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 18th 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. 28, 2020, with a dinner, followed by all-day festivities on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, 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.


GHF Regatta 2019

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Schedule of Events

Benefit Dinner
Friday, Aug. 28
6 pm

Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

Saturday, Aug. 29
10:30 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.

2020 Event Sponsors 

$50,00 Honorary Fleet Admiral Sponsor

Scott and Sue Wing

$25,000 Honorary Admiral Sponsor
Regatta Horizon Oxygen Logo

$15,000 Honorary Rear Admiral Sponsors

RADM Riley D. Mixson, USN (RET.)

$10,000 Honorary Commodore Sponsors

$5,000 Honorary Vice Commodore Sponsors
American Medical Response
DBIA - Western Pacific Chapter
EC Constructors, Inc.
Emerald Textiles
Featheringill Mortuary Family
Generations Healthcare
Grossmont Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary
McGriff Insurance Services
Nelson HPS
Sharp Community Medical Group
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group

$2,500 Honorary Captain Sponsors
A Better Solution In Home Care, Inc.
Cuningham Group Architecture
Erik and Theresa Johnson
Rutherford Family

$1,500 Honorary Mariner Sponsors
Bank of America
Dr. David Bodkin and Mrs. Marita Malskis-Bodkin
First Citizens Bank
Wayne and Nancy Strickland
Tom and Alyce Vessey

$1,000 Honorary First Mate Sponsors
Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry
HMC Architects
Diana Stephens Holman
Mark and Tracy Lyon

Shusterman Wealth Management (VIP Party on August 27th - $2,000)
Sue and Scott Wing (Registration on August 27 and 28 - $2,000)
Sharp Community Medical Group (Spectator Boat Refreshments- $1,500)
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group (Porta Potties - $1,000)
Logo Expressions (Spectator Boat Hosts Bags)
Cupid Catering  (Day of Event Spectator Boat Hosts Tray)

2020 Planning Committee

Kathy Bongiovanni, Event Chair
Sherri Summers, Event Chair 


Dee Ammon Marita Malskis-Bodkin    
Susan Bartsch Jill Powell    
Jackie Busch David Salisbury    
Mark Clements Pat Schulze    
Cindy Crist,NP Peter Schusterman    
Ben Everhart Lia Smith    
Scott Grimes Valerie Stahl    
Quincy Jackson Nancy Strickland    
Dee Kruse Lyndsi Summers    

Janine Lortscher

Bonnie Van Vugt    
Tracy Lyon Alyce Vessey    

Regatta Race Winners

For information about the winners of the 2019 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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