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City Year Ripple of Hope GalaOn May 11th, City Year Sacramento held the Ripple of Hope Gala at the California Museum, honoring, Doris Matsui Spirit of Service award: Chancellor Gary S. May, UC Davis and President Robert S. Nelsen, Sacramento State SMUD with Bridge Builder Award. Each spring, City Year Sacramento hosts a premier event uniting community leaders, citizen supporters, and service champions to support and honor the work of City Year AmeriCorps members who dedicate themselves to a year of service in Sacramento schools. City Year was built on the belief more than three decades ago that uniting and empowering diverse teams of idealistic young people and supporting them as they solve some of our country’s most difficult challenges can change the world for the better.
Coastal Fire Destroys Several Homes In Orange CountyPhotos show a wind-driven coastal fire in Southern California that continued to burn out of control Wednesday night after destroying several Orange County homes and forcing evacuations.
The Broadway Sacramento GalaOn May 7th, The Broadway Gala and fundraiser was held at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. The elegant, black tie optional evening featured entertainment by Broadway star Stephanie J. Block and includes\d a cocktail reception with a full hosted bar, gourmet dinner, live auction, and dancing in the new Convention Center Ballroom to the sounds of the popular band Hip Service. Gala honorary Chair: Dave Roughton, President and CEO of SAFE Credit Union, MC, Rob Steward, PBS KVIE Series “Rob on the Road” and Auctioneer, Keith Mclane, KLM Auctions Broadway Sacramento is committed to the presentation of quality theatrical productions to enrich the cultural life of the greater Sacramento region, the state of California, the United States and the international community. The goals of the organization are to preserve and expand the American musical theatre as an art form by educating new audiences and nurturing aspiring artists.