40th Anniversary BIG BANG GALA
The Big Bang Gala raised
$341,791 in net proceeds making it
the most successful fundraising
event in Fleet history!
A special thanks to our Honorary
chairs Joan and Irwin Jacobs and
event Co-Chairs Lori Fleet-Martin
and Nancy Robertson
Co-Chairs Lori Fleet-Martin and Nancy Robertson presented an elegant evening of fun and surprises at the Big Bang Gala Saturday, May 11th including a $75,000 donation from the Reuben H. Fleet Foundation Fund, a tribute to retiring Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Kirsch and a special appearance by Mayor Bob Filner.
The Science Center was transformed into a venue of grand opulence with an outside garden patio, vibrant décor, sweeping floor to ceiling drapery, a sumptuous dinner by Sheraton Hotel and Marina, and live music by the Fabulous Ultra Tones.
Thank you to everyone who supported this very special event and helped to ensure the success of the Fleet’s innovative future.
Click here to view the Big Bang Gala photo gallery.
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