Outtakes: El Dorado County and Foothills
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Friends of the Library Bridge Tournament
April 23 // El Dorado Hills Library
This volunteer-run event included approximately 50 bridge players from El Dorado Hills and Rescue, and raised $1,250 for El Dorado Hills Library’s programs and collections. Players were eligible to receive hundreds of dollars in donated door prize raffle items, including gift certificates to Fat’s Asia Bistro, The Purple Place and Asante Spa.
1 First place tournament winners Rhea Kowardy and MaryJo Hawley 2 Player Afton Tuveson with Friends of the Library volunteers Sharon Booth and Paula Autrey 3 Gail Stroh, Jeanette Ferris, Althea Hurley and Denise Champion 4 Ann Wilson and Virginia Boyle 5 Judy Grube and Rodene Brisco
Photos by Jan Robbins and Karen Brown
May 4 // El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville
Women’s Fund El Dorado (WFED) awarded $70,000 to nonprofits on the county’s western slope at their annual gala. Grants were allotted to cover a broad range of organizations, from human services and animal welfare to the environment.
1 Susie Davies and Susie Hendrix 2 Katie Abela and Todd White 3 Wendy and Dennis Thomas 4 Amy Pooley, Sean McCartney and Robyn Parker 5 Sean McCartney with kids from Boys and Girls Club El Dorado Western Slope
Photos by Shelley Thorene
April 20 // Holiday Inn Express, El Dorado Hills
This ladies-only event featured drinks, desserts, massages, and shopping at small, women-operated businesses.
1 Maria Lipana, Corrie Coleman, Katelyn Schanze, Marty Olsen, Monica Dinon, Sharon Boston, Samantha Skinner, Toni Dixon and Jordan Martin 2 Corrie Coleman 3 Jamie Higgins and Katelyn Schanze 4 Maria Lipana
Photos by Kimberlee Brooke Photography
April 6 // Cameron Park Community Center
Attendees at this fund-raising, traveling film festival—established by the makers of LUNA Bar and hosted by Soroptimist International of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills—enjoyed movies by female filmmakers, a complimentary dessert bar and raffle prizes.
1 Sherry Phillipsen and Judy Brooks
2 Gayle Rasmussen and Sandy Bierer
3 Kristin Lannum and Melanie Vance
4 Rebekah Dugan and Kimberly Reed
Photos by Emily Peter
Rocks and Rhones
May 20-21 // Pleasant Valley Wineries, Placerville
Five El Dorado County wineries celebrated the region’s Rhone varietals with gourmet food and wine pairings at this annual event. Guests also met the winemakers and had a chance to win the “Mountain of Wine” raffle, which supported Ag in the Classroom.
1 Denise Salas at Auriga Wine Cellars 2 Frank Hildebrand pours for Mikey Corey at Narrow Gate Vineyards 3 Kathy Copeland and Peter O’Grady at Holly’s Hill Vineyards 4 Ron and Cathy Zuber with Jody and Jeff Franklin at Miraflores Winery 5 Linda Robbins, Mary Krizanosky and Gayle Maxon at Sierra Vista Vineyards and Winery
Photos by Emily Peter