June Meeting: Mt. Woodson Castle

Our June meeting was at a unique and historic venue, Mt. Woodson Castle. The Castle is a multi-level, twenty-seven room 12,000 square foot home with eight foot thick walls, a Great Hall with a sixteen foot ceiling, a swing porch, pantry, four fireplaces, a dutch oven, dumb waiter, complete intercom system and a gasoline-engine-assisted windmill. The windmill pumped water from the springs to redwood storage tanks and the room under the windmill was used to cool meats and vegetables.

The finished exterior, the stone work, windmill, bricks and tiles, and arches reflect French, Dutch, Spanish, and Medieval styles. Roof tiles are supported on a concrete roof sustained by rock buttresses. Eaves are troughs hewn from unfinished eucalyptus trunks supported by gargoyle figures. Aztec, Greek, Roman, North American, and Oriental crafts, decorated the exterior and interior of the house. All were tributes to prosperity, health, friendship, and good luck.

Venue: Mt. Woodson Castle

Photography: Bob Hoffman Photography & Video

Get tickets today for the 14th Annual Hospitality Industry Cruise

Tickets are available for the 14th Annual Hospitality Industry Cruise on August 8, 2018 aboard the Hornblower Inspiration.  This event is THE industry event of the year and is expected to sell out again!! Purchase your tickets now to save with the Early Bird Special!!! Please use the link below to register, thus letting the planning committee know of your Weddings of Distinction affiliation.  Your Cruise Ticket includes: a cruise around San Diego Bay, an arrival glass of champagne, two premium drink tickets, Scrumptious and Fun California Hors d’oeuvres & Food Stations, live entertainment, a variety of activities and, of course, NETWORKING!

This event will sell out. Don’t miss the boat, register today!  When forwarding onto your co-workers, please be sure to mention that they use the link to register!!!

 

EVENT DETAILS
– Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
– Time: Party on the Pier (5p-7:30p), Cruising (7:30p-9p)
– Location: Seaport Village Pier (885 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, California, 92101, USA)

 

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May Meeting: Green Acre Campus Pointe

We joined the San Diego chapter of the Association of Bridal Consultants for a joint meeting and mini-conference at Green Acre Campus Pointe

Venue: Green Acre Campus Pointe

Photography: Maryanne McGuire

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