The Rosies forged a legacy the continues to fire our determination to pursue the common good. By carrying the Rosie torch forward, we equip young people with the vision, can-do spirit and agency to share a better world and more...


Please join us for an entertaining evening while supporting our work to empower and uplift our youth!


We are excited to announce our keynote speaker for the October 5 gala! Tracey Panek is Historian and Director of Archives for Levi Strauss & Co. and is also the company’s media  spokesperson, representing Levi’s at speaking engagements all over the world. As part of her role, Tracey manages the day-to-day workings of the archives and is an integral member of the corporate team, helping answer historical questions about the company and assisting designers, brand managers, and employees whose work requires historical materials. Next to Tracey’s desk is a vault containing the first pair of Levi’s from 1873.


Above - Tracey Panek


Below - Phyllis Gould in her Levi's


She regularly hunts for unique vintage Levi’s garments and other unusual Levi’s items to add to the archives. Tracey loves Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park and has fond memories of meeting and talking with Rosie and Boilermaker Phyllis Gould about  how she wore Levi’s jeans to work at the shipyard. Tracey plans to talk about how jeans were a game changer for women during WWII and why jeans remain relevant today. 


We hope you will attend the gala — this is a talk that you won’t want to miss!

Opening Reception

Meet real Rosies, National Park Rangers and Rosie's Service Corps Students, bid on fabulous silent auction prizes, get your "Rosie Inspired" photo taken at the photo booth, mingle with other sponsors and guests. Cash bar available. 

Dinner Program

Program includes top sponsor welcome, remarks by the National Park Superintendent, Keynote address, Rosie Roll Call, Live Auction, Fund-a-Need, and special thank you to all our sponsors. Three course dinner and complementary table wine.

After Party

Continue to enjoy good company, pick up your auction winnings and enjoy a playlist curated by the Rosies! 

Important Dates

8/5/2024 - Sponsor Opt-In Deadline to guarantee use of your comp tickets


8/5/2024 - Sponsor Opt-In Deadline to guarantee you are represented in print program and other materials


10/5/2024 - Day of the Gala at the Salesian High School Gym! Come and celebrate with us! 


LOCATION

West Contra Costa Salesian Youth Club | 2801 Moran Ave, Richmond, CA 94804


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