Hispanics come together! From June 26-28 Latinos throughout the country will unite at the NALEO 31st Annual Conference in San Diego. Join Latino Elected and Appointed Officials from all levels of government as they address the challenges and opportunities facing our communities and our nation. The NALEO Educational Fund is the leading nonprofit organization that facilitates Latino participation in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. www.naleo.org/sandiego2014
1. Fashion The Night Away! Together for Charity, Giving Back Magazine and Fashion Valley Mall are joining forces for a fashion show fundraiser at the Downtown Public Library on May 23. The event will feature a silent auction, cocktail on Sunset Terrace and elegant Fashion Show featuring women from both sides of the border modeling Fashion Valley Mall's most exclusive boutiques. All funds raised will benefit orphaned children in Tijuana.
Be inspired... Celebrate the women who have positively impacted your life. This March recognize and celebrate with them Women's History Month. Various places and award ceremonies are taking place throughout San Diego to honor women who have made their mark in the region as well as in history. We salute you! www.womensmuseumca.org
Helping kids... Have you ever wondered who had the idea of building a hospital just for children of San Diego? Since 1909, the dedicated women of the Charity Ball have been an integral part of the social and philanthropic fabric by raising funds for Rady Children's Hospital. San Diego's oldest philanthropic event takes place on February 8 at the Hotel Del with this year's theme of From the Heart.
In 1945 Nazzareno Fonticoli and Gaetano Savini opened one of the first men's fashion houses in Rome, naming it after an island which was one of the favorite destinations for Europe's aristocracy at the time. Since then Brioni has become one of the world's leading gentlemen's outfitters, renowned for supremely luxurious tailoring and outerwear that exemplify refined Italian style.
National Braille Literacy Month! In honor of Louis Braille, the father of the Braille code, January has been designated as National Braille Literary Awareness Month. This January you can make a difference for blind and visually impaired children and adults by giving back or volunteering. Non-profits such as The Braille Institute San Diego rely on the support of contributors to make a difference in the lives of blind and visually impaired people. www.brailleinstitute.org