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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 14th Annual Sharp HospiceCare Benefit Dinner & Regatta.

Hosted by Sharp HospiceCare, the benefit regatta brought together racers, community organizations and local families for an important cause. The event takes place on Friday evening, Aug. 26.2016, with a dinner, followed by all-day festivities on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, 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.


Thank you for all those who attended our 2016 Sharp HospiceCare Regatta! Below are the Opportunity Drawing winners for Friday and Saturday. Please contact Josh Rendon at  or  619-740-5081 to claim your prize. Ticket needed to verify winnings.


OD #1 $1,500 Gift Certificate towards Laser Vision Correction - Winning #2981398

OD #2 Family Four Pack for San Diego Air & Space Museum - Winning #2980748

OD #3 TaylorMade Tour Lite Golf Bag - Winning #2980725

OD #4 TaylorMade New Idea Hybrid Club - Winning #2980749

OD #5 Mt. Gay Rum Party Pack - Winning #2981014

OD #6 Eat, Drink, Repeat - Winning #2980718

OD #7 Bluetooth Speaker - Winning #2981009



ODS #1 Margarita Mixer - Winning #2981080

ODS #2 Murder n' Mayhem Mystery Party - Winning #2981040

ODS #3 Marine Ready - Winning #2981151

ODS #4 Mt. Gay Rum Party Pack - Winning #2981083

ODS #5 Newport Insulated 2 Bottle Wine Tote - Winning #2981143

ODS #6 Bluetooth Speaker - Winning #2981058

ODS #7 One Month Supply of KIND Snacks - Winning #2981048


Schedule of Events for the 14th Annual Benefit Dinner & Regatta

Benefit Dinner
Friday, Aug. 26, 2016
6 pm
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

To purchase tickets, call Bill Navrides at 619-740-4316 or email

Race Day and Spectator Yacht Seating
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016
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.

To purchase tickets, call Bill Navrides at 619-740-4316 or email


Watch a video of highlights from past events.



2016 Event Sponsors


$15,000 Honorary Rear Admiral Sponsor

$10,000 Honorary Commodore Sponsors

lantern crest


   Virginia Napierskie




$5,000 Honorary Vice Commodore Sponsors

California Bank & Trust
Emerald Textiles, LLC
Ernst & Young LLP
Grossmont Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary
Mintz Levin
Sharp Community Medical Group
Sharp Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
Dan and Barbie Spinazzola

$2,500 Honorary Captain Sponsors

A Better Solution in Home Care
American Medical Response
Comfort Keepers of East County San Diego
EC Constructors
Featheringill Mortuary
Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP
Generations Healthcare ($3,500)
Erick and Teresa Johnson and Family
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Owens & Minor Inc.
Pacific Medical Buildings
Perera Construction & Design, Inc.
Professional Medical Supply
Rutherford Family
San Diego Marine Exchange, Inc.
Seal Electric, Inc.
Torrey Pines Bank


$1,500 Honorary Mariner Sponsor

A Caring Heart Home Care
Architect Mark D. Lyons & Associates
Dr. David and Marita Bodkin
First Citizens Bank
Diane Keltner, Synergy Electric Co.
Elaine Marteeny
Linda Marteeny
Lockton Insurance Brokers
Steve and Terri Dickson
Silvergate Bank
The Burnham Foundation
Time to Move Care Placement, Inc.
Torres General, Inc.
Wayne and Nancy Strickland
Union Bank
Phyllis Walker


$1,000 Honorary First Mate Sponsor

Suzi Johnson
Meridian Home Care
RADM Riley D. Mixson
Nielsen Construction Co.
Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry
JW Smart Construction Co., Inc.
David and Barbara Snodgrass



Anne Bourne - Logo Expressions (Spectator Boat Bags)
BB&T-John Burnham Insurance Services ($3,000 VIP Reception for Spectator Boat Yacht Owners)
Foley Family Winery (Wine Sponsor for Friday, August 26th Hotel Del Coronado Dinner)
Lantern Crest Senior Living (Committee Meeting Lunch Sponsor)
Sharp Community Medical Group ($1,500 Spectator Boat Refreshments)
Phyllis Walker ($600 Live Entertainment Underwriter - Saturday, August 27th)
Rainer and Jackie Busch ($400 Black Box Wine for Saturday, August 27th)

2016 Honorary Committee

Jon and Dee Ammon, Honorary Chairs


 Terry & Shelly Bucklew  Steve & Ann Hall  Phil & Sherrie Napierskie  Bob & Maggie Watkins
 Malin Burnham  Bill & Diane Keltner  Sandy Redman  
 Gary & Stacy Cady  Linda Marteeny  Dr. Kenneth & Colleen Roth  
 Phil & Connie Conard  RADM Riley Mixson  Gary & Maureen Sage  
 John & Debbie Giaquinta  Peter & Elaine Morrell  Barbara Bry & Neil Senturia  
 Kristy & Steve Gregg  Virginia Napierskie Dan & Barbie Spinazzola  



2016 Planning Committee

Tracy Lyon, Event Chair


Jill Baird  Janine Lortscher Sherri Summers
Susan Bartsch Marita Malskis-Bodkin Eric Tucker
Penny Boggs Eric Manese Alyce Vessey
Kathy Bongiovanni Julie Matibag Phyllis Walker
Jackie Busch Jeanne McNerney Jeff Wilber
Jacqueline Campbell Tom Mendelsohn Jeremy Willis
Mark Clements   Bob "Bubbles" Nordgren  
Pam Cooper Jill Powell  
Terry Cooper Bill Quealy, Jr.  
Phyllis Dodds David Salisbury  
Ben Everhart Pat Schulze  
Matthew Guillory Nancy Strickland     
Jeff Jakus Lyndsi Summers  


Regatta Race Winners

For information about the winners of the 2016 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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