The Assistance League of Rancho San Dieguito’s (ALRSD) April Affair returned to the Carlsbad Sheraton Resort and Spa in April. Pat Brown, formerly Chief Weather Anchor at ABC Channel 10, emceed the event. Highlights included live entertainment, a silent auction, and opportunity baskets.

The Encinitas City Council was honored at the April Affair for its financial support of ALRSD’s Operation School Bell program through the Encinitas Community Grant Program. Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar accepted the award on the council’s behalf. Operation School Bell provides new school clothes to underprivileged civilian and military children. This year, the chapter’s program provided over $80,000 in clothes for local elementary children. For more information visit