For 18 years, the lives of low-income families across East Contra Costa have been transformed, thanks to the generosity of our many donors, sponsors, employers, and volunteers. During this time, your support has enabled our alumni to earn more than $58 million. The 2019 Imagine Gala honors all who reach for a better life and all who reach for a legacy of impact.
Diablo Country Club
1700 Clubhouse Road, Diablo, CA 94528
Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm
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The 2019 Imagine Gala: Reaching for the Stars
The 2019 Imagine Gala will feature food, drink, bidding, dancing, and genuine inspiration. Delicious hors d'oeuvres, wine and a silent auction started the night, followed by a gourmet dinner. Master of Ceremonies Dan Ashley of ABC7 News will guide us through the evening's program, which includes the sponsor tribute song, an inspirational video featuring job training alumna Tomisha Harts, a live and lively auction, the paddle raise, a raffle, and dancing. David Fraser Photography will capture the images that tell the story of the evening.
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SAN FRANCISCO STAYCATION FOR TWO
All the makings for a classic weekend getaway in San Francisco for two! Your staycation includes two nights at the iconic Embarcadero waterfront Hyatt Regency, within steps of the Ferry Building and many vibrant cultural destinations. After pre-game drinks and dinner at Momo’s near Oracle Park, take in a San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewer’s game on Friday, June 14 at 7:15 pm, followed by fireworks and a Beatles tribute. Spend your Saturday exploring the unforgettable San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and have lunch or dinner at the Crab House at Pier 39. Complete the weekend with Sunday champagne brunch at the Cliff House.
Party for two! Grab your sweetheart or your travel buddy for the perfect Calistoga getaway for two people looking for a fun retreat filled with delicious dining and wine tastings. Savor wine tastings at three Calistoga wineries and feast on a personalized three-course dinner at Veraison Bistro, which focuses on fresh, local food. Enjoy a one-night stay at Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa, an epic ode to the Great American Road Trip of the 50’s, a boutique hotel with unique style and personality in spades.
Grab your sweetheart and head off for an incredible escape, playing golf at Red Hawk Golf & Resort (includes lunch at David’s Grill). After your round, stay at the Peppermill Resort for a two-night, three-day stay, where you can relax, enjoy the nightlife, and indulge in spa treatments, thanks to a $500 Peppermill Gift Certificate.
PRIVATE SONOMA ESCAPE FOR FOUR
Looking for an easy escape from the daily grind? This quintessential wine country experience includes a two-night stay for four guests at the private Mustard House, set along Sonoma Creek in Glen Ellen, promising something for everyone. You can take in wine tasting, shopping, dining, hiking nearby Jack London State Park, or simply relaxing on this lovely property. Stop by Cline Cellars for the VIP tour and wine tasting.
COUNTRY CLUB GOLFING FOR FOUR, TIMES FOUR
Get a golfer's view of spectacular Mt. Diablo from four of the East Bay's most scenic and challenging private courses. Each golf package is for four players: Claremont Country Club, Blackhawk Country Club, Contra Costa Country Club, and Crow Canyon Country Club. Some restrictions apply.
SOUTHERN OREGON AWAITS
You’ll discover a perfect getaway in Eagle Point, Oregon, just east of Medford. Let the region’s natural beauty lure you to this four-night vacation in a private home overlooking the 2nd hole of the Eagle Point Golf Course, where outdoor activities are endless. Includes a round of golf for two players, without carts. Also includes two ticket vouchers (valued at $150) to the play of your choice at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (some restrictions apply).
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
Get your game time gear on and be among the first to visit the brand new $1 billion Chase Center, home to the Golden State Warriors! This package includes envious seating for two at a game to be determined during the 2019-2020 season (between October 2019 and April 2020). Tickets will be purchased and date finalized once the new season tickets go on sale. Includes a $150 gift card to spend on dining and drinks at the highly anticipated Taste Makers at Chase Center, where food offerings are uniquely focused on local options, both small and large, reflecting the tastes of Oakland and San Francisco.
Raffle Items: $20 FOR 20 tickets OR $40 for your height's worth!
VALENTINO LEATHER SATCHEL
Day or night, this black Valentino bag with signature studs is sure to turn heads. A must have for every handbag collection!
STUHRLING MEN’S WATCH
This men’s alloy watch with quartz movement is a way to tell your story, as well as a way to tell time.
PORSAMO BLEU WATCH
You’ll appreciate this distinct woman’s white topaz watch every time you wear it. Stylish and elegant.
IGUODALA SIGNED JERSEY
Warriors #9 swingman Andre “Iggy” Iguodala signed this jersey just for you.