San Diego Business Journal

The San Diego Center for Children’s 125th Anniversary Gala celebration was held at the US Grant hotel. The net amount of money raised was $300,334 which will allow the center to continue its mission of providing vital services to children whose trauma, abuse or mental health challenges stand in the way of their success. “Oh my gosh, I didn’t think we would be able to do this, but we did. Our net goal was $250,000,” said Rana Sampson, vice president for development and marketing for the center. Title sponsors were Darlene Marcos Shiley and US Bank. Gold sponsor was Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation and silver sponsors were SDG&E, Sullivan International Group and PepsiCo … The 21st Annual “Spinoff: Auction for Life Champagne & Chocolate” was held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. The event raised $1 million to support cancer programs and patient support services at Scripps Cancer Center, Stevens Division, at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The event raised $550,000 to bring Intraoperative Radiation Therapy to breast cancer patients at the Scripps Polster Breast Care Center. The Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation was honored for consistently supporting Scripps Health since 1947. Revo Biolabs was the title sponsor and Union Bank, Wells Fargo and La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic were also sponsors … Tri-City Hospital Foundation’s Fashion that Heals, is scheduled for July 19 at La Costa Resort and Spa. Saks Fifth Avenue South Coast Plaza will be presenting fashions. Proceeds will benefit Women’s Health at Tri-City Medical Center. The event is part of the Mercury Insurance Open tennis tournament … PayLease held its 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. Fresh Start Surgical Gifts was the beneficiary of the $10,000 raised. “I am jazzed that PayLease is able to provide Fresh Start with resources that will allow them to transform the lives of children,” said Dave Dutch, CEO of PayLease … Craig and Rebecca Irving hosted the 4th Annual SEAL – Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation fundraiser at their Point Loma home. The event raised $350,000 to support the Naval Special Warfare community, including 2,000 active-duty SEALS and their families. The NSW Family Foundation provides support that the government and benevolent organizations do not … The San Diego Police Foundation held its annual Friends of the Badge luncheon at the Valley View Casino Center. Sponsors included SDG&E, Datron, San Diego Chargers, Qualcomm, Jack in the Box, Cavignac & Associates, Mintz Levin and Allianz Global Investors. A record $152,657 was raised to help provide equipment to the Police Department that is not included in their budget … Mission Under The Moon: A Discovery Celebration presented by American Cancer Society is being held July 11 at L’Auberge Del Mar. Blake VanderGeest of CareFusion is the Celebration of Life Honoree. The event is being sponsored by Innovative Employee Solutions, San Diego Chargers, Advanced Particle Therapy and Sharp HealthCare … The Tony and Alicia Gwynn Foundation raised $55,000 at its Concert Under the Stars at Humphreys on Shelter Island. Anisha Nicole was the featured performer. Rebecca Moores was the hall of fame sponsor, and San Diego Private Bank, Welk Resorts and La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic were all-star sponsors. The TAG’s efforts are focused around the Character Development Program that was developed to teach morals, respect and a sense of decency, which lessons are needed in our young people today … Celgene Corp. raised $12,000 at its “Baskets and Beverages Benefit” with proceeds going to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The Light the Night Walk is scheduled for Nov. 2 at Petco Park.

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