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Saturday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m.

St. John Bosco High School
13640 Bellflower Blvd.,
Bellflower, CA 90706


Join us on Saturday, May 20 at the Braves Gala as we “Celebrate the Bosco Man” and recognize the accomplishments of our exceptional students, faculty and staff. Your participation in the Braves Gala will help make an education at St. John Bosco High School affordable to young men from all walks of life.

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. when you will be greeted by Bosco students, an incredible selection of silent auction items, and the Bosco band providing entertainment during the cocktail party portion of the evening. Then, take a seat for a delicious sit-down dinner under the stars, entertainment, live auction and a celebration of our amazing students and award recipients that make Bosco a home. The evening culminates in after-dinner drinks and dancing.

Thank you to our Sponsors







The 2017 Braves Gala Auction Committee

  • Ava Baldwin
  • Beverly Martinez
  • Cathy Roohan
  • Christine Schwab
  • Cynthia Pellerito
  • Damarys Perez
  • Gabby Lim
  • Kathi Bode
  • Kerrie Whetstone
  • Mary Brennan
  • Nancy Limon
  • Melanie Pearce
  • Krista Zinkiewicz
  • Kelly Keehn – Auction Chair
  • Beatriz Botha
  • Robin Lomas
  • Alondra Quigg

The 2017 Braves Gala Committee

  • Ava Baldwin
  • Kathi Bode
  • Beatriz Botha
  • Mary Brennan
  • Gabby Lim
  • Kelly Keehn – Auction Chair
  • Nancy Limon
  • Robin Lomas
  • Beverly Martinez
  • Melanie Pearce
  • Cynthia Pellerito
  • Damarys Perez
  • Alondra Quigg
  • Cathy Roohan
  • Christine Schwab
  • Kerrie Whetstone
  • Krista Zinkiewicz

Questions:

If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please contact:

Amy Krisch
Special Events Manager
St. John Bosco High School
(562) 920-1734 ext. 231

There are several ways you can help us make this a spectacular event.

2017 Legacy Honoree
Joseph Sanchez III '70

After graduating from St. John Bosco High School in 1970, Joseph Sanchez III worked in his father’s grocery business and served as the President of the Mexican American Grocers Association. He also served as the State of California’s Commissioner of Athletics, a position he was appointed to by then Governor, George Deukmejian and went on to build one of the largest beer distribution businesses in the country.

When Joe purchased the distributorship, located in Montebello, it had 20 trucks and sold about two million cases annually. Today, the company sells nearly eight million cases of beer and employs nearly 300 people.The road to success was challenging but Joe’s charisma, abilities and dedication to his employees made Classic Distributing & Beverage Group, Inc. what it is today.

Joe’s hobbies included collecting classic cars, traveling the country showing dogs and overseeing Classic’s operation for which he placed great confidence in his executive team to manage. Joe has eight children; six sons and two daughters; 19 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.