Held on the first Monday of each month (except July and August). Most meetings are held at 12:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus. Meetings include lunch, business and a short program that highlights artists, musicians, students and more. Programs are always interesting and informative or entertaining.
Lunch reservations can be made by calling Joan Edwards at (916) 663-3408 by the Thursday prior to the meeting.
Annually Patrons provide $5000 in grants to the Arts and Humanities Departments. Emphasis is on grants that directly affect students. Faculty applications are due September 30th and February 10th.
Here is a link to the application.
Additional funding is awarded during the year as the opportunity arises. Patrons award an annual $500 scholarship to a student in the Arts. (Music, Art, Drama) Patrons give four $50 awards annually to students competing in the student art show.
Patrons serve as ushers for drama and music productions, contribute to the Food Closet regularly, support the Guardian Scholar program with gift cards for students and supports the Sierra College Veterans Program.
Since Patrons was established in 1984 more than $320,000 has been donated to Sierra College. Notable contributions include Ridley Gallery $18,000, Theatre improvements $31,400, Carillon Bells $8000, Art on Campus $20,200, $10,000 in scholarships for local students to attend Donner Mine Music Camp and Technology upgrades instruction in many areas. Joint fund raising has also provided $55,240 for the Aquatics Teams.
Membership dues are $40 per year. Members joining after January 1 pay a prorated amount.
Ridley Gallery: Weekly hosts.
Graduation: Rocklin Campus - Patrons members serve as hosts and distribute programs.
President: Barbara Vineyard
Vice Presidents: Julie Stringham and Jo Ann Cookman
Recording Secretary: Marietta Gonzales
Corresponding Secretary: Ruth Ann Wessman
Treasurer: Sharon Donaldson
Hospitality Chair: Joan Edwards
For information on events, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: (916) 660-8232