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Be A Part of It

Daily Staff Report
Mike Goode and Billy Bravo

Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival invites visitors, guests and members of the Vail Valley community to Be A Part Of It, “it” being the festival’s sixteenth Gala Dinner Dance and Auction.Held at The Lodge at Vail on Thursday, July 24, the elegant evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction, and continues with dinner, dancing to the big band sounds of The Joe Peterson Orchestra, and live bidding on an opportunity to conduct one of the orchestras in residence during Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival’s summer 2004 season. (Packy Walker, keep your hand down.) Proceeds from the event benefit Bravo! in its endeavor to continue bringing world-class music and educational programs to the Vail Valley.The 2003 Gala Auction features bidding for an “autumn fantasy” in Santa Fe. The vacation package includes round-trip travel between Eagle and Santa Fe on a six-passenger Cessna Citation Excel private jet, two nights lodging, a rental car, and opportunities to experience the life and culture of this artful destination. Other auction items include a visit to the set of the television show “West Wing” and lunch with actress Allison Janney who plays CJ, jewelry from Gotthelf’s and The Golden Bear, 2003/2004 Vail Resorts ski passes, and a one-year membership to the Aria Spa & Club. Bravo! supporters have donated vacations and get-aways, including one-week lodging at a beach-front condominium in Maui, Hawaii.To “be a part of it,” RSVP today to Jason Denhart, Bravo! Events Coordinator at 827-5700 ext.11. Tickets are $250 per person.

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