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A Celebration of the NCFIC and City of Hope

 
Established in 1978, the Northern California Food Industries Circle (NCFIC) represents a unique commitment among the region’s leading retailers, brokers, manufacturers and related vendors to support City of Hope’s humanitarian efforts.

Throughout its evolution, the NCFIC’s common link year after year has been its capacity for partnering business acumen with philanthropy. The NCFIC has raised over $40 million for City of Hope, making this industry alliance one of the premier fundraising groups in the region.

For more information, please contact Mindy Finkelstein at 415-788-1002 or by e-mail at mfinkelstein@coh.org.
 
 
 

The 37th Annual Festival Ball Event Details

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
 
VIP Reception - 5 p.m.
General Reception - 5:30 p.m.
Dinner Program - 7:30 p.m.
After Party - 10 p.m.
 
 
 
 
When using the ‘Please Bill Me’ option, payment is due no later than September 4, 2015.
 
 
Hotel rooms
 
Rooms at the Marriott Marquis are now available for reservations:
 
 
Parking
Information coming soon!
 
Registration & Check-in
Please note this year’s event will require all guests to check in at the registration tables upon arrival. In order to receive your seating booklet, event program and auction paddle you MUST check in at the registration tables. Please arrive early to avoid any delay in your check in process.
 
VIP Reception
Please note the VIP Reception will take place in the Atrium Foyer. There will be signage directing you. YOU MUST HAVE A VIP TICKET TO ENTER THE VIP RECEPTION.
 
Questions?
For more information, please contact Mindy Finkelstein at 415-788-1002 or by email at mfinkelstein@coh.org.
 

NCFIC Festival Ball Auction Items

Listed below are the items that will be featured in this year’s Festival Ball Silent Auction: 
 
 
ITEM VALUE
Date Night Package: Two Tickets to the San Francisco Symphony, with Dinner for Two at Zuni Café, and a One Night Stay at the Westin St. Francis, with Breakfast for Two at the Oak Room Restaurant $1,000
Eight Tickets to Disneyland or Four Park Hopper Tickets $750
Dinner and a Show Package: Dinner for Two at a North Beach restaurant with Two Tickets to the Award-Winning Musical Revue, "Beach Blanket Babylon" $250
Family Photo Session with Gretchen Adams Photography and One 16" x 20" Photo Print $300
Two Season Tickets to the Lesher Series $500
Portable Leisure Gift Basket $300
Peet's Coffee for a Year $200
2 Tickets to the San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres on Sunday, Sept 27 at 1:05 pm, plus memorabilia signed by Star Outfielder Hunter Pence Priceless
Entry for Two to the PlaySpace and Tour of KFOG Studios Priceless
Two Tickets to Late Night with Seth Meyers and NBC Swag Priceless
Authentic USA Men's Soccer Team Jersey, Signed by the Entire Team Priceless
Save Mart 350 Package: Includes Four Toyota & Save Mart Nascar Spring Cup Race Reserved Seats, and Four Entrance Credentials to the Save Mart VIP Hospitality Tent Priceless
A Round of Golf for Four with Two Carts at the Olympic Club in San Francisco $1,500
49er Stevie Johnson Signed Football, accompanied by photo $500
A Round of Golf for Four with Cart at Wente Vineyards in Livermore $400
Sports Lover Package: Golden State Warriors jersey signed by power forward David Lee and a $150 gift card to Sports Basement $300
Men's Stainless Steel Croton Watch $275
Pearl necklace with Pearl Stud Earrings $200
Double Strand Pearl Necklace $300
Handcrafted Amethyst Collar Necklace by Nilson $180
Sunset Wine Club Experience Priceless
VIP Tour, Tasting and Dinner for Six People at the Hess Collection Winery in Napa $1,200
3 Cases of Wine: Louis Martini Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Gascon Seleccion Malbec, and Mac Murray Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir $600
Private Tour and Cooking Demonstration for Six People at Whitehall Lane Winery in St. Helena $570
VIP Tour and Tasting with Picnic Lunch for Four at Louis Martini Vineyard in St. Helena $500
1 Mixed Case of Jadot, St. Francis and Benziger wine $350
Vertical Flight of Les Pierres Wine, 2009-2012 $350
Blue Moon Brewing Company Mini Fridge with a case of Blue Moon Beer $300
Catena Wine Trio $300
Rex Hill Cool Vintage Vertical Flight in a Collector's Box $200
Private Tour and Tasting for Eight People at Concannon Vineyards in Livermore $160
Private Tour and Tasting for up to Four Guests at Black Stallion Estate Winery in Napa $125
Magnum of Umberto Cesari Sangiovese Reserva $100
Magnum of 2012 A to Z Pinot Noir $100
2008 Oracle Magum $300
   
   
   
   
 

Thank you to our sponsors!

2015 Underwriter Sponsors
 
     
     
     
 
2015 Platinum Sponsors
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

Photos

2013 Festival Ball Event Photos
 
2013 Festival Ball Photobooth Photos

The 37th Annual Festival Ball

A Celebration of the NCFIC and City of Hope

 
Established in 1978, the Northern California Food Industries Circle (NCFIC) represents a unique commitment among the region’s leading retailers, brokers, manufacturers and related vendors to support City of Hope’s humanitarian efforts.

Throughout its evolution, the NCFIC’s common link year after year has been its capacity for partnering business acumen with philanthropy. The NCFIC has raised over $40 million for City of Hope, making this industry alliance one of the premier fundraising groups in the region.

For more information, please contact Mindy Finkelstein at 415-788-1002 or by e-mail at mfinkelstein@coh.org.
 
 
 

Event Details

The 37th Annual Festival Ball Event Details

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
 
VIP Reception - 5 p.m.
General Reception - 5:30 p.m.
Dinner Program - 7:30 p.m.
After Party - 10 p.m.
 
 
 
 
When using the ‘Please Bill Me’ option, payment is due no later than September 4, 2015.
 
 
Hotel rooms
 
Rooms at the Marriott Marquis are now available for reservations:
 
 
Parking
Information coming soon!
 
Registration & Check-in
Please note this year’s event will require all guests to check in at the registration tables upon arrival. In order to receive your seating booklet, event program and auction paddle you MUST check in at the registration tables. Please arrive early to avoid any delay in your check in process.
 
VIP Reception
Please note the VIP Reception will take place in the Atrium Foyer. There will be signage directing you. YOU MUST HAVE A VIP TICKET TO ENTER THE VIP RECEPTION.
 
Questions?
For more information, please contact Mindy Finkelstein at 415-788-1002 or by email at mfinkelstein@coh.org.
 

Auction

NCFIC Festival Ball Auction Items

Listed below are the items that will be featured in this year’s Festival Ball Silent Auction: 
 
 
ITEM VALUE
Date Night Package: Two Tickets to the San Francisco Symphony, with Dinner for Two at Zuni Café, and a One Night Stay at the Westin St. Francis, with Breakfast for Two at the Oak Room Restaurant $1,000
Eight Tickets to Disneyland or Four Park Hopper Tickets $750
Dinner and a Show Package: Dinner for Two at a North Beach restaurant with Two Tickets to the Award-Winning Musical Revue, "Beach Blanket Babylon" $250
Family Photo Session with Gretchen Adams Photography and One 16" x 20" Photo Print $300
Two Season Tickets to the Lesher Series $500
Portable Leisure Gift Basket $300
Peet's Coffee for a Year $200
2 Tickets to the San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres on Sunday, Sept 27 at 1:05 pm, plus memorabilia signed by Star Outfielder Hunter Pence Priceless
Entry for Two to the PlaySpace and Tour of KFOG Studios Priceless
Two Tickets to Late Night with Seth Meyers and NBC Swag Priceless
Authentic USA Men's Soccer Team Jersey, Signed by the Entire Team Priceless
Save Mart 350 Package: Includes Four Toyota & Save Mart Nascar Spring Cup Race Reserved Seats, and Four Entrance Credentials to the Save Mart VIP Hospitality Tent Priceless
A Round of Golf for Four with Two Carts at the Olympic Club in San Francisco $1,500
49er Stevie Johnson Signed Football, accompanied by photo $500
A Round of Golf for Four with Cart at Wente Vineyards in Livermore $400
Sports Lover Package: Golden State Warriors jersey signed by power forward David Lee and a $150 gift card to Sports Basement $300
Men's Stainless Steel Croton Watch $275
Pearl necklace with Pearl Stud Earrings $200
Double Strand Pearl Necklace $300
Handcrafted Amethyst Collar Necklace by Nilson $180
Sunset Wine Club Experience Priceless
VIP Tour, Tasting and Dinner for Six People at the Hess Collection Winery in Napa $1,200
3 Cases of Wine: Louis Martini Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Gascon Seleccion Malbec, and Mac Murray Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir $600
Private Tour and Cooking Demonstration for Six People at Whitehall Lane Winery in St. Helena $570
VIP Tour and Tasting with Picnic Lunch for Four at Louis Martini Vineyard in St. Helena $500
1 Mixed Case of Jadot, St. Francis and Benziger wine $350
Vertical Flight of Les Pierres Wine, 2009-2012 $350
Blue Moon Brewing Company Mini Fridge with a case of Blue Moon Beer $300
Catena Wine Trio $300
Rex Hill Cool Vintage Vertical Flight in a Collector's Box $200
Private Tour and Tasting for Eight People at Concannon Vineyards in Livermore $160
Private Tour and Tasting for up to Four Guests at Black Stallion Estate Winery in Napa $125
Magnum of Umberto Cesari Sangiovese Reserva $100
Magnum of 2012 A to Z Pinot Noir $100
2008 Oracle Magum $300
   
   
   
   
 

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors!

2015 Underwriter Sponsors
 
     
     
     
 
2015 Platinum Sponsors
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

Photos

Photos

2013 Festival Ball Event Photos
 
2013 Festival Ball Photobooth Photos
Event Details
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
 
VIP Reception - 5 p.m.
General Reception - 5:30 p.m.
Dinner Program - 7:30 p.m.
After Party - 10 p.m.
 
 
 
 
When using the ‘Please Bill Me’ option, payment is due no later than September 4, 2015.
 
 
 
Sponsors
We're grateful to all our sponsors for their generous support.
 
Photos
Connect With Us
Contact Us
Heather Olinto
Associate V.P., Western Region
holinto@coh.org
 
Mindy Finkelstein
Director of Philanthropy
mfinkelstein@coh.org
 
Anne Campanella
Event Coordinator
acampanella@coh.org

Jessica Lancy
Event Coordinator
jlancy@coh.org
 
For general inquiries, please contact us:

San Francisco Development Office
601 Montgomery, Ste. 1800
San Francisco, CA 94111
 
800-732-7140 toll free
415-788-1002
415-788-1007 fax
 
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