“Vietnamese American: The Next Generation,” chaired by
Rosalina Lydster and Angie Elconin, with honorary host Jeannie Mai,was
held in honor of the Vietnamese Cultural Center in San Jose.
The Shanti Project celebrated its 39th anniversary with their annual gala highlighting “Compassion Is Universal” by honoring the courage of its clients, the devotion of its volunteers, and the generosity of its supporters. Former Shanti client and now a member of the Democratic County Central Committee Matt Dorsey received the James C. Hormel Client Community Spirit Award and long-time volunteer Jill Isenstadt the Margot Murphy Breast Cancer Inspiration Award.
On January 20th, the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary hosted Silver Celebration honoring Helgi Tomasson’s 25 years as Artistic Director, and launching SF Ballet’s 2010 season.
The Four Seasons Hotel recently hosted the 10th annual San Francisco Gala of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), and Donna Sachet was there to report back to us.
Princess Fati Farmanfarmaian recently hosted a private cocktail reception to raise awareness and funds for the cause she’s most passionate for, Real Options For City Kids.
The elegant Azadeh Couture showroom in Union Square was the setting recently for “Une Soiree A Paris,” an evening of fashion, glamour and cocktails.
The occasion brought together some of the designer’s most loyal, long-term customers, such as Pamela Joyner, as well as several newcomers to the label, who were shown the beautiful Spring 2009 collection.
Le Club, the intimate Nob Hill establishment that has recently held some of the City’s most elegant events, graciously opened its doors last week for the newly launched Bay Area Allergy Advisory Board’s (BAAAB) “Epi Party.”