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Fall carnival benefits developmentally disabled

Original post made on Nov 12, 2007

The Arc of Alameda County wants to invite the public to a fall carnival that will include a ring toss, cake walk, swing dance lessons and performances, prizes such as diamond earrings and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit, which helps developmentally disabled people become more independent.

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Posted by John
a resident of another community
on Nov 12, 2007 at 1:48 am

This event was nice and had great food. I enjoyed the music and friendly volunteer/staff. I didn't think there would be any teenagers besides myself and maybe a few others; but the volunteers for the games were high school volunteers and were very nice and funny. I talked to one of them and found out she was getting community service for the event so she could go to college, which was cool, I wish her good luck (she, and the other volunteers too, were very nice to the disabled as well which warmed my heart). Great event, and I would definitely make the 2 hour trip from college to attend this again next year. I wish more people would participate for this good cause!

If you have any questions about the event, feel free to email me:

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Posted by Sharon
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 13, 2007 at 10:31 am

This event was so much fun! The band "Age of Reason" played great tunes through the night. The meal from Pampered Palate/Girosole was delicious. We saw a wonderful performance from a couple that learned to dance at "All About Dance" in Livermore. The evening was filled with lots of laughs, dancing and games including the cake walk which was enjoyed by all, especially the clients that are recipients of the fundraiser. Great volunteer work by the Pleasanton High School students too!

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Posted by aaron
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm

sounds like a great time, with good benefit for the community.

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