On Wednesday, December 8, Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce celebrated 25 years – “Sustainability through Collaboration” with the presentation of their Installation and Business Awards Banquet at the Radisson Hotel. In photo is Chris Johnson accepting the Small Business of the Year Award with Larry Carr, Azizza Goines, and Darla Givens. See more photos posted in the Sac Hub Photo Gallery

Chet Hewitt, President and CEO of the Sierra Health Foundation gave an inspiring  keynote message  on how we can strengthen our businessess in challenging times with collaboration and deep collective determination.  Hewitt was also presented with the 2010 President’s Award.

Award presentations that were made during the banquet included:

2010 Community Service Award
Derrell and Tina Roberts, Roberts Family Development Center

2010 Small Business of the Year Award

Chris Johnson, The Johnson Group

2010 Chairman’s Award
SBCC Founders and Stakeholders
Clarence Williams
Anita Johnson
Michael Keely
Charles Daniel
Ron Blanchette, DDS
Aubry Stone
Richard Nelson

Installation of new board members included:

  • Dr. Melissa Brown, Executive Director, Nehemia Community Foundation
  • Robert Cathey, Manager of Enterprise Information Services, VSP
  • Paris Coleman, Attorney

Closing remarks and thank yous concluded with Larry Carr of Florin Road Partnership, Mistress of Ceremonies – Darla Givens (News 10 Meteorologist), and Presendent/CEO of the Sac Black Chamber – Azizza Davis Goines.

Sponsors included:

Gold Sponsors
Sierra Health Foundation

Silver Sponsor
Wells Fargo
Sacramento Regional Transit

Bronze Sponsors
UC Davis Health System
Nehemia Community Foundation

Friends of the Chamber
City Councilmember
Lauren Hammond

Table Sponsors

Union Bank
Kaiser Permanente
City of Sacramento-City Councilmember Bonnie Pannell
Nelson’s Books & News
Western Health Advantage
Vision Service Plan
California Capital
Ron Blanchette, DDS
UC Davis Campus Coomunity Relations
Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Johnson Group, Inc.
The Golden 1 Credit Union
Sutter Medical Center
KXTV Channel 10
California State University Sacramento
Sacramento City College

Visit www.sacblackchamber.org


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