SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation, SBCC, presented the 34th Annual Board Installation and Business Awards Luncheon recently at the Hilton Arden West in Point West.

The event, showcasing diversity among the city’s business leaders and the Sacramento Black Chamber’s partners, closes out another great year for the organization.

The installation and awards luncheon was hosted by Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Regional Transit, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, and the City of Sacramento.

Maggie Anderson, CEO and Founder of the Empowerment Experiment and author of “Our Black Year,” delivered the luncheon’s inspiring keynote.

The newly installed officers for the SBCC Board are Jasper James, Karif Lawrence, Marinda Sessoms, Mellonie Richardson, Natalie McGee, Kyle Ellington, Dr. Adrienne S. Lawson, and Mark Orr. 

The emcee for the luncheon was ABC10 new anchor Chris Thomas.

Established in 1985, the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce (SBCC) was organized to bring African American business owners and professionals together to create a solid economic structure within Sacramento’s business community.

 The SBCC is a network of dedicated, high-energy business professionals working together to improve the economic, cultural, and civic well being of the African American community.