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For Those Travelling to Wild Wild West: An Evening at the Academy Awards 2014:
Directions to Zio Fraedo’s
Vallejo Waterfront
23 Harbor Way, Vallejo CA 94590
March 2, 2014 4:30pm

From 29 North: Continue South on Hwy. 29/Sonoma Blvd. until Tennessee St.
Turn right on Tennessee St. and continue on until you reach Mare Island Way
Turn left on Mare Island Way and get in the right lane.
Make the first right onto Harbor Way.
Zio Fraedo’s will be just past the Vallejo Marina building on the left

From 780 west: Continue under Highway 80, 780 becomes Curtola Parkway
Stay on Curtola Parkway past Sonoma Blvd. where it becomes Mare Island Way
Continue past the waterfront intersections of Georgia St, Capitol and Florida St
Get in the left lane and turn left at the next traffic signal
Zio Fraedo’s will be just past the Vallejo Marina building on the left

From Hwy. 37 East: Take the Wilson St. exit just after the Hwy. 37 bridge
Turn left on Wilson Ave. and continue through Tennessee St.
Wilson becomes Mare Island Way here.
Make the first right onto Harbor Way.
Zio Fraedo’s will be just past the Vallejo Marina building on the left

From Hwy. 80: Take the Tennessee St. exit & head west toward the waterfront
Continue past multiple intersections including Sonoma Blvd.
When you reach Mare Island Way/Wilson Ave., turn left on Mare Island Way
Make the first right onto Harbor Way.
Zio Fraedo’s will be just past the Vallejo Marina building on the left
Wild Wild West! An Evening at the Academy Awards
We would like to invite you to our Annual Evening at the Academy Awards Fundraiser, this year entitled 'Wild Wild West." The evening deatures a wonderful dinner, a silent and a live auction, and other fun and games.

Sunday, March 2, 2014
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
at Zio Fraedo's Restaurant, 23 Harbor Way, Vallejo
Tickets are $60

Print this form to order tickets or donate items for this or future fundraiser auctions.

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A note from the Executive Director of The Arc California

Please join me in thanking our dear friend and colleague Gerry Forcier who recently announced his retirement, for a brilliant career of service in The Arc movement.  As you know Gerry lives in California when not in Hawii and hopefully he and his MUCH better half Anita will have a great time on their adventures together in retirement.  Gerry has done so much for so many over the years and we will truly miss you Gerry.


On another related note…

Join me in welcoming Mike Huckins, the new Executive Director of The Arc Solano.  Mike has been a great advocate for adults, children, and families throughout his career and he is looking forward to bringing his talents and compassion to The Arc movement and we are excited to have him join us.  In fact I recently ran into Mike in a budget hearing his two self-advocates from The Arc Solano.  If you don't know Mike you will learn soon that he is a great asset to our community and we're lucky to have him.

Tony Anderson
Executive Director, The Arc California

Mike Keener and Richard Fowler at the State CapitalFrom the Sonoma - Napa - Solano Regional Self Advocacy Newsletter:
Richard Fowler & Mike Keenan went to Sacramento with The Arc Solano to join other protesters about fixing the budget. Richard said the protest was led by Project SEED (they talked at a regional self advocacy meeting last year). People chanted and waved signs about getting more money for community services.
Mike said they went to Sacramento to tell legislators “Keep day programs open. Leave nonprofits alone.” Mike said, “The hearing room was big. It was amazing to listen to the stories. It was exciting, it blew my mind.” Mike wanted to testify to the legislators but the lines were too long so he didn’t. But as he wisely noted, “Even being seen is testimony.”
Come see our Beadazzlers at the Benicia Farmers Market!

The Arc-Solano Beadazzlers will be exhibiting their wares at the Benicia Farmers Market this Thursday, May, 16, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 It's located in Benicia along First Street, between B and D Streets.  Lots of great gift items, or grab something for yourself.

Thanks to all who attended or helped with Arc-Solano's 17th Annual Academy Awards Fundraiser

This year, we raised over $12,000, and we couldn't have done it without all of you.  If you missed the event, or would like to donate more, please see the donate link to the left.  Thanks again!

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