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Spirit of Life Award Dinner

2014 Spirit of Life Award Dinner
City of Hope’s Real Estate and Construction Council is excited to announce Christopher Meany of Wilson Meany as the 2014 Spirit of Life® Award recipient. The Spirit of Life® Award recognizes individuals for their outstanding leadership and contributions to philanthropy.

Our Honoree
Chris Meany has been executing innovative urban infill developments in California since 1985. Among his landmark projects are the Ferry Building, Flood Building, One Powell, and 140 New Montgomery in San Francisco, and Broadway Pointe in Walnut Creek. He has also developed a number of high density residential projects in the Bay Area.  Presently, he leads the redevelopment of Bay Meadows in San Mateo, Hollywood Park in Inglewood, and co-manages (with Lennar) the redevelopment of Treasure Island in San Francisco.  Before forming Wilson Meany, he had his own development practice specializing in high value mixed-use and retail developments, and he began his real estate career in the New York office of Aston Development Corporation. Chris graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

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Items and values subject to change.
Desirable Destinations
One Week Stay in Five Bedroom Tahoe Home
Retail Value: $4,500
Donated by: Crosby Hyde
Two Night Stay for Up to Ten Guests in Squaw Valley
Retail Value: $1,200
Donated by: Janice & Mark Mondavi
Three Night Stay for Up to Eight at 211 Dipsea Road in Stinson Beach
Retail Value: $2,685
Donated by: Serena Mondavi Ventura
Recreational Activities

Golden Gate Tour Flight Over San Francisco for Two
Retail Value: $360
Donated by: Seaplane Adventures
Seat in Team Belkin's Follow Car at the Tour of California 12.6 Mile Time Trial in Folsom on May 13th
Retail Value: Priceless
Donated by: inGamba Tours
Four Field Club Giants Tickets vs. Colorado Rockies on Saturday, June 14 at 1:05 pm with a Parking Pass
Retail Value: $445
Donated by: John Moe, Equity Office
Trio of Personal Training & Nutrition Sessions with Award Winning Personal Trainer, Andrew Duffy
Retail Value: $360
Donated by: Andrew Duffy
Round of Golf and Lunch for Three on Baltrusol Championship Course with David Gockel, Langan Engineering
Retail Value: $600
Donated by: David Gockel, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Round of Golf for Four and Two Carts at the Olympic Club
Retail Value: $1,500
Donated by: Frank L. Rollo
Four Club Level Giants Tickets vs. San Diego on Tuesday, June 24 at 7:15 PM
Retail Value: $200
Donated by: Langan Treadwell Rollo
Attend a Live Broadcast of KNBR's Murph & Mac Show
Retail Value: Priceless
Donated by: KNBR
Moana Restaurant Group Package: $150 to Piatti Restaurant and Paragon Restaurant
Retail Value: $300
Doanted by: Moana Restaurant Group
San Francisco Giants Luxury Suite
Retail Value: $5,000
Donated by: Nibbi Brothers General Contractors
Four Premium Field Club San Francisco Giants Tickets & Pre-Game Field and Dugout Visit
Retail Value: $800
Donated by: San Francisco Giants
Four Field Club Giants Tickets vs. New York Mets on Friday, June 6th at 7:15 PM with a Parking Pass
Retail Value: $360
Donated by: John Moe, Equity Office
Four Giants Tickets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday, May 16th at 7:15 PM
Retail Value: TBD
Donated by: Diane Fischer, WSP
Tastings & Tours

Seghesio Family Vineyards 2010 Zinfandel Magnum Collection
Retail Value: $450
Donated by: Nick Brereton, Brereton Architects

Magnum of 2006 Vintage Selection Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Signed by Marc Mondavi & Peter Mondavi, Jr. and a Tasting for Six at the Charles Krug Winery in Napa Valley
Retail Value: $500
Donated by: Charles Krug – Peter Mondavi Family
Raided Cellar Package: Magnum of 1988 Schramsberg Blanc de Noirs and Bottle of 1995 JUSTIN Isosceles Paso Robles Red Blend
Retail Value: $425
Donated by: Anonymous
Private Tour and Tasting for Eight in the Concannon Vineyard Tasting Room
Retail Value: $240
Donated by: Concannon Vineyard
Magnum of 2010 Surh Luchtel Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Retail Value: $450
Donated by: John Moe, Equity Office
Three Signed Bottles of Limited Release 2008 Dark Matter Howell Mountain Zinfandel
Retail Value: $350
Donated by: Angelina, Alycia, Riana and Giovanna Mondavi
Signed Magnum of Casa Piena Wine
Donated by: Carmen Policy
Giraux Rose Gold Diamond Heart Pendant
Retail Value: $2,500
Donated by: Giraux Jewelers
Event Details
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
5:30 PM Silent Auction & Cocktail Reception
7:00 PM Dinner & Award Presentation
Christopher Meany
Wilson Meany
When using the ‘Please Bill Me’ option, payment due no later than April 29, 2014.
Please call 415-788-1002 for more information.
The Real Estate & Construction Council (REC) was founded in 1986 when a banquet was arranged by a group of real estate and construction industry leaders to honor Dan Costello, Bank of America’s former executive vice president of its corporate real estate division.