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American Red Cross BASH Gala and Fundraiser The American Red Cross BASH returned to Sacramento, Saturday, March 18, 2017, McClellan Conference Center with a salute to 100 years of veterans! Featuring KFBK’s Kitty O’Neal as Master of Ceremonies, David Sobon as Auctioneer, music by the Peter Petty Orchestra, and honoring Jeanne Reaves. Attendees dusted off old uniform, found some scrubs or favorite Hawaiian shirt to join and honor veterans by supporting the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces and 100 years of Red Cross service in our communities!
Social Venture Partners of Sacramento Fast PitchCongratulations top 3 winners - #1 Sac Library #2 Powerhouse Science Center and #3 YMCA! SVP Fast Pitch 2017 was at the Golden 1 Center on March 8th 10 nonprofits pitched for their chance to win over $30K in funding and in-kind support. Fast Pitch was an inspiring evening that brought together the Sacramento Region's most impact to the nonprofits Attendees VOTED to help decide the Audience Award winner! Nonprofits have a story to tell. Fast Pitch helps them tell it. Fast Pitch recruits 40 of Sacramento’s most distinguished business professionals to coach 20 nonprofits in how to tell their story in just three minutes. The pinnacle of Fast Pitch happens on March 8th at Golden 1 Center when 10 nonprofit finalists will compete to win over $40,000 in prize money and awards! Fast Pitch is an innovative model used by many SVPs worldwide for selecting and engaging with area non-profits. Our 20 semifinalist nonprofits work 2:1 with our incredible coaches to refine their elevator pitch and tell their story of community impact. After several sessions with mentors, Fast Pitch Contestant Organizations participate in the Fast Pitch event – presenting their refined Pitch to the Sacramento community, area investors, and event sponsors. Participating organizations compete to win funding and in-kind support, determined by event attendees, a judging panel, and our coaches.
The Sacramento Public Library Foundation Authors on the Move FundraiserThe Sacramento Public Library Foundation presented “The Hero’s Journey” Authors on the Move and fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency on March 3, 2017 This year’s “Authors on the Move“ marks our 15th year of brought together 40 plus distinguished California authors and their recently published books for an evening of literary delight. keynote speaker, Héctor Tobar recently published novel, Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of Thirty-Three Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free. Deep Down Dark tells the true story of 33 miners who were buried underground in a Chilean mine for 69 days beginning on August 5, 2010. When the men were underground they agreed that they would tell their story once, to one person. This event supports the Library’s Summer Reading Program and the Foundation’s operations!
United Way OUR PROMISE Thank you BreakfastOur Promise leadership came together on March 1, 2017 for the Our Promise Thank You Breakfast, which celebrates the campaign’s 2016 achievements and recognized outstanding volunteers, agencies and departments. For over 50 years, Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work has shown commitment and dedication to communities; its impact is truly historic, and has been the single largest effort among 300,000 plus state employees to support charitable programs.
PHOTO GALLERY: San Francisco Giants 2017 Spring Training PortraitsHere's a look at the 2017 San Francisco Giants as spring training gets underway.
PHOTO GALLERY: Oakland Athletics 2017 Spring Training PortraitsHere's a look at the 2017 Oakland Athletics as spring training gets underway.