Guests of San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles’ June issue preview bash enjoyed a sneak peek inside E.B. and Andy Chedrick’s Frederick Liebhardt-designed home, prior to the magazine’s release on newsstands.
Guests shopped ‘til they dropped for The Foundation for Animal Care and Education’s annual fundraiser, held at a Rancho Santa Fe estate. All funds raised went directly to families with animals in need of life-saving care.
The Bloom Bash kick-off party officially opened the San Diego Museum of Art’s signature fundraiser, Art Alive. The celebration featured a custom art installation by HOTTEA, the critically acclaimed installation artist whose primary medium is yarn.
More than 1,000 guests enjoyed the Bentley Motors “Imagine” VIP Reception presented by Fraser as part of the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance event. The reception featured car-inspired craft cocktails, samplings from 15 restaurants and a gin and whisky tasting garden.
Honorees of this year’s Jewish Family Service gala included Edward Carnot and Louis Vener, Barbara and Mathew Loonin and the National Charity League’s San Dieguito Chapter. The event raised $1.1 million, including a $200,000 donation match by Honorary Chairs Ernest and Evelyn Rady.
The Latin American Art Festival, held at Liberty Station in Point Loma, fostered the networking process between Latin American artists and art collectors, and showcased the richness and diversity of Latin American art.
La Jolla Music Society’s WinterFest Gala featured a one-night-only performance of Beauty and the Beast by Malandain Ballet Biarritz. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception and dinner at The Westgate Hotel prior to the U.S. premiere at the Civic Theater.
Scripps Mercy Hospital raised more than $465,000 for cancer care at its 45th Annual Mercy Ball. Held at San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, the event drew a crowd of 500 supporters. Dinner, a live auction, live musical entertainment, and testimonials from cancer survivors and a caregiver marked the evening.
A crowd of 300 gathered at Park Hyatt Aviara to celebrate the work of physicians and researchers at UC San Diego Health’s Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center. The 20th Annual Heart of San Diego gala featured remarks from Dr. Dean Ornish, who has joined the faculty of UC San Diego School of Medicine and Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center.
The 16th Annual San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame induction at the Joe and Vi Jacobs Center honored Irma Gonzalez, Lilia Velasquez, Joyce Nower, Carol Rowell-Council, Dilkhwaz Ahmed and Darlene Davies.
Since 1909, The Charity Ball has been an integral part of the philanthropic and social fabric of San Diego. Beginning in 1953, the year before the hospital first opened its doors, the Charity Ball has exclusively benefited programs and services at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego.
While discovering the facts about heart disease in women, guests at The San Diego Chapter of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Luncheon also honored San Diego’s Legendary Women of the Heart.
Magic, live music and a silent auction were hallmarks at A Taste of Hope’s fundraiser at Powerhouse Park Community Center. The event raised money for the Hope2gether Foundation.
An opening celebration for Greathouse’s new 14,000-square-foot showroom at the El Camino Promenade in Encinitas included a silent auction to benefit Conner’s Cause. Founded in 2002, the home furnishings’ flagship store is located in the Miramar Design District.
Architecture, design and an art collection were highlights at a San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Preview Party hosted by Kerry and Lynn Rutherford. Their Encinitas home was featured in the March issue.
“It’s A New Day,” a gala benefiting the future of San Diego Opera and honoring Kathryn and John Hattox, included a cocktail reception, a three-course dinner and entertainment by The Mighty Untouchables.