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Gold Mine!

| December 1, 2011 | Parties National

THE PARTY The Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute celebrated its 35th anniversary gala, Mining for a Cure, with a Western showdown at Wyland Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. THE CAUSE The renowned medical institute contributes to cutting-edge research in cancer, neuroscience and drug discovery. The shindig raised more than $1.7 million. THE SCENE Guests entered through a mine shaft to kick back the saloon’s moonshine and supper, then kicked up their boots to tunes by Eve Selis. Photography by Melissa Jacobs


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