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Meetup for Maddie

MaryAnne & Mernie

Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Meetup for Maddie

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#Meetup4Maddie   more info 82 Tickets Ended $15.00 $1.81

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* 10 FREE raffle tickets to pre-registered attendees!

* NEW "Pay at the Door Option" added : Pre-register & pay at the door.

* We will accept walkups at the door. Please arrive a few minutes early.


Come join us at Il Fornaio (Irvine), the Authentic Italian Restaurant and Bakery. Support a great cause and mingle with friends and supporters of Maddie. All proceeds will be donated to the Maddie James Foundation

What: #Meetup4Maddie

When: Thurs. 4/21/2011 at 6:30pm-8:30pm

Where: Il Fornaio Restaurant, 18051 Von Karman, Irvine, CA 92612

How much: $15.00 

Included: Appetizers & one drink ticket for beer or wine & 1 raffle ticket!

PARKING: 3 hours free! Keep your parking stub handy for validation.

Denise Vakili of Charms for Charity will have beautiful sea turtle charm bracelets available for purchase and will be donating proceeds to the Maddie James Foundation.

Check out the FABULOUS Silent Auction & Raffle items!!!

  • Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Driver 9.5! (valued at $150.00)
  • Gift certificate to 8 bottle wine sampling for up to 16 people w/ private wine consultant for 2 hours! Donated by PRP Wine International. (valued at $350.00)
  • 5 tickets to a regular season Angel game at Angels Stadium. Donated by Deanna Diederich, Silpada Designs Rep. (valued at $140.00)
  • 1 Silpada Seed Bead Wrap Bracelet w/ a sterling silver peace charm. Donated by Deanna Diederich. (valued at $29.00)
  • 1 Silpada glass bead bracelet w/ colors of the ocean. Donated by Amy Nord. (valued at $59.00)
  • Gift certificate for a 60 min. Deep Therapeutic Massage by Remembering Paradise in Seal Beach w/ Bel Reynoso. Donated by Kimi Okubo Rondon. (3 certificates)
  • Sterling silver necklace and earrings set w/ sea turtles donated by Daliano Designs. (valued at $100.00)
  • 2 handbags from Blvd. Bags. Donated by Christina Cho, CEO of www.BlvdBags.com (valued at $143 each)
  • RACING: 2 helmet visors autographed by 2010 champion Jamie McMurray. Donated by Brad Zimmerman of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. (valued est. $400.00+ each)
  • 1 Earnhardt Ganassi Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup hat autographed by Juan Pablo Montoya, Driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet. He doesn't sign very much, so this is a rare piece. Donated by Brad Zimmerman of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. (value est $100.00+) 
  • 2 Daytona 500 Victory Lane hats autographed by the 2010 Daytony 500 Champion, Jamie McMurray. Very rare, only issued to team crew members and shop employees the week after the win. Only 200 hats made. Donated by Brad Zimmerman of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. (value est. $200.00+) 
  • 1 - $100 Gift Card to Laguna Canyon Spa - www.LagunaCanyonSpa.com (donated by Pippa Terry, Skincare Therapist & Reiki Master)
  • 1 - Beautiful gift basket (valued at $225.00) donated by Carole Lynch, Broker/Owner of Lynch Associates Real Estate

If you would like to donate anything for the silent auction or raffle please contact MaryAnne at maryanne.wendt@gmail.com or call 949.422.9295 or Mernie at mernie@inklovespaper.net.

Space is limited! Tickets will not be available once we meet capacity.

Purchase your ticket today! 

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MaryAnne & Mernie


Have questions about Meetup for Maddie? Contact MaryAnne & Mernie

When & Where

18051 Von Karman
Irvine, 92612

Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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MaryAnne & Mernie

MaryAnne is a purple loving techie girl & social media enthusiast. She loves Apple, iPhone, travel, running, the beach, Disneyland, all things creative. Find MaryAnne on Twitter @MaryAnneWendt or visit her blog at MaryAnneWendt.com.

Mernie is a paper, ink and fabric junkie and can turn your trash into treasure.  She's a wanna-be interior designer and can scour your pantry to whip-up a gourmet meal.  On a serious note, this sums her up: "If my existence isn't to love, encourage and influence, then I've done no good." Find Mernie on Twitter @sam4me or mernie@inklovespaper.net.

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