Past Patron Galas


2019 Patron Gala:

Rick's Café Américain

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2018 Patron Gala:

Mrs. Robinson's Supper Club

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2017 Patron Gala:

The Loveliest Night of the Year

Loveliest Night of the Year 2017 Patron Gala

The night of September 9, 2017 was truly a lovely and elegant affair at the Virginia Robinson Garden Patron Gala. Co-chaired by Marian Power and Christine Centolanza. “The Loveliest Night of the Year” started with a champagne toast in the dining room. The party then moved onto the lawn where guests were able to bid on marvelous items of the Silent Auction. The delicious three-course dinner was catered by The Kitchen for Exploring Foods. Entertainment was provided by the smooth sounds of “Art Deco,” who paid tribute to Mario Lanza with their first song. The Live Auction was a fundraiser for the renovation of Virginia’s card room as well as the irrigation system for Virginia Robinson Gardens’ Australian King Palm Forest—the largest King Palm Forest in the Northern Hemisphere. Maralee Beck presented the Spirit of Beverly Hills Award to Lisa Greer, who is a philanthropist, investor and entrepreneur. Joan Selwyn…

Lisa Greer & Ellisa Bregman to be honored at this year’s 2017 Patron Gala

The Friends of Robinson Gardens honors two recipients with the 2017 Spirit of Beverly Hills and Camellia Awards at this year’s Patron Gala The Friends of Robinson Gardens is very proud to be honoring two award recipients at this year’s The Loveliest Night of the Year Patron Gala being held on September 9, 2017. Lisa Greer will receive the Spirit of Beverly Hills Award for her exceptional philanthropic and charitable contributions, while Ellisa Lanza Bregman will receive the  biannual Camellia Award for her much appreciated, deep and long-time commitment to the Virginia Robinson Gardens. About the Honorees: Lisa Greer, recipient of The Spirit of Beverly Hills Award Lisa Greer is a philanthropist, investor and entrepreneur.  She is the founder of CaregiversDirect, an online marketplace that is enabling the next generation of home healthcare, and an active real estate investor. Lisa is Commissioner and former Chair of the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission,…

2016 Patron Gala: La Dolce Vita!

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2015 Patron Gala:

Moonlight & Roses

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2014 Patron Gala:

An Evening in Shangri-La

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2013 Patron Gala:

Midnight in Paris

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2012 Patron Gala:

Fiesta de las Flores

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2011 Patron Gala: Centennial Gala

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2010 Patron Gala:

Jewels & All That Jazz

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2009 Patron Gala:

Some Enchanted Evening

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