Mesa Water Supports Scholarships and Educational Resources through Vanguard University’s 23rd Annual Christmas Fantasia

Posted: Friday, November 13, 2020

COSTA MESA, Calif.; November 13, 2019 — Mesa Water District (Mesa Water®) is pleased to sponsor Vanguard University’s 23rd Annual Christmas Fantasia at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. Proceeds from the event benefit Vanguard’s music students, scholarships, and educational resources. Both the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Vanguard University are Mesa Water customers.

“As part of our outreach efforts, Mesa Water supports institutions in our service area, including Vanguard University, which promotes academic excellence in Costa Mesa and beyond,” says Shawn Dewane, Mesa Water Board President. “Our sponsorship directly benefits students, and we are pleased to give back to our community by championing academics and the arts.”

Throughout the school year, Mesa Water also provides water education assemblies for fifth-grade classes at local elementary schools. In addition, the District participates in the Children’s Water Education Festival, which is annually attended by more than 7,500 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade Orange County students to learn about water resources.

Since 2015, Mesa Water has sponsored Christmas Fantasia, which attracts an audience of more than 2,000 business and community leaders. The performance features beloved carols and musical masterpieces performed by Vanguard’s nationally-recognized vocal and instrumental ensembles. The concert choir performs at esteemed venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York.

Christmas Fantasia will be held December 9 at 8 p.m., at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. For tickets and to learn more, please visit

About Mesa Water

Founded on January 1, 1960, and governed by a publicly-elected, five-member Board of Directors, Mesa Water is an independent special district that provides water service to 110,000 residents in an 18-square-mile service area that includes most of Costa Mesa, a portion of Newport Beach, and John Wayne Airport. Mesa Water provides 100 percent local reliable groundwater to its customers due to the Mesa Water Reliability Facility. Visit, follow @MesaWater on FacebookTwitter, or Instagramemail, or call 949.631.1200 to learn more.