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Gala in the Garden

It’s going to be a Gala to Remember!

Save the date for our 17th annual Gala in the Garden.

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, 4:30pm – 9:00pm. join us for stunning décor,
tantalizing tunes, world-class cuisine, top-rated wines, silent auction and
beverages you have come to know and love, as well as a few surprises!

For more information or questions, please contact Doreen Prager
at or call 760/ 434-3036 x218.

All proceeds benefit San Diego Botanic Garden’s exhibits and programs.


With our thanks and gratitude to our 2015 Sponsors.

Presenting Sponsor

Olive Hill Greenhouses


Conservatory Champions

Carol & Martin Dickinson

Leichtag Foundation

Westfield UTC

Frances Hamilton White

Pavilion Partner

Union Bank

John and Mary Rainsford Foundation


Gazebo Guarantor

AWM Global Advisors
JRS Management & Construction Incorporated
The Ecke Family
Mo Ecke

Pergola Providers

American AgCredit
Best Best & Krieger, CEA,CPA’s
DeLorenzo International
Edward B. Evans and Ruth Todd Evans Family Foundation
Farrand Enterprises
Tom & Donna Golich
Hokanson Associates
HELIX Environmental Planning
John & Janet Kister
Latitude 33 Planning and Engineering
Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP
Frank & Chana Mannen
Diane W. Sherman, DMD Dental Corporation
Western Environmental Services
Kathleen & Jeffrey Thuner



Be Green


  • Recycling or composting all food waste and tableware
  • Reducing use of paper in invitations and programs
  • Using 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper and soy-based inks
  • Working with restaurants and vendors to ensure eco-friendly products
    and practices
  • Donation of excess food




Banner photo by Rachel Cobb
Other photos by Pat Bellgardt, Herb Knufken, EOS Photography & SDBG Staff