Benefit Gala

Viewpoint's HAVANA NIGHTS was a Glorious Gala and Hugely Successful!

Thanks to YOU!

We celebrate those who have contributed in so many ways to the success of our 35th Annual Benefit Gala, including:

Benefit Chair Tammy Temkin, our 2018 Committee Chairs, and our stellar Auction Committee

Each and every generous Gala Patron, Corporate Sponsor, Auction Donor, and Gala Guest

Parents Ryan Kaltman, Amy Marella, Keith Marvin, Barbara Sheets, and John & Allison Nelson for their very special contributions to the event 

* The Hidden Garden ~ Floral Design and Prop Heaven for their generous donations

* Faculty, Staff, and especially the dedicated members of Viewpoint's Advancement, Communications, and Operations Departments

Benefit Gala proceeds support important aspects of Viewpoint's operations, including faculty development, technology investments, and our distinctive program of character and human development, plus hands-on creative and collaborative learning experiences, such as our Innovation Space and Robotics Programs.How You Can Help:

Our 2018 PATRONS

DIAMOND ~ $25,000
The Carlson Family 

PLATINUM ~ $15,000
Nick & Sylvia Karapetian

GOLD ~ $10,000

Paul & Gia Shurgot
The Zuckerman Family

STERLING ~ $5,000

Gold & Misti Lee
Jay & Erica McGraw
Union Bank

BRONZE ~ $2,500
Jon Blanda
Robert & Kafi Blumenfield
James & Amy Childress
Geoffrey & Helene DeStefano
First Republic Bank
Darcy Jouan & Christina Davis
Marianne & Brad Kern '75
Yoshiteru & Mayumi Koide
Patty Glaser ~ Glaser Weil
Jonathon & Stephanie Wolfson 

PARTNER ~ $1,000
Bolton & Company
Eric & Jessica Johnson
Sylvain & Caryn Leroy
Alexis Maged
Mark McKee & Cathy Shelburne McKee
SAGE Dining Services

VIEWPOINT FRIEND ~ Gifts to $999
Gorian & Associates, Inc.
Parker-Anderson Enrichment
Diana & Bill Putzer
Transit Systems Unlimited, Inc.

Andrew Teshinsky Real Estate Group

The Agency

Belmond El Encanto Hotel

Belmont Village Senior Living Calabasas

Boston Private Bank

Doctor On Demand

Gaspar Insurance Services

Glaser Weil

The Hidden Garden ~ Floral Design


Maxine Banks Events
Oak Park Dentistry for Children
& Orthodontics

Prop Heaven

QuadraNet, Inc.

Union Bank

Wells Fargo

Questions about the Gala, Auction, or interested in joining this select group of Patrons and Corporate Sponsors, contact Candy Wallace at or 818-591-4470



List of 2 members.

  • Candy Wallace 

    Associate Director of Advancement
    University of Southern California - BA
  • Jennifer Townes 

    Associate Director of Research and Special Events
    California State University, Northridge - BA