The serenading sounds of Peter Frampton wowed at this year’s Wine D’Vine. The gala was held in support of Walden Family Services, a foster care, adoption and youth services agency that is essential to the lives of hundreds of children. In addition to the once-in-a-lifetime performance, guests indulged in a three-course dinner, tasted a variety of wines and participated in a live auction.
The New Children’s Museum underwent a one-night transformation into the hottest set of clubs in the city including high-energy music, creative cocktails and fine cuisine at the contemporary multi-level downtown venue. Guests kept it cool in the jazz club, got their funky 70s groove on, rocked with the 80s and danced the night away to Top 40 hits. Plus, guests were able explore the Museum’s many galleries and indulge in their creativity with themed art-making activities in club style.
Local golfers paired with 32 local PGA Golf Pros for a day of golf at the Maderas Golf Club to support Home of Guiding Hands in their 35th Annual Pro-Am Golf Classic. The fundraising event supports their initiatives to provide assistance to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities to help them lead more independent and full lives.
Araceli Ramos Director of PR of Mundo Cuervo and Chef Luisteen Gonzalez came together to create an amazing tequila pairing dinner experience in Chula Vista. Under the stars guests enjoyed fine Mexican cuisine and opportunity raffle comprised of Southwest Airlines tickets and an experience in Cabo San Lucas. All proceeds benefitted scholarships for underprivilege women that dream of becoming part of the food, beverage and hospitality world.
The Orange & Black 2017 Halloween Soirée was centered around the fabulous performance by Grammy winner Steve Tyrell at the Timken Museum of Art. The event kicked off with a lively cocktail hour followed by a festive dining experience in the art galleries with culinary creations by renowned chef Jeffrey Strauss. The elaborate evening benefitted the Timken’s efforts.
The 10th annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival lived up to its name serving deliciously cultivated wines paired with decadent appetizers as well as a wine all for some philanthropic fun. In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, all proceeds from the event benefitted Home Start to support their programs that provide assistance to children and families in need.
Junior Achievement of San Diego provides life-changing services to youth, including programs teaching invaluable skills such as money and business management. None this would be possible without those who support their mission. This year’s Lifetime Laureates inducted into the Junior Achievement of San Diego Business Hall of Fame include Wendy Gillespie, Janice Brown, Jack McGrory, Lori Walton and Bill Walton.
The San Diego Crew Classic hosted their Stewards Event at Stone Brewing. The event brought together supporters and underwriters of San Diego Crew Classic for a night of celebration in anticipation of the upcoming regatta and brunch. Guests enjoyed hearing Jane Fetter share the history of the San Diego Crew Classic Stewards program.
Save the date for the 109th Anniversary Charity Ball – Everything’s Coming up Roses and Lollipops on February 10th, 2018. The event has exclusively benefitted Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego since 1953. This year, the proceeds will fund Rady Children’s Trauma Center, providing crucial services to children in need as the only emergency care center in the region tailored to children. To get ready for this grand event, the committee had a tea and reception.
Joining more than 200 other outstanding honorees, several organizations and individuals were recently inducted into the International Air & Space Hall of Fame. The Distinguished Class of 2017 included The American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, The Atlas Rocket Program, Embry-Riddle’s Golden Eagles Flight Team, John Herrington, Christa McAuliffe, John J. Montgomery, Chance Vought and local aviation pioneer Hudson B. Drake. Friends and family came from far and wide to share in the momentous evening!