MOSAC Science Museum Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting – CBS Sacramento
Kirkwood and Heavenly ski resorts open day in 2021
Sacramento Darkroom Facility and Enterprise Awards DinnerOn December 9, The Black Chamber hosted the annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner at the Hilton with keynote speaker Daniel Hahn. Recipients: Police Chief, Daniel Hahn, Champions Marilyn Sakai of Lee & Sakai, Small Business Paula Allison, Los Rios College Foundation, Nonprofit of the Year
Inauguration of the Hyatt Centric Downtown SacramentoThe Hyatt Centric Downtown Sacramento on the 7th and L, celebrated its opening on December 9th, 2021! General Manager Paul Resch and Presidio Associate Guneet Bajwa welcomed Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Executive Director of the Downtown Sacramento Partnership, and Kimo Bertram of Hyatt Hotels Corporation to participate in a ribbon cutting in the lobby of the ‘hotel. Guests sampled light bites created by hotel chef Ravin Patel and enjoyed samples of the cocktail program featured in the hotel’s restaurant, 7thStreet Standard, and the rooftop lounge, Clayton Club. Guests also had the chance to view the Hyatt Centric’s bedrooms and banquet hall, Baby Grand. Harley White Jr. Orchestra provided jazz music reminiscent of the heyday of the Historic Marshall Hotel (and the Clayton Hotel) which once hosted guests in the same location. Clayton had operated the Pacific Water Care and Health Institute on nearby 7th and L streets. The Clayton Hotel was sold in 1939 and renamed “Hotel Marshall” in honor of James Wilson Marshall (1810-1885), the man who discovered gold at Sutter’s Mill on the American River on the 24th. / 01/1848.
Latina Estrella Award from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of SacramentoHispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sacramento Latina Estrella Award The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sacramento (SACHCC) is committed to supporting and promoting leadership that advances the economic prosperity of the Latin American community. SACHCC hosted the Latina Estrella Awards on Friday, December 3 at Mesa Mercado in Carmichael. The winners represent the important role Latinos play in our region as advocates, business owners and community leaders. The laureates of the Latina Estrella 2021 are: The album will be released by Monday. • Estrella Rising Award: Paula Villescaz – Unified School Board of San Juan • Estrella Inspiration Award: Shayne Corriea-Fernandez – Shayne Corriea Financial Group • Estrella Champion Award: Mayor Martha Guerrero – City of West Sacramento • Legacy Estrella Award: member of the Cecilia Aguiar- Curry Assembly – 4th California Assembly District
ME-ONE Foundation fundraiserMe-One Foundation, a live and virtual fundraiser, took place on December 2 at the Foothills Bowl in Auburn. A taste of the foothills with bowling, dinner, wine and FSActions’s Freddie Silveria. One goal: to offer adult cancer patients and their loved ones a relaxing and enjoyable three-day family retreat against cancer. This carefree, free retreat, Camp Wieser, offers families time to reflect, pamper themselves and have fun, a much-needed vacation away from the hustle and bustle of doctor’s appointments, paperwork and treatments.
Celebration of the 45th BIA Construction Industry AwardsThe BIA Building Industry Awards “MAME” dinner celebrated the 45th year of the awards on November 18 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Sacramento with the theme “Academy Awards” honoring the residential construction industry for the Sacramento area. A celebration with other home construction professionals that paid tribute to marketing, design and the people who make things happen.
Sacramento Children’s Home Crisis Nursery LUXE FOR LIFE FundraiserThe LUXE FOR LIFE Sacramento Children’s Home Crisis Nursery Dinner and Fundraiser was held at the California Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento on November 13, 2021. The Sacramento Children’s Home operates the only crisis nursery in the county . The mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect by providing support to families in times of crisis. Sacramento Crisis Nursery is a family strengthening program, where parents can bring their children aged 0 to 5 to one of two Sacramento nurseries for emergency child care or nursing care. night during difficult times.
Inauguration and ribbon cutting of the MOSAC science museumMOSAC, Sacramento’s newest Science Center The official ribbon cutting and announcement that the center is now open to the public was on November 12, SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity, or simply MOSAC The Science Museum off Richards Blvd was at the Originally a powerhouse in 1912. I was in awe of all the fun exhibits, theater, and educational information for adults and children of all ages. A must see on your bucket list. More information. visitmosac.org
Reception and reconnaissance visit of the MOSAC Science Center partnersThe MOSAC Science Center Reception was held on November 5th to showcase Sacramento’s newest science center and sponsor / partner recognition. SMUD Museum of Sciences and Curiosity, or simply MOSAC.
OCA Appreciation Reception from America’s Defenders of Asia-PacificThe OCA Business Advisory Council Appreciation Reception was held on November 3 at 58 Degrees & Holding Co. in downtown Sacramento with special recognition to sponsors and partners. OCA represents the Asian Pacific American Advocates, a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Island Americans in the United States.
WILD WHISKERS WEST SPCA FundraiserOn October 23, Sacramento SPCA hosted an Animal Benefit Salon Night and SPCA Field Auction.
Storm Watch: Viewer photos (10/24/21)
Junior Achievement PlayFORE JA FundraiserJunior Achievement took over Topgolf on October 19 and 21 for its first PlayForeJA fundraiser. There was something for everyone: prizes, contests, networking, great food and drinks and lots of fun! Profits go to JA’s career exploration, work preparation, financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs to foster a sense of purpose and ability in youth leading to better economic outcomes.
Saint John’s Party for Change Gala and FundraiserSaint John’s Day for Change, the only major fundraising event this year, took place on October 16 and was sold out! Presented by Steve and Gayle Campora and Catia Saraiva-Muñoz and Marcus Muñoz and hosted by the Sacramento Jet Center, this elegant black-tie evening showcased fabulous food and wine, music from Las Vegas DJ E-Noc, Sacramento’s contemporary dance and aerial dance performances, a fantastic live auction and more! “With the help of businesses in the Sacramento area, donors, local philanthropic organizations and volunteers, we put on an evening that was truly a celebration! Our successes are directly linked to your support for our program – providing care, hope and change to over 30,000 people over the past 36 years would not have been possible without YOU. Together at Party for Change we have raised over $ 975,000 to help the women and children of the Saint John’s program.
Commercial Real Estate Development Association presented the NAIOP Person of Year awardThe Commercial Real Estate Development Association presented the NAIOP, LDK Ventures Denton Kelley’s Person of the Year Awards Dinner on October 14 at the Railyards in downtown Sacramento. One of the most beautiful artistic sets we have seen for an outdoor location! An advantage for Cristo Rey Sacramento. The NAIOP Sacramento Valley was established in 1985 and operates in Colusa, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties. Since its founding, it has become the voice of commercial real estate development. The Sacramento Chapter is known for hosting special events such as the Annual Development Forum, which showcases current and future regional development projects, quarterly Hard Hat Tours, which showcase new projects and host guest speakers. The chapter offers educational workshops and seminars and remains involved in government affairs at the local and state levels.
Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Forum Connect the DotsOn October 14, the SBCC welcomed over 100 women (and a few men!) To its first annual event, Connecting the Dots: A Women’s Forum at the Hilton Hotel. Five speakers from all walks of life inspired and captivated all in attendance, and the Chamber presented awards to Dr. Kawanaa Carter and Wanda Abney.
A sneak peek at the 2021 Aftershock music festivalSome highlights from the 2021 Aftershock Music Festival held at Discovery Park in Sacramento.
Houses destroyed by fire on Brannan Island
Crocker Art Museum Monet at Matisse GalaThe Gala Monet at Matisse gala and fundraiser, held on October 9 at the Crocker Art Museum, helped support programs for youth, families and schoolchildren, and make art accessible to everyone in the community.
NLDS Game 1: Giants Vs. DodgersPhotos from NLDS Game 1 between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers
Disastrous oil spill leaves Huntington Beach a mess
Sgt. Nicole Gee rests in Arlington National Cemetery
The Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation Annual Outstanding Women of Color AwardsThe Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation (SCHMF) presented on September 28 the 13th edition of the Outstanding Women of Color Awards and Exhibition (EWOC). The theme of this year’s event was “Women of Color Changing the Face of History”. The event was held at Scott’s Seafood on the River inside the Portofino Pavilion in Sacramento with red carpet arrivals and the inauguration of the SCHMF Expo recognized 12 diverse women from Northern California for their accomplishments in their professions and their community.
Habitat for Humanity Gala of Greater SacramentoOn September 25, more than 300 supporters attended the sold-out gala on the roof of the Sutter Club in downtown Sacramento. Hard Hats & High Heels Gala fundraiser with $ 320,000 raised at the gala to directly support the construction and repair of homes for low-income families, seniors and veterans in need of affordable housing.