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A Great Region is Built on a Strong Foundation

First Quarterly Newsletter

Welcome to the Metro Chamber Foundation’s newsletter!  Our region is moving fast, and the Foundation is keeping pace through the promotion of young professionals, emerging leaders, and philanthropy.  Whether you currently participate in our programs, have in the past, or may in the future – this is designed to keep you up to date with what we are doing and how you can get involved.  

Two of our strategic programs include Metro EDGE and Leadership Sacramento – each designed to bridge education and workforce gaps for emerging leaders and young professionals. The Metro Chamber Foundation also administers an annual grant-making program, Inspire Giving.  Just this year, we are piloting a long-desired Mentoring Program, and in partnership with Mayor Darrell Steinberg, we will be working with our business community to host youth internships.  

Together, these programs help young professionals connect, embrace individuals who lead, and encourage businesses to give back and serve the communities they call home.  

Keep reading for program updates, upcoming events and opportunities to engage! 


Talia Kaufman
Executive Director
Metro Chamber Foundation

tkaufman@metrochamber.org
916-319-4273

A Little is Enough, if Enough People Do it

Inspire Giving Update

Inspire Giving is proud to announce Lilliput Families as our 2017 grant recipient. We will beautify and update the parking lot and entrances to their Citrus Heights Family and Training Center. These renovations will help Lilliput continue to create an environment where all those who visit feel welcomed and inspired. This will empower Lilliput Families to continue as a vital contributor to the well-being of children and families in our region.

It's never too late to join Inspire Giving! You can click here or text Inspire17 to 27722 to submit your donation. When you become a member of Inspire Giving, you become part of a network of peers who share a common passion: to make a positive social impact in the Sacramento region by joining other donors to celebrate philanthropy and together, make a larger financial impact than one individual could ever make on their own.

Mark your calendars for Big Day of Giving on May 4th. Inspire Giving is excited to participate in this regional day of giving and it's the perfect opportunity to become a member of Inspire Giving.

#LS17 

Leadership Sacramento Update

LS17 has kicked off the year and is in the running for #BestClassEver! Click here to check out the amazing group of leaders who are a part of this year's class.

LS17 selected La Familia as their 2017 class project. Click here to read more on what this project entails and how you can help.

ALUMNI! Please make sure to save the date for our Alumni Mixer on April 13th from 5:00-7:30pm at the University of the Pacific, Sacramento Campus. Register Here!

#DareTo

Metro EDGE Update

With over 700 members, Metro EDGE is the group to be in as a Young Professional. Metro EDGE offers a variety of events every month, and the flagship event, the EMERGE Summit is quickly approaching on Thursday, April 6th.

The EMERGE Summit is a one day conference full of inspirational speakers, educational breakouts, and opportunities to mix and mingle with other YPs in the region over lunch at local restaurants. We will be featuring Entrepreneur Maci Peterson, creator of the app On Second Thought and Sacramento's very own former UFC fighter, Urijah Faber as our program speakers. We dare you to get your ticket before it's too late!

Upcoming Events:

 

04/06

Metro EDGE EMERGE Summit

Memorial Auditorium 
8:00-4:30pm
Register Here
 

04/13

Leadership Sacramento
Alumni Mixer

University of the Pacific McGeorge House
5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Register Here
 

05/04

Big Day of Giving

Click here to donate to Inspire Giving or to find another local nonprofit to support!


06/22

Metro Chamber Foundation Fundraiser

More information to come! 
If you are interested in sponsorship, please contact Talia Kaufman.

Meet the 2017 Metro Chamber Foundation Board of Directors


"The Metro Chamber Foundation's focus is to scale workforce development opportunities in the region and to take on the community issues important to the business community."

Holly Harper
Sutter Health
2017 Board Chair
Metro Chamber Foundation

Follow us on Social Media!


Follow the programs of the Metro Chamber Foundation on Social Media by clicking on any of the icons below.
Inspire Giving on Facebook
Inspire Giving on Twitter
Leadership Sacramento on Facebook
Metro EDGE on Twitter
Metro EDGE on Facebook
Metro Chamber Foundation Website

In the News


In this month's Comstock's Chamber View, the 2017 Metro EDGE Chair, Rachel Zillner, encourages Young Professionals to #DareTo push themselves personally and professionally by attending the EMERGE Summit.



Rachel Zillner
SAFE Credit Union
2017 Metro EDGE Board Chair

 
The Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation's primary purpose is to foster economic and community development through the promotion of the arts, youth, workforce development, community and economic betterment, leadership, and education. The Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation currently supports Leadership Sacramento, Metro EDGE, and Inspire Giving.

Our mailing address is:
Metro Chamber Foundation
1 Capitol Mall, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA, 95814

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