But fundraising events can be a lot of fun even if we don't have any connection to the cause being benefited. Volunteers in this area have a tremendous amount of know-how, and put together fundraisers that are on a par with anything done by professional event planners.
Coming up are several golf tournaments; even if you don't golf, the day on the green is usually followed by a dinner that can be attended for a nominal charge. Several garden tour fundraisers are coming up, a great way to discover new neighborhoods, get ideas for your yard and contribute to a good cause.
The Child Abuse Council of Contra Costa County is holding its gala dinner May 3 at the San Ramon Marriott. It will include wine-tasting, silent and live auctions, and an evening of dancing. Then June 7, STAND! Against Domestic Violence is holding a casino night at Round Hill Country Club. Schools hold fundraisers from carnivals to evenings out and what a great way to support the school in your neighborhood.
Anyone looking for an enjoyable outing might consider patronizing a fundraiser. It's a way to contribute to a good cause and can also mean a fun evening out and a chance to meet some remarkable people who work hard for a good cause.
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