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April 15, 2011

YMCA’s 50th Annual Good Friday Breakfast

On Friday, April 22, 2011, the Downtown YMCA will host more than 300 community members at the YMCA of San Diego County’s 50th Annual Good Friday Breakfast. The gala will be held at the Doubletree Hotel located at 7450 Hazard Center Drive, 92108. This year’s guest speaker is former San Diego Charger, Pastor Miles McPherson founder of the Rock Church and recent author of Do Something! Make Your Life Count. Pastor McPherson’s message of how to make your life count will parallel with the YMCA’s areas of focus, especially that of Social Responsibility. Miles will be joined by musical presenter Stefanie Kelly, Worship Arts Pastor at the Rock.

Since 1962, this event has brought families and businesses together to celebrate Easter. As a leading nonprofit strengthening community through social responsibility, the Y holds the Good Friday Breakfast to inspire the community to give back to San Diego’s youth. All proceeds from this event will go to the Downtown YMCA’s youth outreach programs.

Attendees will enjoy a delicious breakfast and interact with members of the Downtown community while listening to an inspiring sermon and musical presentation.

Guest speaker Miles McPherson founded the Rock Church in 2000 and reaches an estimated 1,200 people every Sunday. Miles is a captivating speaker who has the gift of communicating to everyone. He has appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor,” “Larry King Live,” and “Good Morning America,” and was asked to lead prayer at the Republican National Convention in 2008.

Musical presenter Stefanie Kelly is a classically trained graduate of Berklee College of Music and has performed with musical sensations Josh Groban and Natalie Cole, among many others. Stefanie’s style is a mix of R&B and Jazz that is sure to move her audience.

The Good Friday Breakfast will cost $20 for adults and $10 for children under 12. Table sponsorships to help offset the cost of this goodwill event are also available. Table sponsors receive a premium table, signage at the event, as well as recognition on the website and in the program. For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Karen Flitcraft at the San Diego Downtown YMCA at (619) 232-7451.

The event will take place at the Doubletree Hotel, 7450 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego, CA 92108. Adult admission is $20, child $10. Sponsorship is still available. To register visit www.downtown.ymca.org/community/good-friday-breakfast.html.

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