From left, Gatsby Gala Committee members Melissa Russell, Rachel Douglass, Graham Milner, Alexia Bregman, Cindy Moran, Lauren Gill and John Rikkers put the final details on the upcoming Rancho Santa Fe Community Center Gatsby Gala, coming May 18 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, 15150 San Dieguito Road, Rancho Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Roaring 20s fundraiser readied


RANCHO SANTA FE — Tickets are available now for the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center Roaring ‘20s-themed Gatsby Gala on May 18 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club.The center’s annual gala will start at 5:30 p.m. with a classic jazz pianist, cocktail reception and time to mingle while perusing an array of silent auction offerings. A

dinner and live auction will follow along with dancing into the night to Liquid Blue.

This year, the Gala committee plans to enchant guests with Gatsby-era glitter, classic cars and a Roaring 20’s good time. The evening will recreate a speakeasy atmosphere and classic 1920s cocktails. Contact the Community Center to purchase tickets and for more information on how to become involved in the event. Call (858) 756-2461 or visit

Guests are encouraged to get creative and dress in 1920s era attire. Tickets are $250 per person and tables seat 10. A variety of special sponsorship and donation opportunities are available.

The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center has a rich history of community involvement. Established in 1972, the center began as an after-school care facility and has grown to provide a variety of activities that connect neighbors, friends, families, schools and businesses through a creative assortment of classes, programs and events. Attending and supporting the Gatsby Gala will help the center continue to provide these important services that allow the Rancho Santa Fe community to grow together.