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Foundation Events


TOP HAT XXVIII - Saturday, October 11, 2014 

Join the Washington Hospital community for our annual dinner dance gala.   Since 1986, Washington Hospital Healthcare Foundation's Top Hat dinner dance has been Southern Alameda County's premiere social occasion.  Top Hat benefits services that ensure local access to world-class, compassionate care for all Southern Alameda residents.  Proceeds from the 2014 Top Hat Gala will benefit Washington Special Care Nursery.  

Top Hat XXVIII is an evening of celebration that includes an elegant cocktail reception, a spectacular four-course dinner, entertainment, live auction and dancing.  Approximately 650 - 700 community leaders, business executives, elected officials and physicians are expected to attend. 

6:00 p.m. Hosted Cocktail Reception 

7:30 p.m. Dinner, Program and Live Auction 

9:30 p.m. Dancing and Jazz Lounge

Complimentary Valet Parking 

Black Tie Optional 

Sponsorship Opportunities are available, click here to learn more 

For more information, contact John R. McCoy, Assistant Director of Development at (510) 791-3428 or email 


GOLF TOURNAMENT - April 28, 2014 at Castlewood Country Club


Held in memory of Gene Angelo Pessagno, the annual golf tournament benefits local cancer services and hospice care. It is a fun-filled event including golf, lunch, dinner reception and awards ceremony. Throughout the course of the evening, a selection of exciting golf equipment, weekend getaways and other items are up for bid at the silent auction.

Call (510) 791-3428 for sponsorship opportunities!

Golf Tournament Brochure

Sponsorship Opportunities

Pictured below at the 27th Annual Golf Tournament, from left to right, are Angus Cochran, Laura Pessagno, Craig Silcox and Golf Tournament Chair Lamar Hinton.

Golf Tournament portrait

Pictured above, from left to right, are Washington Township Health Care District Board Members Dr. Bernard Stewart and Pat Danielson, and Kent Joraanstad, Chief of Rehabilitation and Education Services at Washington Hospital.

Pictured below, from left to right, is the Fremont Bank Foursome: Mike Wallace, Kevin Smith, Bobby Jones and Jeff Roldan. Mike Wallace is president of the Washington Township Health Care District Board of Directors.


The Trees of Angels events provide an opportunity to remember or honor a loved one while gathering with other community members at tree lightings held at various locations in the Tri-City area. Commemorative ornaments will be available for purchase. Funds raised from these events benefit hospice care. Trees of Angels occur each year during the holiday season.

Tree Lighting Ceremonies & Holiday Breakfast

Tree Lighting Ceremony
Newark City Hall, 37101 Newark Boulevard, Newark
Entertainment, Refreshments, Raffle and Apperance by Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Tree Lighting Ceremony

McDonald’s, 42800 Mission Boulevard (Mission Blvd. & Hwy. 680), Fremont
Entertainment, Refreshments and Raffle

Tree Lighting Ceremony and Union City Chamber of Commerce Mixer
Nakamura Clinic, 33077 Alvarado–Niles Road, Union City
Entertainment, Refreshments, Raffle and Apperance by Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Children’s Holiday Breakfast with Ronald McDonald and Santa Claus
Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium, Washington West, 2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont.
Entertainment, Refreshments, Photo with Santa and Raffle
Reservations are recommended. $10 per person.

Tree Lighting Ceremony and High School Choral Competition

Washington West, 2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont.
Entertainment, Refreshments and Raffle




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