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posted Oct 2, 2018, 9:36 AM by Suzanne Murillo   [ updated Oct 2, 2018, 9:55 AM ]
Make Your Reservations Now to Attend the 2018 Festival of Trees on Thursday, November 15th.  Channel 7 News Co-Anchor Dan Ashley will emcee the event, which features a Festive Luncheon and Exciting Fashion Show with designer clothing presented by Helen Lyall of Napa. 

Tickets are $95 each and can be purchased online at:
The event opens at 10 AM at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel.  Enjoy Mimosas and Bloody Mary cocktails while viewing and bidding on amazing Silent Auction items - everything from handmade quilts and jewelry to wines and wine-tasting experiences, gourmet dinners, hair design and beauty sessions, and hotel stays.  

You will also have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets to win unique and festive baskets, wreaths, and trees, not to mention two Destination Raffles - the first, a 2-night stay at the Claremont Club & Spa with breakfasts and the second, a 2-night stay at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with a $200 dining credit.

Proceeds from the event will benefit:
The Contra Costa Crisis Center, which provides 24-hour crisis lines, as well as crisis response training, face-to-face grief counseling, homeless services,, and a 211 information and referral program to keep people alive and safe.

NAMI CC, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, which provides support, outreach, education, and advocacy to individuals living with and families affected by mental illness.

The Orinda Woman's Club Community Service Committee, who donates funds to non-profit groups locally, nationally, and internationally, and awards education grants to improve the lives of women and families and those aging out of the foster care system. 

Come join the fun and support these deserving organizations and the communities whose needs they address.