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A MEXICAN FIESTA PARTY TO CELEBRATE THE VINTAGE 1924 CADILLAC JULIAN STAGE BUS JULY 20

July 13, 2013 (Campo) – The Motor Transport Museum is hosting a Mexican Fiesta party to celebrate the completion of the restoration work on the vintage 1924 Cadillac Julian Stage bus on July 20 at 4 p.m. at the museum, 31949 Highway 94, Campo. 

Attendees can ride in the 1924 Cadillac Stage bus, learn what was state-of-art manufacturing of busses in the 1920’s, wear vintage clothing and enjoy vintage music.  There will also be surprise events for the kids.

"FROM COLLIER TO CARREFOUR" BRINGS AWARENESS TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING

 

By Janis Mork

May 11, 2013 (La Mesa)- “From Collier To Carrefour”, a fundraiser held April 28 at Collier Park, raised funds to send young adult leaders to a summer camp in Carrefour, Haiti through New Format, a Bible study for young adults that is part of Journey Community Church. 

ALPINE WOMEN'S CLUB HOSTS A GOLD PARTY FUNDRAISER APRIL 17

April 11, 2013 (Alpine) – The Alpine Women’s Club invites you to its “Gold Party” fundraiser on Wednesday, April 17 from 5-7 p.m. at 2156 Alpine Boulevard in Alpine.  You can get cash for your unwanted jewelry items.  The Gold Refinery will be buying your old, out-dated and mismatched gold, silver and platinum jewelry.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Judy Grant at (619) 445-1987 or email alpinejude@yahoo.com

TWO PLAYS: TWO WAYS TO SUPPORT GROSSMONT COLLEGE THEATER ARTS- APRIL 5 AND 6

March 26, 2013 (El Cajon) -- A one-act play exploring the human condition and a performance employing the magic of Mask Theatre and movement will be performed April 5 and 6 at Grossmont College, both as fundraisers for the theatre arts program.

Brian Rickel, Grossmont College theater arts instructor, will portray 14 different characters in, “Judevine: A Solo,” at 7:30 p.m. April 5, in a performance that contains adult themes and language. Originally written by David Budbill as a two and three-act play, “Judevine” uses a collection of vignettes and monologues to portray 24 different characters. Directed by Kari Hayter, Rickel’s adaptation draws from both versions of the play and a book of poetry, on which the play is based.

STAR RANCH TRAIL RIDE TO BENEFIT CAMP LOCKETT EVENT & EQUESTRIAN FACILITY MARCH 23

 

March 15, 2013 (Campo) – Camp Lockett Event & Equestrian Facility is holding a fundraiser on March 23 at Star Ranch.  The Star Ranch Trail Ride will begin at 9 a.m. with sign-ups starting at 8 a.m. The scenic ride will return to the ranch for a Pot-Luck Chili Fest around 1 p.m.

EL CAJON SINGING HILLS LIONS CLUB PLANS FUNDRAISER FOR MILITARY FUND MARCH 23

 

By Janis Mork

March 14, 2013 (El Cajon)--El Cajon Singing Hills Lions Club is planning a fundraiser for the Warrior Foundation of San Diego, which they fund, and also to send care packages to the troops.

The event will be held Saturday March 23, 2013 from 6-11 p.m. at the El Cajon VFW located at 136 Chambers St, El Cajon. The dinner dance with entertainment and band will also have a silent auction and raffle. 100% of the fund will go towards charity.  

READERS CALENDAR FOR JANUARY 15 THRU 21, 2013

For complete Calendar including Authors Events, go to www.SDWriteWay.org

January 15, 2013 (San Diego)--Children’s Book Drive: Adventures by the Book, in partnership with Yellow Book Road Children's Bookstore, is hosting a special book drive and fundraising event featuring 10 bestselling and popular children's authors and illustrators, some of the most talented children's authors and illustrators in Southern California.

TEAM MEMBERS AND GUESTS FROM VIEJAS CASINO & OUTLETS DONATE OVER 7,000 TOYS TO LOCAL SALVATION ARMY

December 13, 2012  (San Diego)– As an air of excitement and anticipation hung over the 37th Annual Stoney & Rob’s Holiday Party and Fundraiser, the curtain was raised on the stage of the DreamCatcher at Viejas Casino last week to reveal more than 7,000 toys that will go to needy families in the area. The exact number this year was 7,217—more than twice the 3,000 gifts raised last year by Team Members and guests at Viejas Casino and Outlets.

FUNDRAISING EVENTS FOR WOUNDED SHERIFF'S DETECTIVE

October 16, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – The San Diego Sheriff’s office announces several events to raise funds for Sheriff's Child Abuse Detective Ali Perez. Detective Perez was shot and wounded with Sergeant Craig Johnson while they were attempting to arrest a suspected child molester in Lakeside in September.

Sgt. Johnson is recovering at home.

Det. Perez face many months of recovery in the hospital. It is unknown if or when he will return to work. This incident has been a financial hardship for the Perez Family including his two daughters in college.

EASTBOUND BAR & GRILL HOSTS RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER MAY 2O IN LAKESIDE

 

May 12, 2012 (Lakeside) -- The Eastbound Bar & Grill in Lakeside, located at 10053 Maine Ave invites the public to a fundraiser Sunday, May 20 from 4-10 p.m. to raise money for Relay for Life of Lakeside, an American Cancer Society program that helps patients and families cope with a  cancer diagnosis.

EL CAJON CHARTER CITY INITIATIVE SPARKS HEATED CONTROVERSY

By Miriam Raftery
 
“It’s going to save us a lot of money….By not having to pay prevailing wages, this gives us more control over our own destiny.” –Councilman Bill Wells
 
“I’m concerned about corruption…It is a power grab by a few individuals and the people must say no.” – David Secor, candidate for Congress
 
May 6, 2012 (El Cajon) – State Senator Joel Anderson hosted a fundraiser last week to raise money for proposition D, a measure that would turn El Cajon into a charter city. While supporters gathered inside praising the plan as a money-saver for the city, outside,  protesters carrying ”Stop corruption signs” claimed just the opposite –that Prop D could enable unfair bidding practices, suppress wages, and potentially cost more in the long run through sweetheart deals with developers  without public scrutiny.

A BENEFIT FOR LIONS, TIGERS & BEARS: WILD IN THE COUNTRY MAY 12

 
May 1, 2012 -- Lions Tigers & Bears, San Diego's only Exotic Animal Rescue, will be holding their annual fundraiser May 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a VIP reception from 1:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. Events will include silent and live auctions, ranch animal encounters, visits with the big  cats, food and live entertainment.

EAT YOUR FILL AT RAMONA'S 7TH ANNUAL RIB FEST FUNDRAISER

 
April 24, 2012 (Ramona) -- "If you like ribs, then you'll love Ramona Community Center's 7th Annual Rib Fest!" organizers promise. Dinner will be served Saturday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Ramona Outdoor Community Center Pavilion, 421 Aqua Lane, Ramona.

FUNDRAISER APRIL 25 IN SANTEE FOR INJURED BICYCLIST GRANT FISHER

April 22, 2012 (Santee) -- Join family and friends of Grant Fisher on April 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Joe’s Old Fashion BBQ, 205 Town Center Parkway, Santee to help raise funds for his financial recovery. 

Fisher, a San Diego County Credit Union employee, has spent most of this year confined to a hospital bed recovering after he was run over by an elderly driver in the bike lane of Sorrento Valley Boulevard during a lunchtime bike ride.

GROSSMONT COLLEGE FRIENDS OF MUSIC TO HOST FUNDRAISER APRIL 28

 
April 21, 2012 (El Cajon) -- The Grossmont College Friends of Music will host its second annual Friends of Music Gala fundraiser to benefit the Grossmont College Symphony and Master Chorale from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at Griffin Center, Grossmont College’s new Student Center.

 

HELIX INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC DEPT HOSTS A MARDI GRAS DINNER AUCTION APRIL 28

 
April 14, 2012 (La Mesa) – The Helix Instrumental Music Dept. will hold its Mardi Gras dinner auction on April 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Arbor Room of the La Mesa Rec Center, 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa.

 

FIREFIGHTER BOOT DRIVE TUESDAY

 
April 2, 2012 (El Cajon) -- Tomorrow,  April  3rd,  firefighters  across  the  county  will  be  at  various intersections collecting donations for the Burn Institute’s “Give Burns The Boot” fundraiser.  Money raised benefits the Burn Institute’s burn prevention programs in the County.
 
Firefighters  from  Heartland  Fire  &  Rescue  in  El  Cajon,  will  be  at  the intersection of Greenfield Drive and East Main Street from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. collecting donations!

 

EAST COUNTY DEMOCRATS HOST “UNDER THE BIG BLUE SKY” EVENT, PLAN TO OPEN A CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS


January 18, 2012 (La Mesa) – East County has long been a conservative bastion.  But with changing demographics, party registration has shifted in some communities; La Mesa is now a majority Democratic and El Cajon has only a slight Republican edge. With reapportionment, La Mesa and much of El Cajon have shifted into districts represented by Democrat Susan Davis, raising visibility for the party.

TRIANGLE CLUB AT WYNOLA PIZZA EXPRESS AUG. 23

 

 

August 20, 2011 (Julian) -- The Julian Triangle Club will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, August 23rd, at Wynola Pizza Express, between 5-8 p.m.  Music will be provided from 6-8 p.m. by the “Gory Dayz” combo.   

WOOF AND WASH FUNDRAISER

 

 May 28, 2011, ( El Cajon ) – With the summer approaching and warmer weather coming our way, Camp Bow Wow along with Cat & Doggie Works will once again host a Woof-n-Wash Fundraiser to help support local Animal Shelters.

 

On June 4th, Camp Bow Wow, El Cajon, will host its 2nd Annual Woof-n-Wash Fundraiser. The event is co-hosted by Cat & Doggie Works, El Cajon.  This event is open to the public and will raise funds and awareness for local shelters. 

 

LIONS, TIGERS, AND BEARS HOLDING "WILD IN COUNTRY" FUNDRAISER

 

May 12, 2011 (Alpine) -- Lions Tigers and Bears is holding its "Wild in the Country" fundraiser on Saturday May 21, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. 

 

"There will be several incredible live auction items, including trips to Hawaii, Banff, Canada, a polar bear expedition and more!" a press release from LTB states. The organization is is also partnering with two entertainers - the  band Haute Chile and the dancers of Dance Masters.  Phil's BBQ is catering this event. 

 

"Phil's has been providing amazing food to the San Diego area for years and is always a big hit," LTB's release states. "Hope you'll come to this event to support animals and help raise awareness for the plight of captive big cats." 

LIONS, TIGERS, AND BEARS HOLDING "WILD IN COUNTRY" FUNDRAISER

 

 

May 12, 2011 (Alpine) -- Lions Tigers and Bears is holding their "Wild in the Country" fundraiser on Saturday May 21, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. There will be several incredible live auction items, including amazing trips to Hawaii, Banff, Canada, a polar bear expedition and more!  They are also partnering with two incredible entertainers - the band Haute Chile and the incredible dancers of Dance Masters.  They are extremely thrilled to have Phil's BBQ  catering this event for us.  Phil's has been providing amazing food to the San Diego area for years and is always a big hit. They hope you'll be there for this exciting event to support their animals and help raise awareness for the plight of captive big cats. 

 

 

 

DAT PHAN COMEDY

  

May 10, 2011 (Santee) --The West Hills High School Foundation is hosting a Stand Up Comedy fundraising event Saturday,  May 14th at West Hills High's Bob Guess Theatre in Santee.  The doors open at 6:15 and the show starts promptly at 7:00.   Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.  Headliner and alumni Dat Phan will be performing with a variety of other comedians.  Dat was the season 1 winner of NBC's hit show, "Last Comic Standing."

 

Advanced tickets can be purchased at Al's Sport Shop in Santee or online at www.WHHSFoundation.org

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