Beneficiaries named for ball

At its Jan. 20 luncheon, Las Patronas President Tracy Lyon announced the beneficiaries of the upcoming Jewel Ball, “Heart + Soul,” set for August.

These will include: Friends of Balboa Park for two touch-screen visitor information kiosks; Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA for a 25-passenger accessible bus; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego for a fire suppression/protection system; NTC Foundation for an entrance sign; Rady Children’s Hospital for an echocardiogram reading station; Scripps Health Foundation for computer servers and data storage for Scripps Geometric Medicine research; SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes for a 10-passenger van; The Emilio Nares Foundation for a 15-passenger van; The Old Globe for assistance with 700 stadium seats for Lowell Davies Festival Theatre; and UCSD Division of Biological Sciences for a diagnostic and research Polymerase Chain Reaction Machine.