CHAMBER CHALLENGE 2018 - UPDATE #14 - $56,666 (posted 4/27/18 - last updated 4/25)

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Posted by Chamber Day 2018 on April 27, 2018 at 09:33:08:

We’re closing in on $60,000 . . .

Two dive shops lead the way this morning. Both Reef Seekers Dive Co. and Ocean Adventures Dive Co. have made $500 Silver-level contributions. Both of these stores also devote a lot of time and manpower to this event serving as chair and prize co-ordinator respectively. Plus both donate a lot of their staff time to the cause

So hopefully you can follow their lead as we enter the home stretch. We’d love to push past $60K (and maybe even $65K) but we certainly can’t do it without you. We know that a lot of you like to wait until the finish line is in sight and join that last mad dash and we’re pretty much at that point.

So use our website and get your name added to the list of those who value our Chamber and are willing to make sure it stays strong. Here’s the direct donation link: https://dornsife.usc.edu/cf/chamberday/payment.cfm along with our updated list of Chamber Challenge donors:

CHAMBER CHALLENGE 2018 - $56,666 total (Updated 4/27/2018 @ 9AM)
New donors are marked with an asterisk.

Diamond ($10,000 & up)
Ocean Institute

Platinum ($5,000-9,999)
Galileo Capri
In memory of Dr. Jeff Sipsey (Anonymous)
Mike Emmerman, Pat Stockhausen, & TJ
Antelope Valley Desert Divers

Gold ($1,000-4,999)
Maja Vrvilo
Andrew Pilmanis
South Orange County Dive Club
Hollywood Divers
Beach Cities Scuba
Pacific Wilderness
Billy Chambers
John Delaney

Silver ($500-999)
* Reef Seekers Dive Co.
* Ocean Adventures Dive Co.
In memory of Patrick Smith (Gary & Deanne King)
Rex Uber
Craig & Leesa Walker Foundation
Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles
James Whipple
In memory of Patrick Smith (Channel Islands Dive Adventures)
Ethan Bush
Susy Horowitz
Angi & Ron Burkard
Phillips 66 / 76 match (Burkard)
Mike Couffer
Don Lake
In memory of Tom Wetzel (Karl Huggins)

Bronze ($100-499)
* Thomas Penn
* Joe Takahashi
In memory of Captain Tom Binkley & Kevin Binkley (Cee Ray Dive buddies)
Jean Cassidy
Michael Madden
In memory of Charlie the dog (Marilyn Lawrence)
Skip Abelson
Jesse & Tracy Crane
Barnacle Busters LGBTQ Dive Club
Kevin Augarten
Laura & Robert Mosqueda
Mark Stab
David Rosario
In memory of Patrick Smith (Roger Carlson)
In memory of Captain Patrick Smith (Dale & Kim Sheckler)
In memory of David Witmer (Diane Witmer)
Jean-Yves Couleaud
Glenn Harrington
Raymond Kiel
Ron Coverston
Dan & Betty Orr
James Ruddick
PCH Scuba
Dana Rodda
In memory of Patrick Smith (Cindy Shaw)
Martha Somers
Louis Weisberg, M.D.
The Benavides Family
J Tregre
Laguna Sea Dwellers
Bill Holzer
Rachel Lance
Jing Yeo
Gary Sanders
Christopher Madsen
In honor of the AOP dive volunteers (Jeanne Sleeper)
In memory of Tim Burke (Susy Horowitz)
Tim Fitzhugh
GEICO match (Fitzhugh)
In memory of Max Von Klein (Fiona Macfarlane)
In honor of the Pacific Grove Hyperbaric Chamber (Margaret Donat)
Allison Vitsky & Andy Sallmon
Pfizer match (Vitsky & Sallmon)
In memory of Tom Wetzel (Kathy Kalohi)
Laurie Kasper
In memory of Tom Wetzel UICC 25 (Glenn & Kathryn Harrington)
Michael Faust
In memory of Tom Wetzel (Daniel Roberts)
Henry Gittler
Francesco Cameli
Stuart Berryhill
Scot & Karen Parker
Google match (Parker)
Roy Houston
Larry Thompson
Tina Branca

Other (less than $100)
Bonny Bentzin
Brock Dewey
Paul Weers
Debbie Rubin
Ken Kurtis
Chairman, Chamber Day/Eve 2018
& the entire Chamber Day 2018 Committee

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