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Hairless Potter Raises Over $14K

Thank you, Seany supporters! Your magic helped us raise over $14,000 at this year’s Hairless Potter Night.

Over 300 people attended Seany Movie Night at UltraStar Poway. Guests followed the red carpet to Theater 10, where they were among the first in San Diego to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. KUSI and Fox News were there to cover all the excitement.

Seany’s Sponsor-a-Kid Program provided 100 complimentary tickets to young cancer patients and their families from local hospitals.

The costume contest boasted young participants dressed as the Weasley brothers, Tonks, Muggles, Dementors, creative versions of Harry Potter, and many more. Winners took home prizes ranging from an iPod to Harry Potter Legos to official HP7 posters to free smoothies at Jamba Juice.

The winner of the evening’s drawing was announced online after the event: #661895. The winner can claim the prize by calling 858-551-5885 or emailing [email protected]

The next Seany Movie Night is scheduled for November 17. For more photos from the event, check out Seany’s Flickr Photostream.

Seany Featured in Rancho Santa Fe Review

The Seany Foundation gets kudos in the Rancho Santa Fe Review. Check out our spread on page B11!

Seany Movie Night Tickets On Sale Now!

When: 7:00pm PDT Jul 14th, 2011
Where: Ultrastar Poway 10 Cinemas, 13475 Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064

Calling all wizards, witches, and Muggles, The Seany Foundation and its friends at UltraStar Poway Cinemas will be hosting a very special, early screening of this year’s most highly anticipated movie finale! Dress as your favorite character and you may win one of our famous costume contests!

General tickets include admission, complimentary popcorn, soda, candy, and sliders! And with VIP tickets, you also get reserved seating. Doors open at 6 PM, and screening begins at 7 PM.

General tickets may also be purchased and donated as part of Seany’s Sponsor-a-Kid Program. Tickets for the Sponsor-a-Kid program will be distributed at local hospitals to young patients with cancer and their families. Purchasing a sponsored ticket allows kids in treatment and their families to attend our fun-filled movie night for free!

Proceeds from Seany Movie Night benefit The Seany Foundation’s pediatric cancer research and patient care projects. www.theseanyfoundation.org

For more information or to purchase tickets by phone, call 858-551-5885.

Buy tickets for Seany Movie Night July 14

Seany Golf Raises Over $55K

On Monday, May 23, The Seany Foundation hosted the 1st Annual Swinging for Seany Golf Tournament. The partly cloudy weather did not deter our supporters from teeing off against childhood cancer in a big way! The event raised over $55,000, which will be put toward ongoing programs and research to improve the quality of life for kids and teens battling cancer.

Professional Golfer Maiya Tanaka swang her best in our Par 3 Challenge against 23 teams. “Winners” received raffle tickets, and “losers” got to use her shot in their game. Pro Skateboarder Willy Santos practiced his form out on the green alongside SD Chargers Steve Gregory and Vincent Jackson. Congrats to Vincent Jackson for placing 2nd in the Longest Drive contest. Special thanks go to Steve Gregory for auctioning off a personalized autographed football at dinner. Boxer Richard Power and NFL Player Rick Mirer also attended to show their support.

(Left to right: Steve Gregory, Lito Ricasa, Vincent Jackson, Willy Santos)

Winning bidders in the live auction took home Hawaiian Getaway vacation packages, a private dinner for 8 at Pamplemousse Grille, and a Peter Max print of Michael Jordan, autographed by Jordan. Contest winners took home golf gift certificates, a vacation package to Las Vegas, and more.

Congrats to the winner of our golf contests:

Closest to the Pin:     Lakes #3, Doug Eisold, 10’5″

Longest Drive: 1st-Zack Hannan, 2nd-Vincent Jackson, 3rd-Steve Young

1st-Christine Freedman, 2nd-Nebby Frank, 3rd-Sharon Stein

Lowest Team Score: 1st-Alan Fishman, Tod Kilgore, Eric Lambiase, Joe Matranga (58)

2nd-Mike Conger, Jeff Diltz, Todd Hansen, Rick Mirer (60)

The Seany Foundation would like to thank Kelly Sargent and KUSI for joining us in the early morning to help get the word out about the event. And of course, thank you to Ira Cammeyer, Lori Iaquinta, and Fairbanks Ranch Country Club for making this event possible!

We would also like to thank Rochelle Porter, Leslie Carter, and Robert Ricasa for catching all the excitement on camera!

And of course, a huge thanks to our Supporters:





Spring Is in the Air!

Time to spruce up your home with some beautiful flowers!  Choose an item from The Seany Foundation’s Proflower’s storefront, and $10 of your purchase will be donated to help fight childhood cancer!  Plus, you can get a free vase with your order.  Order ahead of time for Mother’s Day, and you’ll be sure to put a smile on Mom’s face.  How thoughtful!

SD Supervisors Award $20,000 to The Seany Foundation

Congrats to our Seany Foundation Grant Writing Team, Melanie Robins and Amie Forte Kuznicki, for their efforts in securing a $20,000 grant from the County of San Diego! The grant will go toward construction costs related to completing the final phase of the Seany Room in the new oncology wing of RCHSD.  The Seany Foundation sends a special thanks to Supervisor Ron Roberts for all his support!Photo credit: http://sdnorthparknews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Ron-Roberts-Headshot-300x284.jpg

If your company has a charitable giving program or you know of a grant that might be right for The Seany Foundation, drop us a note at [email protected].

Be Our Valentine!

Only seven more days till Valentine’s Day!  Show your love and affection by sending Proflowers! When you shop through our storefront, $10 of your purchase is donated to The Seany Foundation. Check out some of these sweets for your sweet:

November 18 Makes Magic

If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet for the next Seany Movie Night, you can purchase them now online!  Just visit Seany’s Online Ticketing Booth.

Guests from last year's Hairless Potter Night

Chase Delivers Check

On Friday, October 8, the Vice-President of the Rancho Bernardo Chase bank stopped by Seany Headquarters to personally deliver the $20,000 check promised in the Chase Community Giving contest.  Cheers to the Chase Community Giving program for keeping good on their word to help in the fight against childhood cancer!

President Obama Makes September Official

On September 10, President Obama proclaimed September “National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month”.  It’s doesn’t get more official than that.  So, make your proclamation in the fight against pediatric cancer.  Spread the word today!

Here’s an important video on Sarcomas: