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01/31/2009 04:00PM ● By Super Admin
February is the month of love. And, if you are looking to spread a little love this Valentine’s Day – volunteer to be a foster parent for an animal in need with El Dorado County Animal Services. If you would like to become a foster parent or receive more information, visit co.el-dorado.ca.us/AnimalServices and click on “foster care”...

Join the American River Conservancy’s Blood Drive on February 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Coloma. Get a free pizza coupon and donate to a good cause. For more information call 530-621-1224 or contact julie@arconservancy.org...

On February 25, meet the newly elected El Dorado County Supervisors at the El Dorado Hills Library. District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting and District 1 Supervisor John Knight will be speaking at the Chamber Community Connections. If you would like to attend, please RSVP at 916-933-1335...

Join the El Dorado Nursery on February 15 for their free pruning clinic on roses and Japanese maples. At 10 a.m. learn how to care for your roses with this “hands-on” class. At noon, learn how to feed, shape, and care for your maples from their very own “Maple Expert” Chris Aycock. For more information, visit eldoradonursery.com or call 530-676-6555...

El Dorado County will be getting some help from the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, who will be providing more than $190 million to the County to use at its discretion over the next 20 years. The Band has annually committed contributions of $500,000 to law enforcement and will provide $104 million to the County to extend the HOV carpool lanes on Highway 50...

Are you a wine lover and Amazing Race fan? If so, join the Fair Play Winery Association for their “Fair Play Amazing Race” held on March 1 at participating wineries, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.. This is an innovative new concept in experimental wine tasting, in which racers follow cryptic clues that lead them to various wineries. The race is open to teams of any size. For more information, visit fairplaywine.com/events/race.html...

Red Hawk Casino hosted their Grand Opening Gala on January 22 with a red carpet entrance, a $100,000 Celebrity Blackjack Tournament, and a special musical performance by The Bacon Brothers. For more information, visit redhawkcasino.com...

Mark your calendars for the 2009 El Dorado Business Showcase, presented by the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce, on March 13, from 5-8 p.m., and March 14 from 10-3 p.m. at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds...

The Lake Tahoe Community College is holding its Fourth Annual Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival on February 28 from 6-9 p.m.  For more information, contact Kay Odgen at 530-542-4546 ext.304 or e-mail, kay@sierranevadaalliance.org...

Speaking of movies, don’t forget to tune in and see which movies will be crowned the cream of the crop at the 81st Annual Academy Awards on February 22, hosted by Hugh Jackman...

And, be sure to check back next month for our annual Food and Drink feature issue; in the mean time if you have your own recipes that you’d like to share with us and the community, please e-mail them to info@sierrastyle.com for inclusion in an upcoming issue!
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