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2014, San Francisco Bachelor Auction

by Larry Chiang on April 22, 2014

Unedited by Larry Chiang 

While I can’t confirm if I getting sold or not… I can confirm I’ll be there 
From: The Guardsmen <hlapping (at) guardsmen dot .org>
Date: April 22, 2014 12:33:10 PM PDT
To: Larry Chiang <>
Subject: San Francisco Bachelor Auction – Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now until 4/30
Reply-To: The Guardsmen <>

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Buy Tickets Now!

Grab the girls and join the San Francisco’s Guardsmen for our 11th Annual Bachelor Auction. This premier event includes the most eligible bachelors, specialty drinks, surprise performances, and much more. All proceeds will benefit at-risk youths in the Bay Area. Tickets are limited! Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this extraordinary event.

Click here to get your ticket before it sells out.


420 Mason St., San Francisco

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

VIP Champagne Reception:
6:00 – 7:30pm

General Admission:
6:30pm – Close

Auction Begins:

Complimentary Cocktails:
6:30 – 8:00pm

After Party:

The Guardsmen · P.O. Box 29250 · San Francisco, CALIF 94123 · USA


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