American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter "Paint the Town Red" Gala


Ladies in red were the star of the annual SF fashion parade, otherwise known as the “Paint the Town Red” gala hosted by the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter on Feb. 28 at City Hall. Co-chaired by gadabouts Roberta Economidis and Kelly Bryson Murphy, the sophisticated soiree, which raised $300,000, featured a live auction, three-course sit-down dinner (courtesy of McCall Associates), dessert buffets and dancing. Among the 450 guests, local fashion designers Cari Borja, Stephanie Verrieres and Kimie Sako turned out to support the cause, donating gowns they designed for the pre-dinner silent auction. The big-ticket item of the night? A dinner party catered by four of Bravo’s "Top Chef" contestants that raked in a cool $8,500.

Michael Pellegrini, Ted Murphy, Andy Kelly

Kelly Grimes, Jaime Jensen

Cristina Robinson, Liane Moneta, Charlotte Payton

Laura Miller, Elaine Mellis

Daniel Detorie, Kiersten Strobel

Dr. Patrick Noone, Dr. Manjula Noone

Emily Dumitrescu, Jenny Georges

Makai Fisher, Vasken Sarkissian, Roberta Economidis

Cari Borja, Lana Gleckman

Caroline Linton, Jenny Georges, Stephanie Verrieres

Ryan Scott, Emily White, Ally Guidotti

Brennan Banks, Coco Banks

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