Celebrating its 32nd Anniversary, Senior Concerns’ Ultimate Dining Experience fundraiser, planned for Saturday, September 16, 5:00 p.m., at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, will feature actor and musician Donny Most, best known for his role in the hit series “Happy Days.” Donny and his 7-piece band, Donny Most: Singing & Swinging, Jumpin’ & Jivin’, will delight with a unique show that fuses the swing era with 50s cool. Tony Ferrari, a musician and songwriter, will also perform in the Hyatt garden.
The gala’s live auction will feature an array of coveted items including a 7-night stay at the Diamond Resort Pointe at Poipu, Kauai, a VIP tour of three curated vintage car museums, a catered dinner for 20 at a Westlake Lake main channel Island home, and a Golf Lover’s Experience that includes an Honorary Observer Package for the final day of play at the Powershares QQQ Championship at Sherwood Country Club. The winning bidder and a friend will get to walk inside the ropes with the pros as they play the course.
Proceeds from the Ultimate Dining Experience help support Senior Concerns’ programs and services, including an Adult Day Program for seniors with cognitive or physical impairments, Meals On Wheels in Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park, and a Caregiver Support Center which provides invaluable services, information and emotional support for family caregivers.
This year’s event will highlight chef’s cuisine from the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, May’s Kitchen, The Grill on the Alley, and more. Paired with the food will be featured wines from Magnavino Cellars, Opolo Vineyards, Strey Cellars, Sunland Vintage Winery and Alma Sol, along with craft beer from The Dudes Brewing Company.
The doors open at 5:00 p.m. to chef’s samplings and wine tasting in the garden, along with a silent auction featuring a wines, unique experiences and other items, and live music. At 7:00 pm attendees move to the ballroom for a three-course gourmet dinner with wine pairing, and a spirited live action.
Tickets are $210 or $395 per couple, and must be purchased in advance. For tickets please visit wwwseniorconcerns.org or call 805-497-0189. For sponsorship information or to donate an auction item, please contact Janet Young, Director of Development, at the same number.