HERS Breast Cancer Foundation
April  2018 Newsletter

People with Purpose

Time to buy your tickets! Online sales open until April 14. You can also buy tickets at the Fremont store or by calling 510-790-1911.

In less than two weeks, we will be hosting our ninth annual awards event, People with Purpose: A Pink Tie Gala. 

We hope you will come celebrate with us on April 21st at the elegant Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton. Don't delay, get your tickets and join us for a fun and inspiring evening in excellent company!

We have a lot of amazing packages for our live auction this year. Don't miss the sneak peek below!

Online sales close April 14!!! You can also visit the Fremont store or call 510-790-1911 to purchase tickets. 


Please join us at the gala to celebrate our 2018 People with Purpose honorees. 

Hope - Joseph Alalay_ Team District 10  --- Empowerment - Freska_ kOIT Radio Host --- Renewal-Castlewood Women_s Golf Club --- Support - Elizabeth Barron_ Volunteer
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You can check the website, the newsletter, or our Facebook page for details and updates. Don't forget to invite your friends! 

The evening's festivities include a cocktail reception, games, a three-course dinner with wine, silent auction tables, an energetic and entertaining live auction, and a DJ spinning everyone's favorite hits for dancing! Honorees and others will inspire us with their stories. The talented Heather Holmes from KTVU FOX2 will emcee. 

There is one more extra-special element to this year's event -- HERS is celebrating the organization's 20th Anniversary in 2018!! 
Please help us spread the word! And as always, thank you very much for your support. 

If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact HERS Executive Director Tina Fernandez Steckler at tinaf@hersbreastcancerfoundation.org

A Huge Thank You to our 
2018 PWP Sponsors!

To date, sponsors for this year's People With Purpose event include: 
  • American Breast Care
  • Dutra Enterprises, Inc.
  • Fremont Bank
  • Genentech
  • Gonsalves & Kozachenko, Attorneys at Law
  • Have a Ball Foundation
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • McDermottCosta Insurance
  • Nicole Causey, Legacy Real Estate
  • Silicon Sage Builders
  • Stanford Health Care ValleyCare
  • Washington Hospital Healthcare System
We also want to thank the dozens of in-kind sponsors, donors, funders, and volunteers who have generously donated goods, money, time, and discounts to make this event a huge success and help us provide products and services to women recovering from breast cancer.
Live Auction Sneak Peek!

The gala's events include an exciting live auction featuring the following packages and more. Don't miss it - the professional auctioneer makes this part of the evening so fun and entertaining! The evening will also feature raffle-type games and a silent auction table. All proceeds benefit HERS Breast Cancer Foundation. 

Trip to P!NK Concert in Las Vegas , for 2 people. Tickets for 2 lower level seats on Saturday May 26, 2018 at T-Mobile Arena, Beautiful Trauma World Tour. PLUS 2 nights stay in a Resort Room at Bellagio Las Vegas, and dinner for 2 at your choice of Prime Steakhouse, Picasso or Lago restaurants. Grammy-award winning recording artist Pink is known for putting on spectacular, energetic concerts, complete with aerial acrobatics.

Trip to the 2018 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles  for 2 people. Includes 2 mezzanine tickets at Microsoft Theater, event date TBD, in July 2018. Enjoy preshow cocktail hour with San Francisco 49er wide receiver John Taylor (Super Bowl Champion '88, '89, '94) and take home an autographed photo. PLUS 2 nights stay at a hotel in downtown L.A. ESPN's annual ESPY Awards are known as the Academy Awards of the sports universe, and always a memorable evening full of fan favorites and moving tributes.

Oakland A's Luxury Suite.  Invite guests to watch a game from the comfort of a suite, complete with $500 credit for catering and drinks. More details to come on this exciting package.

Golf for 4 at Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton. Includes 18-hole round, dining and gift certificates. More details to come.

Artisan Quilt. 
Handcrafted by local artist Elin Thomas, a member of the Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Southern Alameda County. The designs and border are hand-dyed fabrics and it is beautifully machine quilted. At 48 x 62 inches, it is perfect for a wide variety of uses, from wall hanging to bed or couch d├ęcor. The bright color palette and geometric design will bring style and warmth to any room. 


Firehouse Dinner for 6 in Livermore or Pleasanton.  Enjoy dinner with your favorite folks, prepared by an on duty fire crew at the winner's choice of location (10 Firehouses in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department). We've heard this party is lots of fun - and the food is top notch. We'd expect nothing less from the Tri-Valley's finest fire fighters.

Oakland Ballet Nutcracker Package.  Enjoy a fun and lively holiday tradition at Oakland's historic Paramount Theater. With 4 VIP tickets, you can treat friends or family to the magic of Oakland Ballet's The Nutcracker. Artistic Director Graham Lustig's ninth annual production, with the Oakland Symphony performing the iconic Tchaikovsky score, is sure to delight fans of all ages. Show options 12/22 at 1pm or 5pm, or 12/23 at 1pm. Package includes an invitation to attend a backstage tour 12/21 and a rehearsal 12/17 or 12/18.


Private Dinner for 4 with Chef Andre Villahermosa.  Savor a gourmet dinner for 4 prepared by Chef Andre Villahermosa in the comfort of your own home. Chef Andre is the former sous chef for Ron Siegel at Michael Mina and received his culinary training at the Dining Room at the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco. He has worked at Noma, a world-famous two Michelin-starred restaurant in Copenhagen. With your favorite companions and delicious cuisine by Chef Andre, it's sure to be a night to remember!  

HERS Breast Cancer Foundation

Fremont   *   Pleasanton

(510) 790-1911  

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