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George Chamberlin speaks at The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe event

George Chamberlin, Bob Jackson

A frequent special guest at The Bridges, Chamberlin engaged members in a robust discussion on current market conditions, including real estate, stocks and investments, and the overall economy.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation chapter hosts luncheon

Honorees Maggie Villareal, Dr. Meerana Lim, Twinkle Hillman, Andrea Petray

This year’s event merged “the creative forces of art and fashion at an outdoor Chelsea-style gallery showing.”

Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club Beer Tasting

Leysin Fletcher, Suzette Fletcher, Dave Fletcher

The first event, a Beer Tasting, was held April 11 and featured Ballast Point.

‘All Aboard’ at The Bishop’s School

Tom Holthus, A.C. Roche, Marcy Holthus

This “yacht club-chic” celebration directly supports the school’s Student Need-based Financial Aid and Faculty Professional Growth programs.

Fashion designer gives De Anza DAR a glimpse into classic chic

Designer Jean Showalter and Regent Laurel Lemarié

By Katharine Dixon Theater and historical fashion designer Jean Showalter delighted the De Anza Daughters of the American Revolution with custom-tailored historical gowns at the organization’s monthly luncheon meeting held April 5 at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club. Showalter, owner of Jean Showalter Bridal and Historical Couture in Carlsbad, wore a mixed lace Edwardian [...]

Gala raises funds and awareness for foster youth

Andres Limon; Melissa Villa Gomez; Lynne Doyle; her husband, Steve Doyle, honoree; daughter Alyssa Doyle; and Abdi Yusuf

The evening featured “California comfort food” stations, a live auction, and a performance by country music star Jimmy Wayne, who shared his history with foster care.

‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’

Leonard Simpson and daughter Britney Simpson, appearing as Marilyn Monroe

Several San Diegans were honored for their distinguishable leadership and philanthropic contributions to the city.

Nicole Miller Spring Fashion Luncheon at The Inn

Malgorzata Wieteszka-Slocomb, Dana Alkasmi, Melissa Wilkins, Lucy Stefanko, Rocio Flynn, Melissa Williams

The event featured a spring collection fashion show, lunch, a gift bag and more.

‘Tee It Up For Foster Teens’

Kathy Lathrum, Joan Scott, Paige Hollen, Jocelyn Scott

The event benefits the foster teens of San Pasqual Academy.

La Jolla Playhouse celebrates 30 years

The evening featured a standout performance of songs from the Playhouse’s last 30 years by Playhouse alums Elizabeth Stanley, ‘Xanadu,’ ‘Cry-Baby’; Melissa Hoff, ‘Zhivago’; Chad Kimball, ‘Memphis’; Kimiko Glenn, ‘The Nightingale,’ ‘Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots’; Michael Benjamin Washington, ‘The Wiz,’ ‘Memphis,’ ‘Blueprints to Freedom’; and Max Von Essen, ‘Xanadu.’

Chaired by Debby Jacobs, the sold-out event began with a festive cocktail party, featuring signature spirits and savory treats. Guests then enjoyed a specially prepared, dinner-by-the-bite menu catered by Chef Jeffrey Strauss of Pamplemousse Grille.


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