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Saturday, September 23, 2017

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Rio Americano High School Performing Arts Center

Join the San Juan Education Foundation for the 11th annual An Evening with the STARS: An elegant evening celebrating excellence in education. Emcee Rob Stewart of KVIE will interview celebrity alumni on stage in the new Rio Americano Performing Arts Center.

  • Performance by Craig Chaquico, Grammy nominated musician formerly with Jefferson Starship and Starship
  • Wine and Food Tasting 
  • Silent Auction / Live Music and Dance
  • Live Auction with David Sobon Auctions

Event Details

The Evening with the STARS reception from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. will be at nearby Ashton Park. You must come first to Rio Americano's Performing Arts Center (4540 American River Drive Sacramento, CA 95864 [MAP]) to check in starting at 4:45 p.m. and you will be transported to Ashton Park by school bus. There is NO PARKING at Ashton Park. You must use the Rio Americano parking lot. You will be transported by bus back to Rio at 7:00 p.m. for the program in the new Performing Arts Center. Dress is classy casual (no jeans or tee shirts, please!) Questions? sanjuaneducationfoundation@gmail.com

2017 Hall of Fame Honorees

Merrin Dungey
Actress | Known for her work in Big Little Lies, Alias, King of Queens, and Once Upon a Time
Rio Americano High School 

Channing Dungey
President of ABC Entertainment | Oversees all development, programming, marketing and scheduling operations for ABC Primetime and Late Night
Rio Americano High School

Craig Chaquico
Grammy-nominated musician | Rock bands Jefferson Starship and Starship
La Sierra High School


Proceeds support innovative learning through direct to teacher grants in science, technology, arts, and reading for students in San Juan Unified schools.

About SJEF

The San Juan Education Foundation will identify and support programs in science, technology, arts, and reading through a process that funds Innovative Learning Grants and Project Based Learning Grants.
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Reaching for the STARS