The Coast News Group

Foundation supports Fanconi Anemia Research Fund and Father Joe’s Villages

COAST CITIES — The AGIA Foundation presents the inaugural San Diego Tee-Off and Tip-Off fundraiser Nov. 17 and Nov.18. Events include auctions Nov. 17 with golf and USD basketball Nov. 18. All proceeds will benefit the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund and Father Joe’s Villages.
Festivities will begin with a silent and live auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. This kick-off event will feature the comedic talents of “Sign Boy.” Several celebrity guests will put themselves on the auction block, so participants can bid for a chance to have one of these celebrities join their foursome at the Tee-Off event at La Costa Resort & Spa at 8 a.m. Nov. 18.
The event will close at the University of San Diego, with a VIP reception and golfers’ award ceremony at 5 p.m. In addition, guests will watch the University of San Diego’s Toreros raise their 2008 WCC Basketball Championship banner and battle the University of Nevada, Reno, in their home season opener at 7 p.m.
Celebrity guests include Kevin Towers, executive vice-president and general manager San Diego Padres; Phil Nevin, National League All-Star third baseman 2001; Rick Aguilera, member of the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame; Eric Musselman, NBA Head Coach Kings 2006-2007 and Warriors 2002-2004 and Dennis Paulson, PGA Tour Golfer, Winner 2000 Buick Classic.
Pat Kilkenny, AGIA Foundation chief executive officer and president and his wife Stephanie, plan to personally match the funds raised by this event, thereby doubling the donations made to the two organizations mentioned above.
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Foundation supports Fanconi Anemia Research Fund and Father Joe’s Villages