UC San Francisco's Western bash fights breast cancer

‘Give Breast Cancer the Boot’: The Wild West was the theme of a May 24 concert benefit for UC San Francisco’s Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center and breast cancer programs. Held at the Great American Music Hall, the event, co-chaired by Jessica Galloway and Hilary Newsom, included music by Poor Man’s Whiskey and special guest Dr. Laura Esserman.

A costumed crusade for SF Symphony

Symphonix Masked Ball: The San Francisco Symphony’s young-professionals association, dedicated to cultivating a new generation of classical music lovers, celebrated with a Viennese-flavored costume party at the Fairmont Hotel’s Venetian Room on May 20. Ye-Hui Lu and Adam Steinhorn chaired the event.

Latino group fetes donors, service

‘Celebrating Philanthropy con Sabor Latino’: The Latino Community Foundation’s sixth annual gala Wednesday at the InterContinental San Francisco hotel featured keynote speaker state Attorney General Kamala Harris and the Leading Change award, which was presented to Familias Unidas.

On Lok celebrates service to the elderly 

On Lok Spring Banquet: On Lok, one of the country’s most respected health programs for seniors, celebrated 39 years of local service to the frail elderly at its 2011 spring banquet May 19 at the InterContinental San Francisco hotel.

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