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'Mining for a Cure' & Goin' for Gold at the Sanford-Burnham Gala
The Western themed Sanford-Burnham Gala was 'Goin' for Gold, and ‘Mining For A Cure’ October 15th, 2011 at the Wyland Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. And find gold they did to the tune of $1.7 million. All to support the Sanford-Burnham’s groundbreaking research in cancer, diabetes, obesity, neuroscience, inflammatory diseases, rare diseases, nanomedicine, drug discovery, and more.
Guests ‘mosey-ed on down’ dressed in gold, glamour, boots and denim for a fun filled evening.
The ‘Mining For A Cure’ town featured a saloon, ‘grub’ stations with cooking by Premier Event Catering, and a slew of tables for later, fancy dining.
Event Chairs Jeanne and Gary Herberger
Among the many there were golden gal Debbie Turner and Conrad Prebys, Robin and Hank Nordhoff, Linda Chester and Kenneth Rind, Jackie and Patrick Carew, Roberta and Malin Burnham (yes the Burnham part of Sanford-Burnham is named after him for his huge generosity), and UCSD Chancellor Marye Anne Fox and James Whitesell.
More there included Jeri and Richard Rovsek, the designer Jordan (in a beautiful Jordan) and David Masterjohn, Jane and Ed Gillenwaters, Jan and Christopher Moorad, Mindy and Nathan Fletcher, Marleigh and Alan Gleicher, Honorary Chairs Jeanne Jones and Don Breitenberg, Lola and Walter Green, Pauline Foster, Karen and Stuart Tanz, Karen and Warren Kessler, Sheila (dressed in a beautiful Jordan), and Jeffrey Lipinsky, Silvana and Alberto Michan, Gretchen and William Mobley, Caroline and Nico Nierenberg, Renee Roth, Denny Sanford (he’s the Sanford of Sanford-Burnham) and Lucia Silveira, Molly Thornton, and Mary Walshok.
Also there were Event Chairs Jeanne and Gary Herberger, Sanford-Burnham CEO John Reed, M.C. Ph.D. and his wife Muffy Walker, and Honorary Chairs Pam and Marty Wygod.
Guests entered the ‘mining town’ through a mine shaft, past several ‘outlaw’ sorts, ‘saloon gals,’ and some town songs sung by Eve Selis.
Highlights of the live auction included John Reed raising his paddle for the fund-a-need portion with a $100,000 donation. There were also two very, very coveted, hard to get, Napa Valley French Laundry dinners. They went for $20,000 each!
Life Technologies was one of the generous sponsors at $75,000 too.
Sanford-Burnham, with operations in La Jolla and Florida, is one of the fastest-growing research institutes in the country. Ranked number 2 nationally for producing the most patents per received grants, the Sanford-Burnham utilizes a unique, collaborative approach to medical research that has established major inroads for research in cancer, stem cell, diabetes, and much more.
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Lucia Silveira and Denny Sanford
Lucia Silveira and Denny Sanford greeting former California Governor Pete Wilson
Scott Johnston and Margo Schwab with Frank Whiteley
A Table Setting
Scott Johnston posing by the Saloon entrance
M by Cowgirl 'Wheels'
Gary and Jeanne Herberger
Camille and David Saltman
Former Governor Pete Wilson and Don Breitenberg
Scott Johnston with Pete Wilson
Lucia Silveira and Denny Sanford enjoying a laugh with Don Breitenberg
Denny Sanford greeting Jeanne Herberger
Muffy Walker dazzling in Naeem Khan and fancy leather gloves
Jeanne Jones having the custom chiffon, fringed top adjusted by the designer Jordan, of Animal Fashions by Jordan
Jeanne Jones and Don Breitenberg
Denny Sanford and Jeanne Herberger
Malin Burnham enjoying a conversation
Retired 2 Star Navy Admiral Ronne Froman and Linden Blue of General Atomics
John Reed with friends
Jeffrey and Sheila Lipinsky... Sheila Lipinsky's outfit is by Jordan
The bustling 'Mining Town'
Luceira Silveira and Denny Sanford
Maggie Watkins' fab cowboy boots
Mike and Rocio Flynn ... a golden girl
Conrad Prebys and Debbie Turner with a saloon gal
Conrad Prebys and Debbie Turner with Margo Schwab and Saloon Gal
Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston
The Preferred Valet Parking Team with Jonathan Ochoa
reported and photographed by Margo Schwab
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* Margo Schwab, MBA, more formally known as Margaret E. Schwab, has produced, written, interviewed and photographed for various media organizations since 1989. Schwab attended Holton Arms School, La Jolla Country Day School and La Jolla High School. Schwab has a B.A. from Scripps College, spent a business internship with S.A.I.C., Science Applications International Corporation, and earned a Masters of Business degree, M.B.A., from the University of San Diego by way of Claremont Graduate School . Schwab additionally took college courses from Harvard University, and Syracuse University. Schwab volunteers for numerous charity organizations. She also continues to support animal organizations and the prevention of people and animal abuse. Schwab is the editor and co-owner of The Social Diary.
Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston of The Social Diary Magazine are pleased to announce a partnerships with the San Diego Humane Society and SD METRO Magazine. They have also partnered with Country Friends and the San Diego American Heart Association and the Arthritis Foundation.
Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are both members of the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (Margo Schwab since 1974) and both are now members of the University Club and its worldwide ClubCorp Compass Society. Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are Police Press credentialed by the Chief of Police, William Lansdowne.
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