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$125,000 contest looking for retail business dreamers

$125,000 contest looking for retail business dreamers

Will you be Downtown Sacramento’s next success story?

Calling all passion-filled go getters with big ideas, people who are sparked by opportunity and possibility, we want you to join us Downtown.

Applicants interested in starting a new retail business in Downtown Sacramento can submit their business concept for consideration. The winner will receive an awards package worth approximately $125,000 which includes rent-free up to one year in a Downtown location, startup capital, and business support services.

The application process will run until May 24th and is open to entrepreneurs with a retail oriented business idea, current retailers who want to open a new concept, and those who want to expand or relocate from outside of Sacramento.

For more information and to apply, go to the Downtown Sacramento Partnership - Calling All Dreamers webpage.
 

SEA Spring Showcase

SEA Spring Showcase

WHO: Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy

WHEN: Monday, April 22, 5PM-7PM

WHERE: California State University, Sacramento Alumni Center, 600 J St., 95819

The Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy, a nonprofit, is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs replicate themselves. Local entrepreneurs and business leaders commit their time to train and mentor students. People of all ages and from all walks are welcome to apply for our program.

Keynote Speaker Michael Marks, a founding partner of Riverwood Capital, is an entrepreneur with a long track record of successful leadership. Prior to establishing Riverwood, a private equitey firm focused on technology companies, hew was a partner and senior advisor at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Ticket prices: Individual: $50. Alumni: $25.

News10 My Neighborhood to receive award today at Kross Kountry-4-Kids Celebration

News10 My Neighborhood to receive award today at Kross Kountry-4-Kids Celebration

Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice Finishes April 14th

A BBQ celebration Sunday hosted by Folsom Harley-Davidson marks the conclusion of a two week cross country and back ride for Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice.  The Army Of Angels,the International Child Abuse Prevention Task Force, Folsom HOG and dozens of other groups will be in attendance at the event scheduled from Noon until 3:00 P.M.  The runs accomplishments, reviewing the current call to action over the next year to better protect children and making some major announcements about Kross Kountry-4-Kids 2014. will be covered.

News10 My Neighborhood to receive award today at Kross Kountry-4-Kids Celebration

News10 My Neighborhood to receive award today at Kross Kountry-4-Kids Celebration

Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice Finishes April 14th

A BBQ celebration Sunday hosted by Folsom Harley-Davidson marks the conclusion of a two week cross country and back ride for Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice.  The Army Of Angels,the International Child Abuse Prevention Task Force, Folsom HOG and dozens of other groups will be in attendance at the event scheduled from Noon until 3:00 P.M.  The runs accomplishments, reviewing the current call to action over the next year to better protect children and making some major announcements about Kross Kountry-4-Kids 2014. will be covered.

Over 800 Jobs at Sacramento’s HIREvent

Over 800 Jobs at Sacramento’s HIREvent

This free job fair will feature hundreds of exciting job opportunities from a variety of Sacramento area employers, plus free expert help with resumes.

For more information, visit JobJournal.com or call 888-THE-JOBS (843-5627).

WHAT:      Sacramento’s HIREvent               

WHERE:   Masonic Temple building, 1123 J Street

WHEN:      Tuesday, April 9, noon – 4pm

Sacramento Museums Celebrate the Season With Family-Friendly Festivals!

Sacramento Museums Celebrate the Season With Family-Friendly Festivals!

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In April, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are celebrating the season with a diverse variety of family-friendly festivals, a sampling of which follows:

Children’s Theater Festival at Fairytale Town - Every Weekend in April