photo by Mick Hales October 9, 2009 The San Francisco 49ers Academy invites you to spend Celebrating our 13 th Anniversary Date: Date: Friday, October 9, 2009 6pm Reception and Silent Auction 7pm Dinner and Live Auction Location: This fabulous gala will be held at the historic Chateau Carolands in Hillsborough fundraiser to benefit the San Francisco 49ers Academy in East Palo Alto Join us for A special thank you to Charles and Ann Johnson for graciously opening their beautiful home for this event How to Attend : Individual tickets are $350 per person. To reserve your ticket(s), please email Michele Sharkey at Msharkey@ravenswood.k12.ca.us Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Overview : Join 49ers celebrities and world 3amous Napa and Sonoma Valley vintners 3or a gala beneft at the historic Chateau Carolands.
This wonder3ul event 3eatures a lively cocktail reception, premium wine tasting, gourmet dinner, an elaborate auction and eEciting live entertainment. Our 2009 vintner partners include, Blackbird Vineyards, Captûre Wines, Far Niente, Kosta Browne, Melka Wines, Nickel & Nickel and Paul Hobbs Wines. W hat started more than ten years ago with 100 guests has trans3ormed into one o3 the Peninsula 9s most popular events.
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the Bay Area attended the 49ers Academy 9s Gala. The 2009 Night at the Carolands Benefit is Friday, October 9 Join 49ers celebrities and world 3amous Napa and Sonoma Valley vintners 3or a gala beneft at the historic Chateau Carolands in Hillsborough, Cali3ornia. This wonder3ul event 3eatures a 3abulous cocktail reception, premium wine tasting, gourmet dinner, an elaborate auction and eEciting live entertainment.<br><br> The Gala benefits the San Francisco 49 ers Academy in East Palo Alto. The 49ers Academy was 3ounded in 1996 to serve 6th, 7th and 8th grade students 3rom East Palo Alto. Defned by educational eEcellence, the 49ers Academy maEimizes the potential o3 every child.<br><br> The school emphasizes sel3-discipline, respect and individualized attention to help students master core subjects and prepare 3or high school. Students beneft 3rom a small, nurturing and personalized environment. Located in the heart o3 East Palo Alto 9s most at-risk neighborhood, the 49ers Academy provides a caring community where the emphasis is on one-on-one relationships to promote academic success in children who have struggled in other school programs.<br><br> A talented, caring sta33 establishes high eEpectations in the belie3 that every student can and will achieve academic success&.. and they do! 2009 Wine Sponsors: Live Auction Preview : Your chance to bid on once in a li(etime experiences and luxury getaways!<br><br> Rock n Roll RV Trip with Kosta Browne and Journey Join Dan Kosta and Michael Browne o3 Kosta Browne Winery as they host you and 3 o3 your closest 3riends 3or a day & night o3 legendary rock, world class Pinot Noir, and frst class tailgating, all in the com3ort and sa3ety o3 your private RV. Enjoy bottomless Kosta Browne wines, tailgating & dinner cooked by Dan & Michael, premier concert tickets, backstage passes to meet the Journey boys, and just in case you have not had your fll o3 Kosta Browne, each member o3 your group will receive 1 magnum o3 Kosta Browne, signed by Dan, Michael and the members o3 Journey. Rock on!<br><br> The Ultimate 49ers Fan Experience Includes two tickets to a mutually agreed upon away game during the 2009 season. In addition to the tickets, you and your traveling companion will enjoy the 3ollowing: " Round-trip air(are (or two adults on the 49ers team plane " Transportation to the hotel on the team bus " Accommodations at the team hotel 2009 Gala Highlights Blackbird Vineyards Captûre Wines Far Niente Kosta Browne Melka Wines Nickel & Nickel Paul Hobbs Wines Skipstone Live Auction Preview Continued : Premier Tahoe Get Away Your own private Lake Tahoe luEury villa awaits you! Enjoy a week in a gorgeous multi-million dollar home in Lake Tahoe.<br><br> Located on the prestigious Lakeshore Drive in Incline Village, this 9,000 sq. 3oot, luEury home accommodates up to 12 people and is within walking istance to the Hyatt Hotel/Casino and Incline Beach. Paul Hobbs Wines & Maserati bring you the cBest of Both Worlds d Spend the weekend with best o3 the best!<br><br> This package brings together one o3 Cali3ornia 9s best wineries, Paul Hobbs and one o3 the best cars available, Maserati! Package includes luEury boutique lodging 3or two-nights 3or 6 people, a private tour and tasting at Paul Hobbs winery, and a private dinner and tango per3ormance at Paul Hobb 9s private guest venue overlooking the winery and estate vineyard. As a special bonus, your package includes a weekend lease o3 a 3abulous Maserati!<br><br> Play Host at Carolands... Host an un3orgettable evening with an intimate dinner 3or 20 at one o3 the most unique and desirable private residences in America. Carolands, a historical landmark French Chateau located on the San Francisco Peninsula.<br><br> You and your guests will enjoy cocktails in the library, a private tour o3 the Piano Nobile and a 3-course dinner in the State Dining Room. Kevin Weir and Associates, one o3 the Peninsula 9s premier caterers will create and elegant and sumptuous menu customized to your tastes. As an eEtra bonus, your dinner will be personally paired with Melka Wines, created by 3amed wine maker Philippe Melka who was named one o3 the top 10 winemakers in the world by Robert Parker.<br><br> Tiffany & Co. invites you to celebrate with the 49ers Academy in true blue Ti33any style! Purchase one o3 only 49 iconic boEes during cocktails, and all proceeds will go directly to the 49ers Academy.<br><br> Then sit back and relaE, as your boE is delivered to you at your table during dinner. As guests slip the white satin bows o33 their boEes, a special gi3t will be revealed. One especially 3ortunate guest will be our grand prize winner!<br><br> You will take home a glamorous cocktail watch 3rom the house o3 Ti33any with a quartz resonator and diamonds in 18k white gold with a white dial on a black satin band valued at $6,000.00 along with an invitation to a private Break3ast at Ti33any 9s at Ti33any & Co., Palo Alto 3or themselves and 3our lucky 3riends! This is truly a time to celebrate and remember 4 diamonds are a girls 9 best 3riend! Brings You: c49 Blue Boxes d BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY 9S AND DIAMOND WATCH RAFFLE $500.00 Only 49 TIFFANY & CO.<br><br> BOxES WILL BE SOLD. Presenting Sponsor &$25,000 " Private VIP reception inside the Carolands Mansion be(ore the event " VIP seating (or 30 guests at three tables with the option to host 49er players at your tables " Celebrity host Gary Plummer seated with you and your guests " Four game tickets, parking pass, and pre-game feld passes (or two 49ers 2009 home games " Eight VIP Passes to the 2010 49ers Training Camp 4includes lunch and viewing o( practice " Pre(erred placement on invitations " Recognition as Presenting Sponsor at event " Full page ad in event program " Corporate Name recognition on 49ers Academy website Gold Sponsor &$10,000 " Private VIP reception inside the Carolands Mansion be(ore the event " VIP Seating (or 10 guests at one table " Four game tickets, parking pass, and pre-game feld passes (or one 2009 home game " Corporate name recognition in event program " Corporate name recognition at reception and on the 49ers Academy website Silver Sponsor &$5,000 " VIP Seating (or 10 guests at one table " Corporate name recognition in event program " Corporate name recognition at reception and on the 49ers Academy website Sponsorship Opportunities Friday, October 9, 2009 Board of Directors San Francisco 49ers Academy 2695 Fordham Street East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Tel: (650) 614-4303 Fax : (650) 614-4310 www.49ers-Academy.org Rich Bellucci Burr, Pilger & Mayer LLP Vicky Bevilacqua-True Community Volunteer Dana Cappiello Community Volunteer Maria De La Vega Ravenswood City School District Darby Greek Costco Wholesale Chris Kelly Facebook Saree Mading Ravenswood Board o( Trustees Jim Pinsky Cisco Systems Lt. Rahn Sibley East Palo Alto Police Department Shauna Smith Community Volunteer Erika Snyder Community Volunteer Greg St.<br><br> Claire Avenir Restaurant Group Christine Stavem Political Consultant Michael Uytengsu Brookstone Holdings, Inc