Did you see our recent article about the Activity & Preschool Expo in the Folsom Telegraph? It was in the Wed Jan 20th issue on page A3Read More
Category: In the Community
Sierra Moms was once again featured in the locally distributed Zoom! newspaper in an article about our annual Holiday Shopping Party. Here’s an excerpt:
The 2nd Annual Sierra Moms Holiday Shopping Party offered a fun-filled day of shopping, raffle prizes, a silent auction, and goodie bags to the first 100 shoppers. Sierra Moms is a member-led organization for mothers, serving the greater Folsom and El Dorado Hills community by helping women connect with one another to find support in their role as mothers. This event also supports women by giving those without a storefront a place to sell their products...
Sierra Moms was featured in the March 31, 2012 issue of Zoom regarding our recent Preschool Faire:
Many of the members of the Sierra Moms of El Dorado Hills have young children. Three years ago, the organization decided to hold a Children’s Activity and Preschool Faire to help introduce valuable services to the parents of the community. This year, more than 150 families came to the Folsom Community Center to explore options of different kinds of care centers, preschools and entertainment venues as well as various products and services. Vendors decorated their tables and offered activities for children and information for parents. Various businesses donated prizes for the raffle...
Full Article Here from Nov 13, 2011 Issue
On November 13th the Sierra Moms, serving the greater Folsom and El Dorado Hills communities, held their first official Holiday Shopping Party at the Holiday Inn at Town Center to raise money for Women’s Empowerment of Sacramento. An over 300 member organization for mothers, the Sierra Moms are committed to helping women connect with one another, create healthy social environments and find support in their role as mothers. The women’s business networking group, the part of the Sierra Momsgroup that focuses on supporting moms in business, brought together more than 25 vendors from their group as well as the community to join the holiday party to jump-start the shopping season...
Sierra Moms received a mention in an article in the August 2009 issue of Sierra Style Magazine, in an article called Play Dates.
Here’s an excerpt:
When play dates are regularly scheduled with the same group of children, the ensuing “playgroups” provide even more benefits. Many area moms groups, including Sierra Moms, MOPS, MOMS Club and the El Dorado Mothers of Multiples offer playgroups as the main attraction for members. […]
“Playgroups give children an opportunity to start playing with each other at a very young age,” says Scifres. “Set playgroups allow children one-on-one play time with kids they see on a regular basis, so they really get to form friendships...
See Full Article & More Pictures Here. 3/27/09 Issue
Folsom, Calif., Thursday, March 19, 2009—Sierra Moms recent 8th Annual Bunko Bash was a huge success despite the down economy. For two hours nearly 140 participants from the community played non-stop bunko for a great cause at the Folsom Community Center. This year’s Bunko Bash will donate 20 percent of all proceeds to benefit Twin Lakes Food Bank and Simple Heroes. Sierra Moms raised more than $5000 the night of the event alone. Pre-tickets sales and cash donations will boost this number.
La fiesta included buffet dinner and desserts, bunko play, silent auction, grand prize raffle, chance raffles, and more. The highest bid for an auction item was a donation from Charm Photography...
Each year Sierra Moms participates in the Gifts from the Heart program by collecting and processing toys for hundreds of children identified by Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services, Child Protective Services. Collection begins during the week of Thanksgiving and cumulates at one home for processing. Sierra Moms delivered gifts to nearly 150 children in need this holiday season. Photos by Kathy Walker.
Sierra Moms has a tradition of serving the community. During the last four years Sierra Moms has brightened Christmas for more than 600 children who might not otherwise receive gifts during the holidays.