STORYBOOK BALL:
CELEBRATE OUR BIRTHDAY

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2019

5:00 p.m. VIP Reception
5:30-6:45 p.m. Silent Auction
7:00-9:30 p.m. Dinner, Live Auction, and Program

MANCHESTER GRAND HYATT HOTEL
1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF
UNITED THROUGH READING

From our humble beginnings in 1989 making VHS recording of Sailors and Marines on the piers at the 32nd Street Naval Base in San Diego, we currently are supporting every military branch around the world through multiple delivery channels including a new cloud-based United Through Reading App. Join us for our annual black tie gala to celebrate our milestone birthday at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego on November 2, 2019.

MASTER OF CEREMONIES

INVOCATION

HONOREE

Cathrine-Garcia
Coming-Soon
Judy-Moody

Catherine Garcia
Evening Anchor, NBC7 San Diego

CAPT Terry C. Gordon, USN
Fleet Chaplain of Navy Region Southwest

Megan MacDonald
Author of the award-winning Judy Moody series and its companion series starring Stink.

Audrey Geisel
Friends of Military Children Award

 

SPONSORS

TITLE SPONSOR

'SHOULD I SHARE MY ICE CREAM?" SPONSORS

“PETER RABBIT” SPONSORS

“CHARLOTTE’S WEB” SPONSORS

HOST, LEADERSHIP, AND AUCTION COMMITTEES

Honorary Chair
Mr. Charlie Van Vechten

Host Committee Co-Chairs
Mrs. Ellen Miller
Mrs. Charlotte Alexander

Host Committee
Mrs. Lori Anderson
Mrs. Erin Brown
Mrs. Amy Byrne
Mrs. Maggie Chebi
Mrs. Christina Dwyer
Mrs. Tera Fitzgerald
Mrs. Debbie Fritzemeier
Mrs. Stephanie Holsey
Mrs. Stacey Lindsey
Mrs. Katrina Pringle
Mrs. Abby Tocorzic
Mercedes Welch

Leadership Committee Co-Chairs
RADM David Thomas, USN (Ret.)
Ms. Cynthia Curiel

Leadership Committee
Mr. Bobby Buchanan
Ms. Elyse Dasko
RADM Fran Holian, USN (Ret.)
Dr. Kim Hunt
Mr. Byron Johnston
Mr. Dwayne Junker
Mr. Frank Martin
Ms. Sonia Menon
Mr. Chris Parkes
Ms. Cathy Spetter
RDML Dave Steindl, USN (Ret.)
CDR Ward Wilson, USN (Ret.)
Ms. Maggie Young
VADM Jim Zortman, USN (Ret.)

Auction Committee Chair
Ms. Kayla Teague

Auction Committee
Ms. Liz Campbell
Ms. Spring Dyer
Ms. Becky Hass Gower
Ms. Paige Hoffmann
Ms. Wendy Liberko
Ms. Chelsea Sylvester
Ms. Kim Teague

AUCTION ITEM DONATION

Would you like to support us by donating an auction item for our silent auction?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

LAST YEAR’S STORYBOOK BALL

November 10, 2018

UNABLE TO MAKE IT? YOU CAN STILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

Together, with your support, we can bring more video-recorded stories home to military children keeping military families connected and resilient while bolstering critical literacy skills for emotionally and academically vulnerable military children!

For ticket purchases or more information, email storybookball@utr.org or call 252.412.8671

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