GroundSwell Art presented Bethany Crouch and The Surface of Reality on Feb. 15 at the GroundSwell Art in Midtown Sacramento. The one-night event featured mixed media art, spoken word and live music by Bethany Crouch and Cherie deFer of The Surface of Reality.
Photos by Tia Gemmell
The Woodland Chamber of Commerce held its 88th Annual Installation and Member Ceremony on Feb. 7 at the Woodland Community and Senior Center. Attendees enjoyed a silent auction, adult beverages and a buffet-style dinner by Buckhorn Grill.
Photos Charles Vincent McDonald
On Feb. 2, Casa Garden Restaurant hosted a special pop-up dinner with Chef Kurt Spataro, the corporate executive chef for Paragary’s. Chef Spataro’s team included Vivian Cheung, restaurant manager/chef, Casa Gardens; Laura Ferrell, chef/kitchen supervisor, Gasa Gardens; and Teresa Urkofsky, program chef, American River College.
The Women of Sacramento held a Women in Power brunch Jan. 27 at the Grand in downtown Sacramento. The event featured nearly 400 attendees, multiple female powered exhibitors, and a chance to network and mingle. The Women of Sacramento is a community where women of all ages connect, empower each other and thrive.
Photos: Sarah Schweyer Photography
San Joaquin Board of Supervisors held their annual holiday gathering Dec. 5 at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton. Supervisors along with San Joaquin County department heads enjoyed a live performance by the Stockton Chorale during dinner.
Photos: Tim Ulmer
Sacramento Food Policy Council held a mural unveiling as part of the Creative Economy Pilot Project on Jan. 17 at the Oak Park Art Garden at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and 14th Avenue in Historic Oak Park.
She Shares held the latest conversation featuring the four authors of “For Colored Girls who Have Considered Politics” on Dec. 13 at the California Museum in downtown Sacramento. The panel conversation featured Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry and Minyon Moore — moderated by Cassandra Pye.
Photos: Beth Baugher, True Love Photo
RememberAVet.net held its annual Christmas Wreath-Laying on Dec. 15-16 at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon. Volunteers laid 23,000 wreaths on the graves of every fallen veteran at the site. RememberAVet.net is committed to ensuring that each grave site at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery is recognized and honored with a Christmas wreath during the holiday season.
The Sacramento chapter of Founder Institute held a VIP Mixer on Dec. 13 at Burton Law Firm, in downtown Sacramento. Founders and investors joined program mentors, directors and graduates to mingle over hors d’oeuvres and adult beverages.
Photos: Carmen Marsh + Sonny Walebowa
Hope Cooperative, formerly TLCS held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open Possibilities, Hope Cooperative’s new program for transition-age and homeless youth, on Dec. 10 at the new facilities on Del Paso Blvd. Hope Cooperative’s Possibilities program is in partnership with Wind Youth Services and will serve 30 youth each year who come directly from homelessness.