SPCA Fundraiser WILD WHISKERS of the WESTOn October 23rd, Sacramento SPCA held A Saloon Soiree to Benefit the Animals and auction on the SPCA grounds.
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Junior Achievement PlayFORE JA FundraiserJunior Achievement took over Topgolf on October 19th and 21st for its inaugural PlayForeJA fundraiser. There was something for everyone: prizes, competition, networking, great food and drink, and loads of fun! Proceeds benefit JA’s career exploration, work readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurial programs to foster a sense of purpose and capability in youth leading to improved economic outcomes.
Saint John’s Party for Change Gala and FundraiserSaint John’s Party for Change, the only major fundraising event this year, was held on Oct 16th and was completely sold out! Presented by Steve and Gayle Campora and Catia Saraiva-Muñoz and Marcus Muñoz and hosted by the Sacramento Jet Center, this elegant black-tie soiree featured fabulous cuisine and wine, music by Las Vegas DJ E-Noc, dance and aerialist performances by the Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre, a fantastic live auction and more! “with help from Sacramento area businesses, donors, local philanthropic organizations and volunteers, we hosted a night that was truly a celebration! Our success stories are tied directly to your support of our program – delivering care, hope, and change to over 30,000 people over the past 36 years wouldn’t have been possible without YOU. Together at Party for Change we raised over $975,000 to help support the women and children at Saint John’s Program”
Commercial Real Estate Development Association presented NAIOP Person of Year AwardCommercial Real Estate Development Association presented NAIOP, Person of Year Award Dinner to Denton Kelley of LDK Ventures on October 14th at the Railyards, downtown Sacramento. One of the most beautiful artsy settings we have seen for an outside venue! A Benefit for Cristo Rey Sacramento. The NAIOP Sacramento Valley was formed in 1985 and conducts business in the Colusa, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties. Since founding, it has become the voice of commercial real estate development. The Sacramento Chapter is known for organizing special events such as the annual Development Forum, which feature current and future regional development projects, the quarterly Hard Hat Tours, which feature new projects and host guest speakers. The chapter offers educational workshops and seminars and remains involved in government affairs at local and state levels.
Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Connecting the Dots ForumOn October 14th, the SBCC welcomed over 100 women (and a few men!) to their premier annual event, Connecting the Dots: A Women’s Forum at the Hilton Hotel. Five speakers from all walks of life inspired and enthralled everyone in attendance, and the Chamber presented Awards to Dr. Kawanaa Carter and Wanda Abney.
A Glimpse Of The 2021 Aftershock Music FestivalSome highlights from the 2021 Aftershock Music Festival held at Discovery Park in Sacramento.
Homes Destroyed By Fire On Brannan Island
Crocker Art Museum Monet to Matisse GalaThe Gala Monet to Matisse Gala and fundraiser, held on Oct. 9th at the Crocker Art Museum helped to sustain programs for youth, families, and school children, and make art accessible to everyone in the community.
NLDS Game 1: Giants Vs. DodgersPhotos of Game 1 of the NLDS between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers
Disastrous Oil Spill Leaves Huntington Beach A Mess
Sgt. Nicole Gee Laid To Rest At Arlington National Cemetery
The Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation Annual Exceptional Women of Color AwardsThe Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation (SCHMF) presented the 13th Annual Exceptional Women of Color (EWOC) Awards & Expo on September 28th. The theme of this year’s event was “Women of Color Changing the Face of History.” The event was held a at Scott’s Seafood on the River inside the Portofino Pavilion in Sacramento with Red carpet arrivals and grand opening of the Expo SCHMF recognized 12 diverse women from Northern California for their accomplishments in their professions and community.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento GalaOn September 25th, over 300 supporters attended the Hard Hats and High Heels sold out Gala on the Sutter Club Rooftop, downtown Sacramento. Hard Hats & High Heels Gala fundraiser with $320,000 raised at the Gala to directly support building and repairing homes for low income families, seniors, and veterans in need of affordable housing.
The Sacramento Midtown Mini/Midtown Love CelebrationOn September 16, the Midtown Association presented two events in one -- the Midtown Mini/Midtown Love celebration. The Midtown Mini was a 35-hole miniature golf activation set-up outdoors at 20th & K streets and was followed by an always-popular Midtown Love celebration at the iconic Faces Nightclub. Complete with food and drinks, live music, interactive art, putt-putt golf, mermaids, drag queens, a lip sync battle, photo booths, raffles, prizes and more, the celebratory event raised much-needed funds to support Midtown’s resiliency efforts for local restaurants, bars, and retail establishments as well as help sustain the health-focused and free programming offered in various Midtown Parks.
Sacramento Tower Bridge DinnerVisit Sacramento brought back the Tower Bridge Dinner on September 12th, downtown Sacramento. One of the country’s most coveted dining experiences, with a team of elite chefs and regional farmers served an unforgettable meal atop Tower Bridge. restaurants and caterers across the Sacramento region offered their take on the famous Tower Bridge Dinner menu. Diners were able to enjoy locally sourced, multi-course meals that were paired with regional wines, beers and more…right from home. An entirely local team of distinguished chefs lead the return of Visit Sacramento’s Tower Bridge Dinner fundraiser this year, with UC Davis Health Executive Chef Santa Diaz spearheading the group. Diaz has led a program for the health system that is changing the face of hospital food, prioritizing local ingredients and diverse options for both patients and staff.
President Biden Visits Sacramento Area
Sacramento Wide Open Walls Mural Festival Press ConferenceWide Open Walls, one of the nation's largest mural festivals, invited the media to hear from national and local leaders ahead of its September 9th start date. Topics will included mural sites, participating artists and the economic impact the festival will have on our region. Additionally, live art demonstrations, the unveiling of the first finished mural and a chance to visit with the artists at the press conference site.
Painted Mural “Resilience” Community Garden DedicationPress Conference and dedication for the Painted Community Garden Mural “Resilience” inspired by Jacquelyn Anderson with the wonderful mural artist, Maren Conrad on September 6th at 3200 Riverside Blvd.
Crowded Houseboats On Lake Oroville Show Drought's Impact
IN PHOTOS: Caldor Fire Explodes In El Dorado County
Walk of Stars 2021 Installation honored Healthcare and Frontline WorkersBecause of Covid-19, the 2020 event was postponed and due to changing conditions, the Sacramento Walk of Stars installed and honored a Star celebrating our Healthcare and Frontline Workers. at Mulvaney’s B&L at 19th and L Streets, August 25, 2021. The Sacramento region boasts some of the world’s greatest entertainers and artists, athletes, journalists, entrepreneurs and scientists. Sacramento Walk of Stars honors national and worldwide accomplishments made by those who call or once called the Sacramento region home.
Before And After: Dixie Fire's Destruction Of GreenvilleThe Dixie Fire, now the second-largest wildfire in state history, leveled buildings and homes as it tore through the town of Greenville.