The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its 24th annual fundraiser gala Saturday, Sept. 21, a benefit that helps fund local and international service projects the club supports. This is the club's major fundraising event of the year that has raised $2 million during the last 23 years through ticket sales and auctions at the event, with proceeds going to the club's North Rotary Foundation.
Called "A Starry Night in the Caribbean," this year's dinner dance will be held under the stars in the outdoor patio of Barone's Restaurant in downtown Pleasanton. The dress code for the dinner is what club member Larry Smalheiser said is "resort formal," which apparently is less formal than the club's black tie and ballroom gowns worn in earlier events. For more information, sign on to the club's website at pnr-rotary.org or www.astarrynight.org/