35 years old
Made in the Shade Tent Rentals
I relocated to Sacramento in 1997 from Vacaville, CA. After graduating from Sacramento State in 2002 with a degree in English Literature, I went back to work for my family company, Made in the Shade Tent Rentals. Made in the Shade is located in West Sacramento.
On October 6, 2012 the first-ever Sacramento Red Dress Party will launch in Sacramento. A major success in larger metropolitan markets such as Chicago, Seattle and Portland, the event is designed to benefit local HIV/AIDS awareness, education and prevention stops. The venue for the event’s Sacramento debut will be at Badlands, located at 2003 K Street, right in the heart of Lavender Heights. Benefitting Sacramento’s Gay & Lesbian Center (The Center), the Red Dress Party is the brainchild of David Heitstuman, president of The Center’s board, and will assist in provide much-needed funds to support its programming. Shara Murphy, Director of Sacramento’s Gay and Lesbian Center, explains, “Su
In 28 years of celebrating Pride in Sacramento there has never been an official Pride Gala. 2012 changed everything. This year the Sacramento Gay & Lesbian Center(SGLC) premiered Courage to Stand, the official kick-off gala for Sacramento’s Gay Pride Weekend. The setting was the Citizen Hotel in Downtown Sacramento on a night that was probably one of the warmest of the year. Downtown Sacramento was abuzz with activity with Friday Concert in the Park happening, Pride set up going on along the Capital Mall and people just ready to get summer started after an unseasonably cool spring. Recreating the Plaza Park Ballroom of the Citizen Hotel was no easy fete. Taking the hotel setting and chan