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Caterer and Entertainment Announced for CSUSM¿s Annual Gala

“Mad About CSUSM” is a 1960’s themed black tie event, inspired by the popular period drama on AMC, Mad Men. An annual tradition for over 20 years, President Haynes will host this swanky event on Saturday, June 8 beginning at 6 p.m. at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). One of North County’s hottest events, all proceeds directly support innovative research, student programming and the professional development of faculty.In addition to the fabulous food by Stone Brewing Company, dancing and entertainment will be provided by The HEREOS, a seven-piece band, featuring the talents of two singers. The evening will also include an upscale silent and live auction where guests will be invited to bid on over 30 packages, including a TaylorMade Golf Kingdom Experience, a private dinner for ten catered by Stone Brewing Company and an Exclusive Resorts vacation.Individuals, businesses and corporations can still participate by attending the event, purchasing a corporate table, donating an item or service to the evening’s silent auction or making a donation as a corporate sponsor. Tickets are $250 per person. For more information and ticket sales, visit:  www.csusm.edu/gala.Who:   300 Cal State San Marcos friends, alumni, students, faculty and staffWhat:  CSUSM’s Annual Gala: “Mad About CSUSM”When:  Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 6 p.m.Where:  CSUSM campus, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San MarcosWhy:   The annual gala raises important funds for innovative research, student programming and the professional development of faculty.About California State University San MarcosCalifornia State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. 85 percent of CSUSM’s alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.