Visit Sacramento hosted its State of the Hospitality Industry Luncheon on June 27 at the Memorial Auditorium in downtown Sacramento. The event celebrated the city’s tourism industry and highlighted future opportunities, including growing the festival business in the region.
Shriners Hospital “Garden Tour of Love” was held on June 9 and the Fair Oaks home of Jerry and Sharon Haleva. The event raised donations and awareness for the Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California. The event hosted more than 100 guests and featured a tour of the Haleva’s unique gardens, as well as live music and ceremonial dove release.
The Capital Region Family Business Center celebrated its third annual Generations Conference Feb. 11-12 at the Sacramento Convention Center. More than 350 guests attended, representing over 75 of the region’s family-owned businesses. They gathered for networking, conversation and programming relevant to the successful transition of their family businesses.
GroundSwell Art presented Bethany Crouch and The Surface of Reality on Feb. 15 at the GroundSwell Art in Midtown Sacramento. The one-night event featured mixed media art, spoken word and live music by Bethany Crouch and Cherie deFer of The Surface of Reality.
Photos by Tia Gemmell
The Woodland Chamber of Commerce held its 88th Annual Installation and Member Ceremony on Feb. 7 at the Woodland Community and Senior Center. Attendees enjoyed a silent auction, adult beverages and a buffet-style dinner by Buckhorn Grill.
Photos Charles Vincent McDonald
On Feb. 2, Casa Garden Restaurant hosted a special pop-up dinner with Chef Kurt Spataro, the corporate executive chef for Paragary’s. Chef Spataro’s team included Vivian Cheung, restaurant manager/chef, Casa Gardens; Laura Ferrell, chef/kitchen supervisor, Gasa Gardens; and Teresa Urkofsky, program chef, American River College.
The Women of Sacramento held a Women in Power brunch Jan. 27 at the Grand in downtown Sacramento. The event featured nearly 400 attendees, multiple female powered exhibitors, and a chance to network and mingle. The Women of Sacramento is a community where women of all ages connect, empower each other and thrive.
Photos: Sarah Schweyer Photography
San Joaquin Board of Supervisors held their annual holiday gathering Dec. 5 at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton. Supervisors along with San Joaquin County department heads enjoyed a live performance by the Stockton Chorale during dinner.
Photos: Tim Ulmer
Sacramento Food Policy Council held a mural unveiling as part of the Creative Economy Pilot Project on Jan. 17 at the Oak Park Art Garden at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and 14th Avenue in Historic Oak Park.
She Shares held the latest conversation featuring the four authors of “For Colored Girls who Have Considered Politics” on Dec. 13 at the California Museum in downtown Sacramento. The panel conversation featured Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry and Minyon Moore — moderated by Cassandra Pye.
Photos: Beth Baugher, True Love Photo