Nonprofit

Rib Festival scheduled

The Friends of Lincoln Kids nonprofit organization will hold its third annual Rib Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Beermann Plaza Sept. 12. The festival will include a petting z ...

Divided council funds nonprofits

After a debate that left the City Council divided, several nonprofit organizations in Lincoln will still receive city funds. In a 3-2 decision Tuesday, the City Council voted to ...

FieldHaven's funding fix

If $115,000 isn’t raised soon, FieldHaven Feline Rescue will cease to exist. So said the rescue’s co-founder Joy Smith, who explains that the current cat shelter at the nonpro ...

Fishing Derby fast approaching

The Lincoln Police Activities League will hold its fourth annual fishing derby Sept. 19, and space is fast filling up. The event is sponsored by the Lincoln Kiwanis Club, PAL and ...

Vets here to help

Lincoln’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3010’s mission is cut-and-dry – veterans helping veterans. “It’s really that simple,” said Jon Hodson, the post’s quartermast ...

Semper Fi Association makes its mark

Lincoln’s Semper Fi Association is best known for its association with the Toys For Tots program, but the group of Marines and Navy veterans strives to be a larger part of the co ...

Lincoln Rifle Club to hold annual fundraiser, support youth shooting team

With about 800 members and two shooting ranges in Lincoln, the Lincoln Rifle Club strives to promote shooting sports and preserve the Second Amendment. “We originally formed in ...

Western Music Round-Up awards scholarship

Founded in 2001, the nonprofit Western Music Round-Up works to preserve “old, traditional music,” according to its president, Georgia Fuentes. Western Music Round-Up recently ...

Native Sons preserving local history

The mission of the Native Sons of the Golden West is to preserve the history of California, according to Tom Jones, president of Lincoln’s parlor. Lincoln’s Native Sons parlor ...

SPCA offers more than pet adoptions

The Placer County SPCA is often thought of as a place to adopt a pet, and while that’s true, there’s really a lot more going on, said Leilani Vierra, CEO. “We’re certainly ...

New Song Community Church ramps up for summer

With its opening March 1, the New Song Community Church is the newest in Lincoln, but already it has seen strong attendance, according to Lead Pastor Lane Olson. Currently, the co ...

Salt Mine works to fill needs

The Salt Mine seeks to provide both materially and spiritually for the needy in the Lincoln community, and as the recession continues, that need is only increasing. That’s accor ...

Lincoln Kiwanis changing the community, one child at a time

The Lincoln chapter of Kiwanis International works to change the world, one child at a time, according to President Gale Hall. Lincoln Kiwanis just completed its Bugs program, whi ...

Youth actors to perform Shakespeare

The Take Note Troupe, a nonprofit theater group, teaches improvisation and Shakespeare while benefiting the community, according to members. “We really have an emphasis on servi ...

Community Foundation supports local nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Lincoln partnered with the city of Lincoln in 2003 and has been awarding grants to the community since 2004. “The mission is really to give grants to ...