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September/October 2010

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September/October City Newsletter

Live Fire Training Trailer Benefits Folsom & Region
A new mobile fire training trailer now provides hands-on opportunities for Folsom firefighters to safely experience heat, smoke and fire behavior during training exercises.  More

Love Trees? Volunteer to Make a Difference
City Arborist Ken Menzer is recruiting volunteers to plant 500 trees in Folsom in celebration of “Make a Difference Day,” and to assist in compiling a comprehensive inventory of local street trees. More

Celebrate Cycling at 3rd Annual Bike Festival
Folsom’s Cyclebration Bike Festival has much to offer bicycling enthusiasts of all ages, interests and abilities.  Join the fun Sept. 10 – 12 at City Lions Park and other locations. More

City Reinstates Police Officers, Maintains Public Safety
The Folsom Police Officers Association (FPOA) recently ratified a three-year contract that restores police officer positions and preserves local public safety services. More

Fire Chief Set to Retire
Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller recently announced that Fire Chief Dan Haverty will retire from City service in late October.  More

Celebration to Honor Folsom's Italian Sister City
The public is invited to celebrate Crespano del Grappa, Folsom’s sister city, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Murer House, 1125 Joe Murer Court. More

Sutter Street: Parking Plentiful & Businesses Open 
The first (and messiest) stage of the Sutter Street Revitalization Project is just a little more than two months from completion.  All underground infrastructure work, sidewalks, roadways, and some facades will be completed by mid-November. More

City, Chamber Promote Shopping Local
Shopping in Folsom protects local jobs and generates sales tax revenues that benefit the community.  That's why the Chamber of Commerce and City are encouraging residents to patronize Folsom businesses during these challenging economic times.  More

Animals & Inmates Benefit from Prison Garden Project
As the result of a unique partnership, City Zoo Sanctuary animals are receiving healthy produce grown by prison inmates.  It's a win-win situation: the Zoo saves money, the animals receive fresh food and the inmates take pride in giving back to the community.  More

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