Gloria Glyer

Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento region

Recovery Happens Counseling Services. An open house celebrating expansion to Roseville will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 19 at 3017 Douglas Blvd., third floor. A Sacramento Kings player is scheduled to appear. Giveaways will include floor seats for a Kings game, a Fitbit, gift cards and more. The organization works with people who care about the community and want to help stop teen and young adult drug addiction. Email Jon Daily at for reservations or information.

Cabrillo Civic Club 5. A crab feed, which is held annually to raise funds for scholarships, will be March 7 at the Cabrillo Clubhouse, 4605 Karbet Way. Cracked crab will star on the menu, which will include appetizers, antipasto, salad, pasta, dessert and wine. The no-host bar will open at 6 p.m. with crab served at 7 p.m. The dinner is $45; tickets must be purchased in advance. For reservations, contact DeAnna Gesdahl at (916) 760-7474 ( or Rachel Tatro at (916) 568-1301.

Casa Garden Restaurant. A wine and lunch social at 11:30 a.m. March 3 will have a different winery offering samples from the one originally announced: Sentinel Oaks Vineyard and Cellars of Plymouth will pour the sips; Casa hors d’oeuvres will be served, with lunch following. On the menu will be braised beef with feta or Asian noodle salad with chicken and vegetables and strawberry margarita torte. The $24 lunch tab includes tax and gratuity. Reservations are a must; open seating. Call (916) 452-2809. Proceeds from the daily Casa luncheons benefit the Sacramento Children’s Home.

German Shepherd Rescue. The El Dorado County group will sponsor their third annual flapjack fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Feb. 28 at Applebee’s in Cameron Park, 3281 Coach Lane. On the menu with the pancakes will be bacon, breakfast potatoes, coffee, juice and a fountain beverage. A silent auction and raffle are on the program. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door. Visit

United Way Young Leaders Society. Brews & Brains is the theme for a trivia-night fundraiser from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Yolo Brewing Company, 1520 Terminal St., West Sacramento. Along with trivia and beer, the event will feature food from Fusion Eatz, networking, music and more. Tickets are $20. Must be 21 or older to attend. Visit for more information. Funds raised at the event will be used to purchase and install hydration stations in target schools, provide every student at the school with a reusable water bottle and educate students on the importance of drinking water and using water resources wisely. The society is a group of young professionals ages 21-40 focused on philanthropy and service to the region. Visit

Shoulder to Shoulder. The fourth annual bowl-athon will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m. March 1 at Rocklin Lanes, 2325 Sierra Meadows Drive, Rocklin. The fee to sponsor a bowling team is $1,000. Among raffle prizes will be a private plane ride over San Francisco, a Tahoe cabin for a weekend, a Sacramento Kings prize pack and a Sacramento Republic FC prize pack. Shoulder to Shoulder is a nonprofit that helps fatherless young men in Del Paso Heights. The website is

Peace and Hope. A Community for Peace, Women’s Wisdom Art and Crocker Art Museum will present a collaborative exhibition with the theme Peace and Hope at a reception and gala from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Crocker, 216 O St. According to the information received, the spirit of peace and hope is expressed through the healing aspects of art. The Sacramento Youth Symphony will perform; light refreshments will be served. For information, call (916) 728-5613.

Gloria Glyer focuses on events raising funds for charity. Email announcements four weeks in advance to or mail to Gloria Glyer, The Bee, P.O. Box 15779, Sacramento CA 95852 or call (530) 477-5331.