Youth Ministry Fundraiser!

Dear members and supporters of the Mendocino Presbyterian Church,

On May 17th we have organized a fundraiser for our “Youth Ministry “program.

Please note that $ 20.00 of each ticket sold will go to the Mendocino Presbyterian Church’s “Youth Ministry”!
The evening will start with a Dinner at the Mendocino Hotel at 6:00PM.
The Dinner will be prepared by Bernd Liebergesell, Executive Chef, The Westin St. Francis on Union Square, San Francisco
Mini Brioche with Roasted Portabella Mushrooms and Asiago
Warm Brie and Fig Jam in Phyllo Basket
Delbeck Brut NV Champagne, Reims – France
First Course
Dungeness Crab Timbale with Mango, Spring Sweet Pea Coulis, Lavosh Crisp
2009 Far Niente Estate Napa Valley Chardonnay
Main Course
Merlot Braised Beef Short Ribs
Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes with Corn and Spinach,
Creamed Leeks and Roasted Carrots
2008 Far Niente Estate Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon
After the dinner we will proceed to the Sanctuary for the Concert.
There is a special seating for those buying tickets for the concert, dinner and dessert.
Only 36 tickets at $ 70.00 are left.
The music program for Tuesday, May 17th is:
‘Va Pensiero’ from NABUCCO by Giuseppe Verdi
Carlos Montané – Tenor, Heather Denny -, Soprano
Tyler Henderson – Baritone, Nicole Shorts – Mezzo-Soprano
‘Il Lamento di Federico’ from L’ARLESIANA by Francesco Cilea
Carlos Montané – Tenor
‘Nel Giardin del Bello’ from DON CARLO by Giuseppe Verdi
Nicole Shorts – Mezzo-Soprano
‘Di Provenza il Mar, il Suol’ from LA TRAVIATA         by Giuseppe Verdi
Tyler Henderson – Baritone
‘Viens Mallika’ (Flower song) from LAKME by Léo Delibes                                      
Heather Denny – Soprano, Nicole Shorts – Mezzo-Soprano
“O Mimi tu Più Non Torni” from LA BOHEME by Giacomo Puccini
Carlos Montané – Tenor, Tyler Henderson – Baritone
Special Performance by Justin Daniel at the piano
‘Vergin, tutto Amor (Preghiera)’ by Francesco Durante
‘Già il Sole del Gange’ by Domenico Scarlatti
Carlos Montané – Tenor
‘Habanera’ from CARMEN by Georges Bizet
‘Zorongo’ by Federico Garcia Lorca
Nicole Shorts – Mezzo-Soprano
‘Kling!’ by Richard Strauss
‘Let the Bright Seraphim’ from SAMSON by Georg Friedrich Händel
Heather Denny – Soprano
‘The Infinite Shining Heavens’ by Ralph Vaughan Williams
‘The Pilgrim’s Song’ by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Tyler Henderson – Baritone
‘You’ll never walk alone’ from CAROUSEL by R. Rodger & O. Hammerstein
Carlos Montané – Tenor, Heather Denny -, Soprano
Tyler Henderson – Baritone, Nicole Shorts – Mezzo-Soprano
Accompanied by
Alyssa Arrigo – Piano, Steve Gray, Organ
After the concert we will proceed to the Preston Hall for desserts and the Raffle.
The Concert and Dessert tickets sell for $ 20.00, whereby the entire amount goes to the Mendocino Presbyterian Church’s “Youth Ministry”!
A list of the raffle prizes will be announced before the end of this month.
Currently, we have the following donations to the raffle:
·         2 times 1night at any Omni Hotel in the United States
·         1 three piece luggage set
·         A Far Niente Wine Sampler (4 bottles)
·         A Maple Creek Winery Sampler (4 bottles)
·         A dinner for two persons at the Mendocino Hotel with a bottle of Far Niente Wine
–          Warren will also donate a bottle of Wine
–          We will also add some Church Gift items
–          I will solicit further items before publishing the total list.
Please call Evelyn Abernethy  at 707-9375441 to make your reservation.
All seats are numbered and if you want to reserve your preferred seat you must act now!
Call your friends in order to support our “Youth Ministry”. Keep in mind that we need the next generation of church members in order to keep our traditions alive!
Looking forward to seeing you on May 17th,