MALASHOCKBoard Members and friends of Malashock Dance celebrated the start of a new year by welcoming the new board members with a wine and hors d'oeuvres party in Little Italy. Malashock welcomed publisher of GB Magazine, Danitza Villanueva and media maven, Yolanda S. Walther-Meade to the board of directors. Throughout the year, Malashock Dance advances the art of dance by creating original works and sharing dance programs that enhance children's lives.

LIVING-LEGANDSMelero Boutique partnered with Modul Studio and Toke for a festive party and fashion show featuring fashions from Melero's fall and winter collections. Guests enjoyed a special trunk show featuring Lorenza Gandaglia's Italian hand made bags as well the latest furniture and home accessories from Toke and customized kitchens from Modul Studio.

KPBSThis year on KPBS, the American television drama, Masterpiece celebrates its fortieth anniversary making it America's longest-running weekly primetime drama series. In honor of this milestone anniversary a trust has been established to help insure Masterpiece continues to warm the hearts of audiences for years to come. Supporters and friends of KPBS joined for a cocktail reception and had the opportunity to meet the producer of the show, Rebecca Eaton.

GOMEZFriendships, success and plans for the coming year were among the main at The Gomez Law Firm annual party. People from various law firms in town joined John Gomez and his staff to celebrate the end of the year and a successful year to come.

BEACH-COUNTRYPresident Andrene Dziubinski and fellow Beach and Country Guild members celebrated with a yearend party at the lovely home of Colleen Clayton. Members arrived fashionably dressed with a bottle of wine to share and unique dishes at the celebration. The event was to raise money for their unique toy library for sick children. Annually The Beach and Country Guild members produce events to benefit United Cerebral Palsy in San Diego.

BDAY_ROSELAIt is few times that a private event is so beautifully decorated and attended by so many glamorous people. The event was the celebration of Rosella Fimbres' birthday where the entire grounds were decorated in elegant French decor. Friends and family from both sides of the border gathered to celebrate and toast to the joyous occasion.

Silver-Tea-Bill-and-Michelle-LerachThe 27th Annual Silver Tea benefitting St. Germaine Children's Charity was held at the spectacular home of Michelle and Bill Lerach whose collection of Oceanic Art and unending views of the Pacific Ocean made an unforgettable backdrop for this event. Over five hundred guests arrived to help raise funds for child abuse prevention programs.

UCSD-Christine-Lim-and-David-CervantesMás de setecientos líderes de la comunidad y partidarios de la Universidad de California, San Diego asistieron a una recepción y cena con motivo de celebrar el Cincuenteavo Aniversario de la universidad. Entre los individuos que recibieron la Medalla de Honor del Canciller, el honor más alto otorgada por la universidad, fueron Audrey Geisel, Irwin y Joan Jacobs, Jerome y Miriam Katzin, Ernest y Evelyn Rady y Pauline Foster.

Charity-in-the-Ranch-Tracey-McCotter-and-Cristiane-ValdezA fashion show, an afternoon of shopping and wines were all part of the annual luncheon organized by the Rancho Santa Fe Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary. Guests arrived at the Ranch Santa Fe Country Club dressed  in holiday spirit and spent an afternoon perusing  boutiques from various local stores. Funds raised went to the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s Hospital.

Hands-Across-Borders-Roberto-and-Chata-CastroProject Concern International hosted the Hands Across Border gala to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary. The organization was founded by Dr. James Turpin who volunteered his medical services to Tijuana's poorest neighborhoods. The gala co-chaired by Lidia Martinez, Anne Otterson and Karen Hoehn was held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and hosted by Maria Conchita Alonso.

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