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SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND BAY AREA: The Community Child Care Council (4C’s) of Alameda County is excited to announce that on Saturday, May 4, 2013, it will host a 40th Anniversary Gala to benefit children and family programs in Alameda County. The organization has selected Oakland’s delightfully picturesque Chabot Space & Science Center as the venue for the black-tie affair. The evening will include an exciting live auction and raffles, in addition to dinner and dancing.


Also, during the fundraising event, 4C’s will present awards to three (3) outstanding individuals and an organization in recognition of their exceptional commitment to children and families. The special honorees are Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., President-elect, National Medical Association; George Halvorson, President & CEO, Kaiser Permanente; Kristina Adams, President-elect, California Child Development Administrators Association; and the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation.







Renee Herzfeld
Exec. Director,
4C’s of Alameda County


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Michael A. LeNoir, M.D.
Nat’l Medical Assoc.


George Halvorson
President & CEO,
Kaiser Permanente


Kristina Adams
CA Child Development Administrators Assoc.


4C’s Executive Director, Renee S. Herzfeld said, “This 40th anniversary fundraiser will provide resources, which will enable 4C’s to continuing building a health community thru providing child care referrals, education, nutrition services and qualified child care payment assistance.  Our goal for the future is to raise funds so that 4C’s can be innovative in creating and delivering exemplary family support programs that enrich our diverse community.”


Gala chair, attorney Shonda Mosby agrees,”4C’s is about fostering healthy and fit children, stronger families and empowered child care providers. We look forward to celebrating 40 years of service while recognizing the outstanding contributions of our amazing and most deserving honorees.”


Oakland Raiders team physician and surgeon, Dr. Warren J. Strudwick, will be the evening host and auctioneer.  Executive Chef Reign Free’s Red Door Catering Company will provide an amazing menu for guest dining.  The gala’s official wine sponsor, Mark Blanchard, owner/vintner of Blanchard Family Wines, said he is delighted to support 4C’s in its efforts to strengthen programs for families and children.  Blanchard Family Wines is a small boutique winery in Sonoma County and was founded by two brothers with a shared passion for artisan wines.


Among the amazing items to be auctioned will be a private dinner for 10 prepared in the home of the successful bidder, featuring culinary creations by Chef Raymond Nottie (corporate chef for Goggle, Facebook and PeopleSoft); paired with a delightful blending of wines from the Blanchard Family Winery. The winning bidder will also receive sport game tickets coupled with limousine service to and from the game.



Community Child Care Council (4C’s) of Alameda County


40th Anniversary Celebration & Benefit Gala


Saturday, May 4, 2013

5:30 p.m. VIP Reception & Photo Opts (Invitation Only)

6:00 p.m. Main Reception

7:00 p.m. Dining, Program and Award Presentations

8:30 p.m. Live Auction, Raffles and Dancing


Chabot Space & Science Center
1000 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619


$100/$150 per person; sponsorships available – $600 to $15,000
Program book advertisements – $150 to $600, subject to ad size
Order online or download/print/mail order form


About Community Child Care Council (4C’s) of Alameda County:

4C’s is a private, non-profit family resource agency providing services that benefit children, families, and the professional child care community in Alameda County, CA since 1972. It provides access to affordable, quality child care by connecting families and providers to a wide network of community partners, child focused resources, and financial assistance programs.


4C’s offers an extensive database of state licensed child care providers, payment assistance programs, child health and nutrition education, and a staff of specialists who speak multiple languages. The organization’s child care information and referral services are free to all parents, regardless of income.



The following participants are immediately available for pre-event interviews:

  Renee Herzfeld, Executive Director, Community Child Care Council

 – Shonda Mosby, Esq., 4C’s Immediate Past Board President

 – Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., President-elect, National Medical Association

   Kristina Adams, President-elect, California Child Development Administrators Association


To arrange interviews, contact:

Toni Beckham | 209-832-8020 / 408-499-3664 c | Toni@PRetCetera.com or

Stalfana Bello, Program & Event Manager | 510-562-5560 | BHPUBREL@aol.com


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