Guys Night Out - A Spectacular Evening!

The San Diego Chapter of the FIDF held its first Guys Night Out event on April 14, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency, La Jolla. The event was in memory of David Feder, father of Event Co-Chair Dan Feder, who proudly served in an IDF Paratrooper' Brigade. In 1993, David Feder was tragically killed in an automobile accident at the age of 47.

Guys Night Out was a phenomenal success and raised over $40,000 in donations. Half of the money raised came from sponsorship contributions. With the funds raised, the Chapter an IMPACT! Scholarship to a former combat soldier who could not otherwise afford higher education.

Board Members, Dan Feder and Anthony Josephson, co-chaired the event, with over 130 participants in attendance, 80 poker players, a vibrant silent auction and raffle. The 2011 San Diego Chargers Cheerleaders made a surprise appearance and entertained the crowd. Given the success of this event, it was decided to make Guys Night Out an annual fundraising event!

Alex Scoma, Samuel Scott Financial, Jerry Rollins, Rollins Consulting
Group, Todd Pianin, CEO & President of Samuel Scott Financial, Mike
Olmert, Sr. Loan Officer, Samuel Scott Financial

The first Guys Night Out was a sensational success!

Black jack tables

2011 San Diego Charger Cheerleaders entertain the crowd.

Event Sponsor, Todd Pianni, and Co-Chair, Dan Feder, with the
Charger Cheerleaders

Ari Hirshorn and the San Diego Charger Cheerleaders

2011 San Diego Chargers Cheerleaders with Event Planner Jon Layne

Jordon Berman shoots some craps as Kevin Wechter, Ricardo Jinich
and Mark Russo cheer him on.

Barry Galgut and Jeff Pollak

Final round of the tournament.

2nd Place Winner, Rich Effress, shows off his new watch.

Poker Tournament Winner Julian Frank (center) being congratulated by
Event Co-Chairs, Anthony Josephson & Dan Feder

Dan Feder, Tournament Winners Rich Effress, Marc Newburger, Julian
Frank, with Anthony Josephson and Nir BenZvi, Executive Director of
San Diego Chapter

October 2010 Mission Participants reunite for the GNO Event.

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