The Festival of Arts grounds in Laguna Beach on April 21 was the setting for the Orange County Pink Tie Ball benefiting the foundation known as theSusan G. Komen for the Cureof Orange County.
An impressive $360,000 was raised, which will be distributed among local breast health programs and research projects in this community.
Harald Herrmann, chief executive of Yard House Restaurants, has been a staunch advocate of the work of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This year the Pink Tie Ball paid special tribute to Herrmann for his steadfast support and generosity. The honored guest joined a roster of gents in the O.C. community who have helped to make a difference for women fighting breast cancer.
Among the fraternity members are Bob Abbott, Glenn Gray, Gary Levine, director of radiology at Hoag Hospital's Breast Care Center, John Miller, Scott Wheeler, John Stratman, and Kenneth McFarland, president and chief executive of Mission Hospital.