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A Spectacular Gala!

May 15, 2019

Our Spirit of Preservation Gala was a smashing success! Our guests enjoyed cocktails and delicious food in the company of our honorees, friends and preservation community. Classical guitarist Mauricio Ortiz and the L.A. Love Band enhanced the lively atmosphere. And the extraordinary achievements and stories of Ernest Marquez and Doris Sosin inspired and moved us all.

Ernest Marquez with Diane Mausser (left) and Christi Walden (right). Photos: Omid Razavi

Doris Sosin (center) with Josefina Ortega and her daughter.

We are grateful for your participation and generosity! Thank you for making it an unforgettable evening. We express our gratitude to former Conservancy Board member and event coordinator extraordinaire Sherrill Kushner and her team: Margaret Bach, Tom Cleys, Phyllis Conkle, Kaitlin Drisko, Phillis Dudick, Mario Fonda-Bonardi, Nina Fresco, Sandra Itkoff, David Kaplan, Carol Lemlein, Steve Loeper, Diane Miller, Ali Moghaddam, Bea Nemlaha, Richard Orton, Kathy Solomon, Susan Suntree, Robin Tung and John Zinner.

View some of our Gala Tributes by Richard Orton below.


We Thank Our Sponsors & Donors

Doris Sosin
Leah Fischer
Harding, Larmore, Kutcher and Kozal, LLP
Westmount Asset Management
Architectural Resources Group
Mary Ann Hays
Historic Resources Group
Michael W. Folonis Architects
Sherrill Kushner
Carol Lemlein & Eric Natwig
Lauren Fedman
Susan McCarthy
OneWest Bank
Chattel, Inc.
Tom Cleys
Bea Nemlaha
North of Montana Association
Victor Fresco
Sue Larky
Barbara Schnitzler

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Lauren Bloch
James D. Cherry
Chez Jay
Jessica & Alan Davis
DSJ Printing
Exec-U-Mail Direct
Ronald Goldman
Margarita Jerabek, Ph.D., Architectural Historian &
Roger Winston Bray, Architect, AIA, NCARB
John Merchak Painting
Tim Kittleson
Howard Laks Architects
Jean Leserman
Alan Polsky
Roger Genser, Prints & the Pauper
Susan Siegel
Barbara Solomon
Donald Solomon
Robin & Scott Venturelli
Eunice White, M.A.

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