FAA AROUND TOWN 2022

Folsom Community Service Day 2022 - Natoma Station Drive viewing platform

THANK YOU Barbara Leary, Planning Committee, Lorraine Poggione, Parks & Recreation Director, David Weizer, Landscape and Lighting, FAA board members Michael Raffetto, Dave Benevento, Tom Handy, Kyle Woody, and all the volunteers who made this possible.

September 17, 2022

FAA Scholarships 2022

Congratulations to all of the 2022 graduates!

FAA Scholarships 2022

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

Vista del Lago Folsom High School Lacrosse Crossetown Crosstown Cup

Lacrosse Crossetown Cup

6 Teams, 3 Games, 2 Schools, 1 Community
Inaugural Event
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Vista del Lago Stadium

Welcome to Lacrosse Crossetown Cup!

Have you ever been to a lacrosse game?
(video)

3:00 PM Men's JV
5:00 PM Women's JV
7:00 PM Women's Varsity

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
https://goldcountrymedia.com/news/215311/fox-eager-to-build-lacrosse-program-at-folsom-high

Happy Easter Egg Hunt - Spring Eggstravaganza 2022 Folsom Athletic Association

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!

Homeless Problems at Youth Sports Venues 3-15-2022 Folsom Athletic Association

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.

March 2022