Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire Hosts Inaugural Gala Celebrating 30th Anniversary
On Friday, Oct. 26, Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire will host its inaugural gala, Evening of Wishes, at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach. The night will serve as the commencement of the 30th Anniversary for the chapter.
The night promises to bring unforgettable memories and incredible opportunities through live and silent auctions featuring exclusive gift packages. More than a few surprises are planned for guests throughout the evening, including a special wish experience, and testimonials from former wish children from the past 30 years, sharing the strength, hope and joy that a wish fulfilled can bring.
“I can’t think of a better way to commemorate our 30th anniversary than to celebrate these brave children whom we have been able to help,” said Stephanie McCormick, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire.
In addition, Make-A-Wish America co-founder, Frank Shankwitz, will be in attendance as special guest speaker. Entertainment will include the award winning music of Haute Chili.
Tickets can be purchased for $250 each by contacting Make-A-Wish director of development, Sarah Pizzaruso, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (714) 573-9474 ext. 230. The Balboa Bay Club (888-445-7153)
To learn more about Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire, please visit www.wishocie.org.