Hot Air Balloon Rides For Simi Cares Foundation

photos by Joseph A. Garcia/Acorn Newspapers

  • Brea resident Joe Vertrees holds a tethered line for one of several hot air balloons as the Glow Show continues during Glow, an unforgettable dining experience, that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • Hot air balloons were on display and available for tethered rides during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • One of many visitors take a tour inside a hot air balloon, as it is inflated with cold air from a fan, during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • Hot air balloons were on display as well as available for tethered rides during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • Rancho Cucamonga resident Dale Wong, left, and his wife Tina Wong, right, inflate his hot air balloon with heated air from a propane tank during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • Marina Del Rey resident Brian Keown, left, waits to help Chino Hills resident Kurt Adelsberger, right, with setting up his hot air balloon during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was sponsored by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • People get a tethered hot air balloon ride experience during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • Brea resident Joe Vertrees holds a tethered line for one of several hot air balloons as the Glow Show continues during Glow, an unforgettable dining experience, that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • Volunteers remain busy as hot air balloons are inflated with cold air during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was sponsored by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • Rancho Cucamonga resident Dale Wong inflates his hot air balloon with heated air from a propane tank during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • Hot air balloons were on display as well as available for tethered rides during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was presented by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.

  • A volunteer is silhouetted as heated propane inflates a hot air balloon during Glow an unforgettable dining experience that was sponsored by Simi Cares Foundation, at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, on Saturday, August 24. Proceeds from the event were to go to the Simi Valley Free Clinic.