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May 22, 2015 (El Cajon) - The Home of Guiding Hands 41st Annual Black Tie & Boots Gala will take place on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the world famous Hotel Del Coronado. Former National League Cy Young Award winner will be the master of ceremonies. Money raised from the gala will benefit programs and services the Home of Guiding Hands provides to over 1,000 infants, adolescents, and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Guest that evening will enjoy the sounds of The Mighty Untouchables. Included in the evening’s festivities will be gaming tables, a saloon for whiskey tasting, wine tasting. There will be a sampling of western style entertainment and an auction that includes unique gifts and getaways. The Black Tie & Boots Gala promises to be an engaging event, bringing community and philanthropic leaders together to raise money for Home of Guiding Hands. Tickets for the gala start at $100 and can be purchased at guidinghands.org.

The event will honor the 1,000+ individuals Home of Guiding Hands supports on a daily basis. Guests will have the opportunity to meet some of these individuals and hear about their success stories.

“The Gala is our largest fundraiser of the year, and we couldn’t do it without our loyal sponsors, donors, Board members and hardworking committee”, says Mark Klaus, President/CEO. Gala committee members included Yvonne Bloom, Marcy Blumberg, Sherry Delsen, Lynne Doyle, Sharon Gray, Ariana Heramb, Kira Heramb, Lora Heramb, Sheri Liebert, Debby McDowell, Jeanette Poole, Ralleen Ratzlaff and Irene Stone. Also serving on the committee are HGH Board members Marcie Hanna and Mary Miller.

Major sponsors for the event include The Heramb Charitable Foundation, Marrs Maddocks and Associates, Quick-Dry Flood Services, Torrey Pines Bank, Bloom Family Foundation, Union Bank, The Bill & Norma Verbeck Foundation, California Bank & Trust, San Diego County Credit Union, and San Diego Special Needs Law Center.

About Home of Guiding Hands (HGH)

Home of Guiding Hands has been committed to providing marked community support, critical housing, and life skills training for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in San Diego County the past 47 years. Currently, HGH offers a multitude of services ranging from Early Start, Respite, Independent Living, Transportation, Counseling & Family Support, and Residential Services, to over 1,000 people. HGH is dedicated to maximizing the independence, productivity, and quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The mission of Home of Guiding Hands is to improve the lives of those we serve.

For more information about HGH please visit http://www.guidinghands.org


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