Sacramento Asia Pacific Chamber of Commerce STUDY MISSIONThe 8th Annual Sacramento Region Internal Study Mission was on Oct 20-21st The Host Committee invited business leaders and Chamber members to join 8th Annual Internal Study Mission. The attendees visited prominent locations throughout Sacramento to take an inside look at the assets, talents and Next Economy opportunities of the six-county region. Over the course of two days, speakers and panelists discussed what makes Sacramento the “best of – first at – leader in” with a focus on civic amenities, economic development, education, innovation and more!
National Association of Women Business Owners NAWBO Outstanding Women Leader Awards
CalAsian Chamber of Commerce Conference "How to do Business in the Pacific Rim"The CALSIAN Chamber conference 5th annual “How to do Business in the Pacific Rim” was on October 19th at California State University, Alumni Center. Experts from commerce, tourism, logistics, and marketing shared their insights on ways to help grow business, organization, or community.
27th Anniversary of Loma Prieta QuakeThe Loma Prieta earthquake caused about $5.6-6 billion in damage and killed 63 people.
Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Helping Handbags Luncheon and FundraiserThe Sacramento Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary annual luncheon and Auction was on October 15th at McClellan Conference Center with live auction by David Sobon and Mistress of Ceremonies, Kitty O’Neal, NewsRadio 1530 KFBK
Sacramento City College Centennial Open House and Time Capsule OpeningSacramento City College celebrate 100th anniversary on October 15, 2016 with many events, one included the TIME CAPSULE opening. The 1OO year old tin box held a book, money and mementos from 1916.
San Juan Foundation “An Evening with the Stars” FundraiserThe10th Anniversary of An Evening with the Stars annual fundraiser celebrating excellence in education was held at Arden Hills Resort and Spa Country Club on October 14th. This year's Emcee is KVIE's Rob Stewart of Rob on the Road. 2016 Hall of Fame Honorees include: Alex Honnold, Rock Climber- Mira Loma High School; Kevin Gordon, President and Founding Partner, Capitol Advisors Group- San Juan High School; and Amy Brooks, Executive Vice President, Team Marketing & Business Operations at National Basketball Association -Bella Vista High School. The fundraiser is for teacher grants in Science, Technology, Arts, and Reading (STARS) for 40,000 K-12 students in SJUSD
Chevo Foundation Fundraiser for Parkinson’s Disease and ResearchFundraiser was on Oct 14th with Host Gregory Scott. The mission is to raise resources for Parkinson’s research, support and education. All of the proceeds will be used to help raise awareness and resources for Parkinson’s research and education for those directly and indirectly affected by the disease, and awareness of those not yet diagnosed. Chevo Ramirez is a longtime philanthropist in Northern California and can be considered a local hero to some. He has helped to build and support hundreds of organizations and high impact service initiatives in Northern California over the past 30 years. In October of 2011, Chevo publicly announced that he has Parkinson’s Disease, and expressed his interest to do everything he could to raise an unprecedented level of resources and awareness to help those in need.