Wishes for Wellness 2009: California Pacific Medical Center honored three exceptional physicians at a dinner and dance to benefit community health priorities. Some 450 revelers attended the gathering at Bimbo’s 365 Club on Nov. 18. Co-chairs were Sloan Barnett, Sharmin Bock, Carol Bonnie, Christopher Lenzo and Laura Pfaff. Honorees were Dr. Nadine J. Burke, a pediatrician and medical director of Bayview Child Health Center; Dr. Charles S. Cobbs, a neurosurgeon; and Dr. Lester B. Jacobson, a cardiologist.
Salvation Army Holiday Luncheon: At the service organization’s sixth annual event, the Honorable George and Charlotte Shultz were recognized for their many years of civic service and longtime support of the Salvation Army’s work in assisting people in low-income and homeless communities. The celebration took place Nov. 18 at the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in San Francisco.
Shop for the animals
Zoo II Shopping and Cocktails: The young professionals’ organization supporting the San Francisco Zoo and the San Francisco Zoo Auxiliary hosted an exclusive evening of shopping and refreshments at Tory Burch on Maiden Lane on Nov. 23. The zoo received 20 percent of the proceeds.