"Trojan Spirit in Monterey" Special Networking Fundraiser for USC Alumni Club of Silicon Valley

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  • (1888PressRelease) April 24, 2015 - Monterey, CA - A special networking fundraiser dinner for the USC Alumni Club of Silicon Valley will be held at the award-winning Cibo Ristorante Italiano, 301 Alvarado St., in downtown Monterey with convenient parking in the adjacent garage.

    USC alums, Cody Guerrero, President of the USC Alumni Club of Silicon Valley, Lori Lochtefeld, Owner of the Golden State Theatre/Monterey and Fox Theatre/Redwood City, and Wendy Brickman, Owner of Brickman Marketing, are coordinating this special event which is open to USC alums and the community as well. Invite your friends and family for an outstanding evening with live jazz and great networking!

    This USC fundraising event will be held on Wednesday, April 22nd from 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. featuring live music, cocktails and dinner.

    From 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. there will be networking and a No-Host Bar.

    From 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. there will be a no-host dinner and more networking.

    From 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Andrea's Fault Trio will perform live jazz.

    Cibo Ristorante Italiano will donate 20% of the proceeds from the dinners of event attendees to the USC Alumni Club of Silicon Valley Scholarship Fund. There will also be a short presentation about what's new at USC. (Note: Scholarship applicants can apply from Monterey County, too.)

    RSVP to (831) 649-8151 and please mention USC when you make your dinner reservation. In addition, USC alumni should also please register at:

    For more information, call Wendy Brickman at (831) 633-4444 or email brickman ( @ ) brickmanmarketing dot com
    About the USC Alumni Club

    The USC Alumni Club of Silicon Valley is a group of alumni who work to provide all Trojans in the region with opportunities for philanthropy, community service, networking and friend making! We host many events throughout the year from Monterey to Redwood City, and we would love for you to be a part of helping Trojans meet other Trojans! To see our upcoming events, please visit our events page at uscalumnigroups.usc.edu/siliconvalley. For more information about involvement or student scholarship fundraising opportunities, please reach out to current president, Cody Guerrero, at SiliconValley ( @ ) alumnicenter dot usc dot edu dot Fight on!

    About Cibo Ristorante Italiano:
    Cibo Ristorante Italiano (www.cibo.com) offers Italian cuisine, gourmet pizzas, cocktails, fine wines, cordials, and more. Cibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it's more of a feast for the senses. This beautiful, spacious and comfortable restaurant features an intimate yet vibrant atmosphere which is accentuated with expressive art in the form of photography, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass and live jazz. Fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine, Cibo offers an eclectic menu ranging from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners. Families are welcome and there is a special children's menu. Cibo has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike since 1990.

    Cibo is open every evening with dinner served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cibo Bar is open from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and is a popular "pre-event" and "after-party" destination. The bar features a $3 Happy Hour with special appetizers daily from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. They offer an extensive high quality local and international wine and beer list, cordials, microbrews, rare and small batch Bourbons, Scotches, Ports, Grappa and liqueurs, as well as espresso, coffee drinks and a full menu of cocktails.

    Cibo also presents live music 6 nights a week. On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the cool sound of Jazz accompanies dinner from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. The restaurant features a lively and fun atmosphere with Soul, Reggae, R&B, Rock or Salsa dance music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. with no cover charge. "Cibo After Hours" is now held every Friday and Saturday evening beginning at 10:00 p.m. through 1:30 a.m. A special Late Night menu, featuring "Pizza and Panini" will be served until Midnight. From Midnight - 1:30 a.m., there will be $3 well drinks, beer and wine (with some exceptions for Cibo special event evenings.)

    There is a "Happy Hour Jazz Jam" from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. every first and third Sunday of the month which includes Happy Hour food and drink specials. Cibo is now "wired" with free Internet service.

    With 150 seats, including intimate booths for dining , and room for over 50 people in the attractive bar area, Cibo also accommodates large groups for business functions, wedding rehearsals and receptions, special group dining events, and customized private parties.

    Cibo Restaurant is the winner of numerous awards including California Writers Association Recommended Dining, Monterey Herald Readers' Choice Local Favorite, Best Place to Meet Singles in Their 30's and 40's, Gold Key Award for Interior Design, Best Place to Enjoy a Martini, Best Place for Live Jazz, Best Italian Restaurant, Best Place to Dance, Best Martini and one of the Top 10 Happy Hours in Monterey.

    For more information, go to www.cibo.com or call (831) 649-8151.

    Wendy Brickman
    Brickman Marketing
    395 Del Monte Center #250
    Monterey, CA 93940

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