un club de Toastmasters. Pero antes de regresar a Sacramento por el verano, no tenía ninguna idea de lo que era. Toastmasters me dio una oportunidad de mejorar mi forma de hablar. Cada … Continue reading →... Read More

Go Gold This September For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Go Gold This September For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Go Gold This September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

 Local Childhood Cancer Organization, Keaton Raphael Memorial Asks all to Join the Fight and Go Gold for September- Because Kids Can’t Fight Alone!

September is a time to go for the gold and fight back for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Local charity, Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM) represents gold all year round focusing on building awareness every day. Their mission is to provide educational, emotional, and financial support for children with cancer and their families while building awareness and funds toward a cure. Contact events@childcancer.org to find out how you can help this month to continue the fight until the day we can all say, a cure has been found.

Why go gold?

Access Sacramento Board of Directors Reaffirms Strategic Plan

Access Sacramento Board of Directors Reaffirms Strategic Plan

Access Sacramento‘s primary mission, vision and intentions for the next 12 months will remain essentially unchanged this year based on the Board of Director’s planning retreat last weekend.

A variety of work groups and standing committees were tasked with monitoring and acting on five strategic directions that were created during an extensive planning process last year.