Madame Alexander event in California - Let's Go to the Movies!

by Alison Rasmussen


Press release:
If you haven’t already, there is still time for you to register for the exciting 2013 California MADC Premier – “Let’s Go To The Movies.” It promises to be two days of glamorous movie star inspired dolls, tempting raffles, generous door prizes, adult games (with prizes for the winners – think dolls,) a published guest speaker who will regale us with his knowledge of the early and recent days of the silver screen, great food, a hotel with views of San Francisco Bay and YouTube Videos highlighting the beautiful ladies who inspired the event’s exclusive dolls. In essence, we have all the ingredients for a great party – the only thing missing is YOU. We hope that you’ll join us.

Premier Breakout Events:
Saurday will offer two exciting breakout events. The "Red Carpet Cissette" brunch will include a beautiful 10" Cissette souvenir doll, exciting YouTube videos about the star who inspired our Cissette doll, and a Cissette Centerpiece. This event registration costs $170.00 which includes the cost of brunch and the souvenir doll. The "Centerpiece Event" also includes a showing of the silent film "Old San Francisco" starring Dolores Costello who starred in both silent films and early talking films and an exclusive doll auction. The cost of this event which includes movie snacks, sodas and tea is $35.00.

If you’d like to receive this a registration form for the breakout events please e-mail us at: mytwodaydreamers@aol.com and we’ll e-mail it right back to you.

Registration Includes:
Both the Saturday night banquet and the Sunday Breakfast will include souvenirs. The Saturday banquet will include a souvenir doll and a chance to purchase the Centerpiece doll. Following dinner we will have door prizes, a presentation of the new 2013 collection, and an exciting presentation by David Kiehn Historian of the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum. After desert we hope you will enjoy David’s presentation titled “Chaplin and the Super Stars of Niles Canyon.”

Sunday’s breakfast will include the drawing for the purchase of the Centerpiece, and the souvenir for this event. The breakfast will also include a raffle drawing and YouTube videos about the stars inspiring our dolls.

Once again if you would like an event registration form please e-mail us at mytwodaydreamers@aol.com and we'll send one right out to you or contact the Madame Alexander Doll club at madc.org and then click on events and premier.

Premier Volunteers:
The event is in need of volunteers to serve as table hostesses, help with registration, sell raffle tickets, or willing to help as needed. Please e-mail Sharlene Aschauer at SSAMLA@aol.com if you are interested in helping.

Premier Donations:
As you know club’s raffles provide an important source of funding which helps allow the club to keep putting on Premiers, Friendship Luncheons and the Annual Convention. If you have a doll or special Madame Alexander item you'd like to donate for this event raffle please mail it to:

Mark Aschauer
P.O. Box 1590
El Granada, CA. 94018-1590

Please be sure to include your full name with your donation so we will be able give you credit for your generosity.

Hotel Reservations:
Our special room rate at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront are only available through January 25, 2013. If you have not made your reservations please do so as soon as possible by calling 1-800-HILTONS. Our special rate is $130.00 per night with either single or double occupancy and is available for both January 15th and January 16th. After all it is Valentines weekend and it might be a special opportunity for a mini-vacation on the San Francisco Bay with that special someone.

If you arrive by plane or arrive at the BART SFO stop the hotel provides a 24/7 shuttle to/from the hotel. When you arrive at SFO you can call 650-340-8500 to tell them to send the shuttle. The hotel is about 10 minutes from the airport.

If you arrive by car be sure to ask for the "Madame Alexander Doll Club" parking discount when you register. The club rate is $8.00 per night with in/out privledges. This is a 50% savings. so be sure to mention this at registration.

We look forward to seeing you at Premier and will update you further as more information is available.