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

Genesis Renata genesisrenata at hotmail.com
Tue May 31 12:07:16 UTC 2011

Hi California NFB Family,
Just received permission from the station owner to advertise the event.  Thanks for the info.  Please let me know if there are any upcoming events so they can be advertised.
Take care,
Genesis Renata

From: Mary Willows mwillows at sbcglobal.net
Subject: [Nfbc-info] You still have time to Catch Our Dreams
To: "NFB of California List" <nfbc-info at nfbnet.org>
Date: Monday, May 30, 2011, 8:14 PM

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
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

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

Location:       Courtyard
1350 Holiday Lane
Fairfield, CA 94534

Date: Sunday, June
12th,  2011
Time:  1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Phone: 707-422-4111
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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 California.

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
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To purchase a ticket for the luncheon show at $25.00 each,
go to: http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1071735-2Hx4MPDim9

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