With over 280 attendees, from 34 industries, the inaugural Generations Conference 2017 was a huge success. Attendees enjoyed networking and collaboration with other family businesses, while gaining insight on best practices from nationally-recognized family business leaders.
The 19th annual State of Downtown Sacramento Address was held Jan. 25, at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, in conjunction with the Sacramento Downtown Partnership and with the support of local community and business leaders.
The Sacramento Children’s Home kicked off its 150th Anniversary Celebration Feb. 1, with a business luncheon at the Golden 1 Center. The luncheon celebrated not only the home’s history, but also the important role Sacramento’s business leaders continue to play in caring for our community’s most vulnerable children and families.
The Sacramento Ballet held a Moroccan-themed fundraiser Jan. 21 at Memorial Auditorium in downtown Sacramento. Contributions from the Gala were given toward funding community arts, performances and outreach programs.
The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce’s 70th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner was held Jan. 17 at the West Sacramento Civic Center Galleria. Businessperson of the Year was awarded to AJ Tendick of Bike Dog Brewing Co., and Fulcrum Property was recognized as the West Sacramento Business of the Year.
Air Systems Service and Construction celebrated the company’s 21st Birthday with a party for more than 250 clients, industry partners and employees on January 21st at the MIX Downtown night club.
The Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association and the Capital Asian American Professional Society celebrated the holidays with a mixer at the APAPA National Headquarters in Natomas, on Dec. 5. Guests brought an unwrapped toy, a gently-used child’s coat or canned food to donate.
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council held their Inaugural Dinner on Dec. 7, at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento. Guests watched a special performance by Sacramento artist David Garibaldi and enjoyed speeches from leaders in the region about the strategic vision of our market.
The official swearing-in and inauguration of new Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg was held at the California Railroad Museum on Dec. 13. Steinberg, along with returning council members Larry Carr, Eric Guerra, Steve Hansen and Allen Warren, were sworn in by California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye.
The Sacramento Asian Chamber, Sacramento Black Chamber and Sacramento Hispanic Chamber joined together on December 15th at the Wells Fargo Building for an evening of holiday fun, and to celebrate the previous year’s successes.
The Metro Chamber was pleased to partner with Sacramento County to present this year’s premier forum focused on the state of the county and the exciting efforts to support our growing business community on November 4 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Sacramento, with keynote speaker Kelvin Downes, director of operations at Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Centers.
The 2016 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light The Night Walk celebrated and honored blood cancer survivors, supporters and loved ones lost with music, food, fireworks and festivities. The highlight of the event was a beautiful evening stroll with participants carrying illuminated lanterns around Raley Field, across the Tower Bridge and along the Sacramento River.
Sacramento’s 27th annual National Philanthropy Day was held on Nov. 16, at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento. National Philanthropy Day, originally commemorated in 1986, pays tribute to Americans for their generous support of the nonprofit community.
The California Automobile Museum partnered with performance artist David Garibaldi for their annual dinner titled Art of the Car. The November event was attended by nearly 250 guests and featured a farm-to-fork dinner served family-style, live music, and a special VIP reception with the artist.
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council held their Inaugural Dinner on Dec. 7, at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento. Guests watched a special performance by local Sacramento performance painter David Garibaldi, and enjoyed speeches from leaders in the region about the strategic vision of our market.
The 25th anniversary celebration for Corporate Design Group was held at Timber Creek Lodge Ballroom. Live music by Clemon Charles, festivities and an array of libations and cuisine delights were the order of the evening. Carol Little, CEO, announced that Christine Horton is now a shareholder and Principal at CDG.
On October 27th at the Sutter Club, Dale Carlsen spoke to CRFBC members and guests about how and why he founded The Sleep Train, Inc. in 1985 and how his guiding principles shaped his business and the Ticket to Dream Foundation in 2008.
In honor of PRIDE’s 50th anniversary, PRIDE Industries Foundation Board of Directors hosted a gala on Oct. 14, 2016 at the PRIDE Industries Corporate Offices. The evening included friends and supporters of PRIDE’s mission to create jobs for people with disabilities.
The National Association of Women Business Owners, Sacramento Valley Chapter dinner and awards was at Arden Hills Spa and Resort on October 20, 2016. The annual event, established in 1997 by the NAWBO Sacramento Valley chapter, has become a tradition as it pays tribute to top achievers among women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.
This year’s annual Jessup Gala was held on Oct. 30 at Sacramento’s Hyatt Regency. The theme was “Light the World.” This event raises funds for student scholarships and features a look at some of the university’s students, both past and present and those still to come.