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By Elizabeth Wolford

On Saturday, December 16th, Best Buddies will host the Tenth Annual Miami Beach Gala; "A Colombian Affair”. This event will be held on Watson Island in Miami, Florida. The Miami Beach Gala is a spectacular event complete with delicious food, amazing entertainment, and time with new and old friends.

Guests dressed in their best Colombian-chic cocktail 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. At 7:45pm guests will enjoy a fabulous dinner. Following dinner, guests will be able to participate in the live auction and will be treated to spectacular entertainment by musical guest Carlos Vives.

Some of the auction items that guests will be able to bid on include the following:

  • Be on the cover of Ocean Drive Magazine
    This is your once in a lifetime opportunity to be on the cover of Ocean Drive Magazine! Ocean Drive is the award-winning premiere celebrity, fashion and lifestyle magazine and will shoot you for a stunning, personalized photo shoot including professional hair and makeup. This limited release edition of Ocean Drive Magazine will be for your own personal distribution.

  • Visit Colombia with your friends
    Enjoy an amazing trip to Colombia for four. This gorgeous country has so much to offer, from mountains to beaches. Relax and take in the sights at the spectacular five-star Hotel Charleston Cartagena – Claustro Santa Teresa.

  • Super Bowl XLI in Miami
    See the Super Bowl live! If you are a football fan, this item is for you! Enjoy two tickets to the Super Bowl pre-game party and then the big game on February 4, 2007. This is the biggest sports night of the year and nothing beats being there!

  • American Idol
    Two tickets to see the show and watch America’s hottest talent compete.

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 Tenth Annual Miami Beach Gala; "A Colombian Affair”.


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