FAA Around Town 2022
Senior Holiday Gift Bag Program 2022
Once again, the senior holiday gift bag committee is back for this year’s program. We want to thank the Folsom Athletic Association, youth sports groups, Folsom CAVE, and the community for all their support. We are filling 100 gift bags!
- Gift bag “packing” will be Sunday, November 20, at the Andy Morin Sports Complex from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Gift bag “delivery” will be Saturday, December 10, starting at 10 a.m. at the Vintage Willow Creek Senior Apartments.
Contact us if you have questions.
Gift Bag Committee
Jen Salazar, Amy Larson, Kristine Hintzman, Joyce Fuchs
Veterans Day Parade 2022
Folsom Athletic Association honors Ernie Sheldon, Jack Baker, and the nation’s veterans at the 22nd annual Wayne Spence Folsom Veterans Day Parade. Thank you for your service Ernie, Jack, and all the veterans.
Please join the association for the Veterans Day parade on Friday, November 11. The parade starts at 9 a.m. on East Bidwell Street in front of the Target/Home Goods shopping center and ends at 11 a.m. at Folsom City Lions Park with a brief ceremony to honor local veterans at the Veterans Memorial. The parade will be held rain or shine.
CHAMBER: CHOOSE Folsom Non-Profit Showcase Fundraiser/Mega-Mixer
Thursday, October 13th | 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Folsom Community Center | 52 Natoma Street
$25.00 donation directly benefits the non-profits
Wine Tasting – Foothill Wine Partners
Specialty Cocktails by Gaslight
Food by Nash & Tender, Poor Reds and West Coast Sourdough
Participate in Speed Cornhole!
Please share this with family, friends, colleagues, and business acquaintances. Come support the FAA!
Folsom Community Service Day 2022 - Natoma Station Drive viewing platform
September 17, 2022
2022 Fireworks Fundraiser
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING
Folsom Youth Sports and the Folsom Athletic Association!
Nor*Cal Wrestling Academy
K-12th Grade Programs
Sessions held year-round. Private lessons available.
Contact Frank Richmond for information.
Lois B. Young Scholarship
Ernie Sheldon Memorial Scholarship
Summer Kempton Memorial Scholarship
Maria Totushek Memorial Scholarship
Race M. Salazar Memorial Scholarship
The Folsom Athletic Association offers scholarships to seniors at Folsom High School, Vista del Lago High School, and Folsom Lake High School. Scholarships are available to applicants who plan to attend a community college, university, military, law enforcement, fire academy, trade, or tech school.
This year, 29 scholarships were awarded totaling $24,800. Congratulations to all the recipients! Thank you for being an ostensive member of the community demonstrating exemplary service and leadership with an exceptional attitude towards others while maintaining academic excellence. Thank you for being a shining example for the youth in our community.
Thank you Folsom Telegraph, for supporting the Folsom Athletic Association: FAA awards scholarships, May 25, 2022.
Men at Work!
FAA board members Michael Raffetto, Tom Handy, Dave Benevento, Lynn LePage, and Kyle Woody sprucing up the Folsom City Lions Park sign with some much needed paint and repairing and painting the fence around the Folsom Valley Railway track. Had the opportunity to meet William Hartzell, Owner and Chef at Represa Grill (across the street). William saw Michael and Dave repairing the city sign and stopped by with a couple of tacos to thank them for their community service! Great job, great tacos - thank you William!
May 13, 2022
Folsom High School Lacrosse
FAA donated $4,000 to help with the start up cost for the inaugural Lacrosse season at Folsom High School.
FAA also became a sponsor for the first inaugural Lacrosse Crossetown Cup.
Folsom Telegraph March 10, 2022
Fox eager to build lacrosse program at Folsom – by Matt Long
Spring Eggstravaganza 2022
FREE event on Saturday, April 16, at Lembi Community Park.
Join the Folsom Athletic Association and City of Folsom for this year’s Spring Eggstravaganza celebration: pancake breakfast, vendor fair, kids’ activity booths, music, & more.
Folsom Lion’s Club pancake breakfast fundraiser starts at 8 a.m.
Eggstravaganza celebration for kids ages 6 & under at 8-9:30 a.m.
Eggstravaganza celebration for kids ages 7-10 years: at 9:30-11 a.m.
*Bring your own basket for the eggs.
Although the traditional egg hunt will not be held, there’s still an opportunity to collect eggs with candy and prize slips!
Be sure to visit the Folsom Athletic Association booth for their annual basket raffle!
Recently, the Folsom Athletic Association (FAA) received a complaint about an encounter at City Park’s Kuntz Field between a member of a youth sports team and a homeless individual.
Will Kempton, FAA Board Member, arranged a virtual meeting with staff from the City of Folsom, including the City Manager, the Chief of Police, the Director of Parks and Recreation, the City’s Homeless Coordinator and Police Sergeant Aaron Zelaya, the Folsom PD lead on issues related to homelessness. Click to read the recap from the meeting.
FAA will continue to work with the City to implement other possible measures to better ensure the safety and wellness of youth sports participants in the future. More information to come.