A Cosmopolitan Affair- A Benefit for the Mark Bingham Foundation & Mark Bingham Leadership Fund

Please join us for
A Cosmopolitan Affair

A Benefit for the Mark Bingham Foundation & Leadership Fund
Friday, May 22, 2009
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Teserra Gallery
1225A 7th Street, Oakland

(21 and over only)


You are invited to join us for the first annual Mark Bingham Foundation Cocktail Reception and Fundraising Event. At this event, we will be announcing the winner of the 2009-2010 Mark Bingham Leadership Fund Scholarship at UC Berkeley.

In addition, we will be premiering a special 20-minute excerpt from the upcoming documentary, "With You: the Mark Bingham Story" with an opportunity for a special pre-event screening with the filmmakers and Marks mother, Alice Hoagland.

We hope you can make it for this very special evening, which would have been Mark's 39th birthday.

Some other highlights:

  • Open Bar brought to you by Hangar One Mandarin Blossom Vodka and Lagunitas Brewing Company (among others).
  • Hors d’Ouvres
  • Casino (poker, blackjack, roulette, craps- all linked to raffle)
  • Raffle Prizes and Silent Auction


More information to come!


For more information or to donate a raffle/silent auction prize please contact:
(All tickets and donations are tax deductible)

Name Sales End Price Fee
General Admission Ended $50 $1.25
Bronze Level Ended $100 $2.5
Silver Level Ended $250 $6.25
Gold Level Ended $500 $9.95

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