2022 in the News

Edhat Santa Barbara

Historic Art Highlight of Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation 25th Silver Anniversary Military Ball

The Silver Anniversary Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundations Ball was held Saturday, November 5th at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, honoring local veterans and active-duty service members, where 300 guests enjoyed the one-of-a-kind art auction, former Navy SEALS lead by Marc Brakebill of Beyond the Teams, and fantastic live music by The Replicas. The exhibition raised needed funds for PCVF and included over 30 pieces of patriotic and military art…

Coronado Times

From a hometown Coronado lifeguard to a WWII Paratrooper who jumped into Normandy on D-Day and became an American Hero who inspired millions

Tom’s 100th birthday jump would not have happened without the sustained efforts of so many, most notably CJ Machado of Operation Call to Service, Christophe Dugas of Team Tom, parachutist Art Shaffer of Skydive Palatka, Honor Flight San Diego, WWII Living History Paratroopers, “Beyond The Teams” prior Navy SEALs, the Hotel del Coronado, Discover Coronado, City of Coronado and Tom Jones – CEO of Seaborne Cocktails.