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Outtakes: El Dorado County & Foothills

02/19/2016 10:17AM ● Published by David Norby

Gallery: Outtakes March 2016 [14 Images] Click any image to expand.

Women’s Fund El Dorado (WFED) Community Needs Forum
January 21 / Cameron Park Community Center
This informative evening was attended by more than 200 people and featured a buffet dinner and discussion about area nonprofits’ needs and challenges led by a panel of local experts—including David Ashby, director of New Morning Youth & Family Services; Ashlie Bryant, co-founder and president of 3 Strands Global; and Brenda Frachiseur, director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County. As it prepares to grant $60,000 to nonprofits in the 2016 granting cycle, WFED continues to be a major philanthropic force on the Western Slope of El Dorado County.
5. Elizabeth Coco, Maureen Focht and Amarik Singh 4. Judith Dillon and David-Ashby 3. Amy Pooley and Diane Child 2. WFED Cabinet Chair Cathy Bean introduces panelists Brenda Frachiseur, David Ashby, Matt Williams, Scott Thurmond and Ashlie Bryant 1. Colleen Johnson and Amy Anderson
Photos by Shelly Thorne

El Dorado County Search and Rescue Crab Feed
January 23 / El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville
At this year’s crab feed for El Dorado County SAR, the 31st annual, 500 tickets were sold and about $15,000 was raised. Raffle and silent auction items included wine, artwork and plane tickets. Monies raised will provide special training and equipment for volunteers, who help keep El Dorado County a safe place to visit and explore.
4. Carol Steinbrecher and Emily Qualye 2. Dave Baczewski and Bob Jackson 3. Karen Thomas and Katie Baer 1. Mike Ross and Dorian Hermann
Photos by Steve Steinbrecher
Photos by Janine J. Mays

Art and Wine with Something MORE
January 16 / El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville
Over 700 guests—along with a record number of wineries, breweries, restaurants, caterers and a distillery—participated in this year’s annual fund-raiser for MORE’s adults with developmental disabilities. In addition to the food and drinks, attendees participated in auctions and raffles, and both perused and purchased artwork from MORE artists.
5. MORE artist Randy Roberts 1. Heidi Burns with MORE CEO Susie Davies 4. Kelli Hunter and Kathy Brown 2. The team from Main Street Dessert Bar 3. Carissa Artero from Everhart Cellars

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