Everyone has an opinion about the Golden 1 Center, the new home of the Sacramento Kings. But everyone also agrees on one thing: the new facility is transforming downtown Sacramento.
The Sacramento Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners held Entrepreneur’s Edge with the theme “Level Up” at the historic Sutter Club on July 23.
The California State Fair came to an end this past weekend after another successful year. Despite temperatures reaching triple digits many days, Cal Expo was crowded with thousands enjoying the fascinating exhibits, popular livestock shows, mouthwatering food and award-winning wine tasting.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern California held a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the 20-bedroom expansion of the Sacramento Ronald McDonald House on July 18.
Metro EDGE recently hosted an interactive mixer at Blue Prynt in which attendees were able to network with other young professionals while playing “Guess Who!?” Each attendee received a character name that was placed on their back and they had to walk around and ask yes or no questions to try and figure out who they were. The room was full of energy as the game provided a fun and creative way to make new connections!
The Sacramento Metro Chamber held their 3rd Annual Metro Chamber Golf Tournament on June 29 at Catta Verdera Country Club.
Center for Fathers and Families’ 13th annual Salute to Fatherhood Banquet was held June 17 at the DoubleTree Hotel, Sacramento. It was a touching evening celebrating local men who excel as fathers, father-figures, or mentors.
On June 20, Lionakis hosted the 5th Annual George Lionakis Memorial Golf Tournament at Morgan Creek Golf Club. It was a beautiful day for a round of golf, with over 144 players, cold drinks and fantastic prizes. Proceeds from the event went to the Lionakis Foundation Endowment, benefiting a variety of local charitable organizations.
On June 20 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held it’s annual Man & Woman of the Year Awards at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The Man & Woman of the Year campaign is an annual 10-week fundraising competition between community leaders united by one goal, to use their leadership skills to raise funds to help blood cancer patients live longer and more fulfilling lives.
Comstock’s held a VIP Customer Appreciation on night on June 23, beginning with food and libations at the always terrific Tequila Museo Mayahuel Restaurant, and then followed by watching dinosaurs chew people to bits in the latest installment of the Jurassic Park series: Jurassic World in 3D on the 6-story Esquire IMAX screen.
June 5 marked Sarta’s 12th annual TechEdge Celebration, the region’s largest gathering in honor of our technology sector. As always, TechEdge delivered thought-provoking and inspirational keynote speakers and the most current and comprehensive view of our region’s entire tech sector.
The Sacramento Host Committee and California Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 90th Annual Sacramento Host Reception on May 27 at the Sutter Club and Breakfast on May 28 at the Sacramento Convention Center at Sutter Club.
Photos courtesy of Maggie Rose McGurk Photo Art
The 5th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes benefiting WEAVE was a record-breaking effort, exceeding the organization’s #1000MenStrong goal.
Shelter from the Storm Breakfast was held on April 30 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Sacramento. It is an annual fundraiser for Volunteers of America which was founded in 1896. The event raised money for housing and employment services to the most vulnerable in our community.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Greater Sacramento Area Chapter held a record breaking Students of the Year campaign this year with over $131,000 raised and two pairs of students that won the Top Fundraiser Recognition Awards! The event was held on May 9 at Niello Mini, Sacramento.
I know how to do Sacramento weekends right — it’s sort of a point of pride.
Hosted by Region Builders and Citrus Heights Mayor Sue Frost, the Regional Leadership Council event highlighted leaders from the 6-county region and topics of economic importance.
The 19th Annual Komen Sacramento Race for the Cure was held on May 9 at Cal Expo. Thousands gathered to celebrate our community’s breast cancer survivors and pay tribute to those that lost their battles – raising funds and awareness and bringing us one step closer to a cure.
Mayor Cabaldon’s State of the City Address, presented by the West Sacramento Chamber, was held on May 5 at the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria. Mayor Cabaldon discussed a series of innovative partnerships that are paving the way for continued progress in the city.
CFMA Sacramento hosted their fourth annual Construction Executive of the Year Awards on April 30, 2015, at Arden Hills Resort & Spa. With approximately 170 guests in attendance, finalists were recognized in the Construction Business Executive, Construction Financial Executive and Associate Member of the year.