Help Dreams Come True!
Invest in Success
San Diego Miramar College raised $25,000 for scholarships at its annual Invest in Success fundraiser held May 7. Nearly 100 attendees gathered at a private residence in Coronado, CA for an evening of food and entertainment. Much of the money raised we go toward endowing the College’s freshman scholarship program. The Miramar College Foundation hosted the event.
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Thanks to our 2016 Invest in Success Sponsors and Donors
Thanks to our 2015 Invest in Success Sponsors and Donors
THANKS For Helping Dreams Come True
Invest In Success 2015
2015 Image Gallery
On September 30, 2015, a hundred people gathered to attend the 4th annual Invest in Success fundraiser held inside the student lounge located on the second floor of the Student Services Center. Emcee Steve Quis, an Emmy award-winning sportscaster and current Public Information Officer at Miramar College, guided the event’s activities, which included a silent auction, a short formal program, and a scholarship recipient testimonial video on the educational journey of Ex-Army combat medic Randy Dexter. “This is Miramar” promotional video also debuted. Brief comments were made by Foundation President Marty Hight and Miramar College President Patricia Hsieh. Major corporate donors and event sponsors were recognized with “big check” presentations – Wells Fargo Bank, Cal Coast Credit Union, AFT, and Hawthorne Machinery. The event generated close to $10,000 to be used by the Miramar College Foundation to provide scholarships to Miramar College students.
Invest In Success 2014
2014 Image Gallery
As the sun set on April 16, 2014, more than 100 guests gathered in the second floor lounge of the magnificent new Student Services Center to enjoy international cuisine catered by Encore Catering and equally international entertainment – Zimbeat, provided by the Center for World Music. Emcee Lee Ann Kim, Emmy award-winning news journalist and current Executive Director of Pacific Arts Movement, guided the event’s activities, which included a robust silent auction, a short formal program, and scholarship recipient testimonial video, expertly produced by the Miramar College Audio Visual Department. Brief comments were made by Foundation President Marty Hight, Miramar College President Patricia Hsieh and student Trinh Nguyen. Major corporate donors and event sponsors were recognized with “big check” presentations – Wells Fargo Bank, Union Bank, AFT, Hawthorne Machinery. Other event sponsor recognitions included San Diego Chinese Language School, The Hom Family Fund, Tom Hawthorne. Income generated from the 2014 Invest in Success and corporate donations celebrated at the event totaled $43,032.
Invest in Success 2013
Sponsors, donors and guests gathered on April 24, 2013 on the San Diego Miramar College campus in the magnificent, new Library Learning Resource Center patio to enjoy international cuisine; elaborate refreshments by Encore Catering; exciting international entertainment, including a traditional Chinese Lion Dance, performed by Three Treasures Cultural Arts Society; Mariachi Divinas; DJ/emcee/musican extraordinaire Greg Shibley; student art exhibit, and a robust silent auction. Event sponsors included Wells Fargo Bank, Union Bank, Gafcon, AFT, Swinerton Builders, Charles E. Schwab Bank, San Diego Chinese Language School, SDCCD Military Education, and Marlene Imirzian & Associates Architects.
Invest In Success 2012
Students, business partners, sponsors, faculty, staff and friends enjoyed a beautiful afternoon reception at the Foundation's 2nd Annual Invest in Success event, held at Morgan Run Club and Resort in Rancho Santa Fe on Sept. 22, 2012. The successful fundraiser provided opportunities to mix and mingle with scholarship recipients; a culinary journey around the globe, Zimbabwean Mbira music, provided by the Center for World Music; a brief formal program, and fantastic silent auction.
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Thanks to the generosity of event sponsors, donors and guests, the Miramar College Foundation is able to support student scholarships and campus projects that directly benefit San Diego Miramar College students.
Unless otherwise specified, all proceeds are directed to the Miramar College Foundation General Fund/Unrestricted, which supports scholarships and other campus projects that directly benefit San Diego Miramar College students.
The Miramar College Foundation is a California IRS approved 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation.
Questions? Miramar College Public Information Office, 619-388-7865,