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Center for Fathers and Families 25th Anniversary and Salute to Fatherhood BanquetOn June 13, the 17th Annual Salute to Fatherhood Banquet and the 25th Anniversary Celebration was held at the Doubletree Hotel, honoring three Fathers of the Year, celebrating positive male role models in out community. The Salute to Fatherhood Banquet honors and highlights men in the community who have been exemplary fathers or father figures. Honorees: Bobby Jackson, Assistant Coach, Sacramento Kings Kevin Nagle, Chairman/CEO Sacramento Republic Albert Araiza All proceeds go to Center for Fathers and Families programs and services including MASTERS and Adult Services to support and empower Sacramento families. The Center for Fathers and Families (CFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency with a strong history of responding to the needs of fathers and their families by offering programs and services that lead to family growth, enrichment, and empowerment. Over the course of its history, CFF has impacted thousands of children, families, and adults in Sacramento County through one of our three main initiatives:
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Sacramento Tree Foundation Hero AwardsOn May 29th the Sacramento Tree Foundation held the annual Tree Hero Awards. The dinner was held beneath the verdant, heritage 300 year old native oak grove at the California Farm Bureau hosted 250 attendees, including leaders of Sacramento's most influential businesses, national and state elected officials, and tree lovers from around the region. Cleaner air, healthier communities, and economic prosperity are the result of a healthy urban forest. For this reason, our region's long-term health, economic vitality and quality of life depend on investing in and maximizing the benefits of our urban forest — it depends on our commitment to trees and to those that champion them. C.K. McClatchy Award Fatima Malik Austin B. Carroll Award, Pacific STIHL Growing Greenprint Award, Division of State Architect (DSA) Legacy Award, Fair Oaks Bluff Blue Oak Special Award for Ray Tretheway, receiving the Tree Hero Lorax Award for his service to the foundation and retirement after 30+years with the Sacramento Tree Foundation.
Salvation Army Community Luncheon and “Spirit of Caring” award.With more than 750 people in attendance and $192,000 raised, the Salvation Army’s Annual Community Luncheon was a big success, on May 28th. This year, SMUD received the “Spirit of Caring” award at the McClellan Conference center for its commitment to improving the Sacramento area. The Salvation Army also put the spotlight on the Booker family, who’s overcome drug addiction and homelessness through Army programs. The nonprofit will soon be able to help even more people. Major Ivan Wild announced an expansion of Workforce Development Programs and an evolving partnership with the Sacramento Police Department.
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The Asian Pacific American Advocates OCA Dragon Boat Festival and AwardsOn May 23rd, The Asian Pacific American Advocates (OCA) held the sold-out annual Dinner and Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton. The Dragon Boat Festival Celebration is a gathering of Sacamento’s Chinese-American and many Ethic groups in the community to celebrate the traditional Double Fifth summer solstice holiday. The festival serves as a chance to showcase the community’s talents through music and dance performances. Additionally, the festival hosts an awards ceremony for young winners of its annual writing competition as well as distinguished local leaders and organizations that have contributed to the community’s development. Honorees: Corporate Sponsor Award: Jason Chan, AT &T Saori Marie Choulos, Director of Outreadh & Business Engagement Aligh Capital Region Tia Gemmell/Riverview Media Photography May O. Lee, Founder, Asian Resources, Inc and API Rise Chris Mateo, Project Coordinator, Democratic Office of Communications and Outreach (DCO) at California State Assembly OCA National, founded in 1973, is a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well being of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. OCA National is the only national Chinese American based, multi-cultural organization headquartered in Washington D.C. The presence in Washington D.C. allows OCA to effectively monitor legislation and policy issues that impact our community. Today, there are 14 other national Asian Pacific American organizations in our nation’s capitol with which OCA has built a strong alliance.
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Boys and Girls Club of Greater Sacramento Broke Ball and FundraiserOn May 17th, the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Sacramento Broke Ball and fundraiser was at the Teichert Branch on Lemon Hill, honoring Club Alumni, SMUD Field of Dreams with the theme “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” Sacramento was the last capital city in the United States to open a Boys & Girls Club. Spearheaded by Fred Teichert, the Sacramento organization was incorporated in October 1993, with services starting in 1996 out of the New Helvetia Housing Complex. The first freestanding club in Sacramento opened in September 1999 in the Alkali Flat neighborhood in downtown Sacramento. This club exists today and is called the Thomas P. Raley Branch, in honor of the investment made by the Raley's Family Foundation to establish a Boys & Girls Club in Sacramento.
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