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National Charity League Newport Beach Jrs. Fashion Show Raises Big Dollars for Three OC Charities

Photography by Ann Chatillon National Charity League, Juniors of Newport Beach in collaboration with Bloomingdale’s, Newport Beach hosted a fashion show luncheon at the Balboa

Ocean Institute’s Three-Day Jazz Festival Hits High Notes

  By Chief Contributing Writer Petrina Friede Photography by Sally Coombs The Ocean Institute is an Orange County jewel nestled at the tip of Dana

May 12, 2014 Fundraisers

Sold Out Pacific Coast Wine Fest Brings in $372K for Pacific Symphony

Photography by Nick Koon The heavy rains in Southern California did nothing to dampen spirits or dissuade guests from swarming into the five-diamond Island Hotel

May 3, 2014 Fundraisers

Fullerton Cares 2014 Mardi Gras for Autism Raises Funds and Awareness

Photography by Efong Chiu, Rex Sanchez, Ann Smith In support of autism charities and special education, Fullerton City Council Member Bruce Whitaker and wife Linda

March 28, 2014 Friendraiser, Fundraisers

UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Celebrates Philanthropists Joan and Don Beall

Photography by Paul Kennedy Over 200 supporters gathered at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts on March 10th to recognize the many contributions

March 27, 2014 Fundraisers

Dancers Shine at Assistance League of Newport-Mesa’s “Dancing for Tomorrow’s Stars” Cast Party

Photography by Ann Chatillon The extraordinary waterfront Black, Starr & Frost showroom in Newport Beach was the setting for a recent cocktail reception and cast

February 24, 2014 Fundraisers

Big Brothers Big Sisters of OC Jazzes Up Downtown Disney with Mardi Gras Fundraiser

Photography by Fotograafe Studio More than 350 members of Orange County’s professional community put their casino gaming skills to the test and helped to raise

February 19, 2014 Friendraiser, Fundraisers


Photos courtesy of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County With over 500 of Southern California’s business and community leaders in attendance, a record-breaking amount

January 27, 2014 Friendraiser, Fundraisers

Pretend City Children’s Museum Supporters “Rock the City” Raising $400K

Photography by Ann Chatillon Nearly 350 of Orange County’s notable philanthropists and business leaders attended Pretend City Children’s Museum’s Rock the City Gala with live

January 27, 2014 Friendraiser, Fundraisers

Laguna Playhouse Rockin’ & Rollin’ Motown Gala Brings in a Record $100K

Photography by Charles Weinberg Big hair, glitzy dresses, bell-bottoms and great dance tunes are some of the memories of the 1960s Motown era.  All were

January 23, 2014 Fundraisers
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