Sacramento Ballet held the Black & White Gala: A Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda Tribute on March 17 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Presented by Western Health Advantage, and produced by Pecorelli Productions, the event celebrated 30 years of artistic excellence from honorees Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda.
Power Inn Alliance held its 24th Annual luncheon on March 23 at Harper Alumni Center at Sacramento State. The luncheon featured a keynote address from Bill Gaines, founder of Transfer Flow, Inc. and one of the creators of the North State Grow Manufacturing Initiative and Directory, on the importance of manufacturing in the community and the role of the workforce.
American Sikh Public Affairs Association hosted its second Civic Engagement Dinner on Feb. 20. The event honored elected officials that have made a stand for civil rights. The American Sikh Public Affairs Association is a nonpartisan charitable entity that engages community members to participate in civic and public affairs.
The Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce held its 25th Anniversary Celebration on Feb. 22 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Sacramento. The Matsui family was honored as the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients.
Sacramento Commercial Real Estate Women held the the Women of Influence Dinner and Awards on Feb. 15th at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Sacramento. The event honored influential women in the real estate community.
CRKW Studio hosted a kickstarter cocktail party at Vogue Homes in Sacramento to fund the public portion of Kletterwald Heritage Oaks Parks USA on Thursday, April 12. Kletterwald Heritage Oaks Parks is designed to be a Tree Top Adventure Park for climbing, balance and core strength building. The park is expected to open early 2019 in West Sacramento.
On April 9, the famed chef Jeremiah Tower visited Sacramento to kick off the Sacramento Food Film Festival at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento. A crowd of more than 400 arrived early for an exclusive question-and-answer session with Chef Tower, moderated by Amber Stott, founder and CEO of the Food Literacy Center before viewing The Last Magnificent by Anthony Bourdain.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento broke ground on its first ever Veteran Home Build on March 23, on Del Paso Blvd in Sacramento. The project was made possible through a $150,000 sponsorship from Health Net Federal Services and will be built with volunteers, as well as 500 hours contributed by the recipient’s family.
On Friday, March 16, Federalist Public House owners Marvin and Bridgette Maldonado offered a community preview of the newest addition to their portfolio, The Hamilton Room, located at 2009 N Street in Midtown Sacramento. The Hamilton Room’s bar can be booked for private events, dinners, community meetings, lunches and fundraisers.
The Sacramento Police Officers Association 1849 Foundation held its 2nd Annual Charity Police Ball on Feb. 10 at the new Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in Downtown Sacramento. The evening brought police and community together to raise funds for crisis relief, community scholarships, neighborhood team athletics and construction of a future Sacramento police museum.
Photography: Borel Photography – Randy Licht
Remember A Vet held its annual Evening at Park Winters on March 3 in Winters, California. The event raised funds for the nonprofit’s annual Wreath Laying Project at the Sacramento National Cemetery. Remember A Vet is committed to laying wreaths on all fallen soldier grave sites at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery each December.
Metro Edge held the Emerge Summit on March 1 at the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento. The event featured keynote addresses from Bernadette Austin, associate director, UC Davis; John Bissell, CEO, Origin Materials; and Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs.
Comstock’s magazine held its quarterly client appreciation night on Feb 24 at The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts. Clients were treated to a pre-show dinner and reception and the evening ended with complimentary tickets for all attendees to see “One Man, Two Guvnors.”
The High Powered Women Mixer was held on March 1 at the Girl Scouts Headquarters on Elvas Ave in Sacramento. The mixer was designed for business women to connect and network. Roughly 120 attendees were present.
The Sacramento Metro Chamber held it’s 123rd annual Dinner and Business Awards on Jan. 27 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Sacramento. The celebration included distinguished honors and awards for those in the community making an impact.
On Jan. 17 the Arts and Business Council of the Sacramento Region, Blue Line Arts and Sacramento State held the 2018 Arts Awards Gala at Harper Alumni Center in Sacramento. The evening honored those who make an impact on arts and culture in our region. Comstock’s was awarded the 2018 Arts Journalism Award.
On Jan. 23 Downtown Sacramento Partnership held it’s 20th Annual State of Downtown Address at the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento. Downtown Sacramento Partnership, executive director Michael Ault, Mayor Darrell Steinberg, and keynote speaker Tom Murphy reviewed downtown progress and inspired new revitalization initiatives for the year ahead.
The Capital Region Family Business Center held its second annual Generations Conference at the Sacramento Convention Center on Jan. 29-30. The two-day event was attended by over 300 attendees and 57 family businesses.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce held its annual holiday mixer on Dec. 5 at the California Automobile Museum in Sacramento. The mixer featured a showcase of food and beverages from local Metro Chamber member caterers and restaurants.
On Dec. 15, Punch Bowl Social Sacramento held its VIP grand opening celebration in downtown Sacramento. Over 500 attendees were treated to complimentary food and drink and were given the opportunity to explore two virtual reality gaming parlors. Sacramento is the chains 11th location, and the first in Northern California.