Luxe For Life 2021
Philanthropy Inspired by the Needs of our Community Sacramento held their annual Luxe for Life dinner and fundraiser at the California Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento on Nov. 13 to support the work of the Sacramento Children’s Home.
Annual Gala and Wayne Thiebaud’s 101st Birthday
On Nov. 13, the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art in Davis honored UC Davis Professor Emeritus Wayne Thiebaud and the Wayne Thiebaud Foundation on the eve of the artist’s 101st birthday, as well as the museum’s fifth anniversary.
WEAVE recognized Domestic Violence Action Month with a community event and viewing party on Oct. 7 at Harlow’s in Midtown Sacramento. The event included the world premiere of the short documentary “KIM” as well as the release of original music by local musician Clemón Charles to celebrate the arts as action and highlight the strength and resilience of survivors.
Tower Bridge Dinner
Sept. 11 marked the return of Visit Sacramento’s annual Tower Bridge Dinner, one of the nation’s most unforgettable dining experiences. Hundreds gathered to enjoy a locally sourced dinner prepared by regional and international top chefs served along Sacramento’s famed Tower Bridge.
Photographer: Tia Gemmell
Sacramento Hope Gala
After a two-year hiatus, the American Cancer Society Hope Gala returned on Sept. 10 at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in downtown Sacramento. The event featured live performances by the Sacramento Ballet and comedian Turner Sparks, a live auction, stories from survivors, and more. The event raised $125,000 for cancer research.
On Sept. 15, Metro EDGE held its annual Emerge Summit at The Sofia, Home of the B Street Theatre, in Midtown Sacramento. The young professionals conference included inspirational speakers, breakout sessions and networking for the best and the brightest of the Capital Region’s young leaders. Metro EDGE is a program of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation.
Midtown Mini and Midtown Love
The Midtown Association held its highly-anticipated Midtown Mini and Midtown Love events on Sept. 15. The 30-hole miniature golf tournament on 20th Street was followed by a celebration to raise funds for the Midtown Association and Midtown Parks and to support Midtown’s vibrant small-business and arts community. Photographer: Katy Karns
Comstock’s hosted a reception for its March Women in Leadership issue at Mulvaney’s B&L in Sacramento on March 3. To commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, the issue featured 19 women leaders across various industries in the Capital Region. Photos by Tia Gemmell
CREW Sacramento held its Sacramento Women of Influence Awards at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Sacramento on Feb. 20. The event honored women in the real estate industry. Krista Snelling, executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Five Star Bank, was the recipient of the Nancy Hotchkiss Woman of Impact Award. Photos by Tia Gemmell
The Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce presented its annual Business Outlook & Economic Forecast at the Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova on Jan. 31. Speakers included the chamber’s president and CEO, Diann H. Rogers, and Robert C. Lapsley, president of the California Business Roundtable. Photos by Tia Gemmell