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Dancing For The Kids On Saturday
LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Club of East County will present its 49th annual Children’s Ball, a fundraiser on Saturday, March 21, at the Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 “L” St., Downtown San Diego. Reception and silent auction will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner beginning at 7:30 p.m. The theme for the evening is “Take Me Out to the Children’s Ball.” Individual tickets begin at $325 per person. To RSVP, call Samantha Olsen at (619) 440-1600 or visit www.BGCEC.org. Major event sponsors include Conrad Prebys and Debbie Turner and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians.
Members of the 2015 Children’s Ball Honorary Committee include David Shaw, Ron and Lisa Oberndorfer, Robert and Marcia Malkus, Bill and Marilee Fischbeck, Dr. and Mrs. Philip Szold, Tony Rowe, Robert Scheid, Laurie McGrath, Gene and Susie Chubb, Ed and Sandy Burr, Conrad Prebys and Debbie Turner, Steve and Tracy South, Phil Justo, Dana Sass, John Eppstein, Tim and Stanna McDougal, Thomas Page, Kimberly Hunt and Bill Ray Smith, Rolf Benirschke, James Nigro, Stan and Penny Boney, Brian and Rosemarie Marshall, Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, The Hon. Supervisor Dianne Jacob and Paul Jacob, Gabe Matthews, Jerry and Judy Hollingsworth, Floyd Pickrell, Tom and Sue Sparrow, Kelly Prasser, Bill Hulsey, Ron and Mary Alice Brady, Val O’Connor, Sam and Reena Horowitz, Michael Bradley, Kathy Aylott, Randal Okamura, Steve Devan, and Bob and Anne Caya. The musical band performing at the fundraiser will be The Mighty Untouchables.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County, a chartered member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, has more than 3,000 members, ages 5 to 18, and operates five facilities, including: the Conrad Prebys Complex with the El Cajon Clubhouse, 1171 East Madison Ave., and El Cajon Teen Center, 1153 East Madison Ave.; Lakeside Clubhouse, 12824 Lakeshore Dr.; Brady Family La Mesa Teen Center, 7775 Junior High Dr.; and, Conrad Prebys Santee Clubhouse, 8820 Tamberly Way. The annual Children’s Ball raises funds to meet the financial demands to provide programs and activities for the 3,000 children served annually at the organization’s five clubhouse sites.