Q: What is an “Urban Campfire”?
A: Urban Campfire is C5LA’s annual fundraiser. Not your run of the mill chicken dinner. Join over 200 of Los Angeles’ prominent business and community leaders at Tiato in Santa Monica as they come together for an inspirational evening to support the Youth Leaders who benefit from our summer and year-round programs.
The invitation-only event will feature sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, refreshing cocktails and live entertainment as we celebrate the success of our incredible young people and salute this year’s honorees Carole and Larry Scherzer and Scherzer International.
Q: Who are the Scherzers?
A: Scherzer International (SI) has been providing specialized background screening reports since 1993. Global clients include commercial and investment banks, private equity funds, and many of the largest law and public accounting firms in the world. Larry and Carole Scherzer both serve on the C5LA foundation’s Board of Directors.
Q: What is Tiato?
A: Tiato is a popular garden café + venue space located in Santa Monica. The name is a play on the Vietnamese herb tía tô, a favorite ingredient of Chef Helene An, known as the An family matriarch who established the renowned Crustacean restaurants.
Q: Is this an indoor or outdoor event?
A: Taito has an indoor/outdoor setting with plenty of comfortable seating and room to move about and network while enjoying cocktails. House of AN Catering will be providing sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and gourmet food stations available throughout the evening.
Q: How do I get there?
A: Tiato is located at 2700 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404 and easily accessible from the 405 freeway.
Q: What is the attire for the evening?
A: Cocktail Attire
Q: Will there be assigned seating?
A: The Urban Campfire is not a formal, seated affair, but a networking-style cocktail party with plenty of food and fun.
Q: Do I need to register?
A: Yes! C5LA will need all guests, either Tribute ticket holders or guests of sponsors, to register. Please register here.
Q: Will I be issued a ticket?
A: The event is ticketless, there will be a registration table at the entrance of Tiato.
Q: What about parking?
A: Tiato has plenty of free, underground parking. The garage elevators will take you to the main level where a volunteer will direct you to the event entrance.
Q: Will there be a silent auction?
A: C5LA has an exciting online auction in collaboration with Charity Buzz.
Q: I still have a question!
A: Please call or email Judy Cantu if you have any additional questions or need more information. Judy can be reached at 323-686-4215 or firstname.lastname@example.org.