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Foundation Events

TOP HAT XXIX - Saturday, October 10, 2015 

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.  

Top Hat XXIX 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 27, 2015 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 and 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.


Join us this holiday season for our annual Trees of Angels celebration.  The inspirational tree lighting and holiday events bring together over 500 members of our community and are held throughout Fremont, Newark, and Union City.

Tree Lighting Ceremonies & Holiday Events

Monday, December 1, 6:30 p.m.
Newark City Hall Tree Lighting 
37101 Newark Boulevard, Newark

Tuesday, December 2, 6:00 p.m.
Bernardin Family McDonald's Tree Lighting
42800 Mission Boulevard (Mission Blvd. & Hwy. 680), Fremont

Wednesday, December 3, 6:00 p.m.
Union City Chamber of Commerce Mixer and Tree Lighting
Nakamura Clinic, 33077 Alvarado–Niles Road, Union City

Saturday, December 6, 8:00 a.m.
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.

Thursday, December 11, 5:30 p.m. 
High School Choral Competition and Tree Lighting
Washington West, 2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont.

For more information on these upcoming events or to rsvp, please contact the Foundation at (510) 791-3428 or


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