FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAMARITAN HOUSE 20th ANNUAL GALA FUNDRAISER SET FOR
MAY 12TH, 2012
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Burlingame
1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA
Master of Ceremonies: Congresswoman Jackie Speier
Auctioneer: Assemblyman Jerry Hill
Theme: Building a Healthy Community
Honoring: Sequoia Healthcare District
Peninsula Health Care District
San Mateo, California, April 12, 2012 – Samaritan House welcomes members of the community, volunteers, and special guests, at its 2012 Gala, a special evening featuring a salute to health care. The evening will include fine dining, dancing, a Silent and Live Auction, and special surprises along the way.
Several hundred are expected to attend the special event, which begins with a 6:00 p.m. Reception and Silent Auction, followed by an elegant dinner and a welcome by Executive Director Kitty Lopez and Master of Ceremonies, Congresswoman Jackie Speier. Auctioneer and State Assemblyman Jerry Hill will champion the cause, auctioning off a variety of exciting items, from fine wines, to gourmet dinners, theater attractions, and travel getaways. A video about Samaritan House created by students in the Public Relations and Campaigns class from Notre Dame De Namur University in Belmont will be premiered, followed by “Fund-A-Need,” which will raise funds for prescription medications for the two free clinics run by Samaritan House.
The Raffle Grand Prize is a Hawaiian vacation at the Alii Kai Resort in Kauai, Hawaii. Guests will finish off the evening in style, dancing the night away to the beat of Motown, pop rock, and classic favorites from The Reed Fromer Band, one of the Bay Area’s most dynamic bands.
Tickets are $125 per person postmarked by April 30th, and $150 after that date, and can be ordered online by visiting samaritanhouse.com. Sponsorships are available starting at $500. For tickets or sponsorship information, visit samaritanhouse.com, or call 650-523-0809.
SAMARITAN HOUSE THANKS ITS GENEROUS
Borel Private Bank & Trust Company
Christensen & Rafferty Fine Jewelry
Diawara & Associates, CPAs
Keynote Systems, Inc.
Hillsdale Shopping Center
Recology San Mateo County
United American Bank