Photos of Events in District 3
Supervisor Holmes plants a “Pinwheels for Prevention Garden” at the Placer County Administrative Center with Kids First Executive Director, Barbara Besana, in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and on Friday, April 15th Supervisor Holmes participated in a press conference coordinated by the Placer County Youth Commission that aimed to highlight youth advocacy and prevention of underage drinking. Supervisor Holmes was instrumental in the creation of the Placer County Youth Commission and he serves on the Placer County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board.
Supervisor Holmes and Mason Partak, winner of the Chopped Junior competition on the Food Network, celebrate the completion of the Culinary Sciences Lab at Alta Vista School.
Supervisor Holmes, aka Grandpa, takes some time out to pick oranges with his granddaughters at his property in North Auburn.
Supervisor Holmes with Daniel Doerner at the 2015 Gold Country Fair. Supervisor Holmes, impressed by Daniel’s 100% attendance over the 14 years he has been a member of the 4-H club, made a contribution toward Daniel’s White Broad Breasted Turkey.
On October 13th the Auburn Recreation District received much-deserved recognition for its efforts in implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Gold Standard Access Award was presented by Placer Independent Resource Services - PIRS. Pictured here are (L-R) Tink Miller of PIRS, County Supervisor Jim Holmes, ARD Board Member Mike Lynch, Patsy Lynch (seated), Kahl Muscott and Pamela Vann from ARD, Leslie Brewer and Will Taylor from PIRS.
At the October 6th Board of Supervisors meeting Supervisor Holmes presented a proclamation to Auburn resident Michelle Cowen, who serves on the Board of the Center for Visually Impaired Adults, declaring October 2015 as “White Cane Safety Awareness Month” and October 15, 2015 as “White Cane Safety Awareness Day”.
At the July 7th Board of Supervisors meeting Supervisor Holmes presented former Supervisor (and former Auburn Mayor) George Beland with a commendation. Mr. Beland was recognized for his contribution to the Auburn community and Placer County, in particular for his efforts to protect natural resources and public open spaces. Thank you George Beland for all that you have done!
April 24, 2015 - Supervisor Holmes performs the ribbon cutting at a celebration for the completion of a regional sewer project in District 3. Click here to learn more about the project.
The winning team! Supervisor Holmes was part of the winning team at this year's Auburn Area University Women's Trivia Bee. The theme for the event was "Hello Hollywood" and Supervisor Holmes was joined by his District Aide, Leah Rosasco, and his brother Mike Holmes on the Beverly Hillbillies team. They took the first place prize from the two-time reigning champions and hope to win again in 2016!
Supervisor Holmes presents Fuzzy Jarnagin with a commemorative coin. The Board of Supervisors created the commemorative coin program in 2002 to recognize acts of heroism, longstanding community service and exceptional acts that dramatically improved or impacted people’s lives.
Supervisor Jim Holmes receives the 2014 Alumni Legacy/Outstanding Partner award from the Sierra College Foundation at an award ceremony on November 13, 2014. Pictured from left to right are: Sierra College President/Superintendent, Willy Duncan; Placer County Supervisor, Jim Holmes; Sierra College Foundation Executive Director, Sonbol Aliabadi; Sierra College Foundation Board President, Robert Dugan.
Supervisor Holmes presents a commendation to retiring Penryn MAC Secretary Sue Setters at the final meeting of the Penry MAC on July 22, 2014. The Penryn and Horseshoe Bar MACs were consolidated to create the Horseshoe Bar/Penryn MAC. Thank you Sue for 16 years of service to the Penryn MAC!