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The Great Cake Walk 2014 - Closing the Gap Fundraiser May 8

The Great Cake Walk 2014 - Closing the Gap Fundraiser May 8

DATE: Thursday, May 8, 2014 5:00 - 8:00 PM

WHERE: Sacramento State Alumni Center 7485 State University Dr. South, Sacramento, CA

Closing The Gap, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the academic achievement gap, is funding programs to help all students reach their highest potential. The Great Cake Walk is Closing the Gap's annual fundraiser. It's a jazzed up version of old-fashioned cake walks where guests sample gourmet cakes that have been custom decorated. 

Top bakeries – Nothing Bundt Cakes, Cake Castle, Above & Beyond, Brita’s Confections and more will offer up lavishly decorated cakes which lucky guests will win during cake walks held throughout the evening. 

HealthCorps positions open to youth and older

HealthCorps positions open to youth and older

One of America’s leading advocates in providing health education, HealthCorps, is currently searching for new coordinators in the Sacramento area. These coordinators would be in charge of leading school and community based programs designed to heighten physical, mental, and emotional health. HealthCorps employees are keen on spreading lessons in fitness and tailoring the next generation for long, healthy lives.

HealthCorps coordinators should be passionate about health and be able to lead and participate in community outreach programs. Image courtesy of HealthCorps.org.

Founded in 2003 by renowned heart surgeon, author, and talk show host Mehmet Oz, HealthCorps has launched a huge number of health education programs throughout America. As stated on HealthCorps.org, their mission is to “implement an innovative in-school model that inspires teens to make healthier choices for themselves and their families.”

Sign up now with a Spring Break Special on tuition

Sign up now with a Spring Break Special on tuition

Hurry, as the Spring Break Special for California Northstate Summer Health Science Camp will end on Friday April 25th...If you buy one Summer Health Science Camp tuition, you will receive 50% off the second tuition!  Get your friends to join you for even more fun; check out our website at: www.cnsu.edu/science-camp.

Sign up now with a Spring Break Special on tuition

Sign up now with a Spring Break Special on tuition

Hurry, as the Spring Break Special for California Northstate Summer Health Science Camp will end on Friday April 25th...If you buy one Summer Health Science Camp tuition, you will receive 50% off the second tuition!  Get your friends to join you for even more fun; check out our website at: www.cnsu.edu/science-camp.

Sacramento schools to implement Local Control Funding Formula

Sacramento schools to implement Local Control Funding Formula

Over the next 8 years, school budgets in California are expected to increase by $18 billion.

As many Sacramento citizens know, public school budgets have suffered severely during the past few years. However, 2014 has the potential to be an important year for increasing student success reforming how the state provides its support for schools.

California’s new Fair School Funding Law –otherwise known as the Local Control Funding Formula– is paving the way to reconstructing the state’s educational system after years of layoffs and budget cuts. Over the next 8 years, state-wide educational spending is expected to increase by $18 billion. The Fair School Funding Law (LCFF) will instruct school districts on how to distribute the funds.

Sac State springs to life with arts offerings

Sac State springs to life with arts offerings

3 Ways to Help Your Kids Grow Their Finances: YES for Success! #FinanceFriday

3 Ways to Help Your Kids Grow Their Finances: YES for Success! #FinanceFriday

We’ve learned a lot in the last several years of raising entrepreneur kids. On this #FamilyFinancialCents segment, I share three ways we can really help our kids to grow their finances as they grow their businesses. The three ways comprise a formula called, YES for Success! Take a look.