Join us this Saturday at the Annual Summer Celebration and Fundraiser

 A group of neighbors  gathered today to set up the Bembridge Carriage House for Saturday’s festivities.  In the above photo, Kathleen shares a few of the auction pieces with you.

Some exciting items in this year’s  Auction and Opportunity Drawing are:

  • Several antique chairs from the collection of Stan Poe
  • 4 tickets to the Aquarium of the Pacific and exclusive behind-the-scenes tour
  • “A Day in Downtown Gift Bags” filled with over $280 worth of gift certificates and discounts generously donated by the DLBA
  • Four-post wooden bed from the early 1900’s from Matt and Jenny Sersion
  • Tickets to the Long Beach Symphony and Long Beach Pop’s
  • A Sgt. Pepper’s gift basket that includes a $100 gift card
  • Spanish style chandelier made of black iron and orange glass; perfect for any Spanish Revival home
  • Spa Sidney gift certificate
  • A fully restored park bench made with teak wood slats and ornate powder-coated metalwork
  • 1 month unlimited studio pass to Free Spirit Yoga
  • Rounded glass picture frames and many treasures courtesy of Ernie Villa
  • Several gift cards to spend in Downtown Long Beach
  • A nights stay at Hotel Maya
  • And much more…

This celebration is a potluck, but delicious Sangria and other beverages will be available for a small donation.  Excellent jazz will be provided by local musicians, the Lucas Lyles Trio.   Please keep in mind that this celebration is the main annual fundraiser for the WCHA.  It provides monies for many of our expenses throughout the year.  This includes things such as postage, support for our soccer teams, supplies for meetings and events, permits and fees.This is a great way to help our community and have a little fun.  We look forward to seeing you all there!

What:  WCHA’s Annual Summer Celebration and Fundraiser

When:  Saturday, July 23, 2011

Where:  Bembridge Heritage Homesite – 953 Park Circle 90813 

Time:  2:00 – 6:00pm

If you have additional questions or to volunteer, please contact Jim Danno at (818) 266-7110 or email

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