Recently unveiled, Fernando Botero’s latest exhibition the Via Crucis, or Stations of the Cross, gave his admirers a lot to think about. The series of paintings featured classically recognized scenes and religious concepts with a modern twist. The thoughtful pieces on exhibit at the Cecut in Tijuana brought to light his artistic view on the state of religion through time and its place in our society today.
“Inspiring Women to Lead: Why it matters to science, technology, and business” was recently hosted as part of the Salk Institute’s Women in Science series. Hosted by President of the Salk Institute Elizabeth Blackburn, a panel discussion of accomplished women in the fields of life sciences, research and technology shared their experience and challenges.
A tiered system of donor participation, Giving Circles, allows contributors to choose their level of giving with a monthly or annual membership. This provides substantial aid to families at the San Diego Ronald McDonald House including food and shelter that is greatly needed and appreciated during their child’s medical crisis. To celebrate this important group of donors, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego organized a wonderful evening reception.
Providing exceptional educational resources and opportunities has allowed the Academy of Our Lady of Peace to inspire and foster success in many young women for over a century. Their Third Annual Women’s Symposium fulfilled the same purpose by hosting a panel of 15 remarkable women to share their advice and experience. Notable speakers included noted Chef Marcela Valladolid, Dr. Priscilla Ybarra, art connoisseur Priscilla Guido, newscaster Katia Lopez-Hodoyan and event co-chairs Francesca Castagnola and Danitza Villanueva.
A special event only for donors, lenders, and special friends, the San Diego History Center hosted an exclusive exhibition opening of The History and Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community. The exhibit was on display so these honored guests could view the remarkable history of San Diego’s Jewish Community while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. The evening was in preparation of their upcoming gala on June 10.
Make a Wish San Diego’s Annual Ladies Fashion Event not only provided attendees with an opportunity to indulge in some guilt-free shopping, but a chance to contribute to their exceptional wish granting efforts. The event was perfect balance between charitable efforts and fun with a silent auction, fashion show, and more.
Consistently seeking to exceed the expectations of their guests, Sycuan recently announced that they will be expanding their resort. The new development will improve the gaming experience with more space and games, will now include a gorgeous hotel with a 12 story tower, pools and gardens with resort-style amenities, as well as conference rooms and dining. With Sycuan, we really do Play, Build, Win, Together!
Exemplary philanthropist and established businesswoman Jane Weitzman served as the perfect speaker at the Lions of Judah Luncheon. The Jewish Foundation of San Diego County showed their appreciation for the female philanthropists who have made a significant contribution to their annual campaign with an elegant event honoring their efforts.
M Winehouse by Melero just celebrated its 2nd anniversary with friends, family, guests and loyal patrons. The wine bar in Little Italy has built a reputation for offering some of the finest wines best specialty drinks served up by friendly staff. Ruth Melero, proprietor is always happy to say hello, so drop by and explore her exquisite wine list and food pairings!
Each year, Girl Scouts San Diego honors exemplary women whose personal and professional lives make them consummate role models for girls. These Cool Women make the world a better place as they balance work, family, friends and community service. The event helps keep Girl Scouting available and affordable for more than 35,000 local members.