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Posted by Chamber Day 2011 on May 03, 2011 at 13:02:40:


CHAMBER CHALLENGE 2011 - UPDATE #12 - $50,118 (posted 5/3 - last updated 4/30)

We've passed $50,000 !!! Wow!!!! And some big donations definitely gave us that needed extra push.

We start off two Gold sponsors, the first from the dive boat Magician and Captain Jerry Lewis. Jerry had said a few weeks ago that he would give $10 for each additional diver who signed up for Ch-Day and then decided just to make it an even $1000. And dive clubs are getting in the act as the members of the PCH Scuba diving community pooled their money (all Facebook-driven) with a $1070 donation.

In addition, we've got $500 Silver donations from longtime supporter Rebecca Jackrel as well as one from chamber crew member Elaine Jobin. Elaine's was in memory of Mark Tulin.

So we're a day away but there's no need to stop now. Who's next??? Who will help in the final push?

CHAMBER CHALLENGE 2011 - $50,118 total (Updated 5/3 @ 1PM - last updated 4/30)
New donors are in bold type and marked with an asterisk
Donations made in memory of Mark Tulin have (MT) after the donor's name
(Of the Challenge total, $20,123 of that amount so far has been donated in Mark's memory)

Diamond ($10,000 and up)
Michael Kane (MT)

Platinum ($5,000-9,999)
Ocean Institute
Mike Emmerman, Pat Stockhausen, & TJ Emmerman

Gold ($1,000-4,999)
* Magician Dive Boat
* PCH Scuba diving community
Catalina Express
The Herndon family (MT)
The Bozanic Family (MT)
The Roddenberry Foundation
Hollywoodivers
Scuba.com
Robert Wagner
John Delaney
Beach Cities Scuba
Pacific Wilderness
Laurie Kasper & Ken Kurtis (MT)
Sport Chalet

Silver ($500-999)
* Elaine Jobin (MT)
* Rebecca Jackrel
Rex Uber
Jim Krasne
Don Lake
James Whipple
Valerie Ackerman (MT)
Ocean Adventures (MT)
California Diving News (MT)
Dave Carver (MT)
Jeanne Sleeper (MT)
Karl Huggins (MT)
Eo Ong & the Burbank Dive Club
Robin McMunn

Bronze ($100-499)
* Hyman Herbst
* Mark Windham
In memory of Richard Christensen
Gorman Dive Adventures & Travel
Christopher & Carolyn Von Der Ahe (MT)
Grant Graves (MT)
Wendy Mitchell & Andrea Horwatt (MT)
Billy Wright (MT)
John Corso (MT)
Laguna Sea Dwellers
In memory of Tomas Rosenfeld
Allen Dekelbaum, MD
In memory of Dr. Susan Grant
Lindy Yow
Karen Cleveland
Bluewater Divers
Joel Geldin
Layne Ballard
Joe Takahashi (MT)
Gary Sanders
Sharon Depriester
Kevin Locke (MT)
Michael Madden (MT)
Beverly Evanson (MT)
Dr. Lani Ackerman-Kalla (MT)
Susy Horowitz (MT)
Roy & Linda Houston (MT)
Michael Swinney (MT)
Jimmy Silveria (MT)
Tabby Stone (MT)
Richard Brickman (MT)
Barnacle Busters (MT)
Douglas Dive Club
Dan Orr (MT)
Angi & Ron Burkard (MT)
Angi Conoco-Philips match (MT)
Captain Tim Burke - Great Escape (MT)
Kodi-Wan Kenobi (MT)
Debbie Husby (MT)
www.IndianValleyScuba.com
Dana Rodda
Kevin Augarten
In memory of Fran Ollweiler
South Orange County Dive Club
Jerry Nickelsburg (MT)
Captain Derek Erickson (MT)
Dr. Diane Witmer
Chris Rybak
Conoco-Phillips (matching grant)
k;-)
Kenneth Kopp/www.divematrix.com
Steve Benavides

Others (under $100)
Annette Lohman
Peter "Hopper" Stone (MT)
Mary-Lou Quinn & JP Pylkkanen (MT)
Anonymous
Betsy Suttle (MT)
Anonymous
Jeri Braviroff (MT)
Giddle Partridge (MT)
Samantha Tulin (MT)
Elyssa Espinoza (MT)
Mark Weitz (MT)
Robert Sax (MT)
Bob Sanders (MT)
Dr. Jan Brook-Meyers (MT)
Jing Yeo
Kaz Aizawa (MT)
Sabrina Smith (MT)
Alan Wald (MT)
Gerald Winkel (MT)

Ken Kurtis
Chairman, Chamber Day/Eve 2011
& the entire Chamber Day 2011 Committee
www.chamberday.org
310/652-4990



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