Bounty and Beast Restaurant Kickoff Party in Midtown SacramentoBounty and Beast Restaurant VIP kickoff was on July 28th at the newest midtown venue on R & 17th Street at the end of the Ice Blocks Development. Congratulations to the co-owner Michel Hargis and Executive Chef Brock Macdonald and Pastry chef Edward Martinez.
WIND Youth Services Summer Soiree and FundraiserWind Youth Services’ Summer Soiree was celebrated at the new Wind Youth Center at 815 S Street on Friday, July 27th. The fun evening of local food and drink was emceed by Rob Stewart of KVIE’s Rob on the Road. Wind Youth Services provides supportive services and opportunities to youth experiencing homelessness. It is estimated that on any given night in Sacramento, there are 250 homeless youth on the streets. Wind Youth Services aims to end the cycle of youth homelessness. The new Wind Youth Center will offer wrap around services for youth; it is here they can enter one front door and access case management, crisis counseling, a warm meal, clothes, respite and a hot shower. SMUD presented Wind a check for $100,000 as the largest grantee of the inaugural SMUD Shine Awards. The money from SMUD will fund the restrooms, solar and showers at the Wind Youth Center.
Border Patrol Monitors The US-Mexico Border
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American River Parkway Foundation Summer Solstice Dinner and Auction On June 23, the Summer Solstice Dinner and Auction benefiting the American River Parkway Foundation was held at William B Pond Park.
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.
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.
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Digital License Plates Debut California
Salvation Army Annual Community Luncheon honoring Julie and Michael TeelOn May 30th, the annual Spirit of Caring Community Luncheon was held at McClellan Conference Center honoring Julie & Michael Teel, Raley’s
My Sisters House GalaMy Sister's House celebrated its 17th anniversary at the Crest on May 21st with timely performances by civic, corporate and community leaders from throughout the Sacramento region performing songs related to this year's theme, "RISE". Acts included songs from Hamilton, The Greatest Showman, and "Praying" with local me-too advocates. Funds raised support services for domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking victims. The event also honored the following Heroes of Hope including (volunteer hero) Nancy Woo; (law enforcement hero) (Seargent John Sydow, Sac County Sheriff's); and (corporate hero) Dignity Health. My Sister's House is a non-profit which specializes in providing services for Asian /Pacific Islander and other underserved victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes FundraiserOn May 20, WEAVE hosted the 8th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes presented by Western Health Advantage. More than 800 men, women, and children walked the mile to take a stand against domestic and sexual violence. Together with the event sponsors, they raised more than $250,000 to support crisis intervention services in our community. The event debuted a new location at Crocker Park to rave reviews! Event Chairs were Patrick Harbison of PHPR and Jason Poole of Preservation and Company.
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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2018 Man & Woman CampaignAt the annual Grand Finale Gala held at the Hyatt Regency on May 12th, the winners of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2018 Man & Woman of the Year campaign were announced. Josh Corell of Tri Counties Bank was named Man of the Year, and Drisha Leggitt of Anpac Bio was named Woman of the Year. Four men and four women business leaders were candidates in this year’s fundraising competition. The Greater Sacramento Area Chapter of LLS also had its first ever All Star Candidate, Delbert Stapp of Harv’s Car Wash. All Stars are alums of the campaign that compete on a national level with other All Stars in LLS Chapters across the country. Together the Man and Woman of the Year campaign, which includes the All Star, raised over $450,000 to support blood cancer research, new lifesaving therapies and vital patient services. Man & Woman of the Year is philanthropic competition to support blood cancer research among a group of motivated and dedicated individuals in communities across the United States. Candidates form powerful fundraising teams and compete in honor of children who are blood cancer survivors.
JDRF One Party Gala FundraiserOn May 11th the JDRF Northern California Inland Chapter presented ONE Party Gala at the Hyatt Regency, downtown Sacramento honoring Bob Pole, CMO and Partner, Dome. An evening to support JDRF’s mission to create a world without type 1 diabetes.
American Heart Association Go Red for Women Luncheon On May 11th at the Doubletree Hotel, Downtown Sacramento, the annual Go Red for Women Luncheon ,Keynote Speaker, George Fehrenbacher, MCC, FACC, Roseville Cardiology.
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