Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento Hammy AwardsOn January 29th Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Sacramento area held the Annual Hammy Awards and Dinner was held at The Center at 2300. This annual awards and celebration dinner together Habitat supporters, donors, volunteers, and ReStore partners to celebrate all that was accomplished in the past year and recognize outstanding members of the Habitat support community. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner and AwardsThe Sacramento MLK Committee hosted the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Saturday, January 25th at Sacramento State Keynote Speaker, Ruby Bridges was the first African American student to integrate an elementary school in New Orleans at the age of six. She shared her powerful story from her days attending the all-white school to her work today as a civil rights activist. Recognition: Dr. Hazel Mahone, recipient of the 2020 Robert T. Matsui Community Service Award. The Honorable Paul Seave, former US Attorney for the Eastern District of California, received a special award for being one of the founders of the MLK Celebration event. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg also presented Ruby Bridges with a Key to the City.
State of Downtown presented by Sacramento Downtown PartnershipState of Downtown was presented by Sacramento Downtown Partnership on January 21st at the Hyatt Regency with guest speaker, Dr. Drew Pinsky, former host of Dr. Drew Midday Live and the Jvance Stewart Community Service Award presented to Hope Cooperative, a leading provider of mental health and supportive housing services in Sacramento County.
North State Building Industry Association Awards GalaOn January 17th The North State Building Industry Association (BIA) held the Installation of Officers and Awards “Remembering the 1990’s as this year theme for the evening of celebration and recognition at the Hyatt Regency, downtown Sacramento. 2019 Award Honorees Chair's Award - Marcus Lo Duca, Law Office of Marcus J. Lo Duca, P.C. President's Award - Rachel Bardis, Bardis Homes Meritorious Award - Val Baldo, Placer Title Company Friend of Housing - Councilmember Paul Joiner, City of Lincoln The North State BIA (BIA) is the leading advocate for the homebuilding industry in the greater Sacramento region. Representing over 550 members, including 50,000 industry jobs, the BIA is committed to preserving and furthering the economic interests of its members, while also working to enhance the industry's standing as a significant contributor to the regional economy. Additionally, the BIA also serves as the umbrella organization for HomeAid Sacramento and the North State Building Industry Foundation.
West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce Awards DinnerOn January 16th, the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce held the 73rd Annual Awards and Installation Dinner, honoring and Celebrating Dynamic Business Leaders, Including Chelsea Minor, Raley’s as the new 2020 Board Chair Cindy Tuttle: West Sacramentan of the Year JP Singh: Businessperson of the Year Andy Wallance: Entrepreneur of the Year Tammy Linker, Ambassador of the Year West Sac Works Magazine Team:Jennifer Perez, Amanda Thrasher, Four Waters, Chris White, Volunteers of the Year Elica Health Centers, Business of the Year
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National Philanthropy Day Luncheon and AwardsOn November 14th, the Association of Fundraising Professions California Capital Chapter hosted their 33rd Annual National Philanthropy Day and Awards at the Hyatt Regency, downtown, Sacramento Thank you to all that came out to celebrate the extraordinary honorees that each help make our community a better place!
ALS Black Red & White GalaOn November 9, The Greater Sacramento ALS Association held the Black Red & White Gala with theme ”An evening at Studio 54”.
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Sacramento Family Justice Center Hope GalaOn November 8, the Sacramento Family Justice Center’s 4th Annual Celebration of Hope Thrives Here Celebration Gala was held at California State University honoring Julie and Michael Teel. The Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center (FJC) collaborative provides victims and their families with a “one stop” facility to report a crime, provide a complete statement taken by a detective or a trained child interviewer, get assistance to obtain a temporary restraining order, find safe housing, meet their prosecutor and victim advocate to learn what will happen in court, and most importantly, find the support they need to keep them from falling back into the hands of the accused.
Paradise During And After The Camp FireThe Camp Fire started on Nov. 8, 2018 and went on to become the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state's history.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters 55th Anniversary CelebrationOn October 25th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area celebrated 55th Anniversary at Elk Tower Event Center in downtown Sacramento. Hughey Phillips LLP generously presented this special evening. Larrie & Diane Grenz and Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. were also honored as two of our most influential and extraordinary supporters over the past 55 years. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area builds and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of our youth! Our mentorship models empower vulnerable children in Sacramento, Placer and Yolo counties and allow them to envision a more successful future for themselves.
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Positive Coach Alliance Jeans and Jerseys Fundraiser and AwardsPositive Coaching Alliance’s Jeans and Jerseys event was on Oct12th at the California Auto Museum. The annual event highlighting community members, coaches and athletes who exemplify Positive Coaching Alliances’ BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE Jeans & Jerseys is a special event that celebrates the mission of PCA, and the importance of developing future leaders through their sports experiences. Keynote Speaker, Mike Marjama, starting catcher for the Seattle Mariners and graduate from Granite Bay High School. Community Impact Award; Lisa Wrightsman, Street Soccer USA Jakcie Wada, Double-Goal Coach Award Winner, Jr NBA coach with the Sacramento Kings.
Salvation Army Women Auxiliary Fundraiser Helping Handbags FundraiserOn October 12th, the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary held the annual Helping Handbags Fundraiser at McClellan Conference Center. This Charity event with Style and Heart featured live and silent auctions of hundreds of new handbags, accessories, and jewelry and dining/travel experiences. Proceeds benefit underprivileged women and children in the Greater Sacramento Area.
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