[Nfbc-info] You still have time to Catch Our Dreams

Mary Willows mwillows at sbcglobal.net
Tue May 31 03:14:58 UTC 2011

Hello All:
You still have time to buy tickets to our major fundraiser, "Catch Our 
Dreams".  We want to make sure that Chemistry Camp becomes an integral part 
of our affiliate.  So we hope to see you at the pasta feed, auction  and 
show called, "Catch Our Dreams".

Tickets are only $25.00 and can be purchased on-line by going to

You can purchase tickets at the door.  Cash or checks only.

Even if you can't attend, you can still make a donation to help make sure 
that blind children in California are given opportunities to learn which 
they are not getting in school.  Below is the flyer.


            BELIEVE in EQUALITY
                      ACHIEVE SECURITY

Join the National Federation of the Blind of California for an afternoon 
“Pasta Lunch” and Auction, on Sunday,June 12th 2011, at the Courtyard 
Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield, Ca 94534, from, 1:pm -5:pm.This fund 
raising event will be hosted by the River City Chapter. Tickets are $25.00 
each, Enjoy entertainment by Baca and his Ventriloquist, Bill Passmore.

This years theme is “Catch Our Dreams”. According to legend, a Dream Catcher 
filters in good dreams. We in the NFB, dream of opportunities for all blind 
people to receive education or training which will lead to jobs.  We believe 
in the equality of all blind people to compete with sighted peers. We work 
to achieve security so that all blind people can live and travel wherever 
they choose.

The purpose of this fund raising event, is to bring awareness to the public 
about the need for Braille, so that all blind people can compete on terms of 
equality.  Proceeds from this event will go towards: (1) Chemistry Camp for 
high school students; (2) Braille Seminars for Parents of Blind Children;(3) 
Advocacy workshops to empower blind individuals to take control of their 
lives; and (4) Scholarships for blind college students working to achieve 

The auction will be facilitated by our very own auctioneer, Everlee 
Hairston.  Auction items have been donated by generous businesses in the 
Solano /Napa region.  Some of the auction items include: an autographed 
football signed by Vernon Davis, Frank Gore, Patrick Willis, Andy Lee, and 
Justin Smith who play for the San Francisco 49ers; a San Jose Shark’s hockey 
puck signed by #40 Kent Huskins; a Weekend stay at the Omni Hotel & Resort 
in either San Francisco or San Diego; 4 Tickets to the Indy Grand Prix 
Sonoma at Infineon Raceway; Calvin Klein “Man” Cologne; Calvin Klein 
“Euphoria” Perfume for Women; One night stay at the Villagio Inn & Spa in 
Napa; 1 Day Pass-(Admission for 2) at Great America; 2 Night stay in Las 
Vegas; 4 Tickets to an Oakland A’s game; 1 Pound of Coffee every month for 1 
year; and Various Vintage Wines from the Region.

Come to our Pasta Lunch, participate in our auction and enjoy the 
entertainment.  There will be a no host bar available.

Location:       Courtyard Marriott
                     1350 Holiday Lane
                     Fairfield, CA 94534

 Date:            Sunday, June 12th,  2011

 Time:            1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 Phone:          707-422-4111 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 
707-422-4111      end_of_the_skype_highlighting

If you wish to come in the night before and enjoy the area, the hotel has 
given us a block of rooms at the discounted rate of $89.00 a night.  Please 
tell them that you are with the National Federation of the Blind of 

Directions: Take I-80, exit Travis Blvd, merge onto Travis Blvd. West, turn 
left on Holiday Lane to Courtyard Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield.

Amtrak:  Get off at the Fairfield/Suisun station and call the hotel for the 
shuttle.  Phone: 707-422-4111 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 
707-422-4111      end_of_the_skype_highlighting

To purchase a ticket for the luncheon show at $25.00 each, go to: 

For more information, call the NFBC office at: 510-248-0100 
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NFBC Grants to National
Mary Willows, President
National Federation of the Blind of California
mwillows at sbcglobal.net 
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