2022 Christmas Tree Luncheon Fundraiser

We want to thank everybody for participating wholeheartedly in the following ways:

Gifts from The Heart – Paddle Raise for Operation Schoolbell

Thank you to all of our guests who raised a paddle and gave generously as a Gift from the Heart to support Operation School Bell. We are all grateful for your generosity. This year’s totals are coming soon!

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors and Underwriters for their generous support.

Palladium

Pam & Tom Bender

Platinum Plus

Kay & Jack Hockema

Gold

Merlone-Geyer Partners
The Kern Family
Susan & Peter Dolbee
Evon & William Peacher

Silver

Kathy & Bill Ambrosius
Bonnie & Phil Presicci
Marleen & Jim Quandt
Nancy Jumper
Bob Kallenbaugh
Joyce & Bill Urone
Amy & Robert Pereira
Lisa & John Rydell

Copper

Bottom Line Financial LLC
Beverly Sandelman

Pop-A-Prize and Stage Décor
Karen & George Thagard

With Special Thanks To:

Assisteens® Auxiliary
Leslie Bird – Bird Studios
Elite OC Productions
Elizabeth Brady – Ritz-Carlton
Paula Fairfield – Design de’Fluer
Linda & Bill Kemp
Lane & Kelly Keran
Mi Place – Newport Beach
One Step Services
ENCORE – Chris Elg
Santa Margarita Water District
Yen Ly Kilewer – Bid Helpers
Zack Krone – California Coast Auction
A Very Special 34th Annual Christmas Tree Luncheon Committee
And
Co-Chairs: Marie & Renée Thomas

2022 Christmas Tree Luncheon Committee

Kathy Ambrosius, Marigold Baker, Carla Beddone, Pam Bender,  Pam Bisson, Maile Busby, Darelene Carpenter, Marla Carlson, Debra Corley, Debbie DaPena, Susan Dolbee, Cylene Fitzsimons, Sue Fleischli, Eilene Fletcher, Gloria Forrest, Maureen Gates, Mimi Holcombe, Nancy Jumper, Janet Kazarian, Linda Kemp, Allison Kern, Maggie Kerns, Laura King, Kathie Kopkash, Valerie Kowalski, Kate Kweder, Mary Lou Light, Kris McDowell, Alice Meek, Flo Mulhere, Anne Neish, Evon Peacher, Terry Petersen, Bonnie Presicci, Heather Redd, Tracy Rogers, Jean Simmons, Dani Smith, Karen Thagard, Karen Varone, Pam Whitaker, Carole Wong

Previous Luncheon Chairs

2021 Karen Thagard & Darelene Carpenter
2020 Darelene Carpenter, Maureen Gates
2019 Anne Neish, Tracy Rogers, Polly Rohrbach
2018 Karen Thagard & Pam Bender
2017 Karen Thagard & Darelene Carpenter
2016 Darelene Carpenter
2015 Anne Neish
2014 Anne Neish & Pam Bender
2013 Becki Henry & Eilene Fletcher
2012 Becki Henry & Eilene Fletcher
2011 Mimi Holcombe
2010 Gloria Urone & Susan Roney
2009 Karen Thagard
2008 Sandy Armstrong & Margaret Kalimada
2007 Sandy Armstrong & Margaret Kalimada
2006 Kris McDowell & Linda Prenovost
2005 Kris McDowell & Linda Prenovost

 

2004 Sandy Ewing & Maureen Gates
2003 Maureen Gates & Jean Simmons
2002 Jane Chadburn & Gaye Calcaterra
2001 Hedy Stern
2000 Joyce Urone
1999 Susan Dolbee & Gaye Calcaterra
1998 Cody Ball & Carol Phillips
1997 Lyla Rogers
1996 Marlene Short
1995 Jane Chadburn
1994 Barbara Bassi
1993 Diane Peters
1992 Debra Ferguson
1991 Barbara Marceau
1990 Terri Burmeister
1989 Anne Neish

 

Live Auction Contributors

Glitz & Ritz:    The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Mammoth Lakes Escape:       Dr. David & Catalina Quintero

Up Close & Personal With The LA Lakers:    Pam & Charlie Cummings

Maui, the Valley Isle:   Maggie Kerns

           Dinner with Wine& Friends: Ed Szubielski – EB Winery

                  Alex Ayala – Executive Chef, Marbella Country Club

Viva Cancun:  Rob Ellin

Paso Robles Fun:  Daou, Justin & Barton Family Wineries

  Pasolivo Ranch, Renée & Marie Thomas, Mary Lou & Larry Light

Old Glory:  Chris Justice

Community Contributors

Aliso Viejo
Aliso Viejo Country Club
Chili’s
Ferial Art
Mangi Con Amore Italian Bistro
Salon Platinum
Stater Bros.
Anaheim
Friar Tux
Arcadia
Santa Anita Park
Coarsegold
Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
Corona Del Mar
Kittie Olivier Salon
Ocean’s
Sherman Library & Gardens
The Little Spa by the Sea
Costa Mesa
Ayres Hotel
King’s Seafood Company
South Coast Plaza
South Coast Repertory
Culver City
Wheel of Fortune
Dana Point
Club Pilates Dana Point
Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching
Lingerie Paradis USA
Posh Nails
Salt Creek Grille
Swiss Connection
Timeless Teak
Del Mar
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
Encino
The Stand Restaurant
Foothill Ranch
Avila’s El Ranchito
Irvine
Irvine Improv
Irvine Lanes
Watts on the Harbor Cruises
Ladera Ranch
Joe’s Italian Restaurant
Mama’s Comfort Food
Mama’s Ladera
Stater Bros.
The Med Lounge
The Ranch Sports Grill
Laguna Beach
Certified Yoga Instruction
Las Brisas
Surf & Sand Resort
The Chocolate Soldier
Laguna Hills
Art Steps Classes, Inc.
AWG Bakery
Big Air Trampoline Park
El Torito
Franco’s Famous
Home Depot
King’s Fish House
Mardi’s Jewelry
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Olympica Gymnastics Academy
Outback Restaurant
Ralph’s #223
Silvi’s Oils & Acrylics
Starbucks
Sway Ballroom Dance
The Hills Hotel
Woody’s Diner Laguna Hills
Laguna Niguel
Avila’s El Ranchito
Cinderella Cakes
Costco
Handel’s Ice Cream
Mandarin Garden
Mangi Con Amore
Mangia Bene Cucina
Mission Fine Art Gallery
Nuggets & Carats
Pavilions
Refine Men’s Salon
Snooze Eatery
South Coast Conservatory
Trader Joes
Witford Laguna
You and the Mat Yoga
Laguna Woods
Bill Kemp’s Allstate Agency
Stater Bros.
Lake Forest
El Toro Gourmet Meats
Green Thumb Nursery
Heritage Hil Historical Park
Home Depot
Long Beach
Lungu Law Group
Los Angeles
Petersen Automotive Museum
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
Six Flags Magic Mountain
The Dr. Phil Show
Mission Viejo
A Hidden Vine/OC Wine Guys, Inc.
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
Beauty by Dona
Build-A-Bear Workshop
California Cosmetic Medical Institute
California Pizza Kitchen
Chili’s
ChocOBean Coffee
Claim Jumper
Dance Daly Ballroom
Defy Mission Viejo
Denault Ace Hardware
Domenico’s On the Lake
Five Star Upholstery & Drapery
Hacienda on the Lake
Hala’s Paws
Home Depot
Islands Restaurant
Lakshmi Design
Lolli & Pops
Luxury Nails
Magic & Monsters, The Card Shop
Massage Heights
Mission Viejo Country Club
Paul’s Pantry
Pavilions
PF Chang’s
Piccolino Restorante
Plaza Cleaners
Ralph’s
Roger Dunn Golf Shops
Ruby’s Diner Mission Viejo
South County Lexus – Gina’s Boutique
Swiss Watch Gallery
Target
The Cheesecake Factory
Tina’s Nail Salon
Wild Birds Unlimited
World Market
Young Art Lessons
Monarch Beach
Millie Coastal Accents
Monterey
Four Sisters Inn/Blue Lantern Inn
Newport Beach
Balboa Bay Resort Club
Figge Photography
Kathleen Hutton, M.D.
Newport Landing Whale Watching
Sapori Restaurant of Newport
Oceanside
The Paintball Park
Orange
SPG Cleaning, LLC
BG Visual Designs
Paso Robles
Niner Winery
Tobin James Cellars
Portola Hills
Bicer Studio
Rancho Mission Viejo
Frisby Cellars
Racho Santa Margarita
Benjamin & Co
Carmelita’s Kitchen
Cosmo’s Italian Kitchen
Curves
Diane @ Legends 2 Salon
Hanna’s Restaurant & Bar
Lulu’s Cafe
Naturally Yours
Pavilions
Pinot’s Palette
Salon 24
Tijeras Creek Golf Club
Tutto Fresco Restaurant
San Clemente
Destino Designs
San Diego
Rancho Bernardo Inn
San Juan Capistrano
3:16 Bakery Shop
El Adobe
Eli Alexander Salon
Hennessey’s Tavern
Marbella Country Club
Mission Fine Art Gallery
Paddy’s Station
Rancho Capistrano Winery
San Juan Hills Golf Club
Soccer Garage
The Tea House on Los Rios
Trevor’s at the Tracks
Zoomars at River Street Ranch
Santa Ana
The Bowers Museum
Santa Monica
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
Signal Hill
HHG Hospitality Group
Trabuco Canyon
Lizzy’s Workshop
Tustin
Marconi Automotive Museum & Foundation for Kids
West Lake Village
Wood Ranch Restaurant
Additional Donors with Multiple Locations
Camp Homework
Martha Stewart

Individual Contributors 

Alice Meek
Alicia Komiya
Allison Kern
Andrea Girma
Anne Neish
Beth Harding
Beth Reel
Betty Garcia
Betty Jackson
Bonnie Presicci
Candi Haan
Carla Beddome
Carole Wong
Carolyn Strick
Catalina Quintero
Christine Stoll
Claire Hearst
Colleen Dabreu
Cylene Fitzsimons
Dana Bredenkamp
Dani Smith
Darelene Carpenter
Deanna Jones
Deanny Lungu
Debbie DaPena
Debra Corley
Debra Ferguson
Diane Mullin
Dianne Walcher
Douglas Thagard
Eilene Fletcher
Elaine Carter
Evon Peacher
Flo Mulhere
Georgia Redoglia
Gloria Forrest

 

Heather Beall
Heather Redd
Jan Showalter
Janet Kazarian
Jean Simmons
Jenny Klein
Jessica VanderMaath-Aldape
Joan Kreuzer
Joyce Stewart
Joyce Urone
Julie Ann Terry
Karen Eggold
Karen Thagard
Karen Tijanich
Karen Varone
Kate Kweder
Kathie Kopkash
Kathy Ambrosuis
Kathy Guerry
Katy Noel
Kay Hockema
Kelly Keran
Kevin Davidson
Kris McDowell
Laura King
Linda Kemp
Lindsay Rosenbaum
Lois Anderson
Lorrayne Pereira
Lynn Ruth
Maggie Kerns
Maile Busby
Marie Thomas
Marigold Baker
Marla Carlson
Marleen Quant
Mary Benkie
Mary Lou Light
Maureen Gates
Melody Henderson
Micky Shannon
Mimi Holcombe
Myrna Bisson
Nancy Jumper
Pam Bender
Pam Bisson
Pam Whitaker
Pat Felbinger
Renee Ippoliti
Renee Thomas
Rob Morris, Elevate, Inc.
Robyn Yacoby
Sandi Von Paul
Sandy Ewing
Shane Townley
Sharron Teague
Sita Gyan-Gorski
Stacey Bibleheimer
Sue Fleischli
Susan Dolbee
Teri Heisler
Terri Torrez
Terry Petersen
Tracy Rogers
Trish McCabe
Valerie Kowalski
Vicki Easterling
Victoria McCaster
Wendy Cuboon