Supporters gear up for 50th Project Concern International gala

La Jolla Town Council Trustee Debbie Dorsee (left) with Kate and Loren Kreiss. Kate is a Project Concern International volunteer. Photo: Susan DeMaggio

A cocktail party was held on Oct. 13 at the Kreiss furniture showroom, 7770 Girard Ave., to mark the 50th anniversary of upcoming the gala for Project Concern International. “Hands Across Borders,” set for Nov. 6 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, is chaired by Karen Hoehn, Lidia Martinez and Anne Otterson.

The gala will celebrate the past, present, and future of PCI and help the organization honor founder James Turpin, MD with the 2010 PCI Humanitarian Award.

PCI works in impoverished communities around the world to save children’s lives, improve health, and create long-term change. The organization is involved in fighting hunger and poverty, preventing disease, and responding to the AIDS crisis.

For more details, call (858) 279-9690, ext. 303. Visit

Related posts:

  1. The Inn holds party for Casa de Amparo patrons
  2. IKEA contest aims to assist
  3. Tickets on sale for Scripps luncheon
  4. Donor spurs brick campaign at Athenaeum
  5. ‘Magic’ evening to raise funds for brain research

Short URL:

Posted by Halie Johnson on Oct 28, 2010. Filed under Life, Philanthropy. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

La Jolla Community Calendar


Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

RSS North Coastal News

  • Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team tops in division at 2014 Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Albion Cup (Girls U9 Cup) on July 18-21. They beat Carlsbad United’s top GU9 team in the semi-finals and went on to shut out Strikers FC in the finals, 4-0. Awesome tournament play by the entire team! […]
  • Surf Academy Select BU9 win it all at Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    San Diego Surf Academy Select BU9 won it all at the Albion Cup July 19-21! After winning their Showcase division by going unbeaten all weekend, they defeated Legends FC 4-1 in the finals on Monday. This is the second year in a row this team has won the Albion Cup. […]
  • Pushing boundaries July 24, 2014
    Few issues cause parents more distress than changes in school boundaries. Who can forget the tumult when in 2002 the Del Mar Union School District moved hundreds of families from one attendance area to another? Resentment still lingers, 12 years later. The San Dieguito Union High School District created its system of boundaries nearly 18 years ago that has w […]