Fun Wednesday press event – benefit for Yerba Buena

Hey all. I don’t usually pass on this sort of thing, but there could be a good economics or housing story in here somewhere. And it includes a free cruise. 😉 Press event details below. -Mia


Kewl event below, especially the free Bay Cruise aboard the “USS Potomac” from Oakland to SF!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 3 11am: Cross the Bay from Oakland’s Jack London Square with “Six Presidents” and “Willie L. Brown, Jr.” aboard FDR’s Presidential Yacht “USS Potomac”. Breakfast provided. 11:30am: “Potomac” Docks at Pier E — SF Ferry Building 11:45am: “Motorized Cable Car” leaves for “Dream House” Secret Location in San Francisco’s Noe Valley (shhh! It’s a secret! 12noon: Reception / Tour of $3 million “Dream House” 1pm: Return to Ferry Building and/or Oakland’s Jack London Square


VIPS IN ATENDANCE AT “Dream House” San Francisco Supervisors Bevan Dufty & David Campos, SF Treasure Jose Cisneros SFCVB President Joe D’Alessandro, Port Commission President Rodney Fong, Donna Sachet, Harry Denton and MUMC President Stephen Adams will all be at the 12noon reception at the house. Also, we’ll be unveiling the new TV PSA that day, starring former Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. who very well may be there in person.

DETAILS: *Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Sponsors 2nd Annual “Dream House Raffle”* * * *Raffle Tickets Go On Sale March 3 when “Dream House” Is Unveiled to Media in* *“By Land & By Sea” Promotion * * * *Former Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. Serves as “Dream House”* *PSA Spokesman for Second Year* * * *Winners Drawn July 10* *1st prize: $3 Million San Francisco “Dream House” or $1.5 Million in Cash.* *More than $350,000 in additional winnings* * * *“1-in-100”Chance to Win a Prize!*

There’s no place like home; and nothing like winning one worth $3 million or $1.5 million in cash if you are the ticket winner for the *2nd Annual Yerba Buena Center for the Arts “Dream House Raffle”*.* * On Wednesday, March 3, 2010 tickets will go on sale for the widely anticipated sequel to last year’s fundraising effort for the iconic nonprofit arts center in downtown San Francisco. On that day, the location of the house – a closely guarded secret – will be unveiled to members of the press at a special mid-day reception. Former San Francisco Mayor *Willie L. Brown, Jr. *is again this year starring in the campaign’s marketing campaign which will be unveiled at the March 3rd reception. Attendees will be ferried in from around the Bay onboard President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s yacht *Potomac* before being “blind-folded” for transport on a cable car to the secret location of “The Dream House.” Winners will be announced on July 10, 2010.

If you’d like to be part of a fun event — the kick-off the 2nd Annual “Dream House” Raffle benefiting Yerba Buena Center for the Arts — drop an email / call David Perry at (415) 676-7007 /

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