Fashion, elegance and philanthropy came together for the Patrons of the Prado’s Gown Event. Guests mingled while enjoying champagne and hors d’oeuvres before watching the breathtaking fashion show, which was followed by shopping. Proceeds from the event benefitted Bucks4Buses, enabling underserved students to attend and participate in art programs at Balboa Park.
Just in Time for Foster Youth recently held their Walk the Talk fundraiser which provided the opportunity to educate and encourage influencers to support their efforts while also honoring advocates Gretchen and Bill Morgan for their dedication to the organization. The event provided an in-depth look at their program as well as those who have benefitted from their services.
Voice of San Diego is the first digital, nonprofit news organization in the country to serve a local community. They are widely regarded as a pioneer in the nonprofit news industry and have built a sustainable business model based on the support of individual members, sponsors and the investment of local and national foundations. The organization hosted an evening to thank its supporters at MOPA in Balboa Park.
United Way of San Diego honored the Alexis de Tocqueville Society, one of their most generous donors, at the Donor Appreciation Reception. The celebratory event held in La Jolla recognized their ongoing support of the organization which is dedicated to improving the local community with an evening of conversation and enjoyment of delicious refreshments.
Managing and maintaining San Diego’s finest communities is hard work. The CAI Annual Awards & Gala recognized the companies and individuals that make them safe, clean, beautiful places that we are proud to live in. The many nominees and winners celebrated their combined efforts during an elegant evening, and then got to dancing!
When it comes to luxury, Ligne Roset offers a curated selection of furniture, accessories and fixtures to create the ultimate space. As a special conference for friends and clients, design expert Jules Wilson shared an evening of tips for high rise living such as at Savina by Bosa in Downtown San Diego, who also had their team present at the event.
The elegant 34th Annual Silver Tea hosted by St. Germaine Children’s Charity provided attendees with an opportunity to enjoy a traditional tea in a beautiful historic home. Not only did guests have a lovely afternoon, they helped further the organization’s goal to stop child abuse. Proceeds from the Tea benefitted San Diego child abuse prevention agencies.
The picturesque view and elegant restaurant provided the perfect setting for this year’s Tea by the Sea benefitting St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center. The funding will be put toward the Sophie’s Gallery Photography Curriculum, which teaches unique skills and helps provide an outlet for artistic expression for over 400 adults with developmental disabilities.
The Jewish Federation of San Diego County’s annual Women’s Event, OPTIONS, provided an inspiring opportunity for women to gather to mingle, honor Anne Ratner Award Recipient Claire Ellman for her leadership role within the community, as well as hear from Israeli celebrity chef, Michael Solomonov. The event promotes comradery, female empowerment and pride of Jewish heritage past, present and future.
The Mexican artisan influence was apparent and well executed in designer’s Paulina & Malinali's Fashion Show, presented by the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego. The show at the Museum of Photographic Arts was accompanied by an exhibit featuring art by contemporary Mexican photographers. Stylish guests from both sides of the border made this an elegant and fashionable evening.