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Los Rios Foundation participates in regional 24 hour online fundraiser

The Los Rios Foundation will be participating in the 2016 Big Day Of Giving 24 hour fundraiser to benefit scholarships, grants, and the Student Emergency Fund. (Screengrab from Los Rio Foundation website.)

Justina Sharp

May 2, 2016

The Los Rios Foundation will be participating in the Big Day of Giving, a regional online 24 hour fundraising campaign, on May 3. Starting at 12:01 a.m. on May 3, donors can give through 11:59 p.m. starting with donations of $25 at Now in its third year, Big Day Of Giving...

CDC hosts bake sale benefiting class pets

American River College's Child Development Center runs a bake sale in front of their building on Mar. 30, 2016  (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Bailey Carpenter

March 31, 2016

The American River College Child Development Center (CDC) held a bake sale Tuesday in front of the playground to raise funds to pay for class pet expenses like food, living habitats and other resources. Cole Horrell, who is eight years old and a former preschooler from the center, was at the stand s...

Phi Theta Kappa hosted 1st annual fundraiser banquet

From left to right, The Initiative's Kyle Tyson, Anothony Johnson, Raven Kauba, and Darius Upshaw discuss the artwork that is on display and for sale at the First Annual Phi Theta Kappa Fundraiser Banquet on Mar. 12, 2016.  (Photograph by Timon Barkley)

Sharriyona Platt

March 15, 2016

The American River College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society hosted their first annual fundraising banquet at the Timber Creek Ballroom in Roseville on Saturday. The fundraiser consisted of an art showcase and auction, a dessert auction, silent auction, live music and a dinner catered by the Timber Creek...

ARC hosts a Floral Shop fundraiser

American River third year intern Nina Railean arranges a floral display for sale at the American River College student center Feb. 4, 2016. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Nicole Kesler

February 23, 2016

The American River College horticulture department is hosting a floral shop fundraiser every Thursday this semester. Students looking to brighten a day with a simple gift of a flower can now look to the ARC student center floral shop, open every Thursday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ARC’s horti...

Team Scot raises awareness toward childhood type cancer

Team Scot is a non-profit organization with the goal of spreading awareness to a rare form of cancer, rhabdomyosarcoma. The charity was started after Scot Sieczko died and the organization goes around to hospitals and passes around blankets with a Team Scot patch on it to help make children going through cancer happier. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

Joseph Daniels

November 12, 2015

It was during a visit to the hospital after a skateboard injury that caused Scot Sieczko to discover that he had rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. Before he died, he told those that were close to him that he did not want people to go through the same ordeal that he went through. American R...

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