On April 9, the famed chef Jeremiah Tower visited Sacramento to kick off the Sacramento Food Film Festival at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento. A crowd of more than 400 arrived early for an exclusive question-and-answer session with Chef Tower, moderated by Amber Stott, founder and CEO of the Food Literacy Center before viewing The Last Magnificent by Anthony Bourdain.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento broke ground on its first ever Veteran Home Build on March 23, on Del Paso Blvd in Sacramento. The project was made possible through a $150,000 sponsorship from Health Net Federal Services and will be built with volunteers, as well as 500 hours contributed by the recipient’s family.
On Friday, March 16, Federalist Public House owners Marvin and Bridgette Maldonado offered a community preview of the newest addition to their portfolio, The Hamilton Room, located at 2009 N Street in Midtown Sacramento. The Hamilton Room’s bar can be booked for private events, dinners, community meetings, lunches and fundraisers.
The Sacramento Police Officers Association 1849 Foundation held its 2nd Annual Charity Police Ball on Feb. 10 at the new Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in Downtown Sacramento. The evening brought police and community together to raise funds for crisis relief, community scholarships, neighborhood team athletics and construction of a future Sacramento police museum.
Photography: Borel Photography – Randy Licht
RememberAVet.net held its annual Evening at Park Winters on March 3 in Winters, California. The event raised funds for the nonprofit’s annual Wreath Laying Project at the Sacramento National Cemetery. Remember A Vet is committed to laying wreaths on all fallen soldier grave sites at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery each December.
Metro Edge held the Emerge Summit on March 1 at the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento. The event featured keynote addresses from Bernadette Austin, associate director, UC Davis; John Bissell, CEO, Origin Materials; and Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs.
Comstock’s magazine held its quarterly client appreciation night on Feb 24 at The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts. Clients were treated to a pre-show dinner and reception and the evening ended with complimentary tickets for all attendees to see “One Man, Two Guvnors.”
The High Powered Women Mixer was held on March 1 at the Girl Scouts Headquarters on Elvas Ave in Sacramento. The mixer was designed for business women to connect and network. Roughly 120 attendees were present.
The Sacramento Metro Chamber held it’s 123rd annual Dinner and Business Awards on Jan. 27 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Sacramento. The celebration included distinguished honors and awards for those in the community making an impact.
On Jan. 17 the Arts and Business Council of the Sacramento Region, Blue Line Arts and Sacramento State held the 2018 Arts Awards Gala at Harper Alumni Center in Sacramento. The evening honored those who make an impact on arts and culture in our region. Comstock’s was awarded the 2018 Arts Journalism Award.