Best Buddies Spotlight, October 2004
By Emily Garrison
Virtual Volunteer Manager, e-Buddies
On Saturday, October 9 th , guests will gather at the home of Sargent & Eunice Kennedy Shriver for the Sixteenth Annual Best Buddies Ball.
This year's event will resemble an “Evening out of Exotic Africa”. Guests are encouraged to let their imaginations run WILD. Attire is black tie or African inspired.
The evening will feature cocktails, an auction, dining and dancing to music by special musical guests. Some exciting auction items include; African Safari, A Day on the Campaign Trail with Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Workout with Olympic Gold Medalist Carl Lewis, and Dinner with Cindy Crawford.
Best Buddies will be honoring Becca Cason Thrash for her distinguished work on behalf of people with intellectual disabilities with the Spirit of Leadership Award.
All of the funds raised through the Best Buddies Ball will benefit Best Buddies International in its efforts to provide friends and employment for people with intellectual disabilities.
For more information about the Sixteenth Annual Best Buddies Ball, please visit www.bestbuddies.org .
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