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Goings on in the El Dorado County Foothills Area!

Dec 29, 2009 05:51AM ● By Wendy Sipple

Style congratulates Sam Driggers, El Dorado Economic Development coordinator who was recently awarded his Economic Developer Certification. Driggers has contributed to the El Dorado County Economic Department in many ways including securing $300,000 in grant funds to conduct business retention and expansion activities and help initiate the Lake Tahoe Basin Prosperity Plan

A new Web site, is a new online resource to give busy parents easy access to local parenting professionals. The interactive forum connects parents with experts, leading psychologists and educators to receive interactive parenting classes and phone therapy sessions. For more information, go to

The El Dorado Community Concert Association is still accepting memberships for the 2010 season. All concerts are presented at the Union Mine High School Theater. For memberships, visit

If you or a loved one is coping with a recent loss in life, there is a support program to ease the stress and loss process. Every Wednesday from 7:30-9:30 p.m., meet at the Marshall Hospital Annex Building at 3191 Turner Street in Placerville. For more information, call 530-642-5631.

A new restaurant opened up on November 28 in the Town Center in El Dorado Hills. Located next to the Imax Theater, the Americano Grill offers American-BBQ cuisine that serves only 100-percent natural proteins and organic local greens. Americano’s focus is to provide customers with organic and locally farmed produce that contains more enzymes, vitamins and minerals. To find out more or book a reservation, call 916-933-7377 or visit

Our House Gallery and Framing in El Dorado Hills will host an Open Mic Poetry Night on January 20. Call 916-933-4278 for more information.

Monday, January 11, is Cameron Park Community Services District Night at Chili’s in El Dorado Hills. Visit and print the event flyer; bring it in from 5 to 10 p.m. on January 11, and Chili’s will donate 10 percent of the sales to the Cameron Park Community Services District. Valid only at Chili’s at 2085 Vine Street in El Dorado Hills.

If your child needs help with basic Algebra skills, Educational Adventures has the answer for you at its new Algebra Booster Workshop, which takes place at the Cameron Park location on January 4-5 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Highlights include decimals, fractions, percents, linear equations, word problems, conversion immersion and more! For more information call 530-306-2379 or email [email protected].

Check back next month for our annual Home Design feature issue!

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