Major Donor Complimentary Dinner Tickets
Dinner Speaking Program
Underwriting Seats for Community Building
Both the Westin St. Francis and the City View at Metreon are fully wheelchair accessible. NCLR provides ASL interpreters if requested. Please email Eleanor Palacios at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415.365.1309 to make arrangements for special needs.
335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
Hotel: 415.397.7000 | Reservations : 800.937.8461
NCLR's host hotel for our 2012 Anniversary Celebration is the Westin St. Francisco, where our Anniversary Dinner will be held, and just blocks (or a motorized cable car ride!) away from the Anniversary Party. We have a limited number of rooms blocked off at the set price of $249. Call for a reservations and mention 'NCLR' to get this price, they are first-come first-served.
NCLR is proud of our ongoing partnership with American Airlines as our official airline. Now, you can help NCLR every time you travel on American Airlines at no cost to you! NCLR can get travel points whenever you make your reservations, whether with a travel agent or online.
When making a reservation on AA.com or with a travel agent, all you need to do is provide them with NCLR's Business ExtrAA account number: 527582. The best part is that you still earn your own AAdvantage Miles!
When booking on AA.com, simply enter 527582 in the field for Corporate Identification Number. If you are booking through a Travel Agent, just provide them with the number.
This is a formal party, but that doesn't have to mean stuffy. Dress up in any style that suits you and celebrate!
Help spread the buzz about NCLR's 2012 Anniversary Celebration. We're planning two Buzz Parties leading up to the big night. Join us for the pre-party fun!
Wednesday, March 28th
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
840 Wine Bar and Cocktail Lounge
Redwood City, CA
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
198 Church Street
San Francisco, CA
Anniversary Dinner - SOLD OUT*
- Where: Westin St. Francis at Powell and Geary, San Francisco, CA.
- When: Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- What: Sit-down dinner of tables of 10 (1,000 person capacity).
- Who: For Anniversary Circle major donors and guests and sponsors and guests only.
- Featuring: Emcee Kate Clinton, Kate Kendell, Wilson Cruz.
- Honoring: Jane Lynch and six student plaintiffs from Anoka-Hennepin School District.
- Including a live auction - Read a list of auction items
- Tickets will not be mailed for the Anniversary Dinner. Reservations will be held at the door.
* Our dinner is sold out. We regrettably are no longer able to accept new reservations or sponsorships that include seats or tables at the Anniversary Dinner.
Please consider joining us at the Anniversary Party—our honorees and special guests will be there, and there will be plenty of food and drink!
- Where: City View at Metreon, San Francisco, CA.
- When: Saturday, May 5, 2011 from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (midnight).
- What: Dancing and mingling (1,500 person capacity).
- Who: For everyone!
- Featuring appearances by Kate Clinton and Kate Kendell; and special guests.
- With light food and drinks.
- Paper tickets will be mailed for the Anniversary Party and those purchased on or after April 30th will be held at Will Call. Tickets will be required for entrance.
Partnering with NCLR is good business - companies develop a more prominent and visible profile in the LGBT community, and NCLR is able to continue to improve the status of the LGBT community in this country. Our Anniversary Celebration offers a range of partnership and recognition opportunities for businesses of all kinds and sizes. Visit our corporate sponsorship page to learn more.
Once again, nationally renowned humorist Kate Clinton returns as Emcee. NCLR Executive Director Kate Kendell will deliver the keynote address. This year we will be honoring Jane Lynch and 6 student clients from the Anoka-Hennepin School District in Minnesota. Visit our honoree page to learn more about them.
The Westin St. Francis and the Metreon are accessible by public transportation.
All members of our Anniversary Circle of major donors to NCLR (those who give an annual gift of $1,500 or more in non-Gala-ticket-related contributions) who make their gift before March 2012 receive two (2) complimentary tickets to the Anniversary Dinner portion of the evening. If you would like to use your complimentary tickets, you must have reserved them by now in order to attend. The dinner is sold out, we are no longer able to accept reservations for this event.
Anniversary Circle members should contact Dena Zaldúa-Hilkene at email@example.com or 415.365.1303 with questions.
For those guests attending the Dinner or the Dinner and the Party, we suggest parking at the Union Square or Ellis O'Farrell Garages. Motorized cable cars will be available to transport guests to and from the St. Francis and the City View at Metreon before and after the party.
This is a great way to support the work of NCLR with a tax-deductible contribution, bring your friends, colleagues, or coworkers out for a fabulously fun evening, AND see your name or business in lights as we recognize our sponsors at the event.
Individual tickets are $90 each. They are no longer available for sale online and can be purchased at the door for the Anniversary Party at the Metreon City View from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight) and are $90 each. Cash, check, and credit card will be accepted at the door.
Paper tickets will be mailed for the Party or will be available at Will Call for those who purchased tickets on or after April 30th. They will be required for entrance.
Individual Anniversary Dinner tickets are not for sale. There will be no tickets mailed for the Anniversary Dinner. Reservations will be held at the door.
We encourage you to consider contributing the cost of one or two tickets and donating these tickets back to NCLR so that we may give them to members of our community who might otherwise be unable to attend. You may underwrite tickets for our community by purchasing tickets online or by contacting Eleanor Palacios at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.365.1309.
The Anniversary Dinner will be held at the Westin St. Francis
on Union Square at 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA The Anniversary Party and dance will be hosted at City View at Metreon, San Francisco.
We have limited volunteer opportunities for the Anniversay Celebration. All volunteers receive complimentary tickets to the party. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact CBC, Inc. at email@example.com.
All our celebrants and their friends are invited to kick off this amazing event at our Welcome Reception the evening before the Celebration on May 4, 2012.
Friday, May 4, 2012
No RSVP necessary. See you there!
more important informationParty tickets can be purchased at the door for $90.
important event dates
Wednesday, March 28th
Wednesday, April 4th
Friday, May 4th
Saturday, May 5th