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Sharp HospiceCare Annual Benefit Dinner and 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.

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


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.



2015 Event Sponsors (2016 sponsors to be listed in December, 2015)


$15,000 Honorary Rear Admiral Sponsor

Virginia Napierskie

$10,000 Honorary Commodore Sponsors

GHF Elmcroft logo             Sodexo

$5,000 Honorary Vice Commodore Sponsors

Emerald Textiles, LLC

Ernst & Young LLP

Grossmont Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary
Millennium Health
Mintz Levin
Progressive Management Systems
Sharp Community Medical Group
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
Dan and Barbie Spinazzola

$2,500 Honorary Captain Sponsors

A Better Solution In Home Care

American Medical Response
Best Best & Krieger LLP
Estrella Bice and Rica Supnet
Comfort Keepers of East County of San Diego
Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. 

EC Constructors, Inc.
Featheringill Mortuary
Finch, Thorton and Baird, LLP
Generations Healthcare ($3,500)
Level 10 Construction
Erick and Teresa Johnson
Caroline and Nicolas Nierenberg
Owens & Minor Inc.
Pacific Medical Buildings
Patriot General Engineering, Inc. 
Perera Construction & Design Inc.
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
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
California Bank & Trust - Sandy Redman
First Citizens Bank
Tom Freeley
Linda Marteeny
Lions Club of La Mesa
Professional Medical Supply
Packard Management Group
Wayne and Nancy Strickland
The Burnham Foundation
Time to Move Care Placement, Inc.
Phyllis Walker 

$1,000 Honorary First Make Sponsor

Cafe Moto Coffee Roasters
F.L. Putnam Investment Management Co.
Dr. Fatolla and Mrs. Susan Lessani
Meridian Home Care
Office Depot
Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry
Diana Stephens Holman
RADM Riley D. Mixson, USN (ret.)
Lew and Alice Silverberg
David and Barbara Snodgrass
Lise Wilson and Steve Strauss
Southland Electric, Inc.

Anonymous ($5,000 Saturday Lunch)
Rancho Santa Fe Wealth Management Advisors ($3,000 VIP Party)
Sharp Community Medical Group ($1,500 Spectator Boat Refreshments)
Lantern Crest Senior Living ($1,000 Friday Registration Area)
Tom and Alyce Vessey ($1,000 Post-race Party Dinner)
B & T Association, Inc. ($500 Post-race Party Dinner)
Dr. and Mrs. David Bodkin ($500 Saturday Band)
Linda Marteeny ($500 Post-race Party Dinner)
EC Constructors, Inc. ($400 Lavatory Underwriter)
Gail Goldman ($300 Black Box Wine)

2015 Honorary Committee

Dan & Barbie Spinazzola, Honorary Chairs


David & Beth Altman Linda Marteeny John & Phyllis Parrish
Gary & Stacy Cady RADM Riley Mixson, USN (ret.)       Mike & Dixie Reynolds
Phil & Connie Conard Peter & Elaine Morrell Dr. Kenneth & Colleen Roth
Peter & Olivia Farrell Virginia Napierskie Neil Senturia & Barbara Bry
Dr. Kenneth & Susan Johnson       Phil & Sherri Napierskie Phyllis Walker
Bill & Diane Keltner Steve & Dr. Marilyn Norton  



2015 Planning Committee

Marita Malskis-Bodkin and Bill Quealy Jr., Event Co-chairs


Dee Ammon                                 Trish Eaton Jill Powell
Jill Baird Tom Freeley Margo Roberts
Susan Bartsch Gail Goldman David Salisbury
Kathy Bongiovanni Jennifer Jensen Chatfield              Patrick Schulze
Shelly Bucklew Kathryn Keitzer David Snodgrass
Jackie Busch Mandy Koehl Barbara Snodgrass
Michele Camarda Janine Lortscher  Nancy Strickland
Fawn Campbell           Tracy Lyon                        Sherri Summers
Jacqueline Campbell                Karen Mellos Eric Tucker
Richard Carlson Debbie Mendelsohn Alyce Vessey
Mark Clements Mary McMillan Adranne Watt
Pam Cooper Janet Nelson Erin Yeakle
Julian Dewberry Bob "Bubbles" Nordgren Mike Yeakle


Regatta Race Winners

For information about the winners of the 2014 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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