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October 11, 2012  •  by Jane Carter

Spotlight: An Evening Benefitting The Michael J. Fox Foundation

Ticketbud is proud to Spotlight Team Fox and their event, ‘An Evening Benefiting The Michael J. Fox Foundation‘, in San Francisco on October 12. Event coordinator, Michael Saign, tells us about the organization, their upcoming event and some tips to planning a successful event. Ticketbud: What is Team Fox and how is affiliated with The Michael J. Fox Foundation? Michael Saign: Team Fox is an arm of the MJFF organized by individuals and groups to raise awareness and funds for the Foundation’s overall mission. Team Fox events and supporters range in sizes from a single person running a marathon on behalf of Team Fox to an event like ours. TB: What is it that you do with Team Fox and how long have you been involved? Saign: My sister Dana and I have been involved with Team Fox for the last couple years mainly focused on organizing the Fall Benefit in San Francisco. TB: What is your favorite part about working with Team Fox? Saign: My favorite part about Team Fox is the wonderful community that engenders the support for our different events and efforts has always been overwhelming. I attribute that to the wonderful work of the MJFF. TB: What is An Evening Benefiting the Michael J. Fox Foundation? Saign: It is a benefit that takes place @ 111 Minna Gallery annually to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease, raise money for the Foundation’s work and bring members of the MJFF community together for a fun evening on the town.   TB: The event was a huge success last year. What do you attribute such overwhelming attendance to? Saign: Generous donors and passionate supporters of the MJFF’s mission.   TB: From an event planning standpoint, what advice would you give someone looking to create and host an event like your Team Fox event? Saign: Leverage the wonderful tools technology affords to get your message and event exposure on all of the different portals available. There you have it, Team Fox is supporting a great cause. Despite just recently being founded in the fall of 2011, the Team Fox Bay Area Young Professionals managed to organize a very successful inaugural event. Team Fox Bay Area Young Professional committee are counting on you to make this year’s event bigger. This night will be filled with great music, food, art, dancing, and a silent auction. Don’t miss out on a great night!]]]]> ]]>