Burnham Institute’s gala breaks donation records

Friends of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research gathered at the Grand Del Mar Resort on Nov. 15 for the “Discovery Without Boundaries” gala.

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After cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the veranda, 265 guests made their way to the Mediterranean-style ballroom.

Auctioneer Bill Menish brought in record-breaking donations. The evening netted $1.1 million dollars – a 15 percent increase over last years earnings – from sponsors and a 30-minute live auction.

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