Rise Up Industries celebrated their 2021 Gala BIG NIGHT OUT both as an in-person and virtual event held at The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, CA on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Director Barbara Menard attended via the live-stream. The evening included a reception with live music, a seated buffet dinner, followed by the program. Michael Brunker, the 2019 Mr. San Diego, was the Master of Ceremonies . Featured speakers included Dr. Adolfo Gonzales, a current community leader and former San Diego Probation Chief and Ernie Garcia, an alumnus of the Rise Up Industries Program. Both gentlemen spoke of the impact that Rise Up Industries has made in the community and for the individuals who participate in the program.