Wonder Women

| June 29, 2017 | Parties National

Patrons of the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns celebrated the institution’s 25th anniversary with a women’s luncheon.

THE PARTY Draped in orchids and jewels, the Hyatt Regency La Jolla was the scene for the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns’ 25th anniversary women’s luncheon. More than 350 guests, including 40-plus moms to be, were treated to boutique shopping and a delectable spread.

THE SCENE Former first lady of California and honorary chair Gayle Wilson narrated a 25-year retrospective on the organization. BJ Williams, Jean Collins, and Gretchen and Britt Hackmann also came out in support.

THE HIGHLIGHTS The festivities culminated with a gift of $1 million from beloved local philanthropists. In their honor, the facility was renamed the Papa Doug and Geniya Manchester Family Labor and Delivery Unit at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital. -Jennifer Yun


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