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News Archive: June 2004
Dumisani Raffle Deadline Has Been Extended
Posted at 6:09 AM (PDT) on Monday, June 28, 2004

New Deadline: Noon (UK Time), Friday, July 2

See below (news dated June 21) for more information.


Cafe Press 4th of July Sale
Posted at 11:03 AM (PDT) on Thursday, June 24, 2004

Save BIG on select items at our Cafe Press shop!

Save $3 on all Women's Tank Tops, Jr. Spaghetti Tanks, and Men's Sleeveless Tees.
Save $2 on Baseball Caps, BBQ Aprons, and Flying Discs.

Sale ends on July 5, 2004.

$3 OFF any order of $35 or more. Coupon code SUMMERROCK expires 6/30/2004.

Last Chance Alert: Our Baseball-Playing Chickens will soon be heading back to the farm. If you'd like to have to some of these items, now's the time to gather them up!

Thank you very much for your support.



Dumisani Reminder
Posted at 8:42 AM (PDT) on Monday, June 21, 2004

Win entry tickets to Dumisani!

The Neurofibromatosis Association is going to raffle off 2 entry tickets to this event.

Cost: a minimum donation of 5 per ticket

Deadline: Noon (UK Time), Monday, June 28
If paying by cheque, the NfA needs to receive it by Friday, June 25.

Drawing of the two lucky winners: Monday, June 28 (this will take place later in the day) - Gillian will be doing the draw!

How to purchase these raffle tickets:

1) By Telephone: Call the Neurofibromatosis Association offices and speak to Val, Turid, Gail or Mark. They can take down your credit card details over the telephone and your names will be entered for the draw on June 28.

Tel: 44 (0) 20 8439 1234

2) By Email: Send two separate emails to nfaturid@zetnet.co.uk. In the first you should give the first half of the digits on your credit card together with the billing address and in the second the remaining numbers and the expiration date of your card. Make sure the subject heading of both emails says: Raffle: Two Entry Tickets.

3) By Cheque: Send a pounds sterling cheque for 5 (or more depending on how many raffle tickets you want) made out to The Neurofibromatosis Association to: Quayside House, 38 High Street, Kingston on Thames, Surrey KT1 1HL. Be sure to include a note saying the donation is for the raffle of two entry tickets. And keep in mind that the cheque has to clear before your name can be confirmed. Deadline for cheques is June 25.

4) Online*: Go to the NfA's website. Once on the Home Page, on the top of the right hand column there is a button saying Click Here to Make a Donation. Click on that button and follow the instructions. You will be taken through to a secure site managed by justgiving.com. After you fill in your details and your donation has been accepted, justgiving.com will send you a thank you/confirmation email.

*VERY IMPORTANT: In order for the NfA to know who has given (and the amount), it is ESSENTIAL that you forward the justgiving.com acknowledgement email to info@nfauk.org so that they may have the complete list of donors who are participating in this particular raffle. When you forward the email, make sure the subject heading says - Raffle: Two Entry Tickets. Failure to forward the email before noon (UK time) on Monday, June 28 will mean that those names will be left off the list.

For more information on this fundraiser, click here.


Belfast Telegraph Article
Posted at 11:13 AM (PDT) on Friday, June 18, 2004


From the Belfast Telegraph
June 18, 2004

By Maureen Coleman

A 'mighty' time in town

It's good to see a woman once voted the sexiest in the world has a healthy appetite.

While many A-list actresses opt for a diet of cigarettes and lettuce leaves, Gillian Anderson keeps her figure trim with a no-nonsense approach to food.

The former X-Files star, in Belfast to film the movie The Mighty Celt, was spotted at Ta Tu on the Lisburn Road with writer and director Pearse Elliott.

Gillian tucked into crispy pork and dumplings, followed by pan-fried medallions of pork with crushed beans, grilled courgette and a red onion and red wine jus. The meal was washed down with a bottle of Fleurie and a G and T.

Gillian was pleasant and friendly as she chatted to staff and punters in the bar.

And if Pearse Elliott looked pleased with himself, he has every right to be. Not only has he landed the lovely Gillian for a role in his Belfast-based movie, but Robert Carlyle, star of Trainspotting and The Full Monty, is also onboard and was spotted in Ta Tu as well.

[Scan courtesy of starbuck 64]


Gillian at 2004 L.A. Film Festival
Posted at 7:46 AM (PDT) on Friday, June 18, 2004


Actress Gillian Anderson arrives as a guest for the opening night of the 2004 Los Angeles Film Festival featuring a screening of the film 'Garden State' by director Zach Braff (NBC's 'Scrubs') in Hollywood, June 17, 2004. (Picture by REUTERS/Fred Prouser)

Click here for more pictures of Gillian at the Film Festival.

'Garden State' is one of three Sundance feature film category finalists for a 2004 Humanitas Prize (now in its 30th year) which honors writers whose work "honestly explores the complexities of the human experience and sheds light on the positive values of life."

To find out more about this film, click here and to view the trailer, click here.




New Cafe Press Shop Items
Posted at 7:09 AM (PDT) on Friday, June 18, 2004

Just in time for summer, we have new Cafe Press items such as women's tank tops, men's sleeveless tees, and value t-shirts for just $12 apiece. Click here to visit our shop. All proceeds benefit NF, Inc. -- thank you very much for your support!


Backstage West: Actors We Love
Posted at 11:23 AM (PDT) on Thursday, June 17, 2004

Gillian is featured in Backstage West Magazine's latest issue (June 17-23, 2004).

Click here to read the article, "Actors We Love - Gillian Anderson: X-traordinary."

Thanks to C and MPF!


New EXTREMIX Compilation!
Posted at 6:30 AM (PDT) on Thursday, June 17, 2004

During their recording sessions with Gillian Anderson in Vancouver in 1997, which resulted in the hit single EXTREMIS, the members of HAL also created an ambient mix of the track, featuring Gillian in a restless mood, reflecting on her dreams of an uncertain future in a world menaced by predatory robotic machines.

Entitled 'Kitsilano Kool', it is a breathless piece of music, beautifully complemented by Gillian's urgent tones in a vocal track significantly different from the original mix. After gathering dust for six years deep in the vaults at HAL Towers, it is now available for the first time on EXTREMIX, a ten-track compilation CD of various new & re-worked HAL tracks.

This CD is now available for purchase at the HAL Boutique website.






July 10 Fundraiser: Photo Ops with Gillian
Posted at 5:41 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, June 8, 2004

Photo Opportunities with Gillian at the NfA/Buskaid fundraiser:

There's been a change of plans in regard to the auctioning of 20 Photo Opportunities with Gillian at the event. Seventeen of these are instead being offered in an Advance Sale.

Cost: 100 each
Contact: nfaturid@zetnet.co.uk
Sale Deadline: Friday, June 11, 2004

Three shall be raffled at the event thanks to the much appreciated generosity of an anonymous donor who purchased two of these Photo Ops specifically for this purpose.

Those wishing to participate in the raffle of these Photo Ops may purchase tickets at the event, the maximum price for which will be 10 and may well be lower.

Should all the Advance Sale Photo Ops not be purchased before the event, the unsold ones will be auctioned there as well.

If you are a UK taxpayer, be sure to let the organizers know that you would like the charities to claim Gift Aid. In doing so, the charities will be able to claim back an extra 28% from each donation.

NOTE: If you plan on attending the event on July 10, please be sure to pay for your ticket(s) as soon as possible to ensure receiving your "entrance email" in time. If you arrive at the event without your email confirming payment in hand, you will not be granted entry by the security guard.


DD continues talking about TXF2
Posted at 12:31 PM (PDT) on Friday, June 4, 2004

From Dark Horizons and SciFi.com:

Duchovny on "X-Files" Sequel
Source: British Teletext

David Duchovny continues talking up another cinematic adventure in "The X-Files" canon to UK's Teletext service.

"We're all on the same page. Gillian Anderson wants to do it, I want to do it, Chris Carter, who would write and produce the film, wants to do it and I believe Fox the studio wants to do it. When you have the four major players in the enterprise wanting to do it, it will happen. It's just a matter of when. I hope it happens within the next year".

Now that its been a few years since he played Mulder, he seems keen to slip on the coat again - "I think it would be fun at this point, a few years removed, to get back into it and do it".


Cafe Press Father's Day Promotion
Posted at 12:16 PM (PDT) on Friday, June 4, 2004

Save $3 on orders over $25 with coupon code DADSDAY. Offer ends on June 8, 2004.

To visit our Cafe Press shop, click here. A new design is available in the Quotes Collection.


Another July 10 NfA/Buskaid fundraiser update
Posted at 10:28 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, June 1, 2004

It was previously announced that there will be an auction at this event to enable the ten highest bidders to have their photos taken individually with Gillian. This number has now been increased to twenty!

Gillian will also be donating about three items of memorabilia that will only be available to those attending the event.






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