First published in the Oct. 21 print issue of the Pasadena Outlook.
The 2021 Shine Gala: Moonlight Oasis recently kicked off under a crisp fall evening at the Annendale Country Club for the Ronald McDonald House Pasadena’s annual fundraising event. An indoor silent auction and opportunity drawings took place during cocktail hour while mingling, music and a live auction took place and dinner under the moonlight on the adjacent lawn. Anthony Everett, television anchor and journalist, administered as master of ceremonies for his brother Carl Everett, the evening’s honoree for his years of involvement and contributions to the Ronald McDonald House. Welcoming remarks were also shared by Mara Leong-Maguinez, Ronald McDonald House Pasadena’s executive director.