Saint John’s Program for Real Change Party and FundraiserParty for Change, held Saturday, November 3 at the Mather Jet Center, proved to be the event of the season, with nearly 600 of Sacramento’s finest showing their support for Saint John’s Program for Real Change, the city’s largest residential program for homeless women and their children. The event featured contemporary American cuisine by Chef Brad Cecchi of popular East Sacramento restaurant Canon, dance and aerialist performances by the Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre, music by famed Las Vegas DJ E-Noc and a live auction. Councilwoman Angelique Ashby and Sierra Health Foundation President and CEO Chet Hewitt were honored at the 2018 Champions of Change. The event raised more than $500,000 in support of Saint John’s, which has helped more than 30,000 women and children move from poverty and dependence to confidence and self-sufficiency since its inception in 1985.
State of Sacramento County Luncheon with Keynote SpeakerThe State of Sacramento County, with Keynote Speaker, Larry Kosmont, President & CEO, Kosmant Companies was on Nov.2 at the Hyatt Regency. Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce production
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Sports Photos of the Week – Oct. 22, 2018
Make-A-Wish grants London’s Dream be a GhostbusterFive-year-old London, who is battling a heart condition, had his wish to be a Ghostbuster granted in Old Sacramento Waterfront. From the help of Make-A-Wish and support from the entire community, London’s dream became a reality on Monday, October 22, as he experienced what it is like to be a Ghostbuster and save the city from multiple ghosts there were spotted lurking around town. Mayor Darrell Steinberg also presented London with a Key to the City.
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The National Association of Women Business Owners OWL AwardsOn October 18, the National Association of Women Business owners, Sacramento Valley Chapter (NAWBO) held the 21st annual OWL Awards at the Citizen Hotel with this year’s theme “Queen of Thrones”. The 21st Annual (OWL) Outstanding Woman Leader Awards Gala included a royal theme inspired by the hit television series Game of Thrones, cocktails, live auction and an awards ceremony also known as the “crowning ceremony”. The Annual Outstanding Woman Leader (OWL) Awards were established in 1997 by the National Association of Woman Business Owners (NAWBO) Sacramento Valley chapter to celebrate exemplary women leaders in the business community who have led the way in business, building a legacy for the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Benefit Concert to Honor Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Dennis Mangers BirthdaysOn Oct 15th, a benefit concert honoring the Birthdays of Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Dennis Mangers was held at the Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts, home of the B Street Theatre. Donations went to the Sacramento Region Community Foundation’s “Dennis Mangers Fund for Young Performing Artists”, which helps low-income youth pursue their passions for performing.
Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Helping Handbags Luncheon and fundraiserOn Oct 13th, The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary held the Fourteenth annual Helping Handbags Luncheon and Auction at McClellan Conference Center with this years them “Mad Hatter’s Garden”. Proceeds benefited underprivileged women and children in the Greater Sacramento Area
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Niello Concours d'Elegance at SerranoThe Niello Concours at Serrano Concours d' Elegance was on Oct 7th, with this year's theme "Festa Italiana", celebrating the Italian Marques.
Sports Photos of the Week - Oct. 1, 2018
Sacramento Tower Bridge Dinner 2018Nearly 800 people attended the 2018 Tower Bridge Diner on September 30th, downtown Sacramento. Created and executed by Visit Sacramento, the Tower Bridge Dinner serves as the September Farm-to-Fork Celebration’s finale, with hundreds of diners enjoying a locally sourced dinner at one of the region’s best-known landmarks. The dinner is designed to showcase the region’s culinary and agricultural prowess for residents, businesses and potential visitors across the country. The inaugural Tower Bridge Dinner was held in 2013 and led by farm-to-fork pioneers, Chefs Patrick Mulvaney and Randall Selland. Now in its sixth year, this one-of-a-kind dining experience has since evolved to become the Sacramento region’s most anticipated culinary event.
Child Abuse Prevention Council Annual Run Your Gourd Off FundraiserOn Sunday, September 23, over 300 individuals participated in the 7th Annual Run Your Gourd Off event located at Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland. The event included a 10K, 5K, and ½ mile Kid’s Fun Run. The event generated over $30,000 in proceeds for The Child Abuse Prevention Center, an organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect throughout the state of California. The winners in each category won their weight in pumpkins, and each child received a pumpkin for participating in the Kid’s Fun Run. Really fun event for all!
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Sports Photos of the Week - Sept. 24, 2018
BERC Sustainable Business Awards and ExpoThe 2018 Sustainable Business Awards and Expo was a success! The guest speakers, Congresswoman Doris Matsui and Aran Rush, VP of Operations, Golden One Center. 2018 award recipients: - Energy Conservation: @Datacate, Inc. - Green Building: @Clark Pacific - Pollution Prevention: @Roxy Restaurant and Bar - Solid Waste Reduction: @Gutterglove, Inc. - Transportation & Air Quality: @Taylor’s Market and Kitchen - Water Conservation: @Veg Café BERC honored and recognized the top environmentally proactive Sacramento area businesses whose work practices demonstrate an outstanding commitment to enhancing sustainability!
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Habitat for Humanity Hard Hats and High Heels Gala and FundraiserOn September 14th the annual Hard Hats and High Heels with theme of this year’s Gala “#BuildLouder” – the event was at the State Capitol grounds to build funds and awareness to help Habitat combat the current housing crisis in our community, as well as generating greater advocacy awareness for the Prop 1 campaign which is a $4 billion bond measure for Veterans and Affordable Housing which is on the CA ballot this November. This is the first ever charity Gala ever to be held on the grounds of the State Capitol
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