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LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY FINALE GALA The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society celebrated its 21st anniversary on June 17 at the Hyatt Regency. Each year, dedicated candidates across the community take part in an exciting competition to earn the LLS’s Man & Woman of the Year titles. By raising funds for LLS blood cancer research, the candidates compete in honor of children who are local blood cancer survivors, who are the Boy and Girl of the Year. Photography: Tia Gemmell 2 1 Victor Macias, associate governmental program analyst, California State Board of Pharmacy; David Conner, project manager, Headwaters Construction; and Clayton Blakley, LLS Sacramento board chair and vice president, Comstock’s magazine. 2 Stephen Bender, LLS board member and CEO/ president, Warren G. Bender; Nancy Bender, nurse practitioner, Sacramento Heart; Dina Guillen, marketing director, Jimboy’s Tacos; and Roland Guillen, LLS board member and partner, Warren G. Bender. 3 Fritz Stark, 2017 Boy of the Year honoree, with parents Anna and Ben Stark, and big brother Payne. 4 Scott Kirk, realtor/broker, Sierra Pacific Realty; Jim Cornett, owner and general manager, Harlow’s and Momo Lounge; Clay Covington, vice president of sales, Galleher Corporation; and Todd Storm, owner, The Perfect Window. 5 Kim and Sammy Cemo, CEO, Cemo Commercial; Karlee Cemo- McIntosh, LLS Woman of the Year and marketing and business development manager, Sacramento365; Eric McIntosh, regional sales manager, Zoom Imaging Solutions; Margaret McIntosh, president, Elite Business Services; and Greg McIntosh, senior vice president of sales, Ascentium Capital. | 2017 CAPITAL REGION CARES 11