NAIOP Sacramento Valley hosted a discussion of projects and development in the region from the local developers and the plans to support growth and development in 2017 and beyond at the Crest Theatre on September 14.
The first fundraiser dinner at the Barn in West Sacramento on September 11, 2016, was presented by Downey Brand and hosted by Fulcrum Property on behalf of the Center for Land-Based Learning, a nonprofit dedicated to creating the next generation of farmers and teaching California’s youth about the importance of agriculture and natural resource conservation.
Realty One celebrated the grand opening of their second office in the Capital Region with the new Sacramento headquarters at 2335 American River Drive. More than 150 guests enjoyed the festivities including a ribbon cutting, photo booth, red carpet entrance, live DJ, prizes and more.
The Sacramento Region Community Foundation operates a little differently from your typical private foundation. According to SRCF Chief Giving Officer Priscilla Enriquez, community foundations enable would-be philanthropists in the Sacramento region to give back to their own community.
More than 200 industry professionals and community leaders attended a celebration for Deacon’s 35th Anniversary at the Sutter Club on October 6.
Have you ever snapped a quick photo … only to look at it later and find something interesting that took you completely by surprise? Have you ever driven by a particular building or structure many times and didn’t realize that it had some unique feature until you walked by?
Real Estate Developers David Taylor, Denton Kelley, Ali Youssefi, Kaiser Sacramento SVP and architect Ron Vrilakis and Kaiser Sacramento SVP Sandy Sharon, share their plans and predictions for development of Sacramento’s Central Core at a breakfast forum held at Sutter Club
The Putting Kids First Luncheon was held on March 31, at the Timber Creek Ballroom in Roseville, Calif. KidsFirst and their collaborative partners, community supporters and corporate sponsors attended the luncheon to support KidsFirst’s mission to end child abuse and neglect.
The BIG event was held on August 6 at the Scottish Rite Center in downtown Sacramento, as one of two major fundraisers for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area.
Sacramento’s 1st Inaugural Stars Installation and Ceremony was on August 31 on L and 18th streets. The Sacramento Walk of Stars honors national and worldwide accomplishments made by those who call or once called the Sacramento region home. The 2016 Walk of Stars Inductees are: Debbie Meyer, Gregory Kondos, LeVar Burton, Dr. Ernie Bodai and Timothy B. Schmit.
Art With A Heart was held on August 24 at the Sierra 2 Center, featuring local artists. Organized by My Sister’s House, Art With A Heart raised donations for services to Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking by providing a culturally-appropriate safe haven, job training and community services.
The Sacramento chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance welcomed San Francisco 49ers legend and Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young as the keynote speaker during the 2016 Jeans and Jerseys Youth Sports Awards on August 30 at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento.
BBQ in the Vineyards is the region’s signature political event for networking. Many business, community, civic and elected leaders attended the outdoor event at The Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg on Aug. 18. The BBQ had more than 750 attendees from the Sacramento building industry including dozens of local elected officials.
At the RECON Nexus Mixer on July 28, regional executives and professionals in the commercial real estate, architecture, engineering and construction industries met for a bi-monthly industry mixer at Blue Prynt Restaurant & Bar in downtown Sacramento.
Make-A-Wish of North California granted 6-year-old Ethan Dean’s wish to be a garbage man for a day, on July 26. Ethan, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at only 3 weeks old, got to ride through downtown in a Waste Management Truck and pick up trash at different locations in downtown Sacramento, ending with a with final stop at the State Capitol.
The Sacramento Tree Foundation held the Tree Heroes Awards Dinner on June 1 at the Farm Bureau in Natomas, featuring a live auction and dinner. The dinner, held beneath the heritage 300 year old native oak grove at the California Farm Bureau, celebrates those in the community working toward clean air, healthy communities and economic prosperity through the promotion of a healthy urban forest.
The annual Wind Youth Services Summer Soirée fundraiser was on July 22 at the home of Scott Gregory. The Wind Youth Center provides programs, tools and resources to homeless teens in the Sacramento area. All proceeds from the event were matched by Goodwill Industries International, Inc.
The Center for Fathers and Families recently held their 14th annual Salute to Fatherhood banquet. Guests were invited to hear an interview of Sacramento’s hometown hero, Anthony Sadler, Jr. and his father, the Reverend Anthony R. Sadler. The banquet raised $100,000 to support CFF’s programs and services.
The American River Parkway Foundation’s Summer Solstice Dinner and Auction was held on Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at William B. Pond Recreation Area in Carmichael. More than 250 guests helped raise $97,000 to support the Parkway Foundation in caring for Sacramento’s greatest natural asset, the American River Parkway.
Metro Edge Executive Insight, held on June 17 at the Sutter Club in downtown Sacramento, again brought together the region’s most influential executives. Guest speakers such as Chris Granger, president of the Sacramento Kings and John Hodgson, founder and president of The Hodgson Company shared what it takes to be successful and great leader.