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Food & Wine Society - Overview

Project Youth OCBF’s Food & Wfoodwineine Society was created by Ygal and Sheila Sonenshine in 1996. This membership group was established to provide financial support to Project Youth by bringing together people who enjoy great wine paired with delicious food and the opportunity to support our community. Wine education is provided by our Cellar Master Ygal Sonenshine, who never fails to entertain while educating.

Membership in the Society is limited to members of the bench and bar and their spouses. An annual dinner fee is due in December, along with a one-time non-refundable cellar fee. The Society hosts two dinners a year.




2017 Food & Wine Society Members

Hal and Hinda BeralChris and Felice McGrath
Alan and Kimberly BickDon Morrow and Judy Johnson
Don and Lynn DaucherMark and Kathleen Peterson
Jason and Christine de BrettevilleHoward Privette and Deirdre Kelly
Dennis and Mary GhanHon. Judy Ryan (Ret.) and Pat Ryan
Andra B. Greene and Thomas EllingsonMarc Schneider and Elena Zaretsky
Karla Kraft and Anderee BerengianJim and Linda Skorheim
Stephen and Laura LarsonJustice Sheila Prell Sonenshine (Ret.) and Ygal Sonenshine
Gregory and Carol LindstromEleanor A. Stegmeier
Dick and Jane MartinAl and Cindy Stokke
Doug and Melissa McCormickChris and Maureen Wesierski


Project SELF Summer Learning

In July, this year’s Project SELF interns were invited to UC Irvine School of Law to learn what it takes to be admitted into college and law school. The group toured the campus and heard remarks from Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, a panel of young lawyers, and a panel of current UCI law students. The next (read more)

Celebrating 20 Years

This fall of 2015, I celebrate 20 years of employment with the Orange County Bar Foundation as Associate Director of diversion, health, and higher education services. I am proud to work for an organization that provides nationally recognized, culturally sound programs that are considered best practice. Over the years, I have been pleased to witness (read more)

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