On June 19, 7x7 staged a lively event to kickoff SF Pride Week, honoring hometown hero Wells Fargo's long-standing commitment to the LGBT community.
Guests converged at 111 Minna Gallery to engage with staffers and executives from a variety of the financial institution's departments, including Tracy Curtis (Regional President, Wells Fargo San Francisco), who spoke of 25 years of support, including sponsorship of the City's largest public event—and the largest LGBT gathering in the nation—the world-famous San Francisco Pride celebration and parade.
Join us for special private event, 7x7's Pride Celebration 2012 saluting Wells Fargo's 25 years of commitment to the LGBT community.
This high-spirited mid-week Pride kickoff will feature complimentary bites from Small Potatoes Catering, complimentary beverages with Karlsson's Vodka and Bud Light Platinum, and a fun raffle benefiting the Youth Program @ the Center.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
111 Minna Gallery
2nd Street between Mission/Howard
On August 4, hundreds of guests covered both floors of Tiffany & Co. to celebrate the sold-out success of the San Francisco Symphony's Centennial Opening Night Gala Symphonix Dinner.
Attendees appreciated bites, wine, and martinis while enjoying the soothing soundtrack of the elegant Quartet Rouge of Entire Productions.
Wells Fargo Regional President, Maggie Mui, presented a check for $350,000 to signify their support of the San Francisco Symphony. All proceeds from the event went to benefit the San Francisco Symphony and its education and community programs, providing music education to more than 75,000 Bay Area children every year.
Hey, we're throwing a Pride party with Wells Fargo and we want you to come. Head out to 111 Minna on Tuesday, June 21 from 7-8:30 pm to get your Pride on with a few cocktails, tasty light bites courtesy of Small Potatoes Catering and beats by DJ Dylan Mahoney. Marke Bieschke, local writer and author of the new book Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide For Teens, will also be in the house. The whole soiree's our kick-off to Pride weekend and also a benefit for the nationwide anti-bullying program Make it Better, whose mission is to raise gay teens' self-esteem and confidence.
Come have a cocktail, get your groove on and support a great cause.
SF Small Business Week, which takes place from May 16 through 21, is an annual celebration of all the small businesses that contribute to our region’s economic prosperity and make the Bay Area one of the most desirable places to live on the planet. Leading up to Small Business Week, Wells Fargo has generously donated a flight of free ATM advertising to the business 7x7 readers crown as "The Bay Area's Favorite Small Business." Additionally, the winning business will receive an advisory session with a panel of representatives from Wells Fargo Business Banking, a forum that will provide the business owner with valuable advice on raising capital and financing their business and equipment, marketing, HR and recommendations on general business practices.
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