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Sierra College Patrons Welcome Donner Mine Music Camp Musicians

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The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, invites the public and those interested in becoming members of the organization to attend their October 5 meeting, which will welcome students from the Donner Mine Music Camp. These scholarship recipients will perform and tell stories of their summer camp residency.

The Sierra College Patrons have supported emerging young musicians for more than a decade through funding annual scholarships for students attending the Donner Mine Music Camp. Founded in 1990, the Camp offers comprehensive musical experiences in the peaceful atmosphere of the forest. Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, the Camp welcomes students from age 10 to age 18. More information on next summer’s camp as well as requirements for application and admission will be available.

The meeting will be held on Monday, October 5 from 12:30–2:30 p.m. at the Sierra College Rocklin Campus in the Fireside Room located in the Campus Center (Building J). Lunch (which is optional) will be served at 12:30. The cost of the lunch is $11 and requires an RSVP. Please call Joan Edwards at 916-663-3408 by September 30.

About the Sierra College Patrons

Formed in 1984, the Patrons provide financial support to the Arts and Humanities departments at Sierra College providing $5000 in grants each year. Grants are designed to directly affect students as much as possible. In addition, a $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a student in the arts including Music, Art and Drama. Three small awards of $50 each recognize outstanding students competing in the annual student art show. Further grants may be awarded during the year to enhance the services offered by academic departments. Since its inception, the Patrons Club has donated more than $275,000 to Sierra College affecting and improving all aspects of campus life.

Sierra College Rocklin Campus is located at 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California 95677. There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Parking permits are available at machines located in each parking lot.

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