Egg My House fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop, Crew and Ship 1119 will present its third annual Egg My House fundraising event Easter morning 2021. Choose 25, 50 or 100 filled eggs to be hidden in your front yard Easter morning, along with an Easter basket and note from the Easter Bunny. Packages are $25 for 25 eggs, $35 for 50 eggs and $50 for 100 eggs. In case of rain, eggs will be placed in a basket on your porch. Orders are due by April 2. Book your reservation today by going to the website or email to

 Free COVID testing on Thursdays

Free COVID-19 testing is available every Thursday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Chabolla Community Center, 600 Chabolla Avenue in Galt. Testing is offered on a walk-in basis, no appointment needed. This is a self-administered test, which only requires swabbing of the end of the nose.

You must register for a test before arriving to the testing center. Registration MUST be completed on the COLOR website at:, prior to your testing. For more information, call 209-366-7180 or email

For other testing locations in the Sacramento Region, please visit

Signup for COVID vaccine updates

Sacramento County residents who are 65 years old and older can sign up to be notified as vaccinations become available in Sacramento County. If you live in Sacramento County and are 65 years or older and would like to be emailed about future Sacramento County hosted COVID-19 vaccination clinics, please complete this survey at You are also encouraged to reach out to your healthcare provider for additional information regarding how to receive your COVID-19 vaccination.

AA 24-hour hotline

For help with an alcohol-related problem, call the Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hotline at 209-745-1525.

EGHS 40 year reunion slated for September

Save the date – it’s been 40 years and it’s time to celebrate!

A class reunion is being planned for Elk Grove High School’s Class of 1981.The three-day event is set for Sept. 24-26, 2021, in Elk Grove.

Alumni interested in learning about one or more of the scheduled events is encouraged to visit, or our Facebook page at

New information will be added to these links as the celebration draws near, so be sure to check back for updates.

Currently, the reunion planning committee is eager to contact fellow graduates. Forty years is “a while” and some folks have been easier to find than others. The direct email to the committee is; please reach out to let them know where to find you or a fellow classmate.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Galt Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 217 Lincoln Way Monday through Friday at noon and 6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. The Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hotline is 209-745-1525.

Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings

Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings is an anonymous program for friends and family members who are dealing with drug addiction. Local meetings are held weekly on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the Galt United Methodist Church, 571 C Street in Galt.

Sunshine Closet donation sites

Sunshine Closet is a food closet that helps provide for local residents. Collections of canned food and dry good, nonperishable items, are received at United Methodist Church, 471 C Street in Galt, call to make an appointment for donations, 209-745-4133

The food closet is open on the second Thursday of each month from 8-10 a.m., and on the fourth Thursday from 8-9 a.m., at the United Methodist Church.

L’Chayim of Galt

The L’Chayim Boutique and Gift Shop is located at 400 D Street, Suite 160 (entrance on Fourth Street). Contact information is 209-744-1143.