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 three $50 awards annually to students competing in the student art show.
Since Patrons was established in 1984 more than $280,000. 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 $41,200 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: Carole Kane
Corresponding Secretary: Leslie MacMillan
Treasurer: Sharon Donaldson
Hospitality Chair: Joan Edwards
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Contact: (916) 660-8232