The 49th Annual Women of Dedication Luncheon Presented by The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary
San Diego philanthropy February 18
Women of Dedication
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will present the 49th Annual Women of Dedication Luncheon, “Art of the Heart” on Apr. 9 at the San Diego Sheraton Hotel and Marina. The women who will be presented by The Master Chorale are recognized as dedicated volunteers in the San Diego County community. The presentation tea was held on Nov. 7 at a private home in La Jolla. Proceeds from the luncheon will benefit the social service programs of The Salvation Army in the Sierra Del Mar Division.
The Geffen Family
The Women’s Auxiliary of Seacrest Village Retirement Communities held its 36th Annual Gala, “Sapphire Jubilee” at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla in honor of Sylvia & David Geffen for their philanthropic impact on the Jewish community on Feb.1. The event raised over $350,000 to be used for the provision of charitable care for those residents who, many due to illness or injury, have exhausted their financial resources. Sponsors for the event included Barbara Bloom, City National Bank & Convergent Wealth Advisors, Sigrid Fischer, Lee & Frank Goldberg and Wells Fargo Advisors.
105th Anniversary Charity Ball Chairman Clarice Perkins and husband, Bill
The 105th Anniversary Charity Ball, “From the Heart”, was held on Feb. 8 at the Hotel del Coronado. Charity Ball has been held at the Hotel del Coronado since its inception and is the longest running Gala in San Diego. Clarice Perkins was chair and worked with a committee of 50 volunteers. Proceeds from the evening netted $250,000 for the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. Guests were entertained by the band, NRG and were treated to an aria sung by Megan Phillips, a heart patient at RCH since birth and now a student at the Boston Conservatory of Music.
EasyTurf joined Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band at Naval Medical Center San Diego on Feb. 15 to honor wounded service members and the staff who care for them. A picnic lunch was provided by Chef Robert Irvine. “We’re excited to be a part of honoring our country’s service members and their families,” said Dave Hartman, EasyTurf President. This is the second year EasyTurf has participated in the event.
John Malashock and Kate Hatmaker | photo by Doug Gates
Malashock Dance and Art of Elan are presenting Lifeblood Harmony on Apr. 17-19 at the Mandell Weiss Theatre, UCSD. Malashock Dance and Art of Elan are collaborating to present three evenings of original choreography set to live music by three composers. The performance is presented in partnership with the University of San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance.
Zandra Rhodes and Salah Hassanein
The UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is hosting its 17th annual “Heart of San Diego” Gala on Mar. 1. The event will pay tribute to Zandra Rhodes. Duane Roth will also be honored posthumous as part of the evening. Gala proceeds will go to the Hospital for Advanced Surgery at the Jacobs Medical Center to provide cardiac rehabilitation care.
Project Concern International is hosting its 6th Annual San Diego Walk for Water on Mar. 2. The 5k walk is being held at Tecolote Shores in Mission Bay. During the event, participants can carry buckets of water to simulate the journey that women and children make every day in developing countries to obtain water by carrying buckets of water. Proceeds will support PCI’s water and sanitation programs and efforts to end poverty worldwide.
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