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TNE Prize Drawing #1

Announcing the winners of our first months prizes. This month we were giving away Cash Cards!

1st Place: $100 Cash Card – Dan Richardson from Union, NJ

2nd Place: $50 Cash Card – Breanna Henderson from Los Angeles, CA

3rd Place: $25 Cash Card – Dave Waite from Riverton, UT

4th Place: $25 Cash Card – Mike Beckman from Munich, Germany

Congratulations to our winners!!!

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408 Chapter Toy Drive

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Palo Alto, CA. - The 408 Chapter had an AMAZING experience at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital this past Thursday. It was the result of Chapter presidents Lisa Gutierrez and Robert Garcia’s efforts of organizing a toy drive for the kids at the hospital.

Since San Jose’s Blue Chip Restaurant/Sports Bar is home to the 408 49er Empire, they spoke to owner and Diehard 49er Rudy DeAnda about placing their donation barrels there. For a great cause they put team differences aside and also set up barrels for Cowboys and Steeler fans to help donate as well.

When all was said and done they had collected over 150 toys and clothes. Continue reading

Repping 49ers in Florida

Arie Groen -Repping 24/7 in Florida

Pasco, FL - Arie Groen may quite possibly be the biggest 49er fan living in Florida. While growing up his first experience of professional football was watching Joe Montana doing his magic. He began collecting anything and everything 49ers which was not easy living in the heart of Dolphins, Buccaneers and Jaguars country. He would have to struggle to hunt down even the simplest 49er gear and merchandise bay area fans may take for granted.

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All year long he reps his team as he drives around town in his very recognizable truck. He has an actual 49er helmet attached to his truck with 49er artwork wrapped onto his hood. Continue reading

Melissa Galvin passes away


Former Gold Rush cheerleader and host of “49ers Total Access” Melissa Galvin passed away on Saturday night at the age of 34.

It was Galvin’s second battle with breast cancer after initially being diagnosed in 2011.

She is survived by her husband, Patrick Dobson, children Brady (8) and Stella (4), father Tom Galvin, and sister Leann Galvin Thompson.

After her final season with the Gold Rush in 2004, Galvin stayed involved with the cheerleaders and also co-hosted her TV show alongside Joe Fonzi.

Galvin also championed the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” campaign during breast cancer awareness month. She spoke openly about her battle against breast cancer in stories on as well as the video below, which originally aired on “49ers Total Access” in 2011.

Click here to donate to the Melissa Galvin Dobson Memorial Account.