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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.

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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

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   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
Cuningham Group Architecture
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

Architect Mark D. Lyons & Associates
Dr. David and Marita Bodkin
First Citizens Bank
Linda Marteeny
Lockton Insurance Brokers
Steve and Terri Dickson
Silvergate Bank
Time to Move Care Placement, Inc.
Wayne and Nancy Strickland
Phyllis Walker
Union Bank


$1,000 Honorary First Mate Sponsor

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


Gary & Stacy Cady  Riley Mixson, USN (ret.)  Mr. Neil Senturia & Barbara Bry 
 Phil & Connie Conard  Virginia Napierskie  Dan & Barbie Spinazzola
 John & Debbie Giaquinta  Phil & Sherrie Napierskie  Bob & Maggie Watkins
 Steve & Kristy Gregg  Sandy Redman  
 Steve & Ann Hall  Ken & Colleen Roth  
 Linda Marteeny  Gary & Maureen Sage  



2016 Planning Committee

Tracy Lyon, Event Chair


Dee Ammon                                 Karen Mellos Jeremy Willis
Jill Baird Debbie Mendelsohn Erin Yeakle
Susan Bartsch Bob "Bubbles" Nordgren Mike Yeakle
Penny Boggs Jill Powell Yesenia Zepeda
Jackie Busch Bill Quealy, Jr.  
Fawn Campbell David Salisbury  
Jacqueline Campbell  Patrick Schulze  
Mark Clements       Nancy Strickland                   
Pam Cooper Sherri Summers  
Ben Everhart Eric Tucker  
Tom Freeley Alyce Vessey  
Matthew Guillory Phyllis Walker  
Janine Lortscher Adrianne Watt  


Regatta Race Winners

For information about the winners of the 2015 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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