Unity in the Community Concert Sept. 3

Written by Estero Bay News

August 25, 2023

What do a Sunset Magazine pastry chef, an iconic Los Osos photo and Toptracer data have in common? 

To raise funds to pay for damages to the Los Osos Valley Road median caused by a single-car accident, Celebrate Los Osos is teaming up with the South Bay Community Center and Paul Irving of Big Big SLO to put on the first of a series of three events called “Unity in the Community.”  The first show takes place Sunday, September 3 from 2 to 6 p.m. The concert lineup is the Bobby Santa Cruz Band featuring Linda Martin of Back Bay Betty with the opening set of Bay Love. There will be dancing, BBQ, wine, beer and non-alcoholic refreshments. 

There will also be a fundraising auction of uncommon items, hence the three people walk into a bat intro above.

Some Auction Items

The former pastry chef from Sunset Magazine and new Los Osos resident, Maryanne Welton, will teach four people in her waterfront home how to make savory and sweet pie crusts from scratch. She will reveal the secret techniques for a perfect (and easy) crust to tackle any type of pie. 

Dean Sullivan, a well-known collector of iconic and historic photos of Los Osos |Baywood for over for over 40 years and the publisher of this paper, has carefully curated his collection and selected one from his Los Osos collection. This image will be mounted as a 5” x 20” print, ready to hang.

For the true golf geek, Diary Creek Golf Course provides a package of golf goodies including rounds of at Diary Creek and Morro Bay Golf Course; and passes for Toptracer, a digital technology that takes golf to a new level of fun and excitement. Using the same dynamic technology seen on PGA broadcasts Toptracer computers transform the old “driving range” experience using launch, speed, curve and other data analysis — all delivered in real time as you hit your ball out onto the live range. Players can partake in famous virtual golf courses and other fun games, getting instant feedback with each shot while competing against friends in person as well as players around the world online. 

Aside from the entertainment aspect, the attraction offers a lot of information that can help golfers improve their game,” Josh Heptig, director of golf operations for SLO County Parks and Recreation.

The link for the auction is expected to go live this week, post press time. Celebrate Los Osos will announce the link on their Facebook page as soon as it is live: https://www.facebook.com/CelebrateLosOsos   

Other items range from an overnight at the Baywood Inn Bed & Breakfast, which includes a $100 gift certificate at the Galley in Morro Bay and a boat adventure; to a Vina Robles VIP Specia of four VIP box seats, VIP parking passes and passes into the VIP Petite Terrace to the September 21 Los Lobos/Ozomatli Concert, the Grammy-winning East L.A. band, making their 50th Anniversary Tour. 

Tickets for the Unity in the Community are free but you folks need a ticket to enter. Get yours at:  https://www.my805tix.com/e/unity-clo  Raffle tickets can also be purchased on-line as well as in person at the event. 

Both Celebrate Los Osos and the South Bay Community Center are non-profit organizations. If you cannot attend but wish to make for the median repairs or for chairs for the Red Barn, send a check to Celebrate Los Osos at: 350 Mitchell Drive, Los Osos, CA 93402. Donations for the South Bay Community Center can be made at: https://southbaycommunitycenter.com/donate/

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