Leukemia Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk 2015

More than 3,000 attended the Annual Leukemia Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk on November 7 at Raley Field. The LTN walk unites blood cancer survivors and supporters, in addition to those honoring a loved one lost to cancer. Walkers held red, white and gold lanterns to illuminate their path as they strolled along the river, across the iconic Tower Bridge, and back into Raley field around the bases.  The event raised over $400,000 for research, treatments and patient services. 

Nov 23, 2015

An Evening with Lyn St. James: Women in the Winner’s Circle

Presented by the California Auto Museum

On November 13 the California Auto Museum held an event honoring the achievements of women in sports and the business community. The evening was spent celebrating one of the most respected women in racing, Lyn St. James; the first woman to win Rookie of the Year at the Indy 500. Guests enjoyed a red carpet VIP reception, farm-to-fork dinner, cocktails, a silent auction and live entertainment. 

Nov 23, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Sacramento Metro Chamber Perspectives on Innovation

The Sacramento Metro Chamber continued its tradition of bringing together influential voices to share experiences that motivate and inspire action on November 10 at Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. Perspectives on Innovation featured entrepreneurial leaders offering their personal insights on what it takes to be innovative today. Speakers shared their experiences and ideas in a TED Talk format on three of our region’s expanding industries. 

Nov 23, 2015 Tia Gemmell

McDonald’s & Ronald McDonald House Charities Fundraiser

McDonald’s and Ronald McDonald House Charities held a fabulous dinner on November 11 to support the families of Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California. Mulvaney’s B&L of Sacramento hosted the event featuring the exquisite cooking of Patrick Mulvaney and his talented staff using McDonald’s-sourced farm-fresh ingredients.

Nov 11, 2015 Tia Gemmell
First Place – Charles McDonald

AIA Architectura Obscura Photography Contest Winners

The theme of AIA Central Valley’s Architectura Obscura open photography competition this year focused on the inspiration that can be found when “looking up” to see and understand architecture. 

All photos submissions are on display in the AIACV Gallery through December 2015.  

Oct 29, 2015

An Evening with the STARS 2015

The San Juan Education Foundation held An Evening with the STARS October 16 at Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa to celebrate excellence in education and support our schools.

Oct 20, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Convergence

Presented by the Sacramento Metro Chamber and NextEd

Convergence was hosted by The Sacramento Metro Chamber and NextEd on October 16 at the Double Tree Hotel in Sacramento and is Northern California’s only ongoing forum showcasing the issues that intersect education, workforce development and the economy.

Oct 20, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Region Business BBQ in the Vineyards

Over seven hundred people attended the BBQ in the Vineyards event, the signature annual event of Region Business. Hosted by their Political Action Committee, the BBQ at the Sugarmill in Clarksburg, was an evening with elected officials from throughout the region, hundreds of leaders from the building industry, wine, beer, food, cigar bar, and a silent auction.

Oct 20, 2015 Tia Gemmell
(Photos courtesy of William Jessup University)

A Heart for the City Jessup Gala

Nearly 400 guests joined William Jessup University for their annual Jessup Gala at Sacramento’s Hyatt on October 4. This year’s event entitled “A Heart for the City” honored four alumni excelling in their respective fields of business, education, public policy and nonprofit organizations in various cities across the nation.

Oct 19, 2015
(photos courtesy of BOMA Sacramento)

BOMA Sacramento Honoring Mr. Darrell Steinberg

On September 17, 2015 at the Cal Expo ClubHouse, the Building Owners Managers Association of Sacramento honored Mr. Darrell Steinberg, a dedicated servant to Sacramento and California for many years.

Oct 19, 2015
(Photos: Julia Maass)

RECON Sacramento’s September Mixer

150 professionals in the commercial real estate and construction industry turned out for RECON Sacramento’s September Mixer at the new Cannery Place Apartments building, located in Township Nine.

Oct 6, 2015

18th Annual Sacramento Reptile Show

The 18th annual Sacramento Reptile Show on Sept. 26 and 27 brought snakes, lizards, turtles and other “non-fuzzy” cuddly critters to the Sacramento Convention Center.

Sep 29, 2015 Andy Galloway

NeighborWorks Paint the Town

Nearly 150 volunteers spent Saturday, September 19, sprucing up 10 homes in South Oak Park during the 26th annual Paint the Town event, sponsored by NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Sacramento Region. 

Sep 21, 2015 Joan Cusick

Hometown Heroes Parade

Hundreds of people lined the streets in Downtown Sacramento on September 11 to honor three men — Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone — during the Sacramento Hometown Heroes Parade. The three men are hailed as heroes for helping stop a terrorist plot on Aug. 21 aboard a Paris-bound train. 

Sep 17, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Race for the Arts

The 17th Annual Race for the Arts 5K and Kid’s Fun Runs were held August 22 in William Land Park. It was an event with exercise, entertainment, and plenty of fun. Runners and walkers were entertained by costumed characters, music, art, dance, and interactive booths. 

Sep 8, 2015

NAIOP Annual Development 2016

On September 2 NAIOP Sacramento Valley held their Development 2016 and Project Tour. Attendees enjoyed a hosted discussion of projects and development in our region from the developers and the plans to support growth and development in 2016 and beyond. 

Sep 4, 2015 Tia Gemmell

2015 Pride Awards

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center held the 2015 Pride Awards on August 18 to celebrate successes and recognize acts of leadership and everyday heroism that make a difference in the LGBT community. The evening reception included an awards presentation emceed by Rob Stewart from Rob on the Road, hosted appetizers and entertainment featuring Supervisor Phil Serna’s band “UnSupervised.”

Aug 20, 2015 Tia Gemmell

SRBX Summer BBQ

More than 200 members of the commercial architecture, construction and engineering industries attended the SRBX Summer BBQ on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the Lions Gate Hotel & Conference Center. Attendees were greeted by DJ CoCo, summer drinks and a full BBQ dinner. The presenting sponsor was Rodoslovich | Parker, PC, and the media sponsor was Comstock’s Magazine.

Aug 5, 2015