A night with friends, food & drink, live music, featuring silent and live auctions.

All proceeds benefit Mt. Washington Elementary School.  We need your help to make the 12th Annual Auction a success!
 
Don't miss this fun event!  

Tickets: $40

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
6 PM - 11 PM

Dinner served at 7 PM
Catering by Chef Yealang Smith of SOUL Restaurant & Bar

Live Auction starts at 8 PM

Live Music by Tony White's Jazz Band - Second Line

LOCATION:
Los Angeles River Center & Gardens
570 West Avenue 26
Los Angeles, CA 90065

CHILDCARE:
The Awesome Playground is reserved for auction attendees at a 20% discount (5:30pm-11pm, dinner provided). Email secretary@fomws.org to reserve your spot. Only 40 spots available.

Carlin G. Smith Recreation Center is open for auction attendees. ($25 per child, 5:30 pm-10:30pm, dinner provided.) Email secretary@fomws.org  to reserve your spot. Registration form here

If you would like to volunteer to help, please email: auction@fomws.org


THANK YOU TO OUR AUCTION SPONSORS!

Platinum Sponsor:

Liz Johnson FOMWS Board Member 323.397.6041 liz@lizsellsla.com BRE#00803070 http://www.lizsellsla.com Real Estate has been my passion since 1980. Nothing equals the satisfaction of handing keys to an excited buyer or adding “SOLD” to a happy sellers yard sign. I’m honored to say that 70% of my business comes from repeat clients and their referrals. 

Liz Johnson
FOMWS Board Member
323.397.6041
liz@lizsellsla.com
BRE#00803070
http://www.lizsellsla.com

Real Estate has been my passion since 1980. Nothing equals the satisfaction of handing keys to an excited buyer or adding “SOLD” to a happy sellers yard sign. I’m honored to say that 70% of my business comes from repeat clients and their referrals. 


GOLD SPONSORs:

 

Jennifer Gainey Mt. Washington School parent and resident 323.559.6742 jgainey411@gmail.com CalBRE#01361195 http://jgainey.com/ As an award-winning real estate agent for the past thirteen years, Jennifer has built a successful business based on her diverse knowledge, professionalism, and a keen sensitivity to her client’s needs. Jennifer loves what she does—working as a "hands-on" agent, helping clients through the entire process of buying or selling, educating them along the way so they feel comfortable with every decision they make.   

Jennifer Gainey
Mt. Washington School parent and resident

323.559.6742
jgainey411@gmail.com
CalBRE#01361195
http://jgainey.com/

As an award-winning real estate agent for the past thirteen years, Jennifer has built a successful business based on her diverse knowledge, professionalism, and a keen sensitivity to her client’s needs. Jennifer loves what she does—working as a "hands-on" agent, helping clients through the entire process of buying or selling, educating them along the way so they feel comfortable with every decision they make. 

 

Lextech (323) 669-1200 5251 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042 http://thelextech.com/aboutus.html A family owned business located in Highland Park. Lextech is your alternative to the dealer. We provide dealer quality services repairs and performance for less on Japanese cars and Hybrids.

Lextech
(323) 669-1200
5251 York Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90042
http://thelextech.com/aboutus.html

A family owned business located in Highland Park. Lextech is your alternative to the dealer. We provide dealer quality services repairs and performance for less on Japanese cars and Hybrids.

Silver Sponsors:

NELA Homes 323.316.9800 www.nelahomes.com For 25 years, we have connected homebuyers and sellers in Northeast Los Angeles (NELA), while promoting the area’s natural beauty and preserving its historic architecture.  

NELA Homes
323.316.9800
www.nelahomes.com

For 25 years, we have connected homebuyers and sellers in Northeast Los Angeles (NELA), while promoting the area’s natural beauty and preserving its historic architecture.

 

  Meea's Hot Dogs 323-285-4850 1740 Colorado Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90041 http://www.meeashotdogs.com Meea's opened in January 2013 and is located on Colorado Blvd. in Eagle Rock. Since then, we have been serving up great tasting gourmet hot dogs all over North East LA.   


 

Meea's Hot Dogs
323-285-4850
1740 Colorado Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90041
http://www.meeashotdogs.com

Meea's opened in January 2013 and is located on Colorado Blvd. in Eagle Rock. Since then, we have been serving up great tasting gourmet hot dogs all over North East LA. 

 

  Georgia & John Real Estate 213.999.9145 42 S. Pasadena Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 CA BRE #01234217/#01431311 http://www.georgia-john.com We are professional real estate agents who will help make your search for a new home or sale of your present home an excellent experience.

 

Georgia & John Real Estate
213.999.9145
42 S. Pasadena Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
CA BRE #01234217/#01431311
http://www.georgia-john.com

We are professional real estate agents who will help make your search for a new home or sale of your present home an excellent experience.

LA Hot Properties 323-255-2600 1714 Hillhurst Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027 http://www.lahotproperties.com/ Brian Moore and Dan Mancinelli each bring a unique perspective to their partnership and since joining forces their expert negotiating skills and cutting edge marketing have made them the number one team in their area. Their skilled knowledge in market information and community amenities are an invaluable resource to prospective buyers when determining value and contemplating making a home their own.   


LA Hot Properties
323-255-2600
1714 Hillhurst Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
http://www.lahotproperties.com/

Brian Moore and Dan Mancinelli each bring a unique perspective to their partnership and since joining forces their expert negotiating skills and cutting edge marketing have made them the number one team in their area. Their skilled knowledge in market information and community amenities are an invaluable resource to prospective buyers when determining value and contemplating making a home their own. 

 

The Cycling Pigeon 1844 Cypress Ave. #102 Los Angeles, 90065 http://www.cocofausonewilson.com/the-cycling-pigeon  I have been teaching “spinning” and yoga for six years ever since then. I’m blushingly proud of the community of riders I’ve built and the family vibe we have that reciprocally benefits our task to cleanse the body and soothe the mind. My strengths as an instructor are simple- my ability to create a mood and my honest connection with people. I offer a welcoming atmosphere for beginners and an opportunity for advanced students to explore and challenge their talents. So far my classes, reflect my love for music, my enthusiasm for exercising the body and my happy attitude. I plan to expand my knowledge and continue to live consciously.

The Cycling Pigeon
1844 Cypress Ave. #102
Los Angeles, 90065
http://www.cocofausonewilson.com/the-cycling-pigeon

 I have been teaching “spinning” and yoga for six years ever since then. I’m blushingly proud of the community of riders I’ve built and the family vibe we have that reciprocally benefits our task to cleanse the body and soothe the mind. My strengths as an instructor are simple- my ability to create a mood and my honest connection with people. I offer a welcoming atmosphere for beginners and an opportunity for advanced students to explore and challenge their talents. So far my classes, reflect my love for music, my enthusiasm for exercising the body and my happy attitude. I plan to expand my knowledge and continue to live consciously.

Arc Floor Covering (323) 255-8625 859 Ganymede Drive Los Angeles, CA 90065  

Arc Floor Covering
(323) 255-8625
859 Ganymede Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065

 

The Cleaners Mt. Washington (323) 225-0979 4327 N Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA 90065

The Cleaners Mt. Washington
(323) 225-0979
4327 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Brad Holmes Group Real Estate 323-673-1001 BradHolmes@kw.com https://www.bradholmesre.com/ Cal BRE: 01930471 Your house is where you greet each day.  It is where your family sits down for meals. It is where you laugh, dream, and make life-long memories. We are proud to be the team people turn to when it is time to buy or sell their home. Creative marketing, tough negotiating and an intimate knowledge of the market are just a few of the things we can do for you. We listen, problem-solve, connect, and bring honesty and integrity to every transaction. Our large network of agents at Keller Williams gives us unprecedented exposure to buyers, sellers and new listings yet to hit the market – a huge advantage in this competitive market. Simply put, we work for you. You tell me what you want and we will do everything in our power to make sure you get it.   

Brad Holmes Group Real Estate
323-673-1001
BradHolmes@kw.com
https://www.bradholmesre.com/
Cal BRE: 01930471

Your house is where you greet each day.  It is where your family sits down for meals. It is where you laugh, dream, and make life-long memories. We are proud to be the team people turn to when it is time to buy or sell their home.

Creative marketing, tough negotiating and an intimate knowledge of the market are just a few of the things we can do for you. We listen, problem-solve, connect, and bring honesty and integrity to every transaction. Our large network of agents at Keller Williams gives us unprecedented exposure to buyers, sellers and new listings yet to hit the market – a huge advantage in this competitive market.

Simply put, we work for you. You tell me what you want and we will do everything in our power to make sure you get it.   

HomeBridge Financial Services 818-742-3223 15301 Ventura Boulevard, Suite D300 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 www.HomeBridgeInc.com As an independent mortgage lender, HomeBridge is an industry leader in its ability to effectively balance profitability and volume, while continuing our commitment to operating in compliance and providing customers with a level of service rarely seen in the financial world.

HomeBridge Financial Services
818-742-3223
15301 Ventura Boulevard, Suite D300
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
www.HomeBridgeInc.com

As an independent mortgage lender, HomeBridge is an industry leader in its ability to effectively balance profitability and volume, while continuing our commitment to operating in compliance and providing customers with a level of service rarely seen in the financial world.

R. Edward Pfiester, A Law Corporation 323-663-7000 2000 Riverside Drive Los Angeles, CA 90039 http://www.pfiesterlaw.com/ Over decades of exclusively representing injured individuals and the families of those who have lost their lives, our firm has an unequaled reputation.  At R Edward Pfiester, Jr A Law Corp , our potential clients always receive a free case evaluation when consulting with us. We are ready to meet with you and help you decide the best course of action for your case. Our goal is to provide you with the most positive outcome possible when you have a personal injury or wrongful death claim, we work tirelessly to obtain the best result possible   

R. Edward Pfiester, A Law Corporation
323-663-7000
2000 Riverside Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90039
http://www.pfiesterlaw.com/

Over decades of exclusively representing injured individuals and the families of those who have lost their lives, our firm has an unequaled reputation.  At R Edward Pfiester, Jr A Law Corp , our potential clients always receive a free case evaluation when consulting with us. We are ready to meet with you and help you decide the best course of action for your case. Our goal is to provide you with the most positive outcome possible when you have a personal injury or wrongful death claim, we work tirelessly to obtain the best result possible 

 

 

Bronze Sponsors:

Pepe's Tire Shop (323) 223-9956 807 Cypress Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90065 www.pepestireshop.com Pepe’s Tire Shop serves customers in Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Glendale, CA. If you're looking for an auto repair shop you can trust in the LA area, you can count on us to deliver quality work at a fair price. Our team of expert technicians offers auto repairs ranging from brakes and oil changes to wheel alignments and steering and suspension work.

Pepe's Tire Shop
(323) 223-9956
807 Cypress Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90065
www.pepestireshop.com

Pepe’s Tire Shop serves customers in Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Glendale, CA. If you're looking for an auto repair shop you can trust in the LA area, you can count on us to deliver quality work at a fair price. Our team of expert technicians offers auto repairs ranging from brakes and oil changes to wheel alignments and steering and suspension work.

Guelaguezita Restaurante  (213) 427-0608 3014 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90006 http://www.ilovemole.com/ Guelaguetza first opened its doors in 1994 by immigrant husband and wife Fernando Lopez and Maria Monterrubio. Since then, our goal at Guelaguetza has been to showcase the best of our family recipes and stay true to authentic Oaxacan ingredients. Guelaguetza’s mission is for all of its patrons to live and experience Oaxaca through all of its dishes. 

Guelaguezita Restaurante
 (213) 427-0608
3014 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
http://www.ilovemole.com/

Guelaguetza first opened its doors in 1994 by immigrant husband and wife Fernando Lopez and Maria Monterrubio. Since then, our goal at Guelaguetza has been to showcase the best of our family recipes and stay true to authentic Oaxacan ingredients. Guelaguetza’s mission is for all of its patrons to live and experience Oaxaca through all of its dishes. 

Highland Park Animal Hospital (323) 254-6868 5210 York Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90042 http://highlandparkhosp.vetstreet.com/ Highland Park Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, serving the community since 1972. Our professional and courteous staff seek to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, spaying and neutering, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Highland Park Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Highland Park and surrounding areas. 

Highland Park Animal Hospital
(323) 254-6868
5210 York Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90042
http://highlandparkhosp.vetstreet.com/

Highland Park Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, serving the community since 1972. Our professional and courteous staff seek to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, spaying and neutering, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Highland Park Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Highland Park and surrounding areas. 

Ralph Siu - State Farm 805-527-6262 1445 E Los Angeles Avenue, Suite 200 Simi Valley, CA 93065-2827 https://www.statefarm.com/agent/US/CA/Simi-Valley/Ralph-Siu-VSGGG1YS000 Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.

Ralph Siu - State Farm
805-527-6262
1445 E Los Angeles Avenue, Suite 200
Simi Valley, CA 93065-2827
https://www.statefarm.com/agent/US/CA/Simi-Valley/Ralph-Siu-VSGGG1YS000

Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.

 

Family Sponsors:

Gonzalez Family

Hayes Family

Hernandez Family

lopez family

Rosales/Vera Family

Ryu/Whitney Family

Rosemary Low

 

Event Sponsors:

Frame Monster 323.227.0485 586 W. Avenue 28 Los Angeles, CA 90065 http://framemonster.net/ Frame Monster is a custom art framing design studio in Cypress Park. Back in 2012, we decided to open up our studio here and unleash one of the most fun, colorful and uniquely curated selections of frame moulding available. We welcome all of our neighbors in this diverse community of art collectors, designers,  art makers and admirers.

Frame Monster
323.227.0485
586 W. Avenue 28
Los Angeles, CA 90065
http://framemonster.net/

Frame Monster is a custom art framing design studio in Cypress Park. Back in 2012, we decided to open up our studio here and unleash one of the most fun, colorful and uniquely curated selections of frame moulding available. We welcome all of our neighbors in this diverse community of art collectors, designers,  art makers and admirers.

  Lagunitas Brewing Co. https://lagunitas.com The Lagunitas Brewing Co. was not so much an act of ordinary 'foundling' as it was willed into being by the unspoken desire of supportive beer-lovers in Northern California after which they continued to nurture their creation and urged us forward to fulfill the unifying needs of that same beer-loving diaspora from coast to coast and beyond. It is good to have friends!

 


Lagunitas Brewing Co.
https://lagunitas.com

The Lagunitas Brewing Co. was not so much an act of ordinary 'foundling' as it was willed into being by the unspoken desire of supportive beer-lovers in Northern California after which they continued to nurture their creation and urged us forward to fulfill the unifying needs of that same beer-loving diaspora from coast to coast and beyond. It is good to have friends!

Tito's Handmade Vodka http://www.titosvodka.com Tito’s Handmade Vodka is produced in Austin at Texas’ oldest legal distillery. We make it in batches, use old-fashioned pot stills, and taste-test every batch. Tito’s Handmade Vodka is designed to be savored by spirit connoisseurs and everyday drinkers alike. 

Tito's Handmade Vodka
http://www.titosvodka.com

Tito’s Handmade Vodka is produced in Austin at Texas’ oldest legal distillery. We make it in batches, use old-fashioned pot stills, and taste-test every batch. Tito’s Handmade Vodka is designed to be savored by spirit connoisseurs and everyday drinkers alike. 

Silver Lake Wine (323) 662-9024 2395 Glendale Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90039 https://www.silverlakewine.com/ Silverlake Wine is the epicenter of high-quality artisanal wine, beers, and spirits made by small producers from across the globe. We seek out the innovative, the imaginative, the meticulously crafted, and hand curate our selection to bring you the best of the best. Many of our wines are organic and biodynamic, made by family-run wineries; all of our wines are delicious. Owned and operated by George Cossette, Randy Clement, and April Langford, all veterans of the food and wine industry who’ve collectively honed their expertise over 80+ years and innumerable glasses of wine.

Silver Lake Wine
(323) 662-9024
2395 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039
https://www.silverlakewine.com/

Silverlake Wine is the epicenter of high-quality artisanal wine, beers, and spirits made by small producers from across the globe. We seek out the innovative, the imaginative, the meticulously crafted, and hand curate our selection to bring you the best of the best. Many of our wines are organic and biodynamic, made by family-run wineries; all of our wines are delicious.

Owned and operated by George Cossette, Randy Clement, and April Langford, all veterans of the food and wine industry who’ve collectively honed their expertise over 80+ years and innumerable glasses of wine.

Antigua Coffee House 3400 N. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90065 (323) 539-2233 We are a coffee growing family since 1865 and have a coffee roasting facility in Los Angeles. Our Coffee house is a community hub for Progressive idealist and free thinkers. we are community, sustainable and live with the Espresso Revolution. Come and join us for some genuine Antigua coffee, Organic teas and our award winning sandwiches. Once you had Antigua Coffee house in your life, their is no turning back. Enjoy the Espresso Revolution

Antigua Coffee House
3400 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(323) 539-2233

We are a coffee growing family since 1865 and have a coffee roasting facility in Los Angeles. Our Coffee house is a community hub for Progressive idealist and free thinkers. we are community, sustainable and live with the Espresso Revolution.

Come and join us for some genuine Antigua coffee, Organic teas and our award winning sandwiches. Once you had Antigua Coffee house in your life, their is no turning back. Enjoy the Espresso Revolution

Chef Yealang Smith yealang@chefyealang.com chefyealang.com Yealang Smith is a successful and Award winning Chef who grew up in Los Angeles, California. She became interested in food at an early age and started to cook when she was 6 years old. She has been mentored by  Brad Johnson (owner of Post& Beam) and Kevin Kathman (French Laundry) as well as Chef Govind Armstrong. Chef Smith runs a highly-regarded catering operation specializing in soul food.

Chef Yealang Smith
yealang@chefyealang.com
chefyealang.com

Yealang Smith is a successful and Award winning Chef who grew up in Los Angeles, California. She became interested in food at an early age and started to cook when she was 6 years old. She has been mentored by  Brad Johnson (owner of Post& Beam) and Kevin Kathman (French Laundry) as well as Chef Govind Armstrong. Chef Smith runs a highly-regarded catering operation specializing in soul food.

Little Flower Candy Co. (626) 304-4800 1422 W. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105 http://littleflowercandyco.com/ A tiny cafe and candy kitchen on the edge of  town. It's where we gather to prepare and eat fresh delicious food, drink strong coffee, listen to great music and surround ourself with art, neighbors, friends and community. Little Flower is a great place to meet a friend or make a new one. We can't wait to serve you.

Little Flower Candy Co.
(626) 304-4800
1422 W. Colorado Blvd,
Pasadena, CA 91105
http://littleflowercandyco.com/

A tiny cafe and candy kitchen on the edge of  town. It's where we gather to prepare and eat fresh delicious food, drink strong coffee, listen to great music and surround ourself with art, neighbors, friends and community. Little Flower is a great place to meet a friend or make a new one. We can't wait to serve you.