Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Man & Woman of the Year Sacramento

The Greater Sacramento Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held its 2019 Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Gala on June 8 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento. This annual black-tie event included the announcement of the Man & Woman of the Year winners and the Boy & Girl of the Year honorees.

Aug 1, 2019

Shriners Hospital ‘Garden Tour of Love’

Shriners Hospital “Garden Tour of Love” was held on June 9 and the Fair Oaks home of Jerry and Sharon Haleva. The event raised donations and awareness for the Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California. The event hosted more than 100 guests and featured a tour of the Haleva’s unique gardens, as well as live music and ceremonial dove release.

Jul 22, 2019 Tia Gemmell

Sutter Health’s PACE Services Help Seniors Age In Place

When Clint Allison’s father had a stroke in 2010, he stepped in to provide the round-the-clock care his father, Bob, required. But not long into his father’s recovery, Allison realized he couldn’t do it alone, even with the help of his wife and children.

Mar 25, 2019 Jessica Laskey

In Need of a Place to Belong

“There’s no place like home” is a familiar phrase, evoking images of a warm hearth and family. For most of us, home is a place of refuge, where we feel safe and can rest and recharge from a long day. It’s something I’ve thought on extensively while producing this month’s issue on housing.

Jan 17, 2019 Winnie Comstock-Carlson

Acting Out

Grant funding allows local youth the opportunity to experience free community theater  

Community theater, often known for supporting and encouraging aspiring young artists, has a new home in the greater Sacramento area. Thanks to a new Youth Theatre For All program, launched by the Natomas Arts and Education Foundation, more than 50 children ages 10-18 were afforded the opportunity to participate in a production of “Bye Bye Birdie” for free for three performances in July.

Nov 26, 2018 Christina Kiefer

We Also Served

Unsung Heroes is a nonprofit that collects, preserves and exhibits the stories of African Americans who served in the U.S. military. Veterans of African descent and their family members share oral histories, along with artifacts from their own experiences in time of war.

Sep 17, 2018 Lillie Apostolos