Grossmont Hospital Foundation

Sharp HospiceCare Annual Benefit Dinner and Regatta 

HospiceCare Regatta
Reserve your seat on a private yacht for breathtaking views of the regatta.

Celebrate the extraordinary level of care that Sharp HospiceCare brings to end-of-life patients and their loved ones at the 16th Annual Sharp HospiceCare Benefit Dinner & Regatta.

Hosted by Sharp HospiceCare, the benefit regatta brings together racers, community organizations and local families for an important cause. The event takes place on Friday evening, Aug. 24, 2018, with a dinner, followed by all-day festivities on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, as guests board sponsored yachts and cruise along the race course with a breathtaking view of the regatta and San Diego Bay.

Proceeds from this event benefit Sharp HospiceCare's Homes for Hospice Campaign, an initiative to build residential hospice homes in San Diego County. Learn more or view a virtual tour of Sharp HospiceCare's Hospice Homes.


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Schedule of Events for the 16th Annual Benefit Dinner & Regatta

Benefit Dinner
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
6 pm
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

Race Day and Spectator Yacht Seating
Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018
11 am
Coronado Yacht Club/San Diego Bay
1631 Strand Way
Coronado, CA 92118

Silent auctions and opportunity drawings.  Board a spectator yacht and watch the regatta race action. Ticket includes lunch, beverages (including beer and wine on the yachts), post-race party barbecue dinner and live entertainment.


Watch a video of highlights from past events.



2018 Event Sponsors (*still in formation)

$25,000 Honorary Admiral

$15,000 Honorary Rear Admiral Sponsor
Horizon Oxygen and Medical Equipment, Inc.

$10,000 Honorary Commodore Sponsor
Davis & Adams Construction, Inc.
Progressive Management Systems
San Diego Las Hermanas
Sharp Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
Sodexo Health Care Services

$5,000 Honorary Vice Commodore Sponsors
A-1 Self Storage
Comfort Keepers of East County San Diego
EC Constructors, Inc.
Emerald Textiles
Ernst & Young LLP
Featheringill Mortuary Family
Grossmont Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary
McGrory Family Fund
Mintz Levin
Seal Electric, Inc.
Sharp Community Medical Group
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group

$2,500 Honorary Captain Sponsors
A Better Solution Home Care & Nursing, Inc.
Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
American Medical Response
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Coffman Engineers
Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.
Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP
Generations Healthcare
Erick and Teresa Johnson and Family
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Pacific Medical Buildings
Rutherford Family
San Diego Marine Exchange
Signature Analytics 
Skyline Sunrooms, Inc.
Stericycle, Inc.
Daniel and Susan Whitt

$1,500 Honorary Mariner Sponsor
The Burnham Family Foundation
City National Bank
First Citizens Bank
Greenwood Memorial Park & Mortuary
Lockton Insurance Brokers
Mark and Tracy Lyon
Silvergate Bank
Dave & Barbara Snodgrass
Dan and Barbie Spinazzola
Tom & Alyce Vessey

$1,000 Honorary First Mate Sponsor
Accredited Home Care Services
Dr. Cindy Crist
Dean and Nancy Eckenroth
HMC Architects
Diana Stephens Holman
Suzi Johnson
Riley D Mixson
Bill and Stephanie Navrides
San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union
Southland Electric, Inc.
Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry
Netsmart Homecare

Anne Bourne from LogoExpressions ( Spectator Boat Owner gift bags)
BB&T- John Burnham Insurance Services ($5,000- Mt. Gay Rum)
Dignity Memorial ( $2,000 Saturday Registration Area)
EC Constructors, Inc. ( $750 - Porto Potties)
Kitchell ( $500- Post Race Party)
Leaders of Sharp HospiceCare ( $1,000 - Centerpieces)
Micah Albao of Allstate Insurance ( $400 Black Box)
Sharp Community Medical Group ($1,500- Spectator Boat Refreshment)
Shusterman Wealth Management ( VIP Party)
Quealy Law ( $1,000 Friday, August 24, 2018 Registration Area) 

2018 Honorary Committee (*still in formation)  

2018 Planning Committee

Kathy Bongiovanni, Event Chair
Sherri Summers, Event Chair 

Brad Alberts Jeff Jakus Bill Quealy Sarah Vogel
Dee Ammon Cynthia Janetka David Salisbury Susan Whitt
Susan Bartsch Jennifer Jordan Bill Sandke Jeff Wilber
Jennifer Beckey Betsy Lemaire Pat Schulze Erika Williams
Jackie Busch Joy Loeblein Peter Shusterman  
Jacqueline Campbell Janine Lortscher Lia Smith  
Mark Clements  Tracy Lyon Valerie Stahl  
Karina Cunningham Martia Malskis-Bodkin Nancy Strickland  
Dean Eckenroth Julie Matibag Lyndsi Summers  
Ben Everhart Darlene Mera April Sweet  
Dave Flint Lou Milioti Eric Tucker  
Matthew Guillory Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg Bonnie Van Vugt  
Maureen Hart Jill Powell Alyce Vessey  


Regatta Race Winners

For information about the winners of the 2017 Sharp HospiceCare Regatta, see the Cortez Racing Association website.


For More Information

To learn more about the event and sponsorship opportunities, please call the Grossmont Hospital Foundation at 619-740-4200 or email Bill Navrides at

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