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Sep
9
Sat
2017
15th Annual Maritime Ball @ The Palace Hotel
Sep 9 @ 5:30 pm – 11:59 pm

15th Annual Maritime Ball, Red Carpet Bay AreaSan Francisco Maritime Association’s 15th Annual Maritime Ball, A Salute to the Matthew Turner

Join us as we salute the new 130-foot sailing vessel, Matthew Turner, built for youth maritime education programs, and launched on April 1st this year. Named for the Bay Area’s most prolific designer and builder of sailing ships, the brigantine Matthew Turner is the first wooden ship to be built in Northern California in over 85 years.

Event Details:

5:30pm – 7:00pm Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner and Live Auction
9:00pm – Midnight After-Party with Entertainment by Mustache Harbor

Master of Ceremonies: Frank Somerville
Live Auction: Mark Buell

Co-chairs: Andrea Donohoe and Taryn Hoppe

Committee: Jack Lapidos, David Hoppes, Brian T. Mullins, Darlene Plumtree, Oliver Roup, Betty Taisch, Carol Tregenza, John Tregenza, Charles “Bruce” Woodward

Attire: Cocktail, Natty Nautical, Nautical Black Tie

Sep
22
Fri
2017
Independent Institute 30th Anniversary: A Gala for the Future of Liberty @ The Ritz-Carlton
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Independent Institute 30th Anniversary: A Gala for the Future of Liberty, Red Carpet Bay AreaIndependent Institute 30th Anniversary: A Gala for the Future of Liberty

Join us for an elegant Gala to celebrate our past successes and to look forward as we honor champions of liberty, entrepreneurial innovation, and human well-being.

Master of ceremonies:

P.J. O’Rourke, best-selling author, and America’s leading political humorist

Honorees:

  • Timothy C. Draper, world-renowned, tech-entrepreneur
  • Vernon L. Smith, Nobel Laureate economist
  • Yeonmi Park, North Korean refugee, defector, and human-rights activist

Event Chairs:

Robert W. Alspaugh, William H. Draper III, John Hagel III, Kenneth G. Hecht Jr. Esq., Phillip Hudner Esq., Franklin P. Johnson Jr., Jennifer M. Johnson, David J. Teece CNZM, Leigh G. Teece

Through uncommon independence, depth, and clarity, the Independent Institute expands the frontiers of our knowledge of public policy and fosters new and effective directions for government reform. In 1986, Independent began its tradition of boldly advancing the timeless principles of liberty by combining scholarly rigor with extensive communications and media coverage of the results, engaging new audiences in innovative, enterprising solutions. Through uncommon independence, depth, and clarity, the Independent Institute expands the frontiers of our knowledge of public policy and fosters new and effective directions for government reform.

Sep
23
Sat
2017
A Gala Benefiting the San Francisco 49ers Academy @ Private Estate
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The 49ers Academy Gala 2015, Red Carpet Bay Area

Vance McDonald, Kendi McDonald, Jed York, Daniel Kilgore and Megan Kilgore at The 49ers Academy Gala in 2015

A Gala Benefiting the San Francisco 49ers Academy

  • Hand crafted libations and dinner by the Avenir Restaurant Group
  • Exclusive tastings of Napa and Sonoma’s finest wines
  • Mingle with San Francisco 49ers players, alumni, coaches, and ownership
  • Live entertainment and after hours party

About the 49ers Academy

Located in East Palo Alto, the San Francisco 49ers Academy is a private non-profit agency embedded in the public school system providing on-site services, staff, and programs to middle and high school students. This unique and innovative model allows the 49ers Academy to address the ongoing challenges facing low-income students and helps bridge the opportunity gap that they face daily.

Through programs such as mentoring, family support services, academic interventions, and case management, the Academy provides students with a community of support that empowers
them to be engaged in school and to reach their full potential. By providing their students with the resources, relationships, and services they need, the 49ers Academy is changing lives, one student at a time.

— Related — More Red Carpet Bay Area coverage of San Francisco 49ers Academy events:

Sep
28
Thu
2017
Cocktails and Couture 2017 @ Private Estate
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
49ers Academy Cocktails and Couture, Red Carpet Bay Area

San Francisco 49er Eric Reid

The San Francisco 49ers Academy is pleased to announce Cocktails and Couture 2017, our annual “Girls’ Night Out” where women come together to celebrate while they shop and sip to support education in East Palo Alto.

This signature event features fabulous shopping with a unique selection of curated fashion vendors. 25% of all purchases made the night of the event will be donated to the 49ers Academy! Guests will enjoy epicurean delights and bites from local culinary partners, sip-sational cocktails, and luxurious wine tasting. Our evening will culminate with a trend setting fashion show featuring 49ers players’ and coaches’ significant others and more local celebrities.

A ticket to the event includes access to shopping vendors, the fashion show, unlimited food & drinks and a gift bag.

About the 49ers Academy

Located in East Palo Alto, the San Francisco 49ers Academy is a private non-profit agency embedded in the public school system providing on-site services, staff, and programs to middle and high school students. This unique and innovative model allows the 49ers Academy to address the ongoing challenges facing low-income students and helps bridge the opportunity gap that they face daily.

Through programs such as mentoring, family support services, academic interventions, and case management, the Academy provides students with a community of support that empowers
them to be engaged in school and to reach their full potential. By providing their students with the resources, relationships, and services they need, the 49ers Academy is changing lives, one student at a time.

— Related — More Red Carpet Bay Area coverage of San Francisco 49ers Academy events:

Oct
3
Tue
2017
13th Annual City College Basic Skills Luncheon @ The Fairmont Hotel
Oct 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
City College Basic Skills Luncheon, Red Carpet Bay Area

Genelle Relfe

The Auxiliary of the Foundation of City College of San Francisco and President Debra M. Dooley, invite you to the 13th Annual City College Basic Skills Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: Mark Leno, Former Senator District 11
Speaker: Dr. Mark Rocha, Chancellor CCSF
Master of Ceremonies: Jan Yanehiro
Event Chair: Marie Lipman
Host Committee Chairs: Elsa and Rennie Spaulding

Your donation to this luncheon is an investment

City College of San Francisco: A Place of Opportunity and Success

City College of San Francisco continues to make the changes necessary to serve the Bay Area Community for generations to come. Please know that all funds donated to the Basic Skills Luncheon are used in the current school year to help the students of the Guardian Scholars Programs and those enrolled in Basic Skills classes. Your donation will have a direct impact this year supporting a student in real need of your help.

Related: Red Carpet Bay Area coverage of the 10th Annual City College Basic Skills Luncheon

Oct
8
Sun
2017
Soirée du Vin Wine Auction @ Fremont Hills Country Club
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Discover the nuances of red and white wine at the 12th Annual Soirée du Vin: Rouge et Blanc! Indulge in exceptional wines, gourmet food, and a live auction with unique experiences, luxury items, and exclusive wine lots.

By supporting Soirée du Vin, you are helping to ensure that the International School of the Peninsula is able to continue on its mission to educate students through a rigorous and dynamic bilingual program, inspiring them to develop an inquisitive and responsible international mindset. Raise a glass at Soirée du Vin and support the children of the International School of the Peninsula!

 

Nov
2
Thu
2017
Ideation 2017: Premier Fashion Technology Software Conference @ Sheraton Universal Studios
Nov 2 – Nov 3 all-day

Ideation 2017: Premier Fashion Technology Software ConferenceIdeation 2017: The Premier Fashion Technology Software Conference presented by Gerber Technology — Join visionaries, disruptors, and leaders who are changing the world of Fashion, Apparel, Retail, Footwear, Home Furnishings, Automotive and Aerospace at the premier software conference dedicated to digital solutions.

Discover hundreds of ways to innovate, collaborate and accelerate your productivity and performance. Learn how leading organizations are meeting the challenges of an increasingly competitive marketplace by maximizing their productivity and accelerating time to market.