Holiday Party

Lights, camera, action! 

Fresno State staff and faculty, you're invited to join us on the red carpet for the Staff Assembly's annual year-end holiday event! 

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019 

Time: 2 - 5 p.m.

Location: University Dining Hall


[Download PDF version of flyer] 

What can I expect?

As our special VIP guest, you'll be treated to an exciting afternoon, featuring fun games, raffle prizes, musical entertainment, delicious hors d'oeuvres and beverages, raffle prizes and photo opportunities with campus all-stars, Timeout and Victor E. Bulldog III!! More special guests to be announced. Optional - celebrate our theme and wear your best "red carpet" attire! 

Raffle prizes & sponsors

We've got an amazing raffle prizes lined up, from local donors, including: 

  • Cool Hand Luke's
  • BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
  • Black Angus
  • Target
  • Yosemite Ranch
  • Jack's Urban Eats
  • Rob's Bayside BBQ
  • Tachi Palace
  • Wonder Valley
  • Cold Stone Creamery

*Raffle prize winners MUST be present to win and show employee ID card. 

Donate to our students  

For the chance to receive extra raffle tickets and VIP check-in, please donate non-perishable food items or hygiene supplies for the Student Cupboard and/or the Clothing Closet. Donation bins will be available. Requested items for the Clothing Closet include:

  • Solid-colored ties
  • Jewelry - necklaces & bracelets
  • Solid-colored, flat shoes for women 
  • Blouses/tops for women
  • Dress shirts for men (sizes 14-16)
  • Solid-colored pants for women (sizes 0-2) in black, navy and charcoal
  • Dress socks for men
  • Dress shoes for men (all sizes) 

Donate 1-5 items to receive one raffle ticket and/or donate 6-10 items to receive two raffle tickets.

*Raffle winners from this category will not need to be present to win. 

Additional details 

This event is exclusively for staff and faculty only (please, no students or guests). 

Please bring your Fresno State employee ID card for easy check-in. 

Persons of all abilities who anticipate needing accommodations or have questions may contact Lety Saavedra at or Luis Rincon at


Agenda (subject to change)

2:15 p.m. - SAEC welcome by chair, Belinda Munoz

2:30 p.m. - Remarks by President Joseph Castro 

2:30 p.m. - Victor E. Bulldog arrives for meet & greet / photos 

2:32 p.m. - First raffle prize announced 

2:35 p.m. - Kahoot game #1

2:45 p.m. - Second raffle prize & Kahoot winners announced *

3:30 p.m. - Kahoot game #2 

3:30 p.m. - Timeout arrives for meet & greet / photos

3:45 p.m. - Third raffle prize & Kahoot winners announced *

3:50 p.m. - Prize for "best dressed" is announced 

4:05 p.m. - University High School Choir performs 

4:20 p.m. - Kahoot game #3 

4:35 p.m. - Forurth raffle prize & Kahoot winners announced *

5:00 p.m. - End of event 

* Faculty/Staff may play the Kahoot game multiple times, but can only claim one prize. 



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