North State Building Industry Association (BIA) Dinner and Awards ProgramOn September 23rd at the Sheraton Grand the North State BIA 41st Annual Dinner and Wards program recognized excellence in Marking, Product and People. The North State BIA (Building Industry Association) is the leading advocate for the home building industry in the greater Sacramento region. Representing over 500 members, including nearly 50,000 industry jobs, the BIA is committed to preserving and furthering the economic interests of its members, while also working to enhance the industry's standing as a significant contributor to the regional economy
Great Sacramento Area Economic Council Press Conference announced new Headquarters in Sacramento.The technology company SupportPay announced on Thursday at the Crest Theatre that they are moving their Headquarters from Silicon Valley to Sacramento at a Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council press conference. Greater Sacramento and the City of Sacramento have been working hard to bring yet another fast-growing tech company to our community. Greater Sacramento competed head-to-head for this tech company with Charlotte, Texas, and New York. SupportPay is backed by Draper Associates, Sales Force Ventures, and Aspect Ventures. Support Pay CEO Sheri Atwood, Mayor-elect Darrell Steinberg, Venture Capitalist Tim Draper and the Greater Sacramento Board Chairman Pat Talamantes all participated in the press conference.
Africa Hope Fund “Safari on the River” Fundraiser in SacramentoSafari on the River Fundraiser, an African experience was on the Garden Hwy at Juluka landing, Sacramento on September 18, 2016. The Africa Hope Fund helps with much needed funds for the education of children in Africa and the protection of wildlife.
NAIOP DEVELOPMENT 2017 AND PROJECT TOURNAIOP Sacramento Valley hosted a discussion of projects and development in the region from the local developers and the plans to support growth and development in 2017 and beyond at the Crest Theatre on September 14th. After the panel discussion, attendees boarded trolley cars for a tour of where development will begin soon or projects are currently underway. Since 1967, NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has become the leading organization for office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate developers, owners and investors. NAIOP is comprised of more than 15,000 members and provides strong advocacy, education and business opportunities through a North American network.
The Center for Land-Based Learning DINNER AT THE BARN FundraiserThe first fundraiser dinner at the BARN in West Sacramento on September 11, 2016, presented by Downey Brand and hosted by Fulcrum Property. The BARN is the Bridge District’s new indoor/outdoor hot spot for entertainment, fundraisers, food service and farmers market on West Sacramento’s riverfront. The Center for Land-Based Learning is dedicated to creating the next generation of farmers and teaching California’s youth about the importance of agriculture and natural resource conservation
Soaring Over Ripon Hot Air Balloon & Kite Festival
Photo: Sports 1140's Fantasy Football Draft At Twin Peaks
Sacramento 1st annual Walk of Stars GalaThe Black-Tie Gala was on August 31 at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Sacramento’s 1st Inaugural Stars Installation and Ceremony also was on August 31st on L and 18th Street. The Sacramento region boasts some of the world's greatest entertainers and artists, athletes, news people, business people and scientists. The Sacramento Walk of Stars honored national and worldwide accomplishments made by those who call or once called the Sacramento region home. Debbie Meyer, Olympic Athlete Gregory Kondos, Visual Artist LeVar Burton, Actor and Activist Dr. Ernie Bodai, Surgeon and Advocate Timothy B. Schmit, Musician
Walk with Sacramento’s 1st Inaugural Stars Installation and Ceremony
ArtJam Party “For the love of Arts” FundraiserArtJam 2016 For the Love of Arts Education was on August 27th, downtown, Sacramento ArtJam is the Friends of the Art Commission (Friends) signature fundraising event. This interactive party, in its second year is designed to engage attendees in art making and revelry. Proceeds benefit arts education in Sacramento area public schools.
The 18th Annual Race for the Arts and Arts FestivalThe Race and Arts Festival was on August 27th at William Land Park Race for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness and increases audiences for California nonprofit performing, literary, cultural, and visual arts organizations, along with school music, literary, drama, and art programs.
Off to the Races Food & Wine Tasting Fundraiser The Race for the Arts premiere event was on August 20th at the California State Railroad Museum. The 18th Annual Race will be on August 27th at William Land Park. Race for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness and increases audiences for California nonprofit performing, literary, cultural, and visual arts organizations, along with school music, literary, drama, and art programs.
Sacramento Region Business BBQ in the Vineyards and NetworkingBBQ in the Vineyards is the region's signature political event for networking. Many business, community, civic, and elected leaders attended the outdoor event at THE OLD SUGAR MILL, Clarksburg on August 18th. This event is a prime opportunity to connect with other members and the leaders who make decisions that affect your business. Region Business mission is advancing regional economic growth and vitality, promoting sustainable communities and creating jobs for the future.
Gallery: US Women's Basketball Team Wins Sixth Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal, Beats Spain 101-72US women's basketball team wins sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal, beats Spain 101-72.