Two fundraisers help firefighter

By: Journal Staff Report
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Mitch Hoogendyk from Applegate, an 18-year veteran of the Placer Hills Fire District, has experienced serious health issues and is unable to work. The Café Vista in Meadow Vista will be holding a special dinner fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 7. Eat out on Saturday night and help Mitch get back on his feet: 20 percent of all funds will go directly to Mitch. Reservations requested. Call Café Vista, 17100 Placer Hills Road, Meadow Vista, at 530-878-6169. Old Town Pizza in Auburn will host a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, March 16. Enjoy lunch, dinner or late night snacks that day and help. Some 10 percent of all non-discounted food items purchased will help this local firefighter, take-out orders included! Old Town Pizza is at 150 Sacramento St., Auburn, call 530-888-7600.