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Honoring Iconic Sacramento
Businesses

HOSTED BY
THE SACRAMENTO HISTORY ALLIANCE

Each year the Sacramento History Alliance honors Sacramento businesses that have met the test of time and become iconic treasures in our community. They may not be the oldest, or the biggest, but they are revered and beloved by Sacramentans from all walks of life – we call these businesses “Venerable”. The 2024 Burnette Awardees will be announced soon.

 

Past awardees have included:
La Esperanza, North Sacramento Land Company, Pucci’s Pharmacy, The Firehouse Restaurant, Beer’s Books, Burnett and Sons Planing Mill & Lumber Company, Frank Fats, Corti Brothers, Vics Ice Cream, Gunthers Ice Cream, Teichert, General Produce, Goodwin Cole, Sacramento Observer, Shasta Linen Supply, Osaka-Ya, Iceland Ice Skating Rink, Arareity Jewelers, Tower Theatre, Lionakis, Julius Clothing, and Taylor’s Market.

THE BURNETT AWARDS

SAVE THE DATE

Thursday, October 10, 2024 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Sacramento History Alliance (SHA) is a nonprofit, 501(c)3
organization dedicated to making Sacramento’s history accessible
to all. In partnership with the City and County of Sacramento,
SHA operates the Sacramento History Museum and its programs
including the Underground Tours, educational school programs,
and community cultural events.
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2023 AWARDEES

La Esperanza

La Esperanza was founded in 1969 to serve the growing LatinX community “hope and pan dulce”. Over the years a Supermarket and Deli were added to provide some of the areas’ finest Mexican cuisine and fresh and unique products for home cooks

North Sacramento Land Company

North Sacramento Land Company has been building community since it began as a family business in 1910. It provided the impetus for the California State Railroad Museum and has contributed to the Sacramento History Museum, Sacramento Valley Conservancy Land Trust, and many other cultural, social, and historic organizations.

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Pucci's Pharmacy

For more than 90 years Pucci's Pharmacy has aided the underserved in our community. Opening in 1930, it provided low-cost or no cost medicines to the unhoused. In the 1980’s it was one of the few dispensaries serving people living with HIV.

The Firehouse Restaurant

The Firehouse Restaurant has established itself as a cultural icon in Sacramento. Founded in 1960, in an 1853 historic firehouse, its longstanding presence and reputation as a premier dining and drinking establishment have made it a recognizable symbol of the city’s culinary scene.

COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD

SACRAMENTO PIONEER ASSOCIATION

Sacramento Pioneer Association, formed in 1854, is a non-profit organization
dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and heritage of Sacramento
and our early pioneers. It’s collaborations with local museums, historical
societies, and educational institutions further its mission

BENEFITTING

The Sacramento History Museum in Old Sacramento tells the stories of Sacramento’s vibrant history through exhibits, tours, programs and events.  Learn about the cultures and people who came here from around the world during the California Gold Rush, and of the native communities who lived here for centuries before and still today.  Explore Old Sacramento’s underground spaces to discover how the City raised itself up to combat the forces of floods, and discover how Sacramento came to be the capital of California.

Sitting on the traditional territory and ancestral homelands of the Nisenan Tribal people, the Sacramento History Museum building is a replica of Sacramento’s 1854 City Hall and Waterworks building.  The Museum welcomes nearly 60,000 visitors each year, including 12,000 school children to learn of Sacramento’s diverse cultural history.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

$250 SPONSORSHIPS

  • Special Acknowledgement
    on Burnett Awards Website
  • 2 Tickets to the Award Reception
    and Ceremony

$500 SPONSORSHIPS

  • Special Acknowledgement on Burnett Awards
    Website, Event Sponsor Board, and Program
  • 2 Tickets to the Award Reception and Ceremony
  • 2 Tickets to Underground Tour (includes admission to the Sacramento History Museum)

$1,000 SPONSORSHIPS

  • Special Acknowledgement on Burnett Awards
    Website, Event Sponsor Board, and Program
  • 4 Tickets to the Award Reception and Ceremony
  • 2 Tickets to Underground Tour (includes admission to the Sacramento History Museum)

$1,500 SPONSORSHIPS

  • Special Acknowledgement on Burnett Awards
    Website, Event Sponsor Board, and Program
  • 4 Tickets to the Award Reception and Ceremony
  • 2 Tickets to Underground Tour (includes admission to the Sacramento History Museum)
  • 2 Tickets to California State Railroad Museum
  • 2 Tickets to Old Sacramento Excursion Train Ride

$2,500 SPONSORSHIPS

  • Recognized by Emcee during awards program
  • Special LOGO Acknowledgement and link
    on Burnett Awards Website
  • Special LOGO Acknowledgement on Event Sponsor Board and Program
  • Special Acknowledgement on Museum's
    Social Media
  • 8 Tickets to the Award Reception and Ceremony
  • 4 Tickets to Underground Tour (includes admission to the Sacramento History Museum)
  • 4 Tickets to the California State Railroad Museum
  • 4 Tickets to the Old Sacramento Excursion Train Ride

$5,000 SPONSORSHIPS

  • Recognized by Emcee during awards program
  • Opportunity to speak at awards program
  • Full page ad in the Event Program
  • Special LOGO Acknowledgement and link on
    Burnett Awards Website
  • Special LOGO Acknowledgement on
    Event Sponsor Board and Program
  • Special Acknowledgement on Museum's
    Social Media
  • 12 Tickets to the Award Reception and Ceremony
  • 8 Tickets to Underground Tour
    (includes admission to the
    Sacramento History Museum)
  • 8 Tickets to the California State Railroad Museum
  • 8 Tickets to the Old Sacramento Excursion Train Ride

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