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April 2018
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is dedicated to raising public awareness about sexual violence and educating communities on how to prevent it. This year's theme of EMBRACE YOUR VOICE is ever pressing and crucial given the heightened awareness of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.   Stay connected with CCS this month and join us in EMBRACING YOUR VOICE to support survivors and start the convo!

This week CCS lauches into our SAAM efforts with our Signature Tea & Tonic Event and celebrating SAAM Day of Action!  

- What to Expect - 
Getting to Tea & Tonic
Click here or on the address below for directions & maps
Onsite self-parking available for $8 or valet parking for $15

Champagne Reception
Event check-in opens early at 12:30pm in the Barcino area downstairs from the main hotel lobby. Guests will be greeted with a glass of Champagne and invited to enjoy our reception highlights:
  • Raffle  - Click here to preview our amazing raffle packages.
  • Select Katey Brunini Raffle - Click here for details.
  • Silent Auction - Click here to preview our Silent Auction Caribbean travel destinations!
  • Giving Tree - Jewels with a Purpose is back with exquisite jewelry pieces.
  • Warwick's Book Sales - Warwick's will be onsite selling pre-signed copies of select Cheryl Strayed books.
  • Meet & Greet with Ferdinand - Meet & play with Ferdinand the Bernedoodle who will be up for Live Auction during the event program.  Click here for more on Ferdinand.
  • Bottle Service - order Champagne and wine at the bottle service station during the Champagne Reception to be delivered to your table at the start of the program in the ballroom.

High Tea & Event Program
The main event starts in the Aventine Ballroom!
  • Honoring Survivors & Community Heroes
    • Courage Award: Mariel Cota
    • Champion Awardees
      • Julie Vogelzang
      • Mark Martinez
    • Corporate Partner of the Year: Kaiser Permanente
    • Community Partners of the Year: Alpha Chi Omega, Cal State San Marcos
  • Keynote Speaker, Cheryl Strayed
  • Live Auction - Click here for details on your opportunity to bid on Ferdinand the puppy and dinner with Master Chef Claudia Sandoval.
  • Raffle Winners Drawn - Make sure you stay until the end when raffle winners will be drawn.  Must be present to win.

VIP Reception
3:30pm - 5pm
Guests registered for VIP will join on the Hyatt Asteria Terrace for an exclusive entertainment event.
  • Meet & Greet with Cheryl Strayed - VIP guests will have an opportunity for personalized book signing with our keynote speaker.
  • Jo Malone London Hand Massage - Elite fragrance line, Jo Malone London will be offering hand massages with specialty fragrances
  • Lipstick Reader - Forget palm reading.  Your future lies in your lips.  Famed lipstick reader, Anita Miranda, will read your lip print.
  • VIP Live Auction - Take a trip to Jackson Hole! Click here for details on the VIP Live Auction.
  • Live Music by Steph Johnson Band 
  • Jo Malone London Specialty Cocktails & Appetizers - Enjoy a specialty cocktail and appetizers inspired by fragrances of Jo Malone London.  Exclusively created for Tea & Tonic!



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Healing and Preventing Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence
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