Gingerbread City

Attendees savored festive cocktails and delicious food as they toured the grand gingerbread house displays that decked the halls of the Fairmont Grand Del Mar for the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego’s Gingerbread City. The holiday event raised awareness and held an auction to generate funds for their programs supporting those living with epilepsy.

Face Movie

To celebrate FACE’s 10 Year Anniversary and 1500th pet saved, FACE Foundation hosted a special screening of The Champions, produced by Best Friends Animal Society. FACE hosted this San Diego movie premiere which included complimentary appetizers and drinks and a Q&A session.

Cv Parade

Chula Vista celebrated the holiday season with its yearly festive nighttime parade. This year, they honored the Olympic and Paralympic athletes who train at the Olympic Training Center. Mercedes-Benz of El Cajon was proud to supply the automobiles for the Grand Marshals, the athletes and elected officials who were driven down Third Avenue.

Cj Charles

The traditional highlight of the holiday season for collectors and connoisseurs of fine jewelry and timepieces, Vahid Moradi, owner of CJ Charles, hosted his annual holiday party. The fine catered affaire was the hot ticket in town as guests came to browse the new collections and choose gifts for their loved ones, or even themselves!

Mission Fed

The San Diego Center for Children received some Christmas cheer this year from Mission Federal Credit Union. They didn’t simply donate the trees, they made an event out of it by decorating the twelve trees with Center staff and the children who live there. The San Diego Center for Children provides intensive therapeutic care and acts as a temporary home for children of our region.The traditional highlight of the holiday season for collectors and connoisseurs of fine jewelry and timepieces, Vahid Moradi, owner of CJ Charles, hosted his annual holiday party. The fine catered affaire was the hot ticket in town as guests came to browse the new collections and choose gifts for their loved ones, or even themselves!

Pci

Project Concern International hosted their 2016 Hands Across Borders Gala to honor those who have provided ongoing support to their organization and involvement in related causes. This year, PCI presented three awards, the PCI Founders Award to Larry and Mary Lynn Weitzen, the 2016 Corporate Leadership Award to Southwest Airlines, and the PCI Hero Award to Gregoria Quiroz.

Maac

Each year MAAC holds its Annual Soiree to create relationships within the community that will aid in raising awareness and funds to support the organization’s goal to provide life-changing services. The event focuses on the importance of assisting San Diego families and individuals to achieve economic independence through programs and advocacy.

Angels Of Aseltine

The Angels of Aseltine held a fashion show and luncheon with the theme Fashion Through the Ages, The Fabulous Fifties. Community leaders modeled in the show with a fifties style costume. The fundraiser including unique silent auction items benefitted Aseltine School, a school for children with special educational needs.

Ballet Party

In a rare opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at the stars of the San Diego Ballet, the Dancers and Dessert event provided an opportunity for attendees to meet both returning and new dancers. It was a sophisticated event featuring decadent desserts and a one of a kind art gallery that was inspired by the dancers themselves.

Boy Scouts

The 2016 Champions of Scouting Celebration Distinguished Citizen Dinner honored an iconic member of the San Diego community, Kim Fletcher. For six years, the event which benefits the San Diego - Imperial Council and Boy Scouts of America has recognized outstanding community members who share the Scouts’ values. Attendees included Congressman Darrell Issa who was the keynote speaker for the evening.

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