The "Crystal Anniversary" party held at the Art Institute of Southern California in Laguna Beach on Sept. 9 raised about $15,000.
Art lovers paid $125 each to dine on Chinese cuisine at the affair which celebrated the 15th anniversary of Designing Women, an arts support group founded by Muriel Reynolds.
Among guests: Anne Colin; Jean Tandowsky; Beverly White; Joleen Parham; Nancy Snyder; Herta Anderson; and D. N. Evans, a Laguna Beach-based fashion creator who presented ethnic fashions during the evening.
Susan Beechner was chairwoman.
The "Western Barbecue" held in Eagle Country in Irvine on Sept. 7 raised about $25,000 for the Patty and George Hoag Cancer Center of Newport Beach.