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Thousands of women to take part in the Kaiser Permanente Women’s Fitness Festival this Sunday

Thousands of women to take part in the Kaiser Permanente Women’s Fitness Festival this Sunday

Some 4,000 women - sisters, mothers, daughters and girlfriends - are expected to participate in Sacramento's largest all women's walking & running event. The 10th Annual Kaiser Permanente Women’s Fitness Festival, hosted by Fleet Feet Sports, and is coming up Sunday June 8. New this year, the event features a half marathon, in addition to a 5K run/walk.

“At Kaiser Permanente, we are all about thriving. We were founded on the idea that you can live life to the fullest if you take care of yourself. So it is great to see so many women who are really taking that message to heart and are planning to participate in the Women’s Fitness Festival,” said Patricia Rodriguez, RN, Senior Vice President and Area Manager, Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento.

Benefit for My Sister's House emergency shelter features dad and daughter duo

Benefit for My Sister's House emergency shelter features dad and daughter duo

VIDEO OF KOICHI AND ELLIE REHEARSING

When minister’s assistant Koichi Mizushima and his 9-year-old daughter Ellie take the stage at the Crest Theatre, their duet will be a song of love and a message of hope for women and children in crisis.

Mizushima, former owner of Kamon Restaurant, is with the ministerial staff at the Sacramento Buddhist Church. He and his daughter are among the featured performers at a gala for My Sister’s House, “Change...A New Beginning,” on Monday, May 19, at the historic downtown Sacramento theater.

'Day of Giving' hopes to raise $1M for Sacramento-area charities

'Day of Giving' hopes to raise $1M for Sacramento-area charities

Nearly 400 Sacramento area non-profit organizations are coming together for the BIG Day of Giving (BIG DoG) on Tuesday, May 6. The 24-hour online give-a-thon hopes to raise at least $1 million for the region.

Starting at 12 a.m. on Tuesday, donors can give directly to the non-profit organization of their choice and add to the total amount of donations in the Sacramento region.

Click HERE for all the details.

Sutter's Fort Calls Out for Volunteers!

Sutter's Fort Calls Out for Volunteers!

If you are passionate about California’s fascinating history and would enjoy sharing and demonstrating the compelling stories from the mid-1800s, consider becoming a volunteer at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park!  

Applications are now being accepted for volunteer positions this summer and comprehensive training is provided. A background in California history is not required and a variety of positions are currently available.   For instance, you might choose to serve as a docent -- dressed in period attire of course -- to present the events and times of the John Sutter and his New Helvetia settlement.  Or, you might choose a role behind-the-scenes at the historic site.   Either way, you’re encouraged to get involved in this worthwhile volunteer effort.