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Heard over the back fence: Partners in Care plans event at Boeger Winery

 John Chapman provided the following “Advice from a Chipmunk” T-shirt statement: “Be playful * Hit the ground running * It’s OK to be a little cheeky * Earn your stripes * Plan ahead * Be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed * Stay chipper!” PARTNERS IN CARE FUNDRAISER: 
On Thursday, June 6, from 5:30 to 7 […]

Partners in Care selected for year-long collaborative

They might be small, but they have something to offer the big boys — how to successfully run a non-profit support program for those suffering with life-threatening conditions or serious illness. Partners in Care has been selected by the California Health Care Foundation as one of 20 state-wide palliative care organizations to be part of […]

Partners in Care is an important collaborator

Nancy Symons is part of the bigger picture and that’s a good thing. When she accepted the position of executive director of Partners in Care in March, she knew she would be giving up time serving clients as the organization’s chaplain, but being part of a collaborative effort to serve the needs of the community […]

10-7-11 Partners in Care presents “A Night at the Theater”

ENJOY A NIGHT AT THE THEATER: Partners in Care is presenting “A Night at the Theater” on Friday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m., at the Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave., Placerville. This fundraiser will feature the Sutter Street Theater performing vignettes from “The kids left. The dog died. Now what?” Tickets are $35 per […]

Heard over the back fence: Partners in Care plan night at the theater

My buddy John Chapman forwarded the following T-shirt statement: “I used to be indecisive. Now I’m not so sure.” • • • PARTNERS IN CARE FUNDRAISER: 
On Friday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m., the Partners in Care organization is presenting “A Night at the Theater,” at the Placerville Shakespeare Club at 2940 Bedford […]

Heard over the back fence: Catch band’s farewell at Partners in Care shindig

A CHANGE OF DIET: John Chapman of Folsom gave me the following T-shirt question: “When did my Wild Oats turn into Oat Bran?” • • • HOT DIGGITY’S FAREWELL: Partners In Care is an organization that provides great help for citizens who are seriously ill. To celebrate their 10th anniversary Partners In Care is sponsoring a barbecue […]

How to help Partners in Care 3-11-11

Partners in Care is a support program for those with serious illnesses. This program could use a little help in the following areas: • Volunteer: 4 hours a week at their thrift store. Call 530-626-8125 for more information. • Donate your gently used clothing and household items to their thrift store. • Adopt a client: […]

Enjoy A Night at the Theater to aide Partners in Care

What: Ninth annual A Night at the Theater Who: Partners in Care Where: Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Friday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $35 per person and in advance and $40 at the door the night of the event Information: 530-344-0700 If you enjoy listening to a variety of popular […]

Run for Benny to help Partners in Care

Months after 5-year-old Benny Penner’s death from Batten’s Disease, his mother, Nancy Milla, was running on the El Dorado Trail and wondering what she could do to make sure Benny hadn’t died in vain. “I wanted to honor his memory and thank Partners in Care for their amazing help,” said Milla, 45, “and running seemed […]

EDH Senior Day Care now open

It was standing room only at the El Dorado Hills’ Senior Day Care’s grand opening last Thursday afternoon, the event marking a win-win not only for El Dorado Hills’ seniors and caregivers, but for the whole county. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco opened the ribbon cutting ceremony by acknowledging key players, including El Dorado Hills […]

Partners run with healthy business idea

Local runners have a right to feel spoiled since Gold Country Run + Sport opened its doors last November. “I’ve been a runner my entire life and have lived in El Dorado Hills for the past 10 years,” said Leon Shahinian, manager and part-owner at Gold Country Run + Sport. “I and my friend and […]

Lifelong learning makes for many careers

 Folsom Lake College presents “Science, Cars and Medicine — A Noble Career,” a talk by Dr. Ted Christy, MD, on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Back by popular demand, Christy, a retired physician, will talk about the circuitous route that lead him from an interest in physics to fixing cars on the streets of Berkeley and finally a […]

HHS awards over $30M ACA funds to state health centers to expand access to care

The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced $30,646,193 in grant awards to support 46 new health center sites in California. These funds, made available by the Affordable Care Act, will help care for approximately 333,187 additional Californians by establishing new health center service delivery sites. Locally, the El Dorado County […]

Medicare open enrollment presentations in Oct.

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2014 begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) will give an update on Medicare benefits and costs for 2014 at three free community presentations in El Dorado County. • Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 12:30 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center located […]

NorCal Natural Integrative Healthcare focuses on personalized treatment

Dr. Diem T. Nguyen, D.C., is the president and clinical director of NorCal Natural Integrative Healthcare, a practice that specializes in treating diabetes and thyroid disorders in the most natural way possible. Several patients choose to receive care from Dr. Nguyen because of the unique approach she uses to treat everyone who comes to the […]

Obamacare – congressional malpractice

A blue ribbon panel speaking to a meeting of the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills Aug. 15 provided some valuable background on Obamacare. Tim Sandefur from the Pacific Legal Foundation provided context on state health exchanges required by Obomacare, something that has gone under the radar in discussing the so-called Patient Protection and […]

Partners in Surrealism at the Legion of Honor

One of the art world’s most notorious relationships comes alive with “Man Ray/Lee Miller, Partners in Surrealism” on view through Oct. 14 in the Rosekrans Galleries at the Legion of Honor. The exhibition consists of approximately 115 photographs, paintings, drawings and manuscripts that explore the creative interaction between Man Ray and Lee Miller, two giants […]

Lyon Real Estate shares with ‘Lyon Cares’

People recognize Lyon Real Estate for selling homes, but the company also builds hope, shares dreams and helps others. In 2011 Lyon Cares raised $250,000 for charities and nonprofit organizations throughout the Greater Sacramento region, an accomplishment recognized with a Partners in Philanthropy Award from the Sacramento Business Journal. The latest annual drive included more […]

Heard over the back fence: Free medical care Saturday

Jim and Carlyn White provided the following Bob Hope quotation regarding going to heaven: “I’ve done benefits for all religions. I’d hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.” • • • FREE MEDICAL CARE:
 The “In Jesus Name Medical Ministry” is offering free medical care for people with no health insurance coverage. All […]

Western Slope Health Center provides residential rehabilitation care

Next to Marshall Medical Center in Placerville is a skilled nursing residential rehabilitation center for people recovering from serious illnesses, injuries or major surgeries. The campus has been there for 40 years. Western Slope Health Center purchased it in 2011 and hired Doug Hawkins, RN, as administrator. Hawkins graduated from Ponderosa High School and received […]

Women partners of Asperger men — A free education and support group

On Tuesday Nov. 8, 7-9 p.m., and continuing on the second Tuesday of each month, a free education and support group will be held for women partners of men with Aspergers Syndrome. The meeting will be held at the UC Davis MIND Institute at 2825 50th S., Sacramento and is co-led by Sally B. Watkins […]

Online ‘Plan Finder’ offers help for people with Medicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have launched access to its popular Web-based Medicare “Plan Finder” that allows beneficiaries, their families, trusted representatives, and senior program advocates to look at all local drug and health plan options that are available for the 2012 benefit year. “With Open Enrollment coming early this year, it […]

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It’s a policy to save money at Beasy Partners Insurance Services

Why hunt for low insurance rates when Beasy Partners Insurance Services will find the lowest insurance rates for you at no additional cost? Wendy Beasy, 46, owner and agent knows the insurance business inside and out so she’ll find the best deal and customize your policy to maximize savings. El Dorado Hills resident Wendy Beasy started […]

Flower power to grow under MORE’s care

When the weather starts to turn cold in the quiet foothill town of Placerville it signals that it is time to take down the decorative flower baskets that have been hanging out on Main Street. The contents in the baskets need to be clipped and groomed and refurbished and refreshed before their reemergence in the […]

Heard over the back fence: Need a little support, caregivers?

Democrat staff writer Jeanne RedmondÕs ÒSouper GroupÓ was created for people who are caregivers for a person with AlzheimerÕs. This support group allows caregivers to take a break, share thoughts and frustrations, learn more about the disease and to meet people who are going through the caregiver role or have been there and done that. […]

Collaboration and partnerships pay off in many ways

The need for healthcare services is in greater demand now than ever in the history of El Dorado County. For this reason the Nonprofit Partnership has joined hands in demonstrating how collaboration is a key component in providing resources during a challenging economy. ÒWith a combined experience of 303 years of serving El Dorado County, […]

Heard over the back fence: They show they truly care

Democrat staff writer The Partners in Care organization reports that in 2009, 36 thrift store volunteers, five office volunteers, 12 volunteer board members and many other friends devoted 9,456 hours for the Partners in Care mission to help people Òwalk the path of serious illness with dignity and choice.Ó John Chapman of Folsom dropped off […]

Spirit of Benny continues at fun run

The third annual Spirit of Benny 10K and 5K Run and Walk, benefiting Partners in Care, will be held Saturday, March 22 at 8 a.m. in Placerville. “It’s been the greatest therapy ever,” said Nancy Milla of the annual fun run she directs each March in honor of her 5-year-old son Benny Penner who died […]

El Dorado Community Foundation continues local grants

The El Dorado Community Foundation administers over 200 individual funds. One of the very first funds, established in 1991, is Endow El Dorado. This particular endowment allows the foundation to open granting up to any/all nonprofit organizations in the entire county for any program or service for which they may need assistance. Since the inception […]

Rose Patricia (Nerney) Lambres

Nov. 13, 1926 — Feb. 4, 2014 After several humorous attempts to escape her residence, Pat passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, Feb. 4, 2014, with her children at her side. She was a resident of Diamond Springs, Calif., born in San Francisco, Calif., and was a first-generation Irish American, fourth child of Thomas and […]

Diamond celebration sparkles

Jan. 7, 1939, saw the introduction of a new service club in Placerville. Unlike the other service clubs of the times, this club accepted women. In fact, it was all about women. Soroptimist International of Placerville held its first meeting at the Raffles Hotel on Main Street, now the Historic Cary House Hotel. Members of […]

Top 10 stories of 2013: 4. Hangtown Haven successful, removed

It was an experiment that worked, depending on your point of view. And it is gone. Hangtown Haven, the only legal encampment for the homeless in El Dorado County, received national recognition for its approach in building a  self-governing homeless community that supported its residents in their personal goals, provided a safe, clean environment for […]

Seniors enjoy lunch, shopping and Santa

The Friends of Seniors organization pulled off another very successful Senior Santa event on Dec. 10 at the Placerville Kmart. Thirty local seniors who otherwise would not have been able to give gifts to family and friends, were treated to a full day of festivities beginning with lunch at the Diamond Springs senior nutrition site. […]

Carmen Halfman

March 8, 1943 — March 29, 2013 Carmen (Elias) Halfman passed away in the early morning of March 29, 2013. Her life cannot be recounted within the confines of a few column inches of an obituary. Carmen was born in Pomona, Calif., on March 8, 1943, to Cedric and Dolores (Ramirez) Elias, who preceded her in […]

Heard over the back fence: Storytime at library branches

 Carlyn White provided the following “Your Laugh for Today” pun: “I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not so sure.” FUN FOR THE LITTLE ONES:
 Pollock Pines Library offers “Children’s Storytime” on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the library. Activities include interactive story telling, singing and crafts playtime. Ages 1 week […]

Community thank you

EDITOR: Thanks to our generous community, Partners In Care had a wonderfully successful Night At The Theater fall fundraiser on Oct. 5. Partners In Song presented a delightful variety of Broadway musical songs that kept the audience tapping their toes and singing along. We would like to give special thanks to our sponsors: Waste Connections has […]

Heard over the back fence: Sierra Wildlife wingding Saturday

 The “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” calendar presents the following advice: “Avoid the “90-10″ trap. The 90-10 trap is that most of us tend to focus our attention, thinking, and conversations on the worst 10 percent of our lives. The 90 stand for 90 percent of what happens during our day, […]

Women’s Fund makes grants

The Women’s Fund of El Dorado announced its annual grants and scholarships awards at a dinner meeting on June 14.

With 135 people in attendance, the room was abuzz with energy as members gathered beforehand to talk, laugh and have a glass of wine.

Judy Morris, chair of the Fund, warmly welcomed everyone saying, “because of you, this event is very special for all of us.”

During dinner, Mary Zaun announced the three recipients of Focus Grants. New Morning Youth and Family Services received $17,500 to expand school-based mental health services to students and its families in the Mother Lode Union School District. …

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Heard over the back fence: Wheelbarrow Races ready to roll

 The “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” calendar provided the following suggestion: “If you can’t afford to give money, your family can still come together around giving. Perhaps your church or local shelter needs some help. What you do isn’t as important as doing something.”  WHEELBARROW FUN AND MORE: 
Don’t forget to […]

Heard over the back fence: Pondo grad is now a doc

 Check out the “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” calendar and you will find the following thought: “As soon as you make a new choice, whatever it’s about, you’ll be traveling in a new direction. When you see your choices as forks in the road, you might be amazed at how […]

At a glance: A boatful of memories

The first concrete ship built in the United States, the SS Faith, was launched on March 14, 1918 in Redwood City. It was constructed by the San Francisco Shipbuilding Company and cost $750,000. The lack of steel-making plants and shipyards on the West Coast prompted the use of concrete. The ship traveled to Honolulu, Balboa, […]

Heard over the back fence: EDH job forum restarting

 John Chapman sent me the following pillow statement: “A Best Friend is like a four leaf clover: Hard to find, Lucky to have.” • • • JOB FORUMS SCHEDULED: 
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce will start their Job Forum series again, beginning Monday, March 12, 8 to 10 a.m., at the Calif. Welcome […]

Heard over the back fence: Learn to play bridge

 The “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” calendar offers the following thought: “The sooner we accept the inevitable dilemma of not being able to win the approval of everyone we meet, the easier our lives become.” • • • BRIDGE PLAYERS LESSONS:
 You can sharpen your bridge game with practice, while you receive informal lessons. […]

Heard over the back fence: Novelist is guest of retired teachers

 The “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” calendar has the following comment about the ego: “It’s the ego part of us that interrupts someone else’s story, or impatiently waits his turn to speak so that he can bring the conversation and attention back to himself. To varying degrees, most of us engage in […]

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