Gloria Glyer

Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento region

WEAVE (Women Escaping a Violent Environment). Point West Rotary’s annual California Brewers Festival will be the 20th on the 20th, with Sept. 20 the date and Discovery Park the locale. Fest hours will be from 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. More than 60 brewers will pour more than 150 craft beers (there will be limited wine, too). Other features will include local food trucks, free bike valet service, and music by James Cavern and the Council, and Humble Wolf.

Dan Stouder is festival chair for the Point West Rotary, which has Rick Graber as president. Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the gate; $5 for designated drivers; check the Point West website for details. The Brewers Festival raised more than $11,000 for WEAVE in 2013, according to Megan Laurie, the nonprofit’s events and community relations manager. Founded in 1985, Point West’s 160 members follow an unofficial credo and reputation: “Never dull.”

Sutter Roseville Auxiliary. “Catwalk, Couture, Cuisine” themes the fashion show and brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Timber Creek Ballroom, 7050 Del Webb Blvd., Roseville. The social hour, hosted by Unger Construction, will precede the French-themed brunch before fashions from Macy’s are modeled. Commentator will be Moka Davis, personal shopper at Macy’s By Appointment. Featured models will include Carol Garcia, Roseville vice mayor; Dr. Tatiana Fromlak and Dr. Jose Cueto, Sutter OB/GYN physicians; and Sutter Roseville medical staff and auxiliary members.

Ann Waters, chair, said: “It’s rewarding to partner with our neighbors, friends and Sutter Roseville Methodist Center staff to enhance our community’s medical care by raising needed funds that come back to benefit each of us. Local businesses have donated incredible drawing prizes and stepped up with generous sponsorships. This level of support confirms the credibility of the need and beneficiary.” Tickets are $32; call (916) 408-7206.

City of Roseville. Splash, the 19th annual, will be from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Roseville Aquatics Complex, 3051 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd., Roseville. A portion of proceeds will benefit Roseville’s Parks and Recreation Department’s at-risk youth programs. Splash will feature food and spirits created by vendors from throughout the region, and an art exhibit. Superlicious will be the cover band performing for a sing-along.

Sponsor tickets are $99 a pair, $60 for a single and include early party entry at 6 p.m. General admission tickets at $80 a person will be on sale after Tuesday and at the door. For tickets, go to the Roseville Chamber Office at 650 Douglas Blvd., or the Roseville Sports Complex, or visit

American Cancer Society. “A Night of Enchantment” themes the 2014 Hope Gala from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 13 at the home of Javad and Shirin Rahimian. A martini bar, silent and live auctions, reception, dinner and entertainment are included. Susan Savage, president and CEO of the Sacramento River Cats, is honorary chair. Paul Robbins of Channel 40 will emcee. Liz Davis and Sonbol Aliabadi are hosting the event. Individual tickets are $200; table for 10 is $2,500. Visit or call (916) 561-2949.

Wellness Within. With “Crabby About Cancer” as theme, Wellness Within will present its fourth annual gala from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Rocklin Event Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd., Roseville. The Jack Gallagher comedy routine will be featured at the event, which will have food from 15 restaurants, beer, wine, music by the Analog Jazz Band and dancing. Doug Brauner, the Car Czar, will be emcee. Among participants will be Hawks, Pete’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Sandra Dee’s, My Thai Table, Chevy’s, Lahuaca, Paul Martin’s, New Thai Kitchen, Woody’s Bar & Grill, Flower Farm and Auburn Alehouse. Tickets are $75 (must be 21); call (916) 788-0333 or visit

GearUp Cycle for Youth. Christopher Cabaldon, West Sacramento’s mayor, and Jay Schenirer, a Sacramento City Council member, will join in the bike ride fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 20 with starting place in West Sacramento, finish at Cesar Chavez Park in Sacramento. Fee is $45 for the 40-mile ride, $55 for 65 miles. Proceeds will benefit Future Ready: The Mayor’s Trust for Youth, and WayUp Sacramento. Visit Registration includes T-shirt, water bottle, rest stops and food truck lunch.

Yolo Land Trust. A Day in the Country will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Old Sugar Mill. 35265 Willow Ave., Clarksburg. Top chefs representing more than 20 Northern California restaurants will provide tastings featuring food grown on Yolo County farmland. Farms, ranches,vineyards and breweries throughout Yolo County are slated to join in with food, wine and beer to sample. The Bonanza King Band will provide the music. Tickets purchased by Sunday are $85. Call (530) 662-1110 or visit

FEAT (Families for Early Autism Treatment). Sept. 20 is the the date for the FEAT Walk with Maidu Community Park at 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, as starting point. Registration, which begins at 8:30 a.m., will be followed by a kick-off rally. Walking fee is $25, children 12 and under free. The goal of FEAT is to ensure that all individuals with autism have the opportunity to live with their family, to maximize their potential, to avoid institutional placement and to live as independently as possible. Visit for walk registration.

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services/Soil Born Farms. Farm to Fork week will kick off with FoodStock 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at Raley Field, 400 Ballpark Drive, West Sacramento. The music/food event will feature soul hits from 1969 to 2014 by MindX and Wonder Bread 5. On the menu: pig roast prepared by Mulvaney’s B&L. Tickets are $40 per person, $20 children 12 and under. Visit the food bank site. The food bank has been serving families in need since 1976. With a staff of 45 and a volunteer corps of 5,800, the mission is to alleviate problems and move the men, women and children toward self-sufficiency and financial independence. Visit

This article was changed on Aug. 27 to delete outdated information.