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February 27, 2013 (San Diego’s East County)--SPRITES of East County, a mother-daughter philanthropic organization, will host itsr annual benefit on March 9, 2013 at Skyline Church. The theme of this year’s event Is “SPRITES Drive-In Thru The 50s.”

SPRITES has been serving charities in local neighborhoods for 44 years. Founded in 1968, SPRITES is a qualified non-profit organization made up of 240 mothers and their seventh to twelfth grade daughters who reside in the area served by the Grossmont Union High School District. 

Since its creation SPRITES of East County has strived to instill the importance giving back to the communities where they live. In addition, SPRITES provide college scholarships to a number of deserving girls in the community.

SPRITES help in neighborhoods includes providing meals to the hungry, companionship and assistance to the elderly, care for children, and donation of gifts to help people so that they can have a happier holiday. SPRITES mothers and daughters provide these philanthropies with over 5,000 volunteer hours each year.

The Annual Benefit will include a silent auction, fashion show featuring apparel from Fashion Valley stores, dance performances, and a delicious catered lunch. All proceeds benefit SPRITES charities. Tickets for the event which include the show and lunch are $30 per person. The silent auction and catered lunch will be available from 3:00 to 5:00. The fashion show begins at 5:00. If interested, please contact Andrea Aguilar (619) 444-9788 or email andreaaguilar1215@att.net.

This year the graduating seniors include Elizabeth Aguilar (Valhalla), Christianna Barrack (Steele Canyon), Ashley Bearden (Valhalla), Jaclyn Combs (Gary and Jerri-Ann Jacobs High Tech High), Rachel LaFramboise (Valhalla), Kylie Lewis (Valhalla), Colleen Luibel (Valhalla), Olivia Meek (Grossmont), Caitlin Nardi (Valhalla), Vanessa Shevlin (Grossmont), Katie Stockwell (Valhalla), Sarah Vanderhoff (Valhalla), and Susanna Wiggins (Valhalla).

“SPRITES Drive-In Thru the ‘50s” will be held March 9, 2013 at Skyline Church, 11330 Campo Road, La Mesa, CA 91941.

For more information about SPRITES or for sponsorship, membership or ticket information please visit the SPRITES website at www.spritesofeastcounty.com .

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