3rd Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala – A Love Supreme
THIRD ANNUAL GLIDE LEGACY GALA- A LOVE SUPREME To benefit the programs of GLIDE, honors Jeremy Affeldt, Jennifer Siebel Newsom & Vernon Davis for roles in helping community Plus Fabulous eBay Auction items from Evening in Vegas with Santana and Collectors’ Item, Limited Edition Santana Signed Guitar to SF Giants VIP Experience and Night in San Francisco with Cocktails and Concert WHAT: Third Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala – A Love Supreme An evening to benefit the programs of GLIDE featuring the inspirational GLIDE Ensemble and Change Band along with Terrence Brewer Band and DJ KingMost with a hosted bar and hors d'oeuvres from some of San Francisco’s finest restaurants. During the Legacy Gala, the GLIDE Legacy Committee – a group of young social entrepreneurs – will recognize the outstanding contributions of three community leaders. San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt will receive the GLIDE Community Hero Award for his deep commitment to underserved and marginalized communities and inspiring a generation to lead a life that will empower others to seek their greatest potential. “I was shocked and humbled in being selected as the recipient of the Community Hero Award. It is an honor to be recognized by such great champions of hope, like Reverend Cecil Williams,” said Jeremy Affeldt. The GLIDE Legacy Committee will also honor two architects of change who embody the passion and spirit of GLIDE’s Co-Founders, Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani. The Janice Mirikitani Legacy Award will be presented to award-winning filmmaker and activist Jennifer Siebel Newsom. Through her films and foundation, Jennifer has empowered young girls and women to avoid the pitfalls and obstacles in our society in order to achieve true success. The Cecil Williams Legacy Award will be presented to San Francisco 49er tight-end Vernon Davis for his unyielding dedication to helping underserved youth and families achieve better lives through art, education and health. 49er General Manager Trent Baalke will accept the award on behalf of Vernon Davis. In addition to the evening’s festivities, eBay Giving Works, the company's charity fundraising platform, will host the GLIDE Legacy Gala Auction of a variety of fabulous items. From a gorgeous PRS SE Santana Black Abraxas Guitar autographed personally by Mr. Carlos Santana to a San Francisco Giants 2012 Season VIP experience for four, the online charity auction offers the ultimate music, food, wine, travel, sports items and lifestyle experiences from San Francisco to Las Vegas! The charity auction runs from July 18 to July 28, (Closing times of auction items vary. Please visit eBay.com/GLIDESF for further details). 100% of proceeds from the winning bids will benefit GLIDE. WHERE: The historic Regency Ballroom 1300 Van Ness Ave. (at Sutter), San Francisco WHEN: Saturday, July 28, 2012 7pm to midnight WHO: Hosted by: The GLIDE Legacy Committee Honorees: GLIDE Community Hero Award: San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt The Janice Mirikitani Award: Award-winning filmmaker and activist Jennifer Siebel Newsom The Cecil Williams Award: San Francisco 49er Vernon Davis VIPs: 49er General Manager Trent Baalke Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom Entertainment: The GLIDE Ensemble and Change Band Terrence Brewer Band DJ KingMost TICKETS: General admission tickets: $65 VIP tickets: $150 (includes a meet and greet with GLIDE founders Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani in a private room with hosted bar, hors d'oeuvres and VIP gift bags. GLIDE photographer will be onsite to capture photos with GLIDE founders and VIP participants. Tickets available at Glide.org INFO: For more information about the GLIDE Legacy Gala, please call (415) 674-6001 or email email@example.com. For information on the GLIDE Legacy Gala eBay Auction, please visit eBay.com/GLIDESF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Sponsored by the GLIDE Legacy Committee, the third annual GLIDE Legacy Gala – A Love Supreme, a black-tie affair, is an evening of music, dance and celebration that recognizes the important work of up and coming change agents who are dedicated to improving the lives of others. With a hosted bar and hors d'oeuvres from some of San Francisco’s finest restaurants, the evening’s entertainment will include the GLIDE Ensemble and Change Band along with the Terrence Brewer Band and DJ KingMost. This year’s honorees are San Francisco Giants Jeremy Affeldt, award-winning filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom and San Francisco 49er Vernon Davis. Trent Baalke will be on hand to accept the award for Vernon Davis. "A special thank you to GLIDE for the generous Janice Mirikitani Award. I am honored to share their vision for a just and equitable world for our next generation of community leaders. Together we can transform our communities for the betterment of all," said Jennifer Siebel Newsom. “I am thrilled to be honored by GLIDE for my achievements and talents to help young people around the world overcome obstacles in order to reach their full potential,” said Vernon Davis. CHARITY AUCTION: Highlights of the charity auction include a trip for two to Las Vegas with airfare on Virgin America to see Carlos Santana in concert at the House of Blues and a collectors’ item, official Black Abraxas PRS concert electric guitar personally made for and signed by Carlos Santana. There are fewer than 200 of these specially made guitars, which have never been sold to the general public. Other items include a San Francisco Giants VIP Experience with four lower box seats and pregame, on-field encounter; and a San Francisco Urban Romance Experience with accommodations at Galleria Park hotel, tickets to the SF Ballet and a couple’s spa treatment at Tru Spa. To place a bid or to see the full list of auction items, go to eBay.com/GLIDESF. About the GLIDE Legacy Committee The GLIDE Legacy Committee is a radically inclusive team comprised of social entrepreneurs who strive to engage, inspire and educate new audiences of young professionals within the San Francisco Bay Area through GLIDE’s mission of unconditional love, compassion and social justice to broaden and deepen community involvement with the organization. About Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani: In 1963, Reverend Cecil Williams revolutionized the then conservative GLIDE Memorial United Methodist Church by encouraging policies and practices that focused on accepting people from all walks of life in order to create positive change in the community. For nearly 50 years, Williams and his wife Janice Mirikitani, the Founding President of GLIDE, have achieved worldwide recognition for their groundbreaking work toward empowering the city’s poor and marginalized communities to make meaningful changes in their lives and break the cycle of poverty and dependence. Mirikitani is San Francisco’s second Poet Laureate, appointed in 2000. She has authored four books of poetry and the editor of nine landmark anthologies, which provide platforms for writers of color, women, youth and children. About eBay Inc. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. 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1300 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 674-6001
Saturday, Jul 28 07:00 PM
Price: $65 - $150
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