LUV Gala

LUV Gala
LUV Gala

St. Paul’s LUV Gala 2017:
The LUV Boat promises something for everyone!

St. Paul’s Senior Services and Love Uniting Volunteers (LUV) are pleased to announce that the 2017 LUV Gala will be on Saturday, August 19 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort. The evening’s theme will be The LUV Boat. Remember Captain Stubing, Vicki, Julie McCoy, Doc, Isaac and Gopher? This blast from the 80s past promises something for everyone! The evening will feature the music of two-time Grammy Award winner Kamau Kenyatta and Friends, featuring Daneen Whitley Wilburn. Bring your friends for some lively fun with our silent and live auctions too!

Leading the planning crew this year are LUV Gala Committee Chairs, Chip and Kathy Olson. They invite guests to come dressed in “elegant cruise casual” attire and enjoy a spirited evening of dinner and dancing by the bay.

Chip and Kathy have lived in San Diego County for over 30 years, raising four children here. As fourth-generation commercial contractors, they have witnessed, and been a part of, the rise and change of the city’s beautiful skyline.

Chip & Kathy

Chip and Kathy first became involved with St. Paul’s in 2014, when Olson Construction Company served as the construction manager for St. Paul’s Plaza. Working closely with St. Paul’s, “we came to know and appreciate the benevolence – the goodwill, kindness, compassion, and dedication – of the St. Paul’s team,” said Chip and Kathy. Since then, the Olsons say they have enjoyed attending the LUV Gala for the past several years.

“We look forward to serving on the planning committee this year because we’ve seen the positive impact St. Paul’s has on the communities they serve,” said Chip. Kathy agrees, “St. Paul’s is a special place, and we hope this year’s LUV Gala will reflect the passion we share!”

All proceeds from the evening will benefit program enhancements for the John A. McColl Health Center, St. Paul’s 5-Star and award-winning skilled nursing community in Bankers Hill.  Each LUV Gala offers spectacular energy, from the bidding battles of the live auction, to the carefree moves on the dance floor.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or an invitation to the LUV Gala, contact Kathryn Courter at 619-239-6900 or

2017 LUV Gala Videos

St. Paul’s 2017 LUV Gala Sponsors