On Sunday, October 21, Casa de Amparo held a special party to honor patrons who contributed $1,000 or more in support of the organization’s upcoming Crystal Ball Gala. The “Patron Party” was graciously hosted by Lizbeth Ecke and David Meyer at their home high above Encinitas. Over 50 guests enjoyed cocktails, wine and gourmet hors d’oeuvres donated and prepared on site by Chef Gregory Frey Jr. of BlueFire Grill at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Harpist Sheila Jaffe completed the ambiance.
Tickets for the 14th Annual Bassett Crystal Ball Gala are available at www.casadeamparo.org, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 760-566-3560. The Gala will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, 15150 San Dieguito Rd. in Rancho Santa Fe starting at 6 p.m. A lavish cocktail reception and Silent Auctions will be followed by dinner created by Chef Jeffrey Strauss of Pamplemousse Grill.