West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

Annual Awards & Installation Dinner

The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Awards & Installation Dinner on Jan. 12 at the Civic Center Galleria in West Sacramento. The 2022 honorees included Businessperson of the Year Jaclyn Powell, Business of the Year Hawkins Home Loans, Volunteer of the Year Tammy Linker and more.

Photographer: Tia Gemmell

Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce

A Celebration of Excellence

The Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards, board installation and dinner gala “A Celebration of Excellence” on Dec.15 at the Hilton Hotel Arden West. Attendees to the sold-out, black-tie/African-inspired evening connected with peers, recognized economic successes and supported the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Young Leadership Collaborative.

Me-One Foundation

Memory Makers

The Me-One Foundation held its signature annual fundraiser, Memory Makers, on Dec. 1 at Foothills Bowl in Auburn. The 1950s-themed “A Taste of the Foothills” event featured bowling, dinner, drinks, an auction and more. The event benefited the foundation’s Camp Wieser, a cost free, three-day retreat for adult cancer patients and their loved ones.

Photographer: Tia Gemmell

Crocker Art Museum

Crocker Ball

The Crocker Art Museum held its annual Crocker Ball on Dec. 3 to raise funds for the museum’s programming for youth, families and school children as well as art accessibility. The red-carpet evening included an exquisite dining experience presented by Paula LeDuc Fine Catering, a spirited live auction and Fund-A-Need paddle raiser and an after-party in the museum’s historic ballroom.

Sacramento Metro Chamber

Holiday Mixer

The Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce held its annual Holiday Mixer on Dec. 7 at The Bank in downtown Sacramento.
Attendees networked with business, government and community leaders and members of the Metro Chamber board of directors and
toasted a successful 2022.

Photographer: Tia Gemmell

Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

2022 Latina Estrella Awards

The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presented the 2022 Latina Estrella Awards on Dec. 9 at Chando’s Cantina in downtown Sacramento. The Rising Estrella Award went to Mariela Medina, civic engagement specialist in the office of Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg. The Inspiration Estrella Award went to Jenny Rodriquez,

Saint John’s Program for Real Change

Party for Change

On Oct. 22, Saint John’s Program for Real Change held its annual Party for Change fundraiser at the Mather Jet Center. Saint John’s assists women struggling with homelessness, poverty, substance use, mental health, violence and abuse on their journey to bright, healthy and independent lives for themselves and their children.

Photographer: Tia Gemmell

She Shares

Conversations with Women Leaders

She Shares: Conversations with Women Leaders was held at the California Museum. The speaker series featured California Supreme Court Justice Patricia Guerrero in conversation with KCRA’s Edie Lambert. Justice Guerrero is the first Latina to be appointed to the state’s high court and has been nominated to serve as Chief Justice starting in 2023.

Photographer: Tia Gemmell

Sacramento Children’s Home and PINC Sacramento

Luxe for Life Gala

Sacramento Children’s Home and PINC Sacramento partnered again this year to host the annual Luxe for Life Gala on Nov. 5 at Del Paso Country Club. This premier fall event brought together community partners and supporters to further the work of the Sacramento Children’s Home Crisis Nursery to strengthen at-risk families in the Sacramento community.

Photographer: Tia Gemmell