Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Greater Sacramento

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Greater Sacramento held the 2018 Light The Night Walk on Nov. 3 at Raley Field in West Sacramento. The event honored blood cancer survivors, supporters and loved ones lost with music, food, fireworks and festivities.

Nov 9, 2018 Charles Vincent McDonald

Think Pink Granite Bay Luncheon & Fashion Show Fundraiser

Think Pink Granite Bay held its fourth Luncheon & Fashion Show Fundraiser on Oct. 14 at the Granite Bay Golf Course. The event raised over $67,000 for research grant research in early detection of breast cancer through the Sutter Roseville Medical Center Foundation. The sold-out event hosted 220 attendees with a luncheon, live and silent auctions, a raffle and a fashion show with twelve breast cancer survivor models wearing clothes from Button Up Roseville!

Nov 1, 2018 Charles Vincent McDonald

Woodland Chamber of Commerce Farm City Dinner

Woodland Chamber of Commerce held the 51st Annual Farm City Dinner on Oct. 18 at the Woodland Community and Senior Center. Attendees enjoyed ag-related games, a live auction, beverages and a buffet-style dinner by Anderson’s family catering. Mark Mezger, owner of Farmers Grain Elevator and Mezger Trucking Co, was honored as the 2018 Agri-Business Person of the Year.

Oct 24, 2018 Charles Vincent McDonald

Rock The Block

Habitat For Humanity/Leadership Sacramento

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento, in partnership with the Metro Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Class of 2018, kicked off the first ever “Rock the Block” event on October 19 and 20 in South Oak Park. Over the course of only two days, 250 volunteers repaired 14 homes, restored a community garden and added amenities to the local park and collaborative in the neighborhood.  

Oct 24, 2018 Charles Vincent McDonald

Metro Edge’s EDGE 916

Metro Edge held its ninth ‘90s-themed birthday celebration on Sept. 20, at Oakhaus in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood. Attendees enjoyed ‘90s music, small bites, beverages and a raffle. Metro Edge is  the young professional program of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation.

Photos: Brandon Gephart

Oct 10, 2018

Sac Open Studios Launch Party

Verge Center for the Arts

The 13th annual Sac Open Studios event kicked off on Sept. 6 with a launch party at Verge Center for the Arts in downtown Sacramento. Attendees enjoyed live music, art in action, hands-on children’s activities and a preview of the new “KOKO’s Love” video installation at Verge. The launch party was followed by two weekends of open studios with nearly 250 artists and approximately 75 studios participating throughout the region.

Sep 26, 2018 Charles Vincent McDonald

Hard Hats & High Heels Gala After Party  

Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity held its Hard Hats & Heels Gala after party on Sept. 14 at the Diplomat Steakhouse in downtown Sacramento. Approximately 150 attendees from the gala kept the party going with dancing and music by Beat Fleet DJs, complimentary caviar and foie gras appetizers and light bites. The Hard Hats & High Heels Gala is Habitat for Humanity’s premier fundraising event.

Sep 26, 2018 Charles Vincent McDonald

Preservation Sacramento: Historic Home Tour

Preservation Sacramento held its 2018 Historic Home Tour in the Capitol Mansions Historic District neighborhood on Sept. 16. This year’s tour showcased six homes in the neighborhood bound by 22nd and 27th streets, Kayak Alley and Matsui Alley.

Sep 18, 2018 Charles Vincent McDonald