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All members of the Menard Family Foundation Board of Directors living in San Diego gathered on Saturday, June 1, 2019 for the much anticipated and most enjoyable 8th Annual M.O.S.T. Mariachi Festival at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. The Menard Family Foundation is a sponsor of this soldout event and the board members were joined at the table by Sr. Susan DeGuide, RSM and Fr. Lawrence Agi. The evening began with a Reception, Spotlight Auction, Wine & Tequila Grab, and entertainment by Mariachi Garibaldi. This was followed by a Welcome by Mary Ball, Senior Director of Development for Scripps Mercy Hospital Foundation and Blessing by Fr. Lawrence, Director of Surgical Team (M.O.S.T.) in 2000. He has participated in more than 33 mission trips and along with his associates at Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego has provided surgeries for nearly 4,000 patients in Mexico. “Dr. O’Halloran brings his incredible enthusiasm, unbridled energy and extraordinary dedication to each trip,” writes Scripps Mercy, “It is Spiritual Care at Scripps Mercy Hospital. The delicious Mexican dinner was followed by a presentation and honoring of Dr. Harry O’Halloran, pediatric ophthalmologist, who began volunteering with the Mercy Outreach often very difficult to tell him that his surgery schedule is full and that there is not enough room for anyone else. He often emphatically pleads with the scheduling team to please put just one more child on the schedule, ‘Just one more!’” A spirited live auction and fund-a-surgery followed the presentation with entertainment by Mariachi Los Camperos.