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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 18th Annual Outstanding Women Leader (OWL) Awards were held on October 15 at the Double Tree Hotel in Sacramento.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Florin Road Foundation’s 13th Annual Beach Blanket Bingo Fundrasier was held on September 17. Attendees enjoyed a casual night of food, fun, and friends.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.