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Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County Hosts 54th Annual Gourmet Dinner Oct. 20

 San Diego County CA— Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County (BBBS of SDC) will host its 54th Annual Gourmet Dinner to celebrate mentoring and its importance for children. Sponsored by PIRCH and Alexandria Real Estate Equities, the evening will be constructed with inspiration to help children believe in their potential and architect their greatest achievements.

The Dinner will be held in the Hyatt Regency at La Jolla Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Dr.

Celebrity Emcee for the night is Bob Scanlan, Major League Baseball Pitcher, long-time Padres broadcaster and current Padres’ multi-media analyst.

Courage Awards to two very deserving Little Brothers and one Little Sister will be given out. Spotlight honoree includes the 2016 Person of the Year, John Frager, Executive Managing Director for CBRE’s San Diego and Baja, Mexico businesses.

Guests will enjoy:

  • 5:30– Seafood Cocktail Party, including Hosted Bar & Silent Auction with 50 Must-Have Items and a Live Graffiti Artist, sponsored by Prevost Construction
  • 7:00– Delicious gourmet dinner
  • 20 Person Kids STOMP Performance, along With a Little Sister Singing
  • Silent auction and live auction with 10 Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences
  • 9:00– Cigar and Brandy After-Party with Live Music Sponsored by CBRE

PIRCH and Alexandria Real Estate Equities are this year’s sponsors, with CBRE as a supporting sponsor and the Hyatt Regency at La Jolla Aventine as the venue sponsor. Seafood Cocktail Party is sponsored by Prevost Construction.

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About Big Brothers, Big Sisters of San Diego County

For more than 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County has operated under the belief that every child has the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children achieve measurable positive outcomes, including educational success; avoidance of risky behaviors; higher aspirations; greater confidence; and healthier relationships. By partnering with parents and guardians, schools, corporations and other community members, Big Brothers Big Sisters carefully pairs children (“Littles”) with screened volunteer mentors (“Bigs”) to monitor and support one-to-one mentoring matches that build safe, enduring relationships. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity, often from single or low-income households or families where a parent is incarcerated or serving in the military, with strong, enduring, professionally-supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change lives for the better. Locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children ages 7-21 through six distinct programs: Amachi (a program for children with an incarcerated parent), High School Bigs (after school 1:1 mentoring programs), Community Mentoring (the traditional 1:1 mentoring program), Operation Bigs (a program serving children with active military parents), Big Futures (education and career support) and Healthy Futures (a health and wellness mentoring program). Learn how you can positively impact a child’s life, donate or volunteer today at, or call (858) 536-4900.