CARLSBAD — Tickets are now on sale for this year’s fundraiser for Rady Children’s Hospital, to be held 6 to 10:30 p.m. May 13 at the La Costa Resort 2100 Costa Del Mar Road, in Carlsbad.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.radysncu.com or by calling Laura Stearn at (760) 419-3259. Glamourama, “Destinations 2011,” presented by the North Coast Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary, embraces a travel theme. Unit “flight attendants” will greet guests and “passport stamps” will be issued upon arrival. The fundraiser will showcase up to 12 local vendors and a live silent auction, as well as a performances by local musicians.
This year’s event chairperson is Erika Hill, and Clint Bell has been named auctioneer. During the last 10 years, the Glamourama event has raised more than $1 million for Rady Children’s.
All funds raised from Glamourama 2011 will benefit the Sam and Rose Stein Emergency Care Center, which provides emergency services to as many as 250 children a day. The 36-bed Emergency Care Center of Rady Children’s Hospital is the only designated Level 1 trauma center for pediatrics in the region. They provide credentialed pediatric emergency physicians, nurses and staff 24 hours a day and an optimum environment for comprehensive emergency care to children throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties.
Event sponsors include the Melvin R. Goodes Foundation and physician William Umansky.