Guests Enjoyed Chamber Music and Russian-Themed Goodies at Russian Nights

Craig Watson, center, meets Dr. Diane Cullinane, left, and Warren WimmerCraig and Carolyn Watson, left, Dr. Diane Cullinane, and Warren WimmerMike Bernard and Greg McLemoreCraig and Carolyn WatsonChef Claud Beltran from Claud & Co.Lin and Alan VlacichKathy Wimmer, Olga Eysymontt, and Stephanie StroupJeanie Rushing and Leslie BernardMike Bernard sets up for the musiciansPianist Armen GuzelimianMusicians: Ruslan Biryukov, Roberto Cani, and Armen GuelimianGuests listen upstairs.Russian Nights, A black Tie Affair

From STAFF REPORTS | Photography by James Carbone

11:54 am | February 27, 2018

Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) hosted an intimate evening entitled Russian Nights: A Black Tie Affair on Saturday, February 24, at the beautiful home of Craig and Carolyn Watson. Guests were treated to hors d’oeuvres, a Russian-themed dinner, wine, and a chamber music concert, all to benefit children with developmental challenges.

The soiree began with mingling and passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by an hour-long chamber music concert. The performance featured a trio of accomplished musicians – Roberto Cani on violin, Ruslan Biryukov on cello and Armen Guzelimian on piano. Guests were then treated to a multi-course Russian-themed dinner with wine prepared by renowned chef, Claud Beltran.

About Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA)

PCDA is a nonprofit organization that offers a range of multidisciplinary screening, evaluation, therapy and specialized services for children and young adults, birth through 21 years of age, and their families, when there is any concern regarding development or behavior. This includes children with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disabilities, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, premature birth, genetic syndromes and/or other developmental or behavioral concerns. Utilizing a DIRFloortime® relationship-based approach, PCDA is an innovator in multidisciplinary team services and training that recognizes the importance of supporting the whole child and special relationships with parents, siblings, other caregivers and friends. For more information, call (626) 793-7350 or visit Follow PCDA on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and YouTube.