This will be a great meeting to bring a fellow business owner and introduce them to the East Sac Chamber! For every guest you bring, you will be entered to win a special prize and their lunch is on us!
PLEASE be sure to RSVP for lunch provided by Chef Jill Zenti which will be a beautiful Arugula, roasted asparagus, orzo pasta salad with lemon zest, peas, and herbs spice-rubbed grilled salmon with cucumber relish and Pumpkin chocolate chip cookie for dessert. A vegetarian option is available as well.
If you would like lunch, please prepay by Monday, June 7th.
This month's keynote speaker is Jenna Abbott the Executive Director for the River District, Jenna is well known throughout the Sacramento region for her ability to formulate strategic plans with measurable outcomes and her track record of successful implementations.
ABOUT OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Jenna Abbott is a creative business developer with a strong background as a leader and entrepreneur. She has spent her career working with both for-profit and nonprofit entities that wish to create strong pathways to success. Currently Executive Director for the River District, Jenna is well known throughout the Sacramento region for her ability to formulate strategic plans with measurable outcomes and her track record of successful implementations. Her ability to deliver complex projects on time and on budget and to form relationships that benefit her employers has led to many accolades and awards. She holds a designation as a Certified Zero Waste Practitioner completed in 2018, was named the Sacramento Police Department’s Business Partner of the Year in 2016, was awarded both the California State Assembly Nonprofit of the Year and the Martin Luther King Changemaker Award in 2015, and was chosen as the Sacramento Kings Community All-Star Award in 2014. In addition, she has been recognized numerous times by the State Assembly, Congress and Senate for her outstanding contributions to the community she has served. Jenna is a graduate of the Sacramento City Management Academy and the FBI Citizen’s Academy, Citizen’s Planning Academy, an alumnus of Leadership Sacramento, and has traveled to Washington DC as a delegate on the Metro Chamber’s Capitol to Capitol program every year since 2013.
In 2016, Jenna moved with her husband and soulmate, Jon Kirkham, from outer suburbia to Midtown Sacramento in order to better enjoy and participate in the renaissance of the city core. Jenna and Jon may often be found walking “the grid” with their two standard schnauzers, Piper and Penny, who are minor neighborhood celebrities due to their envy-inspiring hipster beards.