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For the week of July 10 - 16, 2002

Sports

Celebrities give Janss Center a boost

Golf tourney, dinner coming up


Celebrities, golfers and Sun Valley summer partygoers will step up and raise money for the proposed Bill Janss Community Center in Ketchum with two activities early next week.

The 2002 Celebrity Classic banquet, raffle and golf tournament are planned for Sunday and Monday, July 14-15 in Sun Valley.

Celebrities scheduled to attend include Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Picabo Street, Peter Cetera, Jamie Lee Curtis, Arte Johnson, Sandy Koufax, Tim Ryan, Mariel Hemingway, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver and Pamela Sue Martin.

"It’s nice of the celebrities to be so generous in lending their time," said Alex Orb, co-chairman of the "Our Kids Campaign," the $8 million capital campaign for the Janss Center.

 

Sunday, July 14

Banquet on Wally’s Pond at Sun Valley Gun Club, complete with celebrity entertainment by host/comedian Wil Shriner, comedian Paul Rodriquez and musical guests Lisa Loeb, Dweezil Zappa and Cynthia Sikes.

Schedule: Cocktails and silent auction from 6-7 p.m. Dinner and live auction 7-8 p.m. featuring auctioneer Saul Turteltaub. Single tickets are $250, tables of eight $2,000. Contact the Janss Center office, 726-6260.

 

Monday, July 15: 

"Best ball" golf tourney (each team assigned a celebrity golfer) at Sun Valley Golf Course. Registration and lunch from 12 noon. Shotgun start at 2 p.m. Presentations, cocktails and the barbecue dinner afterwards.

 


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