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Dream Flight 2017

Dream Flight Scholarship Benefit at the Claremont Country Club

October 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm


Hosted by Mike Pola '82 with auctioneer Sean Croxton '95
Keynote Speaker Jesús Sanchez '06 
Dancing and entertainment by Sara and Swingtime

Thank you to our sponsors!
The Kelly Family
Shamrock Office Solutions
James Lee
Harold '59 and Janet Boscovich
E. Daniel Carroll '64

William '94 and Kelly DeMar
Bladium Sports & Fitness Club 
Corica Park Golf Course

Alameda Pediatric Dentistry
Beacon Pointe
Alameda Theatre & Cineplex and Cinema Grill

Benefitting Students of Today and Tomorrow

Change a student's life. Create opportunity for academic and spiritual growth. Join us for an evening of dining, laughter and funding the dreams of current and future Pilots.

Dream Flight 2016 raised $81,000, allowing more students to say “yes” to an SJND education. We seek support from our SJND community to help us meet the increased needs of our families. The benefit is being underwritten by one generous family, so all sponsorships, donations and ticket sales directly provide young men and women in need with scholarships and tuition assistance.

  • 30% of SJND are first generation college students
  • 99% of the Class of 2017 attended college
  • More than 60% of SJND students receive tuition assistance to support their journey
  • "Graduates of Catholic Schools are more likely to vote, earn higher wages, more committed to service..." - The Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame

Sponsorship Levels

For additional information about the Dream Flight benefit, to become a sponsor, make a gift or join the honorary committee, please contact Mollie McFarland, Assistant Principal, Institutional Advancement at (510) 995-9456, mmcfarland@sjnd.org

Table for 10. Logo/name recognition in event program & signage, website, Update Magazine

PILOTS / $10,000
Table for 10. Logo/name recognition in event program, website, Update Magazine

Six tickets. Logo/name recognition in event program, website, and Update Magazine

AVIATORS / $2500
Four tickets. Logo/name recognition in event program, website, and Update Magazine

CO-PILOTS / $1000

Two tickets. Logo/name recognition in the event program, website, and Update Magazine


Ticket for a member of SJND’s faculty/staff, plus one. Name recognition as above

Name recognition in event program, web site, Update Magazine

Christi Matri Award

At this year's event, SJND is thrilled to honor Clint Reilly and Bay Scholars with The Christi Matri Award for Outstanding Service. This award is presented to an individual or entity that combines the values of SJND's founding orders, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and the Marianists, who unite us all in the spirit of family and service. SJND is truly grateful for our partnership with Bay Scholars who have made it possible for 43 students to benefit from an SJND education since 2014.

Maui Getaway Raffle

Vacation Dates: July 7-14, 2018

Donated by Alumni Richard '65 and Kathleen Soublet
Enjoy 7 nights at Marriott's Maui Ocean Club on Ka'anapali Beach. This luxurious ocean view room features a king size bed, sofa pullout, two bathrooms and an ocean front balcony. Located just north of Lahina Historic town, enjoy shopping, fine cuisine, local attractions, and all the best that West Maui has to offer. Winner need not be present to win.

Sara and Swingtime

Sara & Swingtime specializes in the songs of the 1920’s, ’30’s and ‘40’s, the Golden Age of American popular music. Enthusiasts of traditional jazz and swing in the Bay Area have been enjoying their danceable original arrangements since 1989.The band has performed also at numerous events for the Art Deco Society of California, as well as venues such as Oakland's historic Paramount Theatre, and the Redwood Room and The Top of the Mark in San Francisco. Sara has also been the house pianist at the Claremont Country Club for the past 25 years, and plays festivals and concerts internationally.