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Best Buddies Spotlight

By Elizabeth Wolford

On Saturday, October 18th, Best Buddies will host the Twentieth and Grand Finale Best Buddies Ball. 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.

This year the event will honor Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Missned.

Guests 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, followed by the live auction and special entertainment at 9:00pm.

Best Buddies Ball guests will have an opportunity to bid on some amazing auction items through both the silent and live auctions. This year items are listed in the following categories:

  • Bling & Things
  • Children's Corner
  • Dining Out
  • Fit, Firm & Fabulous
  • Great Escapes
  • House & Garden
  • It's All in the Name
  • Let us Entertain You
  • The Sporting Life
  • The Written Word
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 and the friendships created through its programs worldwide.

Please visit www.bestbuddies.org for more information about the Twentieth and Grand Finale Best Buddies Ball.


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