Nine Marine-Related Charities Benefit from West Marine Newport’s Cruising for a Cause

Photography by Peggy O’Donnell West Marine held the grand opening celebration of its Flagship Store in Newport Beach on Thursday, October 3 through Sunday, October

October 24, 2013 Fundraisers

OC Baron’s “Boots on the Beach” Kicks Up Funds for American Cancer Society

By Petrina Friede                 Photography by Peggy O’Donnell The lovely Newport Dunes setting helped create a laid-back atmosphere for the OC Barons League’s15th annual fundraiser “Boots

October 22, 2013 Fundraisers, Uncategorized

Association of Fundraising Professionals to Honor Victoria Collins, Ph.D., CFP, with Outstanding Philanthropist Award

Photo courtesy of the OC Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Recognized for her leadership in empowering women and girls to be financially confident

Pacific Symphony Celebrates 35th Season with Russian-Themed Opening Night Gala

By Petrina Friede             Photos by Nicholas Koon Photography Classical music lovers in formal attire anticipated a night of grand entertainment as they packed

October 15, 2013 Fundraisers

Vanguard University’s Global Center for Women & Justice Shines Light on Sex Trafficking

Photography by Ann Chatillon It was a pleasure for to be an official media sponsor of the recent “More Priceless Thank Diamonds luncheon in

September 30, 2013 Friendraiser, Fundraisers

Blue Jeans and Fast Cars Draw Sell Out Crowd in Support of VetNet and Working Wardrobes

By Petrina Friede      Photography by Katie Sarpolis “Blue Jeans and Fast Cars” drew a sell-out crowd to the Marconi Automotive Museum for a

September 27, 2013 Fundraisers

Actor Joseph Reitman and Pro Poker Player Michelle Lau to Host TACA 7th Annual “ANTE UP FOR AUTISM” Event

Photography courtesy of TACA Feeling lucky? Why not try your luck for a great cause while mingling with celebrities, top athletes and professional poker players

September 27, 2013 Event Spotlight, Fundraisers

Supporters Gather Under the Stars for San Juan Capistrano Romance of the Mission Gala

By Petrina Friede                    Photography by Carla Rhea and Petrina Friede Always a spectacular event, Mission San Juan Capistrano’s Romance of the Mission black-tie gala again

September 26, 2013 Friendraiser, Fundraisers

Chemers Gallery to Receive the National Philanthropy Day OC Outstanding Small Business Award

Photo courtesy of Association of Fundraising Professionals OC Chapter Committed to supporting Orange County’s nonprofit community, education, and the arts through giving and hosting charitable

September 26, 2013 Featured Profiles

Women Investing in Graduate Success (WINGS) ’“Friendraising” Helps KidWorks Soar

Photos courtesy of KidWorks Gaddi Vasquez, Senior VP at Southern California Edison, former US Ambassador to the United Nations, and the first Hispanic to head

September 26, 2013 Friendraiser, Fundraisers
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