Gloria Deukmejian, left, was a special guest at the Assistance League of Capistrano Valley's "Silhouettes in Spring" fashion show at the Dana Point Resort on Jan. 12. The event netted an estimated $30,000. Dorothy Summerhays was chairwoman. In the right photo, Laila Conlin, center, founding president of Opera Pacific Guild Alliance, partied at the "Aida Gala Dinner" at Birraporetti's on Saturday with co-chairwomen Kathleen Rhynerson, left, and Nancy Sorosky. The dinner netted an estimated $4,000 for Opera Pacific.