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!
Sycuan Casino celebrated 34 years by giving away over $550,000 in cash and FREEplayover 34 days. The anniversary celebration also had a giant cake cutting ceremony with enough cake for 8,000 people, traditional Native American bird singers and dancers, cash prizes, live entertainment, food and gift giveaways.
A San Diego Sockers game offers an evening of affordable family fun and sports entertainment at the Valley View Casino Center, formerly the San Diego Sports Arena. The game is non-stop, intense action- much faster than outdoor soccer, and it is a wonderful experience from the time you purchase your tickets to the final whistle. This season, they have promotional giveaway nights featuring unique items, all while providing affordable prices and free parking!
The Jewish Community Foundation recently hosted a breakfast gathering to celebrate 50 years of success in their mission to “educate, encourage, and inspire generations of givers throughout the San Diego Jewish Community” and their dedication to continuing many years into the future. Over the decades, they have been able to achieve over 1 billion dollars in charitable gifts with the help of their many generous donors.