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Memories in the Making is a unique program of creative expression for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. Through their art, participants find a way to speak to loved ones, caregivers, and the public.

MASTER OF CEREMONIES, LEAH GARCHIK

Leah Garchik has been writing a daily column in the San Francisco Chronicle since 1984; the National Society of Newspaper Columnists named it best items column in the country in 1992; in 1998, 2000 and 2004, the San Francisco Bay Area Publicity Club named her Favorite Columnist, and a Chronicle Readers' Poll named her Best Gossip.

Leah, whose kitchen has neither a freezer nor microwave oven, lives in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district with her husband. She has two grown sons for whom she has baked many cakes.

ABOUT THE AUCTION

Join us from 6-9:30 p.m. for an inspiring evening and spirited live auction! Featured presentations include a family's personal journey with Alzheimer's and an update from Alzheimer's Association staff on progress to end the disease. Bid on more than 200 exceptional silent and live auction items, featuring travel experiences, dozens of rare wines, sports and theater tickets, and more.

You can help support this and other Alzheimer’s Association community programs by making a donation online or by attending our Memories in the Making Art & Wine Benefit Auction.   

Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. 

Choose from one of four ticket options: 

$5000 Grand Cru VIP Table, Premier Table
Premier table placement for 10 guests
Prosecco pre-reception with auction sneak peek and premium wine served
Red carpet photo session
Table side amenities include wine, sparkling wine and a special gift for every guest.

$2500 Estate Reserve Table
Premier table placement for 10 guests
Table side amenities include wine, sparkling wine and a special gift for every guest.

$1500 Vintners Reserve Table: Reserved seating for 10 guests
Premier table placement for 10 guests

$150 Single Tickets
Due to the limited number of Grand Cru and Estate Reserve VIP Tables, Purchases will be accepted in the order they are received.

For more information about the event contact Tessie Calligeros at tcalligeros@alz.org.

ABOUT MEMORIES IN THE MAKING™

Memories in the Making is a fine arts program for people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. People with or without an art background participate to produce beautiful, meaningful works.In the process of creating art they boost their self-esteem and open channels of communication with their loved ones.

Twenty Memories in the Making sites are embedded in residential and adult day service programs throughout Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco and Contra Costa Counties. The program is offered by the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada, and is free of charge.

You can help support this and other Alzheimer’s Association community programs by making a donation online or by attending our Memories in the Making Art & Wine Benefit Auction.