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West Coast Campaign Gala

October 3


The 32nd annual West Coast Campaign Celebratory Gala took place on Saturday, October 25th. This years campaign raised over $800,000. Celebrities, dignitaries, and prominent members of the Orange County community have come together at the beautiful Laguna Niguel Ritz-Carlton to celebrate these achievements, as well as to honor some extraordinary individuals. This years campaign honored Anand K. Nallathambi, President & CEO, CoreLogic, with the Semper Fidelis Award.

Emcee of the night was David McCallum, who plays Dr. Donald ‘Ducky’ Mallard” on the hit television show NCIS.

Sponsorship Levels

Scarlet and Gold $100,000

  • Inside front cover or back cover of Campaign Journal
  • Ten (10) Named Scholarships

Semper Fidelis $50,000

  • Inside front cover or back cover of Campaign Journal
  • Five (5) Named Scholarships

Commandant $25,000

  • Commandant ad in the Campaign Journal
  • Three (3) Named Scholarships

Eagle $10,000

  • Eagle ad in the Campaign Journal
  • One (1) Named Scholarship

Globe $5,000

  • Globe ad in the Campaign Journal

Corporate $1,000

  • Corporate ad in the Campaign Journal

In order to meet student need, the Scholarship office may award more scholarships, as funds are available.

Executive Committee:
  • Michael Hall Ph.D
  • Richard Bertea
  • Aaron Cohen
  • Major Patrick Coulter USMC (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Christian F. Dubia Jr. USMC (Ret.)
  • Donald Esmond
  • Michael Holwick
  • Lieutenant Colonel Clint Hubbard USMC (Ret.)
  • Vincent J. McGuinness
  • Ronald Rus
  • Lieutenant Colonel Lynn Saracino USMC (Ret.)
  • Timothy J. Sloat
  • Geoffrey L. Stack
  • Kevin Takabayashi
Military Committee:
  • Lieutenant Colonel Lynn Saracino, USMC (Ret.)
  • G. Cal Hutchinson, Esq.
    Chairman Emeritus
  • Carmello A. Buscemi
  • Colonel Vince Codispoti, USMCR
  • Major Patrick Coulter, USMC (Ret.)
  • Paul J. Himler
  • James McClain
  • David L. Mellon
  • Colonel Darius Novickis, USMCR
  • Colonel Tom O’Malley, USMC (Ret.)
  • Timothy J. Sloat


October 3
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The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel
One Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629 United States
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(949) 240-2000
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