Goings on in the Folsom & El Dorado Hills areas
Jun 01, 2012 03:14AM
May was quite a busy month for the El Dorado Hills Town Center! The Center’s Farmers’ Market opened May 20, and runs Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. until October 2. The Center also kicked off its monthly Showcase Saturdays, where attendees enjoy wine and beer tastings, local merchant specials, and a concert from 6-9:30 p.m.; enjoy these expanded hours until September. To learn more about El Dorado Hills Town Center happenings, visit eldoradohillstowncenter.com.
Rachel Rosenthal, former assistant superintendent/vice president of instruction at Sierra College, is the new president of Folsom Lake College. She will succeed Dr. Thelma Scott-Skillman, who will retire at the end of June. Rosenthal, a licensed professional engineer, has previously worked for Caltrans and American River College.
Speaking of Folsom Lake College, congratulations to Cody Jackson! Jackson was selected as a 2012 Coca-Cola Silver Scholar, based on scores earned in the All-USA Community College Academic Team competition. More than 1,700 applications were received this year. What a feat!
Winterhill, a local olive oil producer in El Dorado County, won the silver medal at the 2012 Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition with its “Shakespeare’s Acre” oil. The oil features a blend of seven Tuscan varietal olives. Enjoy complimentary tastings at 321 Main Street in Downtown Placerville.
The polls are open! Vote now at stylemg.com/rca for your favorite local businesses and people in Style’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Winners will be announced in our October issues.
On May 7, Micron manager Richard Iseger was presented with the Patriot Award by the National Guard. Micron was also presented with the Seven Seals Award for its continued support of military team members.
Every Wednesday night from 7-9 p.m. (starting June 6), the Palladio at Broadstone will offer high-energy family entertainment with its “On the Stage” concert series. The first show features the sounds of Hip Service, the Sacramento region’s number one party band. For more concert details, visit gopalladio.com.
Oak Ridge High School’s Music Department has something to celebrate! The school’s band took gold in the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic, and Jazz categories and won the Sweepstakes Award at the Heritage Festival in Anaheim.
Folsom resident Gina Jackson appeared recently on QVC’s In The Kitchen with David to promote her invention, DishwasherMATE. The revolutionary red mat keeps dishes and glasses free of unwanted cracks and chips and ensures all dishes stay in place. For details, visit buydishwashermate.com.
Nicole Clark of RENEW Skincare Studio in Folsom recently became certified in Clinical Oncology Esthetics (COE), and now offers services to people living with, recovering from, or surviving cancer. For details, visit renewskincarestudio.com.
On June 10, Palladio at Broadstone welcomes new nail salon, Nail Palazzo. For details, visit gopalladio.com.
That’s all for now, but check back next month for Style’s annual Travel feature issue!
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