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Goings on in the El Dorado County Foothills areas

06/29/2012 04:32AM ● Published by Style

The Music in the Courtyard summer concert series will bring local businesses and music patrons together at Fountain Plaza in Placerville July 14 and 28. The free concerts last from 1-4 p.m. For additional information, call 530-622-4900.

Let your hair down every Friday at Helwig Winery’s Helwig at Dusk. Enjoy live music, delectable wines and a light dinner prepared by Beth Sogaard Catering; $5 cover charge and no outside spirits, pets or children under 12. For more details, visit helwigwinery.com.

This July 1st marks the grand opening of the Events Galleria at David Girard Vineyards. Enjoy live music and festivities from 12-4 p.m. Visit davidgirardvineyards.com for details.

Thanks to Red Hawk Casino team members and first responders, Danielle Kremer can live another day. Just 32 years old, she suffered a heart attack and lost consciousness. Red Hawk Casino’s first responder staff used an automated external defibrillator (AED) and CPR to save her life. El Dorado County Emergency Services Authority recognized Brad Douglas and Josh Kentner, Red Hawk Casino first responders, as well as Noelle Miller, a former Red Hawk Casino first responder.

A volunteer nurse is needed to perform blood pressure checks at the Placerville Senior Center and Diamond Springs Lions Hall. Blood pressure checks are scheduled once a month from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Interested volunteers should call the Senior Nutrition Program at 530-621-6160.

Being a caregiver is an often challenging role. If you or someone you know is a caregiver in need of support, connect with others at the following support groups: the second Tuesday every month from 2:30-4 p.m. at the Georgetown Fire Station #61, the second Thursday every month from 5:30-7 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, or the third Tuesday every month from 5:30-7 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. For more information, call the Family Caregiver Support Program at 530-621-6151.

The Crystal Apple Awards were held May 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Cameron Park. At the event, local high school teachers were recognized and honored by high school students, and students spoke about how their teachers had made a difference in their lives. Teachers recognized were Ron Parker from El Dorado High School, Erin Bailey from Placer High School, Principal-Kevin Ahern from Golden Sierra High School and Jordan Jones from Union Mine High School. Congratulations!.

The El Dorado County and Georgetown Divide Resource Conservation Districts will be working in collaboration with the El Dorado County Water Agency to offer the public a series of free South Fork American River Watershed Tours. These tours seek to engage members of the community in local watershed issues and promote watershed stewardship; upcoming tours are July 20 and August 17 and will commence at the El Dorado County Resource Conservation District. To register, email laura.hayes@ca.nacdnet.net.

That’s all for now, but check back next month for Style’s annual People and Their Pets feature issue!


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