Community Involvement

Newport Beach's Old Glory Parade Never Fades

July 4, 2016
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Coast Magazine, July 4th boat parade tradition) – The Old Glory boat parade, put on by the Newport Beach American Legion Yacht Club of Post 291, celebrated July 4 all around Newport Harbor. Flag draped boats of all sizes and shapes cruised the harbor to the delight of revelers on the beaches and on boats moored in the harbor. Grand Marshall Gary Crisp presided over the event which took place on a picture perfect Newport day. The Orange County Sheriff Harbor Patrol Fire boat--with a very active water cannon—led the parade. A contingent of active duty Marines from Camp Pendleton participated on the Grand Marshall's boat, the Mallika.

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Charity Spotlight: Marines Honored at Newport Super Bowl Event

February 6, 2015
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Newport Indy, Feb 6, 2015 by Lawrence Sherwin) – The Seventh Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl event at American Legion Post 291 in Newport Beach was hosted by Julie and Gary Crisp, and put on by their staff at C2 Imaging. More than 150 active duty Marines from the Fifth Regiment at Camp Pendleton were honored, shocked, awed and thoroughly entertained at the event. Desperado, an Eagles tribute band, performed an exciting concert, while a USC band put on a rousing show. The Los Angeles Clippers cheerleaders danced and posed with very happy Marines.

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Costa Mesa Company's Super Bowl Party for Marines & Vets is a Hit

February 6, 2015
(LiberalOC, Feb 6, 2015 by Dan Chmielewski) – Gary and Julie Crisp, owners of Costa Mesa-based C2 Imaging, threw their seventh annual game day party for 400 members of the military at American Legion Post 291 in Newport Beach. One hundred sixty-two Marines from the 5th Regiment at Camp Pendleton were bused to the party, and about 250 veterans of wars dating back to WWII came for the fun, football, and personal connections. Three World War II veterans were in attendance: Bill Bowermaster of Huntington Beach with his wife Greta, Paul Camerzell of Newport Beach, with Betty, his wife, and Ted Marinos of Costa Mesa.

Terry Rifkin, president of the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group, and Pete Hammer, its chairman, accepted a $12,000 donation raised by the Crisp family. The nonprofit provides assistance and outreach services to 5th Marine Regiment soldiers and sailors stationed at Camp Pendleton and their families.www.danapoint5thmarines.com

“We are so pleased to be able to give these heroes a day of pure fun and carefree play,” said C2 Imaging CEO Gary Crisp. “For me, this is is really a spiritual day, to bring everyone together to enjoy fellowship and share stories. It’s our humble honor to recognize the service and sacrifice of our military men and women.”

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7th Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl Event: Fox 11 News Coverage

February 1, 2015
The Seventh Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl event in Newport Beach was hosted by Julie and Gary Crisp, and put on by their staff at C2 Imaging. 162 active duty Marines from the Fifth Marine Regiment at Camp Pendleton and over 250 veterans were honored and entertained at the event. This year’s event was bigger than ever! With all day food and drinks, massages, cigars, bull rides, manicures, celebrities, pro athletes, Clipper cheerleaders, USC Marching Band, Eagles tribute band Desperado, Martin Gerschwitz from Iron Butterfly and the Animals performed, harbor boat rides, and so much more. Several media outlets were there to cover the event, below you will find the Fox News coverage of the day’s activities.

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7th Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl Event held at the American Legion - Newport Harbor Post 291

February 1, 2015
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Laguna Beach Patch, Feb 1, 2015 by Barbara McMurray) – Corona del Mar residents Gary and Julie Crisp, owners of Costa Mesa-based C2 Imaging, threw their seventh annual game day party for 400 members of the military at American Legion Post 291 in Newport Beach. One hundred sixty-two Marines from the 5th Regiment at Camp Pendleton were bused to the party, and about 250 veterans of wars dating back to WWII came for the fun, football, and personal connections. Three World War II veterans were in attendance: Ted Marinos of Costa Mesa, Paul Camerzell of Newport Beach, with his wife Betty, and Bill Bowermaster of Huntington Beach with his wife Greta.

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C2 Reprographics Announces Rebranding in the Orange County Business Journal

September 29 - October 5, 2014
(OCBJ Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2014) C2 Reprographics, the premier document management, digital imaging, and visual communications company in Southern California has announced in the Orange County Business Journal their rebranding to C2 Imaging. This change has been made to reflect C2's constant commitment to staying at the leading edge of technology in a rapidly changing print industry. C2 Imaging is made up of three distinct divisions; Reprographics, Color, and Technology Solutions.

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Super Bowl Party Nets $10,000 for Marines

February 12, 2014
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Daily Pilot, Feb 12, 2014) - Corona del Mar residents Gary and Julie Crisp hosted a Super Bowl party for more than 450 people, including veterans and active-duty Marines from Camp Pendleton, that raised $10,000.

The all-day event was the Crisps' sixth Super Bowl party for active-duty service members and veterans. Previous parties were held at their former home in Coto de Caza, but Sunday's was the first at the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 in Newport Beach. The attending veterans, who mingled with the young Marines, had participated in conflicts dating to World War II.

The event featured the USC marching band and a gospel choir. Some San Diego Chargers cheerleaders were also on hand.

The $10,000 will benefit the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group.

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6th Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl Event held at the American Legion - Newport Harbor Post 291

February 2, 2014
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Orange County Register, Feb 2, 2014) – On the morning of Super Bowl Sunday, American Legion’s Newport Harbor Post 291 hosted more than 400 people – mostly Marines and other military personnel from Camp Pendleton and local veterans – with a Super Bowl party that looked mostly like a manly carnival.

Guests walked underneath a large inflatable tunnel shaped like an eagle while organizers and volunteers clapped as they went by.

A mechanical bull and ping pong and arm-wrestling tables stood on the grass, while inside the hall were masseuses, cigars, a manicure station, a yoga demonstration and rooms adorned with 10 flat-screen TVs to watch the game.

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C2 Reprographics: Independent and Involved

January 30, 2014
(IRGA January 30, 2014) C2 Reprographics: Regional Brand with a Community Touch by Ed Avis While you’re settling into your couch with a beer to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, one of your reprographics colleagues will be in the midst of his biggest community relations event of the year. C2 Reprographics, a 10-location chain in Southern California, will hold its sixth annual Super Bowl party for Marines from nearby Camp Pendleton on Sunday.

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Gary Crisp Recognised as 2013 Boy Scouts of America Men of Character Honoree

Every year a committee of local professionals and community leaders select Orange County men to be honored and celebrated by their family, friends and business associates. The Orange County Council believes these individuals are role models for today’s youth, but most importantly, exhibit the traits listed in the Scout Law: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent. This years honorees are Gary Crisp, Deacon Steve Greco, Dave Hanna, Dr. John Hovanesian, David Pyott, Steve Samuelian, Rand Sperry, and Dr. Harry L. White.

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