San Diego, CA – The San Diego Chargers and the San Diego Padres are teaming up with the American Cancer Society for the 2014 Discovery Celebration Gala & San Diego Invitational, the organization’s annual distinguished events. The theme of this year’s festivities, scheduled for Sunday, June 1 and Monday June 2, 2014, is “Teaming Up Against Cancer” and will raise essential funding for the American Cancer Society’s mission which includes research, education, advocacy, patient programs and service. Co-Chairs of this year’s events are A.G. Spanos, San Diego Chargers; Peter Seidler, San Diego Padres and Donielle Sullivan, Ridecker, LLC.
The Discovery Celebration Gala will take place at The Grand Del Mar Resort on Sunday, June 1, with a “Ritzy Tailgate” cocktail reception and silent auction starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner, a program and live auction at 7:30 p.m. A hosted bar and complimentary valet parking is also provided and cocktail attire is recommended. Tickets to the Gala start at $500 per gala seat, with additional sponsorship levels available including the $5,000 “All Star” package which includes 10 gala seats as well as the $10,000 “Championship” package which includes 16 gala seats and 4 hotel rooms. Due to high demand, the 11th Annual San Diego Invitational on June 2 has sold out. For more information regarding registration, sponsorship or auction donations, please visit http://www.sandiegodistinguishedevents.com or call Angela Boisseree at (619) 682-7479.