Filed Under: Eye on the City
- Powerhouse Science Center Groundbreaking CeremonyMay 31st marks the ground breaking ceremony for the new Powerhouse Science Center at the historic power station on the Sacramento waterfront. Gathered to celebrate the newest addition to the urban core were numerous elected officials, sponsors, architects, board members and community supporters. “With a target opening date in late 2020, Powerhouse Science Center will be a premier institution for informal science education in Sacramento and the Northern California Region. The new Powerhouse will serve as a dynamic regional hub for STEM education with a mission to engage and inspire people of all ages to explore the wonders, possibilities and responsibilities of science through dynamic exhibits and education programs. “ The new Powerhouse will include: · A 50,000 square foot campus that incorporates the 100-year-old Pacific Gas & Electric power plant currently located on the property. · 22,000 feet of exhibition space. · A state-of-the-art, 120-seat, full-dome digital planetarium theater. · Aesthetic improvements to the Robert T. Matsui Waterfront Park. · Iconic grounds on the Sacramento River that will serve as a unique backdrop for corporate and private events.
Center for Fathers and Families Salute to Fatherhood BanquetEvent was held at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton, Sacramento on June 14th. Nathaniel “ Gene” Wilson Donald Terry Justin Jay Marzz Marshall Michael Marion Doug Christie
Protesters Demonstration Against ICE Officials Separating Undocumented Families
Saint John’s Program Polo For Change FundraiserOn June 2nd, Saint John’s Programs inaugural Polo for Change Event was hosted at Chamberlain Ranch where over 900 people came together for an amazing, fun-filled event, featuring delicious food catered by Plates Café n a shopping promenade, a silent auction, live music, California Cowgirls and CalCrush Clydesdales demonstrations, a fabulous hat competition.
Best of Carmichael Awards Dinner On June 1st, the 2nd annual Best of Carmichael Awards Dinner was held at the Milargo Center, sponsored by Carmichael Chamber of Commerce and Carmichael Times.
City Year Sacramento Ripples of Hope FundraiserOn May 31st, City Year Sacramento “Ripples of Hope” fundraiser was held at the Golden 1 Center. Honorees: Congratulations to Mark Friedman and Marjorie Solomon Friedman for their commitment to the Sacramento community. The City Year AmeriCorps members serve students in seven Sacramento schools using, Whole School, Whole Child model. City Year Sacramento deploys 66 highly skilled AmeriCorps members to serve in seven schools impacting over 4,000 students at Father Keith B. Kenny K-8, Fern Bacon Middle School, Leataata Floyd Elementary, Oak Park Preparatory Academy, Oak Ridge Elementary School, Rosa Parks K-8 School, and Sacramento Charter High School.
Sacramento Tree Foundation Hero AwardsSacramento’s preeminent environmental awards on May 30th at the Natomas Farm Bureau. The awards honor the people and projects that have done great things for our region’s urban forest, and support the programs of the Sacramento Tree Foundation. This annual event hosts 200-300 attendees, including leaders of Sacramento's most influential businesses, national and state elected officials, and tree lovers from around the region.