Jolene and Owen Perry hosted a winemaker dinner in North County to benefit Promises2kids. Guests enjoyed culinary delights and tasting various wines throughout an elegant evening. For over 35 years, Promises2Kids has responded to the needs of foster children and provided support to children removed from their home due to abuse and neglect.
Barrio Logan College Institute strives to empower local students to overcome socio-economic challenges by helping them prepare for college. In the spirit of partnering beauty with education, Katherine Cosmetics generously donated 15 percent of their sales from their holiday campaign and Winward Academy has matched sales to provide a one-for-one payment of an ACT or SAT program for a BLCI student.
Vahid Moradi president of CJ Charles Jewelers and La Jolla Panerai Boutique hosted a soiree for loyal members of the CJ Charles family to celebrate the year past and to announce the launch of the newest boutique on Prospect, CJ Charles Vintage. Guests enjoyed a night of appetizers and champagne against a stunning backdrop of luxury jewelry and time-pieces.
A longtime group of friends from La Jolla united for their annual red themed luncheon organized by Marilyn Barrett. The women enjoyed a luncheon at the La Jolla Country Club where they reminisced and laughed over wonderful memories they created together over the years.
Sycuan is well known for their far-reaching charitable giving within our community. One of their most cherished philanthropic efforts of the holiday season is their annual Gift Giving Ceremony. The tradition is very special in that each year their leadership team, which includes the Tribal Counsel, personally selects dozens of charities to receive funding.
The musical Hamilton arrived to San Diego and Co-Chairs Liz Nederlander Coden and Daniel Coden alongside friends and guests joined to support Jewish Family Service and Lawrence Family JCC. Guests enjoyed an exclusive dinner at the US Grant Hotel prior to the show, including a Q&A with cast members and a post-show dessert reception.
Jewish Family Service Centennial supporters were thrilled to hear firsthand about the Centennial Countdown Campaign, and Ernest and Evelyn Rady’s $17 Million matching challenge. Grateful for their generous support and that together they will continue to transform lives, guests at the event celebrated with cocktails, desserts and traditional Yiddish and Klezmer music!
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.