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35th Anniversary Gala

GalaThank You for an Amazing Gala!

GalaOUR 35th Anniversary GALA DINNER & CASINO PARTY
HELD SATURDAY, October 3, 2015 AT THE FAIRMONT SAN FRANCISCO

It was an honor to celebrate the work and progress that you’re helping to make possible. We cannot wait to celebrate again, please save the date for October 1, 2016!

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2015 GALA DINNER & CASINO PARTY PHOTO GALLERY

2015 PHOTOBOOTH PHOTOS (Tag Yourself & Your Friends!)

 
Your commitment and generosity have allowed Horizons to award grants totaling over $32 million, funding emerging nonprofits and anchor organizations that advocate for LGBT rights, serve LGBT youth and elders, ensure community health, and promote arts and culture. To our supporters and the many organizations that do phenomenal work, we say thank you!
 

Celebrating 35 Years

Horizons celebrates 35 years of helping meet the needs, secure the rights, and celebrate the lives of LGBT people. Watch this video that provides a glimpse of Horizons’ past and a special announcement to our future. 

Horizons Foundation Honorees & Remarks

 

 

We express a heartfelt thank you to our sponsors, honorees, gala co-chairs, honorary celebration committee, table captains, auction donors, and volunteers who made the 35th Anniversary Gala possible.

 

Many thanks to all the people who made this year’s Gala so amazing…

SPONSORS

Visionary

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Advocate

Levi Strauss Foundation • PG&E • Union Bank

Builder

Brio Financial Group • Comerica Bank • Dropbox • Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLPTarget • Wells Fargo Advisors • Al Baum & Robert Holgate • Margarita Gandia • William D. Glenn & Prescott W. Hafner • Susan E. Lowenberg & Joyce Newstat

Sustainer

A52 Signs and Graphics • John Bare & Ignatius Bau • Tom Burke & Axel Brunger • Dolby Laboratories • Anne Sterling Dorman • Rob Evans & Terry Micheau • Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund • Erin Flynn & Chloe Atkins • Gay Therapy Center San Francisco • Cathy Halligan & Zoon Nguyen • Joanne Jordan & Jan Robertson • Lawrence R. Kolka & Ian J. MacWilliams • Jeff Lewy & Ed Eishen • The May Foundation • Merrill Lynch • Michael Rabanal & Alfredo Victorio • Recology • Walden Asset Management • Irene V. White

Leader

Bank of America SF Market • Deloitte Tax LLP • Paul Kennedy • Merrill Lynch • Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, LLC • Barbara Noda & Mimi Liem • Sparks • Benjamin H. Woo, CFP®

Ally

Adler & Colvin • Mark Calvey & Jeff Hershberger • Robert D. Dockendorff • Grace Flannery & Glenda Humiston • Mark Genovese, Umpqua Private Bank • Liz Hoadley & Marsha Gale • Tom Murphy & Tim Murray • Robasciotti & Associates, Inc.

Major In-kind Donors 

Bink Wines • Duckhorn Wines • Hafner Vineyard • Olivia • San Francisco Bay Times

GALA CO-CHAIRS

Al Baum & Robert Holgate • Larry Colton & John McCoy • Anne Sterling Dorman • William D. Glenn & Prescott W. Hafner • Michael Hulton • Jeff Lewy & Ed Eishen • Susan Lowenberg & Joyce Newstat • Ferolyn Powell (in memoriam) • Emily Rosenberg & Darlene de Manincor

CELEBRATION COMMITTEE

Rosío Alvarez & Juana María Rodríguez • Adam Berman & Alex Scotta • Tom Burke & Axel Brunger • Pamela David & Cheryl Lazar • Richard T. Davis & William J. Lowell • Rob Evans & Terry Micheau • Erin Flynn & Chloe Atkins • Bob Fuller & Juan Mata • Margarita Gandia • Linda Harrison & Ellen Anderson • Fredrick Hertz • Jean Johnston & Kate Morris • Dan Joraanstad & Bob Hermann • Joanne Jordan & Jan Robertson • Bruce Kikuyama & Mark Smigelski • Audrey Koh, MD & Gaeta Bell • Lawrence R. Kolka & Ian J. MacWilliams • Daniel Lee • Hon. Mark Leno • Brandon J. Miller • Dan C. Quigley & Eric Emanuel • Michael Rabanal & Alfredo Victorio • Gale Richards & Ruth Dawson • Rachel J. Robasciotti • Bev Scott & Courtney • Peter K. Scott • Jim Shay & Steve Correll • Randall A. Shields • Olga Talamante • Léonie Walker & Kate O’Hanlan, MD • Irene V. White • Helen Zia & Lia Shigemura

TABLE CAPTAINS

Rosío Alvarez & Juana María Rodríguez • Jay J. Cohen • Roger Doughty & Royce Lin • Frederick Hertz • Devesh Khatu • Audrey Koh, MD & Gaeta Bell • John Clay Leonard • Liz McDermott, in memory of Ferolyn Powell • Michelle Ney • Dan C. Quigley & Eric Emanuel • Gale Richards & Ruth Dawson • Robasciotti & Associates, Inc. • Bev Scott & Courtney • Peter K. Scott & Stephen Perreault • James R. Shay and Steven Correll • Lia Shigemura & Helen Zia • Deb Stallings & Carol Whichard • Corinne Suyeyasu • Olga Talamante • Annette Tracy

AUCTION DONORS

ACT Theater • Alpha Omega • Apple Dyrer Inn • Asia SF • Auntie Bria • b Cellars • Beach Blanket Babylon • Bi-Rite • Books Inc. • Boon Hotel • Boonville Hotel and Table 128 • Bottega Restaurant • Brenda’s French Soul Food • Buena Vista Café • Castello di Amorosa • Cavalier Goods • Cindy Pawlcyn Restaurant  Group • Clif Lede • Commonwealth Club • Copita • CorePower Yoga • Cruisin’ the Castro Walking Tour • Dinah Weekend • Drake’s Brewing Co. • Duckhorn • Fairmont Hotel • Farmstead • Five Pins Project • Fou Fou Ha • Frameline • Gary Barg & Ross Jackson • Gary Danko • Gemstone Vineyards • Groth Vineyard & Winery • Grove 45 • Horizons Foundation’s Board of Directors • Hudson and Grace • illy espresso • Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts • Joshua Ets Hokin • Kabuki Springs and Spa • Kara Swisher • Kipper Clothiers • Korbel Champagne Cellars • La Mediterranee • Laura Bray • Mariah Hanson • Mark Mendenhall • Marty Wong • Mike Hall • Morimoto Napa • Napa Valley Tours & Transportation • Napa Valley Wine Train • Navarro Vineyards • Olga Talamante • Olivia Cruises • Opus One Winery • Oxbow Market • Paradigm Winery • Paysanne • Peter Scott • PlumpJack Winery • Rachel J. Robasciotti • Raoul Martinez • Ratna Ling Retreat Center • Revival Bar & Kitchen • Robert John Russo Gallery • Robert Morgan • San Francisco Jazz Center • San Francisco Ballet • San Francisco Opera • Sen Zen Spa • Signal Ridge • Silver Oak • Spotlight Brands • St. Supery • Sullivan Winery • Swanson • The Apple Farm • The Madrones • The Old Homestead Provincetown • The Skunk Train • Thrive Fitness • Tricia Rissman • Trident Restaurant • Wolfe Video

Gala_Dinner_Web…AND YOU!

Thank you so much to all our guests at this year’s Gala! We had a record-breaking crowd. We can’t wait to see you again next year- mark your calendar for October 1, 2016!