Best Buddies Spotlight, Sept 2005
On Saturday, October 15 th , Best Buddies will host the Seventeenth Annual Best Buddies Ball; “An Asian Affair”. This event will be held at the home of Sargent and Eunice Kennedy Shriver in Potomac , Maryland . The Best Buddies Ball is a spectacular black tie gala complete with delicious food, amazing entertainment, and time with new and old friends.
Guests dressed in their best black tie or Asian inspired attire will be treated to an evening to remember. The event will begin at 6:30pm with guests enjoying cocktails and participating in the silent auction. A formal, gourmet dinner will be served to all guests at 7:45pm. The live auction and musical entertainment will start at 9:00pm, with special musical guest Cyndi Lauper.
Some highlights from this year's auction include the following:
Explore China : See the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and Tiananmen Square in Beijing , and then go shopping in Shanghai .
Attend the Olympic Games in Beijing : Spend a day at the 2006 Olympic Games as the guest of Gold Medal track star Carl Lewis
Wimbledon 2006: See the world's top best tennis players compete with tickets to two days of competition at Wimbledon and accommodations in nearby London
The Grammys: Attend the 2006 Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 8 th , 2006.
Whether bidding on auction items, talking with friends or simply enjoying the delicious food and wonderful atmosphere, all guests will have the satisfaction of knowing that they have spent their evening supporting Best Buddies International.
Please visit www.bestbuddies.org for more information about the Seventeenth Annual Best Buddies Ball; “An Asian Affair”.
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