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Volume 7, Issue 76  |  September 23, 2022

OC Chapter of Childhelp to hold “The Love Boat” fall gala

The Orange County Chapter of Childhelp is holding “The Love Boat” fall gala on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 6-10 p.m. at Balboa Bay Resort. 

Event Chairs Jacquie Casey and Gina Van Ocker and the committee will be inspired by the TV series The Love Boat while transforming the main ballroom and patio. It will be an evening to remember with cocktails, dinner and dancing to live music by King Salmon and The Funk Yard Horns. There will silent and live auctions and casino-style gambling, all to raise money toward stopping child abuse and neglect and supporting the children under Childhelp’s care. Bidding is automated so have your smartphone charged. Title Sponsors are Jacquie and Michael Casey.

OC Chapter of Childhelp O'Hurley

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Photo by Steve Purcell Photography

The gala will honor John O’Hurley, long-time Childhelp Celebrity Ambassador

The night will honor John O’Hurley – actor, singer and longtime Childhelp Celebrity Ambassador – with the Benevolent Heart Award. He is best known for his work on Seinfeld and Sponge Bob Square Pants, but holds a very special place in their hearts for all his commitment to Childhelp.

OC Chapter of Childhelp gaming

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Casino-style gambling highlights the evening’s festivities

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Susan Earlabaugh will be taking reservations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Balboa Bay Resort is located at 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach.


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