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The Oceanside Yacht Club (OYC) is hosting the 12th annual Charity Regatta to benefit The Elizabeth Hospice August 9 and 10 at OYC located at 1950 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside. Entry Fee to race in the Regatta is $50 and daily Post-Race Parties are open to the public free of charge beginning at 3:00 pm Saturday and 2:00 pm Sunday.
The two-day event commences with sailboat races on Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10 starting at noon. Food and drink are available for purchase both days starting at 4:00 pm. A silent auction and raffle will take place both days. Live music by local bands on Saturday from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Sunday from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The Grand Prize Raffle Drawing includes a Holland America Cruise for 2 to the Caribbean, Mexico or Canada/New England or Alaska. The cruise drawing is $20 per ticket. The public can join the fun on the water and board a luxury powerboat for a $100 per person donation to The Elizabeth Hospice.
To register for the race or learn more about the weekend activities visit www.oceansideyc.net or contact OYC at (760) 722-5751. Contact Alexandra Prsha at Alexandra.Prsha@ehospice.org or call The Elizabeth Hospice at (760) 737-2050 regarding sponsorships, spectator boat, and cruise raffle tickets.
The Elizabeth Hospice (http://elizabethhospice.org), is the region's oldest and largest non-profit hospice program and has a 36-year tradition as the premier provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has provided services to more than 85,000 patients and families in San Diego County, regardless of their ability to pay. To learn more, call (760) 737-2050 or visit the company website at www.elizabethhospice.org, and join their online communities on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and its Caregivers Blog.