20th annual YMCA `Branding’ fundraiser is Saturday

East County Business News by Rick Griffin

The East County Family YMCA’s 20th annual Branding will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the McGrath Family YMCA, 12006 Campo Road, Spring Valley. The fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. Presenting sponsor is Sycuan Casino. Tickets begin at $175 per person. For information, contact Julie Armitage at (619) 464-1323, ext. 8119.
The annual event raises funds to support the youth of East County through the programs and services of the YMCA, including specialty day camps, swim lessons, child care, a variety of teen leadership programs, youth sports and family programs and events.
The fundraiser will feature appetizers from local restaurants, a barbecue dinner and dessert from Sycuan, hosted wine and bar, microbrews, live and silent auctions, drawing for prizes, casino gaming and Western-theme music and dancing under the stars to the live music of the Carolyn Sills Combo and Crosswinds Band. For ticket information, visit www.eastcounty.ymca.org.