Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Inaugural Blue Diamond Gala

Los Angeles Dodgers Retired #42 Jackie Robinson on top deck patio. Photo by Jevone Moore
Los Angeles Dodger great Jackie Robinson's wife Rachel Robinson. Photo by Jevone Moore
Los Angeles Dodger great Jackie Robinson’s wife Rachel Robinson. Photo by Jevone Moore

Los Angeles, Ca- The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Inaugural Blue Diamond Gala was held with a special performance by Aloe Blacc live at Dodger Stadium on Thursday April 16, 2015. The Los Angeles Dodger Foundation honored The Jackie Robinson Foundation, The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education and The LA84 Foundation. There were many current players and honored guest in support of the Foundation.

The Dodgers rolled out the blue carpet for the guest to honor that Dodger Blue. Once the guest arrived at VIP Reception at the top of the park with a stunning view of downtown skyline as backdrop.  They were treated to unlimited hors d’oeuvres and chance to mingle among current and former Dodgers greats  Yasiel Puig and Steve Garvey.

Live on Blue Carpet Yasiel Puig. Photo by Jevone Moore
Live on Blue Carpet Yasiel Puig. Photo by Jevone Moore

Rachel Robinson was honored with the Jackie Robinson Foundation Award. Megan Cherin was the recipient of the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education honor. Olympian and LA84 Foundation President Anita DeFrantz was also honored.

It’s always a good thing to have positive energy supporting the local baseball team the Dodgers. A few city officials took time out of the busy schedule to show city support. Mark Ridley-Thomas, Joe Buscaino and Assembly member Curren Price, all showed their support and attended the event.

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