Key Largo MFA Scholarship Fund Raffle Winners!

Ocean Reef Resort Vacation: Margaret Handley 

Presidio Golf Rounds with carts: Mary Cisper

Chocolate Tasting: Kat Rose

Cal Shakes Picnic & Play Basket: Charles Legre

Thank you to all the purchased raffle tickets! We appriciate the support!

All proceeds benefit the MFA Scholarship Fund 

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13th Annual MFA Scholarship Fund Benefit

The Language of the Spirit with Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, and Michael Krasny

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Saturday, February 28, 2014 , 6-9 pm
Dolby Chadwick Gallery
210 Post Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA 94108
Map  |  Parking Information                                       
RSVP online by February 01, 2014
More info at stmarys-ca.edu/mfabenefit
$100 per person
$50 for MFA alumni                              

Want to attend our champagne sponsor reception with the panelists? Contact us about supporting the benefit as a corporate or individual sponsor!

MFA Vacation Raffle

Grand Prize

A week's stay at a villa in Umbria, Italiy

Runnerup Prizes

  • A week's stay at a townhouse in Arlington, Virginia 
  • A week's stay a vacation home in Lake Tahoe
  • Winning tickets will be drawn at the Benefit. You do not need to be present in order to win. Grand Prize is subject to applicable taxes.

Call 925-631-8810 to purchase tickets or download the order form.

MFA Raffle Winners Announced!

Grand Prize (Italian Villa): Kristin Hass
Runner-up (a week at the Russian River): Judith Wahlander M.A. in Counseling, '90
Runner-up (long weekend on the Puget Sound): Sunny Bradford, Director of Learning & Organization Effectiveness, Human Resources Dept.
Runner-up (Gourmet Picnic Basket and Cindy Pawlcyn Cookbook): William Collins, B.A. Integral Program, '67

MFA Italian Villa Raffle in the Moraga City Newsletter

Our MFA Italian Villa Raffle has popped in the Moraga City Newsletter, "Moraga Happenings"! Thanks Ellen Beans.

Raffle tickets are still for sale. Get yours before they sell out! Prize comes with airline mile. Be sure to check out the fantastic runner-up prizes. The Raffle benefits the MFA Scholarship Fund. www.stmarys-ca.edu/mfaraffle

MFA Italian Villa Raffle

There are just a few MFA Raffle Tickets available for the MFA Raffle.  Win airfare and a week's stay in an Umbrian Villa! 

Tickets are just $50.00.  Click here to purchase.

Benefit

Join us for an evening of wine and hors d'oeuvres

"The Language of the Spirit" with Michael Krasny, Robert Hass, and Brenda Hillman

Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6-9 p.m.

Dolby Chadwick Gallery
210 Post Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA 94108
Map  |  Parking Information

Contact us for tickets to a VIP champagne hour with the panelists.

krasnyMichael Krasny, Ph.D. is host of KQED’s award-winning news and public affairs program Forum, the nation’s most-listened-to locally produced public radio talk show. He has also served as host of NPR’s Talk of the Nation and as a frequent interviewer for the City Arts & Lectures series. Krasny is a professor of English at San Francisco State University and has published fiction, literary criticism and political commentary. He is the author of Spiritual Envy: An Agnostic’s Quest and Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life, coauthor of the textbook Sound Ideas, and creator of the DVD presentation “Masterpieces of Short Fiction." He lives in Marin County.

 

hassRobert Hass is one of the nation's most celebrated poets, a distinguished UC Berkeley professor, an environmental activist, a noted translator and the author of many books of poetry and prose, most recently Time and Materials, which received the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, The Apple Trees at Olema, and a collection of essays, What Light Can Do. A Saint Mary's alumnus, Hass '63 is also the co-founder of the River of Words program, an education initiative that integrates nature and the arts into K-12 classrooms nationwide, and the International Youth Creativity Awards, the largest youth poetry and art competition in the world. 

 

 

hillmanBrenda Hillman is the author of nine full-length collections from Wesleyan University Press, the most recent of which are Practical Water (2009), winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (2013), which received  the International Griffin Poetry Prize for 2014. With Patricia Dienstfrey, she edited The Grand PermissionNew Writings on Poetics and Motherhood (Wesleyan, 2003), and has co-translated Poems from Above the Hill by Ashur Etwebi and Instances by Jeongrye Choi. Hillman teaches at St. Mary’s College where she is the Olivia C. Filippi Professor of Poetry; she is an activist for social and environmental justice. 

 

 

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Limited space available

$100 per person
$50 for MFA alumni
 

 Proceeds of this event benefit the MFA Scholarship Fund.  The fair market value of this event is $50.  All contributions exceeding fair market value are tax-deductible to the extent that the law allows.

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