Tag Archives: Jack Harrison

Businesses, residents to join together to beautify Carmichael

This Saturday, Oct. 26 will be a special day for Carmichael, as local businesses and residents will participate in the inaugural Carmichael Community Pride Day. Sponsored by Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters, the Carmichael Chamber of Commerce and the Sacramento

Locals recall Edmonds Field fire of 1948

Editor’s note: This is the second article of a two-part series about the fire that destroyed the original Edmonds Field. As presented in the first article of this series, a fire destroyed the original Edmonds Field at the southeast corner

CRPD administrator to retire May 31

Carmichael Recreation and Park District Administrator Jack Harrison will be retiring – again – on the last day of this month. Harrison, 70, who retired from the state in 2000, continued to work for another 13 years, during which time

Carmichael Park pool: 1955-2013

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a series regarding the old Carmichael Park pool, which was recently demolished. Carmichael Park’s public swimming pool, which provided recreation and relief from the summer heat for thousands upon thousands of people for

High attendance shows community investment at area parks

For the past 67 years, the Carmichael Recreation and Park District (CRPD) has continued to offer a variety of programs and manage the area’s parks. According to Deputy Administrator Jack Harrison, high attendance at area parks shows that the community

Thousands of dollars in damages: Metal thefts continue to plague Carmichael, region

Anyone that has been keeping tabs on the news the last few months knows there’s a major problem in the Sacramento area with metal thievery: everything from copper wiring to manhole covers. According to an article in The Sacramento Bee

Carmichael’s newest park underway with Jan Park Groundbreaking

With the emphasis on maintaining the area’s natural feel and landscaping, ground was broken Saturday, May 21, at Jan Drive Park, which will be the Carmichael Recreation and Park District’s newest park when it opens this fall. When completed, the

Carmichael Recreation and Park District Foundation making strides

The Carmichael Recreation and Park District, which was recently featured in this newspaper in celebration of its 65th anniversary, will celebrate another significant accomplishment this month when the district’s nonprofit 501(c)3 foundation turns two years old. Foundation established in 2009 Organized

Susan Peters honored as the Carmichael Chamber’s 2011 Person of the Year

Political, civic, and community leaders gathered together at The Palace to honor the Carmichael Chamber’s 2011 Person of the Year, Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters on Jan. 7. The event, entitled “Desperately Seeking Susan” after the movie starring Madonna, was emceed