Women in business can apply for grant

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Opportunity Award is for women in business Mature women who must enter the job market or return to careers in order to support themselves and their families can apply for a grant from Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin. The Women’s Opportunity Award aids women who need additional skills, training and education to upgrade their employability. Candidates must live in the Loomis Basin and be heads of households, completing undergraduate programs or entering vocational or technical training programs. Application deadline is Dec. 15. Call Nancy Hogan at (530) 613-1541. Loomis business conducting food drive Ewing Irrigation Products is accepting donations for the Ewing Cares Food Drive, to benefit the Placer County Food Bank. Drop off food donations from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, at 3265 Swetzer Road. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 31. For more information, call 652-9530. Heritage Oaks opens new center Heritage Oaks Hospital has opened a Roseville Outpatient Center, housing a partial hospitalization program and an intensive outpatient program. The center is located at 1899 East Roseville Parkway. Heritage Oaks, a Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. facility, is a full-service behavioral health facility specializing in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse services for adolescent, adults and seniors. For more information, see