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Join us by participating in one
 of these levels:
Benefactor $10,000  (2 tables of 10)
Patron $5,000  (1 table of 10)
Sponsor $2,500  (4 tickets)
Donor $1,000  (2 tickets)
Individual $350

Seating is limited so please purchase 
your tickets soon.
 Your generous donation, at the $1,000 or above levels, will be recognized on our website, in our program, and on the evening of the event. Your donation also 
entitles you to two tickets to the event . 

As a donor in the fight against cancer, you will help in 
supporting local, cancer-related projects in the area of education, early detection, patient care services, 
and research. 

Looking forward to gathering with you as we celebrate 
C A R N A V A L IN RIO!
Boas, festas y bemvindos
45th Holly Ball 
Friday, November 30th 2018 at 6 pm
Claremont Country Club
5295 Broadway Terrace, Oakland
Dinner, Auction, & Dancing
a black tie event

 About this years' Raffle Designer
     Dr, Russell Trusso once again designs a piece to honor the Cancer League, with this custom pair of  Willow earrings with white sapphires, with a total ct wt. of 5.51 cts of diamond-cut white sapphires. Created from fine silver and 18K white gold.

   Dr. Russell Trusso, once a top Neuro-Anesthesiologist at the Cleveland clinic, now uses his creativity and talent to design fine jewelry inspired by nature. Using gemstones, fine silver and 18K gold, he creates pieces saturated with texture-romantic and feminine shapes crafted with enamels, pearls, diamonds and sapphires.

     We are honored to call him a prestigious member 
of our Honorary Board. 

1 Raffle ticket ~ $50      3 Raffle tickets ~ $125

Join your Cancer League friends and indulge yourself at our exhilarating Brazilian dinner party at Paulista Brazilian Kitchen & Taproom. 

The party is set for March 29, 2019, so purchase your tickets right now, mark you calendars and bring your appetite for a sumptuous meal 
and a great time!  

Tickets: $125 per person and include 
appetizers, dinner and two drink tickets.  

Paulista Brazilian Kitchen and Taproom @ 
4239 Park Blvd. in Oakland. 
Holly BALL 2018 Auction Lots

Lagos Diamond Bracelet
Donated by Neiman Marcus
     From the Lagos Caviar Spark collection, this very special diamond pave bracelet conveys a vision of bold femininity. Bring a little sparkle into your holidays with this gorgeous bauble for you or a loved one!

Family Memories in Splendid Lake Tahoe
Donated by Debbie and Larry Kelley
     Spend three enchanting nights in a four bedroom/three bath house at the always popular lakefront development of Dollar Point. This home is perfectly appointed for large family gatherings of up to 10 people. The location is ideal, with easy one block access to the sandy beach and pier in the summer or multiple ski resorts in the winter. The large hot tub is perfect for relaxing in any season. This cabin is truly a place to make memories with your friends and family!

VIP Big Apple Arts Weekend
Donated by Jeanie Christopoulos, Karen and Steve Ellis, Hillary Cooper and Sam Deaner
     Enjoy NYC in first class style! All of the excitement that Manhattan has to offer will be at your doorstep in a spectacular apartment with a fabulous Midtown address. Walk the Highline, visit The Whitney, stroll through Central Park--everything is within easy distance of this perfectly located pied-a-terre. 

     The highlight of this whirlwind weekend is the opportunity to visit the internationally renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art before the museum opens to the public with one of their best and most knowledgeable guides. You choose the exhibits you want to see without the crowds. At night, dine in style at any of The Starr Restaurant Group’s restaurants, including hot spots Morimoto, Le Coucou and The Clock Tower.  A once in a lifetime opportunity!

Ultimate Bay Area Sports Package
Donated by Beth & Kelly Wiesbrock, Karen & Steve Ellis, Hilary & Graham Cooper, The A’s and The Giants.  
     Swish! First up, enjoy watching the Golden State Warriors, NBA Champions, from lower seats in the Oracle Arena, and go home with the ultimate swag--a Stephen Curry signed jersey. Continue the hoop dreams with 
FLOOR SEATS to a Pac 12 Cal Basketball game this season.

      Next, batter up! The Oakland A’s had an amazing season and are on track for another great year in 2019. Watch Matt Chapman up close and personal with these fabulous seats right here in The Town, and go home with a signed Matt Chapman baseball. 

     Then, travel across the Bay to watch that other baseball team, the San Francisco Giants. Enjoy some Giants and A’s themed swag, including a baseball signed by Buster Posey and a Joe Panik signed bat.

Hike, Bike, Kayak and Tango in Argentina
Donated by BACKROADS 
    Traveling to Patagonia to see the unmatched beauty of Argentina’s national parks is on almost everyone’s bucket list. Make that dream a reality as you hike, bike, and kayak through Patagonia with highly rated local guides who can show you the “real” Argentina. 

     Celebrate like a gaucho with authentic asado and locally made wines and Tango the night away under the stars. You will be truly astounded by the natural beauty and sophistication that Argentina has to offer. Six nights and seven days staying in some of Argentina’s finest hotels. An epic adventure of a lifetime!

Dinner Party for 12
Donated by Shirley and Basil Christopoulos
     Shirley and Basil Christopoulos welcome you into their incredible, luxe home with stunning views above Claremont for an intimate dinner party for 12. Sip cocktails on the deck overlooking the Bay as you mingle with your friends and take in the city lights. Sit down to a fabulous dinner with top flight wines and great conversation, all the while marveling at your amazing surroundings. Choose from a festive Greek meal, an Italian feast, or an American Steakhouse dinner--your hosts want to make this a night for you to remember!

Instant Wine Cellar
Donated by Members of The Cancer League
     In Celebration of Cancer League’s 45th Anniversary, our members have dipped into their personal wine cellars to create this collection of 45 exceptional wines for you to enjoy.  A few highlights of this collection include the sublime and ever popular 2009 Silver Oak Cab, two bottles of Williams Selym Pinot Noir and McPhail Pinot Noir, and, for the ladies-who-lunch set, a magnum of Rombauer Chardonney--the perfect bottle to celebrate the end of a great tennis or golf tournament with your team.

The Carnaval Continues with a Brazilian Feast
Donated by Paulista and members of The Cancer League
     Carnival with the Cancer League! The party continues with a Brazilian Feast on March 29th, 2019 at Paulista on Park Boulevard right here in Oakland. Brazilian delicacies, along with the requisite Caipirinhas, will be served and explained by executive chef Alex Yamamoto, who is closing down the restaurant for guests of the Cancer League. Join your tablemates and friends in purchasing a seat at this exclusive party that is not to be missed!  

2018 HB Auction Items