Sean Brown


The Crowd: Gentlemen’s Smoker raises funds for student scholarships

Sobre Sean Brown

The 23rd annual Gentlemen’s Smoker celebrated another summer evening on the gold coast attracting more than 100 natty gents in blazers and Hawaiian shirts, raising $70,000 for the Balboa Bay Club’s Student Scholarship Fund benefiting college-bound youth from the Newport-Mesa school district. Since its inception, the Smoker has been a s uccess thanks to the emcee talent of John Wortmann, BBC Board of Governors chairman and Peter Buffa, former Mayor of Costa Mesa and financial wealth manager.