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Rocklin Historical Society makes $5,000 donation to Sierra College Press

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The Rocklin Historical Society presented a $5,000 donation to the Sierra College Press at the Sierra College Board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 8. Roger Lokey, president of the Rocklin Historical Society, made the presentation to Leo Chavez, president of Sierra College, and Brian Haley, dean of the library and chair of the Sierra College Press board of directors. The funds will be used in support of the publications and projects of the Sierra College Press. “We are delighted and proud to have developed a wonderful relationship with the Rocklin Historical Society,” stated Gary Noy, editor-in-chief of the Sierra College Press, “and this very generous donation is a major step in helping us achieve our goals. We cannot thank the Rocklin Historical Society enough for their support and friendship.” Founded in 2002, The Sierra College Press is the first complete academic press operated by a community college in the United States. The Press publishes books, electronic journals, booklets and posters. The Sierra College Press also publishes booklets and posters, including the recently published book “ Everyday Choices: 365 Ways You Can Help Build a Sustainable Future.” For more information on the Sierra College Press, log-on to the Web site at www.sierracollege.edu/press. ~ Staff report