Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA

27th Annual Paul Ecke, Jr. Poinsettia Ball

The Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA and the Paul Ecke, Jr. Poinsettia Ball Volunteer Committee are proud to host:

The 27th Annual Paul Ecke, Jr.

Poinsettia Ball

at the

Gary E. Biszantz Family Gymnasium


Saturday, December 9, 2017

Guests will ring in the holiday season with a formal evening of live entertainment, dancing and gourmet dining while surrounded by an abundance of beautifully festive poinsettias.

The evening includes enthusiastic bidding on silent auction items including vacation packages, one of a kind items, holiday gifts and unique experiences.

In supporting the Paul Ecke, Jr. Poinsettia Ball you join a community committed to providing quality, character-building programs for all people, regardless of ability to pay.

Poinsettia Ball Event Timeline

  • 6:00 PM — Check-In Open
    • Silent Auction Open
    • Hosted Cocktail Hour & Hors-d’oeuvres
  • 8:00 PM — Dinner and Program
  • 9:00 PM — Dancing to the Live Music of The Heroes

More detailed pre-event information will be emailed to all guests with a registered email address one week prior to the event.


All questions can be directed to Emily Figueiredo, Financial Development and Events Director for the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, at (760) 942-9622, ext. 12507 or [email protected].

Thank You to Our Sponsors for Your Generous Support!

Spirit of the Season 

  • Don and Dragon Sherman 

Gala Sponsors

  • Capital Bank
  • Dan Green 
  • Florexpo
  • The Hubbard Family 

Major Sponsors

  • Barbara Winter
  • Diane and Robert Meade
  • Leichtag Foundation 
  • Mo Ecke
  • The Ecke Family
  • United Healthcare

Event Sponsors

  • Carole and Hank Manfredo
  • Carltas Company
  • Diana R. Glimm
  • David and Heidi Hodges

Guest Sponsors

  • Coast News 
  • Encinitas Ford
  • Gary and Betty Biszantz
  • Scripps Health 
  • Sheila & Kevin Wirick

Friends of the Ball

  • Ann Carmel
  • Claude H. Chan, MD
  • Douglas Smith 
  • Hevin and Steve Knappenberger 
  • Kathy and Bill Dougherty
  • Luann and Jim Esposito 
  • Nancy and Ken Ingman 
  • North Coast Business Group 
  • Pam Ferris 
  • San Diego County Solar 
  • Sharon and Rich Sylvester
  • Skeets and Sharon Dunn - CA Dunn Family Foundation
  • Susana & Fredrick Harrison 

Personal Information

Event Sponsorship

Event Sponsor:

Event Registration

Table ($2,250):

QTY: Table(s) (10 seats)

Individual Seat ($250):

QTY: Individual Seat(s)

Comment / Notes:


Event Donation:

$ (fully tax deductible)