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Renew America Roadtrip "RAR'dster" Auction Sacramento

Discussion in 'News' started by RenewAmericaRoadster, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. RenewAmericaRoadster

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    Fans of the Renew America Roadtrip:

    This Friday evening, January 22, at 6201 S Street in Sacramento (the SMUD facility), there is a charity event being held that benefits Breathe California of the Sacramento - Emigrant Trails and features the RAR'dster and the Renew America Roadtrip team.

    The event, the Breathe Charity Soiree and Tesla Roadster Auction is from 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM. For a small donation to Breathe California, you get to tour a 20 car alternative-fuel vehicle exhibit that includes the EV1 and the Tesla Roadster that made the historic green charity cross-country drive this past summer from NYC to Seal Beach California as part of the Renew America Roadtrip project. You also get to hear environmental speakers Jacob Griscom, founder of the Sacramento Sustainabilty Forum, and Professor Tom Turrentine, director PHEV Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis. Registration includes dinner and entry to raffles to win RAR merchandise and free nights at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco or Westin Element Las Vegas. Also in attendance are Maddy & Michael, the drivers and co-founders of the Renew America Roadtrip. At the end of the evening, you can participate/attend the final half hour of the on-going eBay auction for the Rardster. There is also still the very slightest chance that you may catch a glimpse of Chelsea Sexton, the EV activist featured in the movie, "Who Killed the Electric Car." She will be at the Youth Energy Summit during the day but it is unknown whether she will choose to linger for the evening event.

    There is still time to register before midnight PST tonight but there is limited space so go quickly to:
    BREATHE CA Charity Soirée and Tesla Roadster Auction - Eventbrite
    to find out more.

    To see the RAR'dster before Friday, you can visit it today and tomorrow at the California Automobile Museum, or put in a bid to make it your own at:
    Other Makes : eBay Motors (item 230423612302 end time Jan-22-10 19:19:06 PST)
     
  2. RenewAmericaRoadster

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    We just heard from the Governator's office. Honorable Governor Arnold Schwarzeneggar cannot make the Soiree but he is sending Virgil Welch, assistant to Mary Nicols, Director of the California Air Resources Board. He will be speaking on current legislation at 6:15 PM. We have extended registration to 7PM today, so if you would like to come, even late, go online and register at BREATHE CA Charity Soirée and Tesla Roadster Auction - Eventbrite. Also check bidding for America's Greenest Sportscar at Other Makes : eBay Motors (item 230423612302 end time Jan-22-10 19:19:06 PST).
     
  3. dpeilow

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    How did this go? I see the eBay auction failed to make the reserve.
     
  4. mpt

    mpt Electrics are back

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    I heard that it went well but stalled at 70some
     

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