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Oakland-East Bay Seeks Architecturally Distinctive Homes for Artful Living Home

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Lafayette, CA - Would you like to show off your new home or remodel while at the same time helping to fight children's illiteracy in the East Bay? If your answer is "Yes," learn how you can make a difference.

WHAT:     The Junior League of Oakland-East Bay, Inc. (JLOEB) is actively searching for homes in the Berkeley, Orinda, Diablo and Walnut Creek areas to be featured in the Second Annual Artful Living Home Tour 2005.

WHEN:     The Artful Living Home Tour will be held on two days (Friday and Saturday) in early December 2005.


CRITERIA: Does your home meet the following criteria?
- Architecturally unique;
- Remodeled or built within the last 2-5 years;
- Easy public access and parking;
- Distinctive landscaping, and/or
- An exceptional art collection.

If your home meets the criteria and you are interested in making an impact for Children at Risk, please contact Dinah McFarlane at e-mail protected from spam bots. Note: if selected, you must be willing to have your home open for both tour days, Friday and Saturday, in early December.

As a featured home on the Artful Living Home Tour, your home will be professionally staged and the JLOEB will offer complimentary floral arrangements to beautify your space. All homes will be fully staffed to insure your family's safety and privacy. By donating your home, you also receive complimentary tickets to the Artful Living Home Tour Kick-off Party, including: live music, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.

WHO BENEFITS:In 2004, the Junior League of Oakland-East Bay, Inc. (JLOEB) premiered this inaugural fundraiser which featured five architecturally unique homes in the East Bay. With the support of the community, more than $30,000 was raised to benefit Children at Risk and to help support the JLOEB's award-winning signature project, Super Stars Literacy. Please help battle illiteracy in the East Bay by opening up your home this Fall.

Women Building Better Communities
The Junior League of Oakland-East Bay, Inc., ( is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The JLOEB offers women the opportunity to implement change in the community in three major ways: projects, grants, and outreach. The common thread in the JLOEB community work is the League's dedicated mission focusing on Children at Risk.
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