Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas
Dec 07, 2012 08:26AM
● By Style
Photos courtesy of respective organizations.
Congratulations to Rocklin High School senior Amanda Wong for winning the National Foundation for Women Legislators and the National Rifle Association’s 15th Annual Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest! Assemblywoman Beth Gaines announced Wong as one of the 25 semifinalists at the Northern California Women’s Forum. Gaines will accompany her on an all-expenses-paid trip to NFWL’s Annual Conference this month in Atlanta, where Wong will accept a $3,000 scholarship and be a featured speaker.
Roseville residents attended a dedication ceremony on October 23 to celebrate the opening of the City’s 67th park, Alberto & Carmen Heredia Park. This 2.5-acre park serves the residential community in the Fiddyment Farms area.
Head to Newcastle’s Twin Peaks Orchards on December 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for an Open House and Fruit Tasting. Enjoy local food and wine, U-pick mandarins, tractor-pulled hayrides and more. Free admission; held rain or shine.
Congratulations to Rocklin’s RRUFF Dog Park (5480 5th Street), which has been selected to win a $2,000 grant on behalf of the Room to Run Dog Appreciation Project. The grant will be used to make improvements that will provide dogs and their owners with an enhanced interaction space.
Whole Foods Roseville
Whole Foods Market in Roseville is helping P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth) keep the roads safer – whether we walk, run, cycle, drive or are passengers. The store chose P.A.R.T.Y. as a recipient of their Nickels for Nonprofits donations. By choosing to donate the nickel given for each reusable bag used now through January 20, customers will directly help cover program costs.
The California Waterfowl Association will be opening an office on Blue Oaks Boulevard. The award-winning nonprofit’s principal objectives are the conservation, protection and enhancement of California’s waterfowl resources, wetlands and associated hunting heritage.
SureWest Communications will relocate from its current Industrial Avenue address to Vernon Street in Roseville. Employees are expected to begin moving to the renovated facility in early 2013.
Exclusive Wraps & Signs, specializing in graphic design, signs, banners and vehicle wraps, is opening a location on 810 Atlantic Street, Suite B.
Black Bear Diner – which provides excellent and affordable food in a fun, uniquely bear-themed atmosphere – will be coming to Roseville, taking over the vacated Applebee’s on Stanford Ranch Road.
In other restaurant news, The Union – a combined bar, arcade and restaurant – will open soon on Pacific Street, taking over the former Bar Basic.
Taylor Morrison Homes will be constructing 206 medium-density residential homes within the Stone Point Master Plan, located at Eureka and North Sunrise.
That’s all for now, but check back next month for Style’s annual Health & Wellness feature!