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Hats Off

| January 22, 2015 | Parties National

The Party
Supporters of the cutting-edge Torrey Pines medical institute were tapped to attend Top Hat, Sanford-Burnham’s black-tie gala at the Estancia La Jolla.

The Players
More than 200 luminaries—including gala co-chairs Karen and Stuart Tanz, who announced a surprise $1 million gift that evening—raised top hat-shaped pledge paddles, donating $2.1 million for Sanford-Burnham’s medical research.

The Scene
A tap-dancing troupe in white ties and tails channeled Fred and Ginger before galagoers hit the dance floor to dance the night away—cheek to cheek, of course. –Photography by Derrick Tuskan



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