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  • 25 Oct
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Junior Achievement Hall of Fame Gala
    Location: Fairmont Grand Del Mar - View Map

    Celebrating The Best In Business & Philanthropy, Junior Achievement (JA) of San Diego County will induct four visionary leaders into the next class of Lifetime Laureates at Junior Achievement’s 30th Annual San Diego Business Hall of Fame Gala on Thursday, October 25. 

    Presented by the National University System, this inspiring evening honors remarkable business and philanthropic leaders for their legacy of service in the community and lasting impact on San Diego’s youth.The event, held at the stunning Fairmont Grand Del Mar, supports the nonprofit’s “1 Millionth Student Campaign” to celebrate JA providing life-changing programs to over 1 million San Diego youth.  

    JA’s goal is to prepare kids for the real world by showing them how to get a job, start a business and how to manage their money.“Junior Achievement is proud to honor these leaders for their impact, integrity, leadership, and legacy of service,” said Karolyn Dale, Vice President of Development at Junior Achievement of San Diego County. “Most importantly, our Laureates are outstanding role models for San Diego’s youth.”

    The signature event will feature dinner, an auction, and an awards presentation for the 2018 Hall of Fame Laureates.  Please join us in celebrating this year’s distinguished Honorees.
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  • 30 Oct
    11:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Party With Zandra Rhodes
    Location: Westgate Hotel - View Map


    International Designer Zandra Rhodes & The Westgate Hotel presentsParty With “Z"19th Anniversary Fashion Show and Luncheon.11:30am - 2:00 PM

    Champagne Welcome Reception12:00pm - Three-course Prix Fixe Luncheon $115 (all inclusive)

    Seating is limited

    Individual Tickets are available through Eventbrite.To purchase a table (10-seats), please contact Tina Hingle at 619-557-3611 or*

    A portion of the proceeds to benefit the American friends of the Zandra Rhodes, Museum of London.

    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018
    11:30 AM
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  • 1 Nov
    5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Moonshot Over San Diego
    Location: US Grant Hotel - View Map


    Thank you for your support of the American Cancer Society San Diego Soiree on Thursday, November 1, 2018. With your support, the American Cancer Society saves lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against cancer.

    The American Cancer Society has funded more than $170 million in research in San Diego. Thanks in part to our contributions, more than 1.5 million lives have been saved in the US in the past two decades. 
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  • 3 Nov
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Bubble Up Gala
    Location: U.S. Grant Hotel

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  • 10 Nov
    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Crystal Ball Gala
    Location: Fairbanks Country Club - View Map

    This elegant evening will take place at the premier Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe. Highlights include a lavish cocktail reception, gourmet dinner by Jeffrey Strauss of Pamplemousse Grille, dancing and an exciting live and silent auction. 

    Since 1999, visionary Crystal Ball Gala patrons and community members have raised substantial funds to help Casa Kids look into their own crystal ball and see a brighter future. All proceeds raised at Crystal Ball Gala benefit Casa de Amparo.
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  • 17 Nov
    4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Havana Nights
    Location: Loews Coronado Bay Resort - View Map

    32nd Annual MS Dinner Auction

    The National MS Society invites you to the 32nd Annual MS Dinner Auction on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 5:00pm at the ritzy Loews Coronado Bay Resort.

    This year we are thrilled to be honoring Dr. Jody Corey-Bloom for her many contributions towards changing the lives of those with MS.  Through her many admirable efforts, she has had an incredible impact on moving us towards ending MS forever.

    Additionally, we will honor San Diego County Credit Union for their many years of unwavering support of the National MS Society and everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.

    You’ll be transported to a Night in Havana while you stroll through hundreds of lavish silent auction items and enjoy complimentary sparkling wine. You won’t want to miss this glamorous evening that also includes a four-course gourmet dinner, live auction, inspirational moments and festive entertainment. Dance the night away to music from The Heroes, a local band favorite. It will be the production of the year to support of the Society’s vision to create a world free of MS.

    Black tie-optional. Glitz and Glam attire encouraged!

    Event Schedule:
    4:00pm - 5:00pm: VIP Preview Party
    5:00pm - 7:00pm: Silent Auction & Complimentary Bubbly
    7:00 - 9:30pm: Dinner, Entertainment & Live Auction
    9:30-11:00pm: Dancing 

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  • 15 Dec
    6:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Seasons of Giving Gala
    Location: California State University San Marcos Ballroom - View Map


    Join us for the North County Food Bank’s inaugural Season of Giving Gala on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to midnight.

    This elegant evening event, which will take place on the California State University San Marcos campus in The Ballroom, will raise vital funds in support of the Food Bank’s vital hunger-relief programs that serve working-poor families; low-income, active-duty military families; veterans; fixed-income seniors; and children living in poverty.

    The gala will include the following:

    • Opening reception
    • Silent and live auctions
    • Refined farm-to-table dinner
    • Post-dinner entertainment

    Gala guests will also enjoy live seasonal music with a string quartet and choral groups comprised of students from the university.

    Proceeds from the gala will support critical hunger-relief programs including the Food 4 Kids Backpack Program which provides weekend backpacks of food to elementary school children living in poverty.

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