Elk Grove Mayor Pours Cups for a Cause: Courage Worldwide

Elk Grove Mayor Pours Cups for a Cause: Courage Worldwide
July 29, 2014 pearls

Gary Davis smiles as the aroma of roasting coffee beans begins to fill the crowded back room, a bucket of Rwanda now, a load of Guatemala later. A few footsteps away, customers at his newly opened Grace Coffee Roasters location in Elk Grove trickle in for a late-morning cup.

It’s perhaps an unlikely career move for Davis, who is Elk Grove’s mayor and works for the California Charter Schools Association. But it stems from a dream he’s held since his college days at California State University, Sacramento, and, he says, a need to make a difference.

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