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Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Latina Estrella AwardsSacramento Chamber of Commerce Latina Estrella Awards The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SACHCC) is dedicated to supporting and nurturing leaders who promote the economic prosperity of the Latino community. The SACHCC hosted the Latina Estrella Awards at the Mesa Mercado in Carmichael on Friday, December 3rd. The award winners represent the important role Latinas play in our region as advocates, business owners, and community leaders. The Latina Estrella Honorees 2021 are: Album will be released by Monday. • Rising Estrella Award: Paula Villescaz – San Juan Unified School District Board • Inspiration Estrella Award: Shayne Corriea-Fernandez – Shayne Corriea Financial Group • Champion Estrella Award: Mayor Martha Guerrero – City of West Sacramento • Legacy Estrella Award: Assembly member Cecilia Aguiar- Curry – 4th California Congregation District

ME-ONE Foundation fundraising campaignThe Me-One Foundation’s live and virtual fundraiser took place on December 2nd at the Foothills Bowl in Auburn. A taste of the foothills with bowling, dinner, wine and Freddie Silveria from FSAuctions. A single goal: To provide adult cancer patients and their loved ones with a relaxing, enjoyable, three-day, pre-cancer family vacation. This carefree and free retreat, Camp Wieser, gives families time for quiet contemplation, pampering and fun, a necessary vacation from the whirlwind of doctor’s appointments and paperwork and treatments.

BIA Building Industry 45th award ceremonyBIA Building Industry Awards Dinner “MAME” celebrated the 45th Annual Academy Awards in honor of the home building industry for the Sacramento region on November 18 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Sacramento. A celebration with fellow home builders celebrating marketing, design and the people who make things happen.

Sacramento Children’s Home Crisis Nursery LUXE FOR LIFE fundraiserSacramento Children’s Home Crisis Nursery LUXE FOR LIFE Dinner and Fundraiser was held at the California Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento on November 13, 2021. The Sacramento Children’s Home operates the county’s only crisis nursery. The mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect by supporting families in times of crisis. The Sacramento Crisis Nursery is a family strengthening program that allows parents to send their children ages 0-5 to one of two Sacramento kindergartens for emergency care or night care during difficult times.

MOSAC Science Museum opening and severing of the ribbonMOSAC, Sacramento, the newest official science center in Sacramento The severing of the ribbon and the announcement that the center is now open to the public was on November 12th, SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity, or simply MOSAC The Science Museum on Richards Blvd. was originally a power station from 1912. I was impressed with all the fun exhibits, theatrical and educational information for adults and children of all ages. A must on your bucket list. More information.

MOSAC Science Center Partner Recognition Reception and TourThe MOSAC Science Center reception was held on November 5th, showcasing Sacramento’s newest science center and sponsorship / naming partner recognition. SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity or simply MOSAC.

Asian Pacific American Advocates OCA Recognition ReceiptThe OCA Business Advisory Council Appreciation Reception was held on November 3rd at 58 Degrees & Holding Co. in downtown Sacramento with special recognition from sponsors and partners. OCA represents Asian Pacific American Advocates, a national organization devoted to promoting the social, political, and economic well-being of Americans in the Asia-Pacific region of the United States.

SPCA fundraising campaign WILD WHISKERS of the WESTOn October 23, Sacramento SPCA hosted an Animal Welfare Saloon Soiree and auction on the SPCA grounds.

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Junior Achievement PlayFORE YES FundraiserJunior Achievement took over Topgolf on October 19th and 21st for its first PlayForeJA fundraiser. There was something for everyone: prizes, competition, networking, good food and drink and lots of fun! Proceeds will go to JA’s career exploration, work readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurial programs to develop a sense of purpose and achievement in young people, leading to better economic outcomes.

Saint John’s Party for Change Gala and FundraiserThe Saint John’s Party for Change, the only big fundraiser this year, took place on October 16th and was completely sold out! Presented by Steve and Gayle Campora and Catia Saraiva-Muñoz and Marcus Muñoz and hosted by the Sacramento Jet Center, this elegant evening featured fabulous food and wine, music by Las Vegas DJ E-Noc, dance and aerial acrobatics by the Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theater, a fantastic one Live auction and more! “With the help of Sacramento area businesses, donors, local philanthropic organizations, and volunteers, we put on a night that was truly a celebration! Our success stories are directly linked to your support for our program – in the past 36 years without YOU it would not have been possible to bring care, hope and change to over 30,000 people. Together at Party for Change, we’ve raised over $ 975,000 to support the women and children of the Saint John’s Program. ”

The Commercial Real Estate Development Association has presented the NAIOP Person of Year AwardThe Commercial Real Estate Development Association presented Denton Kelley of LDK Ventures with the NAIOP, Person of Year Award Dinner on October 14th at the Railyards in downtown Sacramento. One of the most beautiful artistic backdrops we’ve seen for an outdoor venue! A win for Cristo Rey Sacramento. NAIOP Sacramento Valley was founded in 1985 and operates in the counties of Colusa, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba. Since its inception, it has become the voice of commercial real estate development. The Sacramento Chapter is known for hosting special events like the annual Development Forum, which showcases current and future regional development projects, the quarterly Hard Hat Tours, which introduce 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 Connecting the Dots ForumOn October 14th, the SBCC welcomed over 100 women (and some men!) To its premier annual event, Connecting the Dots: A Women’s Forum, at the Hilton Hotel. Five speakers from all walks of life inspired and delighted everyone present, and the Chamber presented Dr. Kawanaa Carter and Wanda Abney Awards.

A look at the Aftershock Music Festival 2021Some highlights of the Aftershock Music Festival 2021 at Discovery Park in Sacramento.

Houses destroyed by fire on Brannan Island

Crocker Art Museum Monet to Matisse GalaThe Monet to Matisse Gala Gala and Fundraiser, held at the Crocker Art Museum on October 9, helped maintain programs for teens, families and school children, and made art available to everyone in the community.

NLDS game 1: Giants vs. SwindlersPhotos from Game 1 of the NLDS between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers

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Sgt. Nicole Gee laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation’s Annual Exceptional Women of Color AwardsThe Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation (SCHMF) presented the 13th Annual Exceptional Women of Color (EWOC) Awards & Expo on September 28th. The theme of this year’s event was “Women of color are changing the face of history”. The event took place at Scott’s Seafood on the River in the Portofino Pavilion in Sacramento with red carpets and the grand opening of the expo. SCHMF honored 12 different women from Northern California for their accomplishments in their profession and community.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento GalaOn September 25th, over 300 supporters attended the sold out Hard Hats and High Heels 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 home construction and repair for low-income families, seniors, and veterans in need of affordable housing.

The Sacramento Midtown Mini / Midtown Love CelebrationOn September 16, the Midtown Association presented two events in one – the Midtown Mini / Midtown Love Celebration. The Midtown Mini was an outdoor 35-hole mini-golf activation set-up on 20th & K Street, followed by an ever-popular Midtown Love celebration at the legendary Faces Nightclub. Complete with food and drinks, live music, interactive art, putt-putt golf, mermaids, drag queens, a lip-sync battle, photo booths, raffles, prizes, and more, the celebratory event raised much-needed funds to keep Midtown resilient for too support local restaurants, bars and retail stores as well as help to maintain the health-oriented and free program offerings in various Midtown parks.

Sacramento Tower Bridge DinnerVisit Sacramento brought the Tower Bridge Dinner back to downtown Sacramento on September 12th. One of the most coveted culinary experiences in the country with a team of top chefs and regional farmers serves an unforgettable meal on Tower Bridge. Restaurants and caterers across the Sacramento area offered their take on the famous Tower Bridge dinner menu. The guests could enjoy multi-course menus from the region, which were combined with regional wines, beers and more … right from home. An all-local team of distinguished chefs is leading the return of the Visit Sacramento Tower Bridge Dinner fundraiser this year, with UC Davis Health Executive Chef Santa Diaz leading the group. Diaz led a health system program that is changing the face of hospital nutrition by prioritizing local ingredients and diverse options for patients and staff.

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