6:00 – 7:00 pm: Cocktails & Silent Auction
7:00 pm: Dinner, Live Auction and Dancing

Cocktail attire recommended. Valet parking available.

On Saturday, February 23rd, Bimbo’s 365 Club will be filled with Riordan alumni, current and past parents, and friends of the school at the 2019 Purple & Gold Gala,San Francisco Nights. The evening kicks off with a silent auction and includes hosted wine, beer and champagne. Guests will then enjoy a 3-course meal, followed by our live auction and Fund-A-Need with our MC, Bob Sarlatte, and auctioneer, George Noceti ’67. The evening will conclude with our capacity crowd dancing and enjoying live music from San Francisco’s “Notorious” band.

The Purple & Gold Gala is Riordan’s largest fundraiser and all proceeds support tuition assistance. Riordan is proud to provide more than 60% of our students with financial aid, and by supporting the 2019 Gala, you will help ensure that a Riordan education is available to the future generations of Crusaders.

The following Live Auction Items will be available that evening:

1. Beachfront Bliss in Baja, Mexico
Relax during a one-week stay at this Mexican villa, located just 20 minutes south of Mulege and only 1.5 hours north of Loreto. This beautifully furnished 4 bedroom, 3 bath residence sleeps 10 comfortably and has breathtaking views of the Bay. Enjoy fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, scuba diving, hiking, sightseeing, swimming, or simply relaxing. Includes use of rental kayaks. Dates of stay to be mutually agreed upon with donor. Blackout dates apply.

Donated by Marie & Bill Nasser ’70
Value: $3,000

2. Kentucky Derby Party
Mint Juleps, Big Hats, Seersucker, Betting, Barbeque, and Cigars (optional)! Come celebrate the Kentucky Derby with the Curriers at their home on May 4, 2019 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Food will be provided by Knights Catering. Bring 10 to 15 of your friends and family to enjoy “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports!” and Currier’s Famous Mint Julep. Winner will receive a $300 merchandise credit and a personal shopping experience at the Vineyard Vines (o cial out tter of the Kentucky Derby) location in Tiburon. Winner also receives a commemorative mint julep cup.

Donated by Sarah & Andrew Currier and Knights Catering
Value: Priceless

3. Vacation in Stunning Sunriver, Oregon
Treat your family and friends to an amazing week in Sunriver, Oregon! Stay 7 nights in a beautiful single-story private home that sleeps up to 8. Explore the area while biking, hiking, fishing, or even white water rafting! BBQ in the backyard on the large deck and soak away the evenings in your own private hot tub under the stars. Golf at one of two award-winning courses, go horseback riding or oat along the Deschutes River during warm months. Looking for wintertime fun? Try snowshoeing on the fairways or head up to Mount Bachelor, just a mere 20 miles away.

*Valid on mutually agreed upon dates between: March 2019 – June 2019 OR September 2019 – June 2020, excluding major holidays.

Donated by Nancy & Karl Seppi
Value: $2,500

4. Billboard Music Awards Experience in Las Vegas
A VIP trip to Vegas for you and a guest to experience music’s biggest night! This package for April 30-May 2, 2019 includes two nights at the Bellagio Hotel in a Resort Room, two lower-level section tickets to the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Golden Arena on Wednesday May 1, and dinner at your choice of one of the following most elegant Vegas spots; Prime Steakhouse, Picasso or Lago by Julian Serrano. This package is only valid for the dates and experiences noted above, and is non-transferable.

Value: Priceless

5. Kauai Oceanfront Condo
You and up to five guests can spend a week in a 2-bedroom, 2-bath oceanfront condo at The Point at Poipu, a Diamond Resorts property on beautiful Kauai. There is an on-site swimming pool,fitness room, and snack shack, and restaurants and activities nearby. Must be used before 12/31/19. Please submit three date choices to owner, the earlier the better.

Donated by Arlene & Gerald Bachecki ’59
Value: $4,800

6. Dinner with the Principal
You and 9 guests will join Principal Tim Reardon for a special dinner at Original Joe’s in North Beach in the Salesian Private Dining Room. On the menu: classic Original Joe’s fare, special wine pairings, cocktails and more.

Donated by Gina & Tim Reardon and Original Joe’s
Value: Priceless

7. The Best of Incline Village, Nevada
Spend 7 days in this beautiful 4 bedroom estate that sleeps 10. The home has a gourmet kitchen and a spacious backyard with a hot tub. If you must leave, you are just 5 minutes from the Hyatt Hotel & Casino and 10 minutes from skiing, golf and the gorgeous beaches of North Lake Tahoe. Bonus: If you request to stay in the months outside of July and August, you will receive a 3 day extension to your trip. Date of stay to be mutually agreed upon, and must be completed by 5/30/2020. Blackout dates apply.

Donated by Marie & Bill Nasser ’70
Value: $5,825