Benefitting Seniors Around Town, The Educational Foundation of Orinda, Orinda Association, Orinda Arts Council, Orinda Historical Society, Orinda Rotary, Orinda Chamber of Commerce & Other Fine Causes.

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The Orinda Classic Car Show was begun in 2005 by local Orinda resident, Chip Herman as a way to bring together the local classic car community and to raise money for local charities including the Seniors Around Town transportation program,  Educational Foundation of Orinda, and the Orinda Historical Society. Over the past 11 years, more than $360,000 has been raised for local charities.

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Posted on Oct 26, 2016 in News and Announcements | Comments Off on

2016 Orinda Car Show Sets Record for Good Deeds!

Bettering any of the eleven previous year shows, the 12th annual Orinda Car Show raised more than $75,000 for its worthy causes.
In the midst of all the events’ fun, it’s sometimes easy to forget the lasting good that results from the generosity of participants and sponsors. We want to thank all for making the 12th Annual Orinda Car Show Weekend the very best ever.

Chip Herman and the car show Committee Members.

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Sept. 9 “The Italian Job” Party Features Great Auction Prizes and Fun!

Posted on Aug 26, 2016 in News and Announcements, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Friday, September 9th, 6 p.m. party at The Orinda Country Club will be Orinda’s largest community-wide fundraiser, benefitting a wide range of Orinda non-profits, including the Educational Foundation of Orinda, the Orinda Association’s Seniors Around Town program, Orinda Rotary, the Orinda Chamber, Orinda Parks and Rec Foundation, the Lamorinda Arts Council and others. Rotary is the sponsor of the dinner, which kicks off the Orinda Classic Car Show weekend.

With “The Italian Job” theme, the party will be all about Italian music (or at least music by famous Italians), food and cars. Red, white and green will be the colors of the night. Decorations chair Jill Gelster has hinted that there may be some giant-sized posters and other surprise amenities to evoke the feeling of being in beautiful Roma. In keeping with the movie theme, there will be an exclusive display of classic Mini Coopers, along with Maseratis and Ferraris.

Because Orinda loves to party, the organizers have included in the auction a holiday-themed group of events that they hope attendees will love to bid on. Here are some examples: (more…)

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