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The Nextdoor 100 Block Party Coming to Midtown 5/22

Outdoors in front of the MARRS Building in Midtown

The Nextdoor 100 is a celebration of the super amazing supportive, surprising, creative, compassionate, never-not-there-when-you-need them neighbors across America. From the local grocer that’s open 365 days a year to the friend that’s always at the ready with a meal or a ride, this ‘for neighbors, by neighbors’ award program invites everyone to nominate the meaningful people and local businesses in everyone’s lives.

On May 22, the celebration is coming to Sacramento with The Nextdoor 100 Block Party. Everyone is invited to this free event, which features the flavors and personalities of the Greater Sacramento area. ABC10’s Mark S. Allen, a seven-time Emmy Award winning member of the news team, will emcee the afternoon event that will include local vendors, food, live entertainment, and special guests from the community. Plus, Councilmember Katie Valenzuela will be on-hand to help announce a few of Sacramento’s top neighbors who will be recognized on stage at the community gathering.

Event Details

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 1PM to 5PM

Location: Outdoors in front of the MARRS Building in Midtown (1050 20th Street, between J & K Streets)

A sampling of the fun activations includes live music by Ryan Hernandez and Friends (performing an eclectic mix of songs from eras spanning 40 years) and The Gold Souls (playing funk, soul, and blues) plus hands-on children’s activities such as face painting, balloon artistry, and more. Community members hungry for food and shopping can explore food and retail vendors such as Ecojoyous, The Kebab Guys, Kouklas Children’s Clothing & Accessories, Lumpia Ko – Eats and Boba, Mak & Grille, NorCal Kettle Corn, Pawpa Flavor, Rural Roots, Steady Smokin’ BBQ, and Uncle Johny’s Wood Fired Pizza.

While not required, RSVPs for The Nextdoor 100 Block Party are appreciated via Eventbrite. Approximately 46,000 neighbor nominations were submitted across the country and after the local event, The Nextdoor 100 honorees will be officially unveiled on May 23, 2022. For the latest news, schedules and additional updates, visit: http://thenextdoor100.com

About the author

Traci Rockefeller Cusack

Traci Rockefeller Cusack has 25+ years of media and public relations experience.  Her work experience includes News10 (ABC) as Promotion Manager from 1989-1998 (where she developed and launched “Coats for Kids’ Sake,” a winter coat drive that lasted 20+ years plus coordinated Oprah Winfrey’s first ever visit to Sacramento) and Fleishman-Hillard as Vice President from 1998-2005 (where she led the wildly successful statewide “California Grown” program and also produced the five-minute video that played on the Jumbotron on Opening Day at Pac Bell Park). In 2007, she launched T-Rock Communications and currently handles a wide range of marketing activities for a number of top-notch organizations.

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