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#1 Post by Frank Murray III » October 12th, 2016, 3:36 pm

As Fall arrives, so does the planning start for Falltacular. Last year we celebrated our 10th year and raised just over $30,000 this past February. We had a great event and like every year, I stop and reflect as we look to the following to keep improving the event, our ability to raise money and to keep things fresh.

To not get too far out ahead, I want to place this post and set the stage, as I know some of you will be attending or maybe will make this your first year. As with all past years, there is an FAQ, which can be found using the Dropbox link below. And, inside this same link are the changes I am implementing to the 2017 event. Both documents are a short read and they can help fill in the picture for Falltacular. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/n6y1k2ej149j ... yrl4a?dl=0

Please pay most attention to the changes that involve attendance. Ultimately, I want to see everyone have a chance to attend but it will be important for 2017's event that you mail your check to attend as quickly as you can once I call for them, likely early December.

Finally, we have created a Facebook page, called OCFalltacular. It's where you can see photos from past years and interact in another platform if that is what you prefer. I will commit to keeping both Facebook and WB (here) updated so when one site receives info, so too will the other. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1390241461006038/

Thank you all for the many years of support, and to Todd, for this forum, as it has been the driver of the event's success and we march on together for another year!
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#2 Post by markgjones » October 12th, 2016, 7:00 pm

Frank - really looking forward to the 11th anniversary event. We'll plan on donating wine glasses again for this year's event!

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#3 Post by Frank Murray III » October 13th, 2016, 3:24 pm

markgjones wrote:Frank - really looking forward to the 11th anniversary event. We'll plan on donating wine glasses again for this year's event!
Awesome--these were a great add to last year and we are jazzed up that you want to do them again. Hell, they are now my house wine glasses, love them.
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#4 Post by Andrew Christiansen » October 13th, 2016, 10:40 pm

ARRRRRRRRRGH...2/18 is my son's birthday! Since the event changed to the third week of February a few years ago, I've been dreading the year it would nail his birthday! Is there any way it can be the 25th? Otherwise, it we'll most likely miss the event for the first time since 2010.

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#5 Post by Frank Murray III » October 14th, 2016, 4:10 pm

Andrew, sorry man. I know your boy comes first and so we'll miss you in 2017. Maybe you can make the Friday night dinner and find some meeting in the middle, so to speak.

BTW, I failed to make an essential connection in my first post. The financial reason we do this event is to support Laura's House here in South Orange County, CA. www.laurashouse.org. We also do it to raise awareness about domestic violence. Visit their website and learn a little more about what they do and why. Someone you know is suffering as a victim, so be better informed so that you can understand the problem and how to support the solutions.
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#6 Post by Andrew Christiansen » October 16th, 2016, 9:43 pm

Frank Murray III wrote:Andrew, sorry man. I know your boy comes first and so we'll miss you in 2017. Maybe you can make the Friday night dinner and find some meeting in the middle, so to speak.
Apologies, I know it was a pushy to ask for a different date, but I had to ask. Oh, well, as much as I enjoy Falltacular, it cannot compete with my son's happiness on his birthday.

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#7 Post by Joe Webb » October 17th, 2016, 2:34 pm

The International Alsace Varietals Festival here in AV is the following weekend this year so I think I will be able to make it this year. I plan to buy a ticket and donate wine either way just like last year. Great cause Frank!
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#8 Post by Mike Grammer » October 31st, 2016, 3:31 pm

I'll look at the changes for sure, but Hijo de Sueter fully plans on attending once again, Frank. As always, looking forward to it---hoping to join in for at least some of the Friday activities this time once again.

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#9 Post by SeanHarding » November 5th, 2016, 11:05 am

We're excited, and the calendar is marked!

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#10 Post by Francine Haight » November 11th, 2016, 11:08 pm

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#11 Post by Yoni O v a d i a » November 23rd, 2016, 7:51 pm

Shilo and I are back! Definitely in. Excited to be a part of such a wonderful event that supports a great cause.
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#12 Post by M. Dildine » November 24th, 2016, 11:16 am

Yoni O v a d i a wrote:Shilo and I are back! Definitely in. Excited to be a part of such a wonderful event that supports a great cause.
Where the hell have you been? Happy thanksgiving to you and Shilo! [cheers.gif]
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#13 Post by Frank Murray III » November 25th, 2016, 10:01 am

Yoni, wow, good to see you back and for supporting the event--a big thank you.

I will be making the announcement soon, when we ask you to mail your checks. Please be ready.

Finally, let me take a minute and ask those who will be attending that when you ultimately write your check that you consider $100 per person, above the minimum of $85. That $15 will help go a long way and in light of us reducing attendance for 2017 to make the house more comfortable, the additional funds do help. Please also know that I will not be posting the donation payments, only that your check had been captured and you're locked. This gives all of you freedom to do the minimum, or something more per ticket as you wish.
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#14 Post by Todd F r e n c h » November 25th, 2016, 10:05 am

Yoni O v a d i a wrote:Shilo and I are back! Definitely in. Excited to be a part of such a wonderful event that supports a great cause.
Holy hell, Yoni and Shilo are there? Wild dogs couldn't keep me away now!
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#15 Post by Yoni O v a d i a » November 26th, 2016, 9:20 pm

Hahaha! Mike, Frank, Todd..glad to be back. Really focusing on career/kids the past few years has taken me away from here for a bit. But things seemed to have settled now and am excited to join the fray again. (Even if it does mean I have to put up with Todds wise-ass remarks again...) ;)
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Yoni O v a d i a wrote:Hahaha! Mike, Frank, Todd..glad to be back. Really focusing on career/kids the past few years has taken me away from here for a bit. But things seemed to have settled now and am excited to join the fray again. (Even if it does mean I have to put up with Todds wise-ass remarks again...) ;)
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#17 Post by Francine Haight » November 28th, 2016, 9:35 am

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#18 Post by Frank Murray III » December 3rd, 2016, 8:50 am

OK, it's time to send your checks!  Here are the details again in simple review--please review these before you mail in:

1.  $85 minimum donation, with my invitation for you to donate $100 per person.  Since I have reduced attendance this year to create more event comfort, the additional donation would help.  I will NOT be posting who donates what amount, only that your check has been received and you're confirmed.

2.  You may mail a check for up to 2 people total.  So, if you are coming solo and want to bring a new person, do it. Or, you attend as usual with a spouse or friend, write it for 2.  All new people to the event will be contacted by me, my policy is I know everyone who attends.

3.  Your check must be made out to Laura's House and mailed to the following address.  You can convey (my 10 cent word for the day!) your check however you like--mail, drive it over, overnight, etc. On your check, in the memo section, put your phone # so if we have to phone you (you're new to the event or the wait list has begun), we can reach you.

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C/o Laura’s House
999 Corporate Drive, Suite #225
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
949-361-3775

4.  Total attendance.  I have 150 set as my goal.  This includes everyone who will be in the house so I encourage you to handle your check timely.  Once we reach the collective attendance goal, I will start a wait list.  We would then contact the check mailer (you!) and ask if you want to be wait listed or have your check mailed back.

That's it.  Let's get cracking!
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#19 Post by Ted Erfer » December 3rd, 2016, 11:34 am

Check is in the mail ---- looking forward to another great weekend [cheers.gif] [cheers.gif] [cheers.gif]

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#20 Post by Frank Murray III » December 5th, 2016, 5:27 pm

Wow, checks are already hitting on Day 1, you folks are fast. We've collected $2,500 already. And, as I said over on Facebook, I am going to keep the event file public, easy to see. If you are not a Facebook person and instead want to see the file using Dropbox, you can go to Post #1 and click the Dropbox link. The Excel file I have stored there will show you payment/guest info, winery commitments, silent auction list and the volunteer schedule. All of these pieces will change periodically as the event builds and evolves.

Thank you all for the support, keep sending the checks for now and we'll get after the other pieces shortly.
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#21 Post by C Silkowski » December 8th, 2016, 3:14 pm

Hi Frank,

Check is in the mail for Gale and I. Are you looking to put together another golf day the Friday prior to the event?

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#22 Post by Frank Murray III » December 8th, 2016, 3:51 pm

C Silkowski wrote:Hi Frank,

Check is in the mail for Gale and I. Are you looking to put together another golf day the Friday prior to the event?

Silk
Yes, definitely doing the Friday AM golf again. Plan on it.
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#23 Post by Andrew Christiansen » December 9th, 2016, 11:36 pm

Frank Murray III wrote:Wow, checks are already hitting on Day 1, you folks are fast. We've collected $2,500 already. And, as I said over on Facebook, I am going to keep the event file public, easy to see. If you are not a Facebook person and instead want to see the file using Dropbox, you can go to Post #1 and click the Dropbox link. The Excel file I have stored there will show you payment/guest info, winery commitments, silent auction list and the volunteer schedule. All of these pieces will change periodically as the event builds and evolves.

Thank you all for the support, keep sending the checks for now and we'll get after the other pieces shortly.
I dropped a check on Wednesday at their office, which I do every year rather than try to find a stamp in our junk drawer (what's mail?). The woman at the front desk (not the normal lady, who's name I forget but is about as sweet as they come) who took my check said SEVERAL people had already dropped off check's! She said Frank had "...definitely created a sense of urgency this year."

I wonder if Stoneking drove down from Ventura at 4am to make sure he was first on the list?

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#24 Post by Frank Murray III » December 10th, 2016, 9:54 am

Andrew, thanks for the support and I do hope you can make it this year, even if for a little while. To still see you be contributing when you may not be able to make it, that is awesome, man.
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#25 Post by M. Dildine » December 10th, 2016, 10:25 am

Frank Murray III wrote:Andrew, thanks for the support and I do hope you can make it this year, even if for a little while. To still see you be contributing when you may not be able to make it, that is awesome, man.
I can't make the event Frank, but I'm very pleased to support such a fantastic cause! Donation sent.
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#26 Post by Frank Murray III » December 15th, 2016, 5:42 pm

Mikey D, thanks for your check pal, it arrived today. Very generous of you and hope we can see you in person one of these years. To everyone, we crossed 100 paid today and have raised now over $10,000 for the front door--THANK YOU!

If you have yet to mail your check, you oughta getter done. We're getting close to my attendance target and the wait list will begin once we reach it. Avoid being on it.

To see the attendance list, simply click the Dropbox link in Post #1.
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#27 Post by Robin M » December 15th, 2016, 11:05 pm

Hi Frankie,
Check in the mail...... Thanks Mark for donating the glasses again!!! You Rock...... Can't wait to see everyone.....
Merry Christmas!!!!

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#28 Post by Frank Murray III » December 17th, 2016, 9:12 am

We crossed through 110 paid today--thank you. With the winemakers and remaining crew, we're at 120. 30 spots left. Please mail if you are attending.

Thank you big time to Arnie Caplan and his wife, Lisa. They have donated 18 bottles of Carlisle to the silent auction. Arnie and Lisa, thank you for these wines, which will directly raise over $500 (or more). To everyone, the silent auction generates just over 50% of the money we raise in total during Falltacular so please look at your cellars and think about a donation of wine. One bottle, as many bottles as you like--it all works and we always auction everything, every year.
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#29 Post by Brian Tuite » December 17th, 2016, 10:03 am

Check going in the mail today for 2!
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#30 Post by Mike Stoneking » December 17th, 2016, 4:28 pm

Brian Tuite wrote:Check going in the mail today for 2!
Yeah Baby!! Glad you can make it down.
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Mike Stoneking wrote:
Brian Tuite wrote:Check going in the mail today for 2!
Yeah Baby!! Glad you can make it down.
[highfive.gif] It's about time I say.
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#32 Post by Frank Murray III » December 18th, 2016, 7:33 am

Rat, this is terrific to see you are making the commitment to come down here in February. Thanks for making the effort and travel to come down and see everyone, to support the charity. You're going to dig it!
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#33 Post by Brian Tuite » December 19th, 2016, 7:45 am

OK, does anyone have any suggestion as to where we stay?
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#34 Post by ki punwar » December 19th, 2016, 8:54 am

Frank: a little late to the party but will contribute wines from Atlas Wine Co.- Agnitio Pinot & Chardonnay, The Omen. Working on other wineries also.
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#35 Post by Mike Stoneking » December 19th, 2016, 1:12 pm

Brian Tuite wrote:OK, does anyone have any suggestion as to where we stay?
Should have the details from the Best Western Marina Shores we have used in Dana Point. Waiting to hear back on the confirmed rooms I have asked for. Will hope to have a block on 25 rooms to start for both Friday and Saturday nights.
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#36 Post by Scott Watkins » December 19th, 2016, 2:48 pm

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Brian Tuite wrote:OK, does anyone have any suggestion as to where we stay?
Should have the details from the Best Western Marina Shores we have used in Dana Point. Waiting to hear back on the confirmed rooms I have asked for. Will hope to have a block on 25 rooms to start for both Friday and Saturday nights.
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#37 Post by Brian Tuite » December 19th, 2016, 7:37 pm

Mike Stoneking wrote:
Brian Tuite wrote:OK, does anyone have any suggestion as to where we stay?
Should have the details from the Best Western Marina Shores we have used in Dana Point. Waiting to hear back on the confirmed rooms I have asked for. Will hope to have a block on 25 rooms to start for both Friday and Saturday nights.
Thanks Mike, we'll need Sunday night as well as we want to do a day in Catalina and the only flight back to Sonoma County leaves John Wayne at 12:50pm so we are not leaving until Monday.
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#38 Post by Mike Stoneking » December 21st, 2016, 3:06 pm

Lodging Details for Falltacular
Best Western Plus Marina Shores
34280 Pacific Coast Highway
Dana Point CA 92629
(800) 232-3262 or (949) 248-1000

Please contact the front desk to reserve your room. You MUST use the phrase “Laura’s House Falltacular” when reserving to get the group pricing that was offered. These rooms are held until 1/22/17 and will then be released to the hotel’s general inventory. The price has gone up $5 this year over the past 2 years rate, but is still a steal at the prices noted below. Use these savings in the auction!!

17- Two Room King Suites- $114 (AAA- $162)
5- Two Room Queen Suites- $114 (AAA- $171)
5- Standard Queen Double- $104 (AAA- $162)

Parking is again included, saving $20 for a 2 night stay.

The hotel is really looking forward to hosting us during our stay are fully committed to the cause behind Laura’s House. If you or your friends are in the area and looking for lodging, please consider the Best Western Plus, Marina Shores and mention you have stayed here before for Laura’s House to let them know you are appreciative to the savings they offer us.

Contact me with any questions regarding the lodging.
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#39 Post by Paul Hiyake » December 21st, 2016, 3:19 pm

Thanks Mike!

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#40 Post by Ted Erfer » December 22nd, 2016, 2:19 pm

All reserved!!! Thanks Mike.
When you call -- first tell them you are part of a group. All of the king suites are held. So, when I called and asked for a king suite they said they were all gone. Then I said I was part of the group.
They are very nice to deal with -- especially when they have you in the system.
See you all soon.

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#41 Post by Mike Grammer » December 27th, 2016, 11:02 am

Booked, less than 2 months away!
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#42 Post by Ted Erfer » December 27th, 2016, 12:10 pm

Mike Grammer wrote:Booked, less than 2 months away!
Time to buy an ugly sweater!
It will be good to see you, Mike.

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#43 Post by Marshall Gelb » December 27th, 2016, 12:51 pm

Ted Erfer wrote:
Mike Grammer wrote:Booked, less than 2 months away!
Time to buy an ugly sweater!
It will be good to see you, Mike.



All booked! Looking forward to seeing everyone relatively soon! champagne.gif

Now, I need to start thinking about some bottles for the silent auction. [dance-clap.gif]

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#44 Post by Larry P » January 4th, 2017, 5:04 pm

Looking forward to seeing everyone!
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#45 Post by Mike Grammer » January 5th, 2017, 2:15 pm

Sweater was purchased some time ago for this special occasion ;)

Will be so great to see everyone.

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#46 Post by Frank Murray III » January 5th, 2017, 4:00 pm

Mr P, your check is in, you and Lori are set.

Folks, we are now Sold Out and I am moving to a wait list. I really appreciate all of you making this happen, as we have already raised $14,000 in donations. What will happen now is a Wait List will be created and if any further checks are received by Laura's House, the person will be contacted and offered two options: 1) have the check returned and forego the wait list, or 2) have the check held, it is not cashed and the person will go onto the wait list and if we get notice of a confirmed guest being unable to attend, we move an equal amount of wait list to the confirmed list, and Laura's accepts the donation.

I now need to move into the final key pieces of the event, which is the Silent Auction. Simply, we need wines donated to fill the garage and our bid sheets. Whether you are attending or not, all donations are welcome. Wine, hand-made art, etc. One bottle, a case, whatever you like to donate, it always sells and this is how we raise the other 50% of what we collect every year. Please, look to your cellars and inventory and help me with a donation of this kind.

I also need my hourly volunteers to step up. One hour of your time to work the house or the BBQ. The schedule is part of the Event File, which you can find in Post #1. Click it, open the file, open the Volunteer tab. Post or PM me, as I need to fill that schedule to ensure the event runs smoothly.

For now, that's it. This message is too long but I needed to pass you along some key info!
My best wines for 2020:
2014 Marie Courtin Champagne Efflorescence Extra Brut

My best wines for 2019:
2014 Marie Courtin Eloquence BdB Extra Brut
2017 Rivers-Marie PN Platt SC
2009 Roederer Cristal Brut

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#47 Post by Paul Hiyake » January 9th, 2017, 9:49 pm

Frank,

Let's see if we can get some momentum for loading up your garage for the Silent Auction - I will be donating one bottle of each of the following wines:

2007 Lillian syrah
2008 Lillian syrah
2010 Myriad Three Twins Vineyard cabernet sauvignon
2011 Myriad Three Twins Vineyard cabernet sauvignon
2010 Realm The Tempest
2011 Realm The Tempest

Cheers!
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#48 Post by Frank Murray III » January 12th, 2017, 3:57 pm

Paul, thanks a million, as your dedicated support goes back many years now, as does so many from around here. Thank You!

Updates to the file are now made. We have several new wineries signed on, we appreciate them and also the help of Philip Carpenter to steer them our way. We have a bunch of wines now committed, as well as many more auction lots. And, I added a tab to show the Friday dinner RSVPs. We are damn near at the Wait List now for that too. The link to see the Event File is back in Post #1.
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2014 Marie Courtin Champagne Efflorescence Extra Brut

My best wines for 2019:
2014 Marie Courtin Eloquence BdB Extra Brut
2017 Rivers-Marie PN Platt SC
2009 Roederer Cristal Brut

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#49 Post by Marshall Gelb » January 12th, 2017, 5:38 pm

Wine storage locker run complete! Need to come up with our donation soon!


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#50 Post by Mike Stoneking » January 16th, 2017, 3:16 pm

Just a friendly reminder our block of rooms is to expire a week from today.  We still have available:

5 King Suites at $114
3 Double Queen Suites at $114
2 Double Queen Standards at $104
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