Brothers & sisters fundraiser

| 13/08/2009

(CNS): The Big Brothers and Big Sisters’ committee says that it has received a considerable amount of support from Cayman’s corporate community for is forthcoming fundraising event — Evening of Jazz, Pasta and Fashion as businesses donate both cash and kind. Cayman Airways and Jamaica’s Island Outpost company were the most recent donors, giving an exotic weekend-getaway package including accommodations and airfare for two to the luxurious Geejam Resort in Port Antonio, Jamaica for a prize.

The event is planned for Thursday, 20 August at the Grand Ole House and will combine , soothing jazz, with food and wine and an exciting fashion show featuring the latest in designer wear from NKY & NKY Collections. Attorneys from at least six of Cayman’s law firms will grace the runway along with the former Miss Cayman Rebecca Parchment and other specially invited guests.

So far Big Brothers Big sister says they have had support from dms Broadcasting, Diamonds International, Pappagallos, The Westin Hibiscus Spa, Digicel, Progressive Distributors, Al La Kakeb, Tips & Toes, Guy Harvey, Vampt Motors and Touchof Thai.  Local artist, Al Ebanks, has donated a beautiful abstract impressionist piece called “Sumting Fishy” for the silent auction.

All profits will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters which manages mentoring programs for children, ages 5-14, who usually grow to become more caring and confident with the individual attention they receive from their adult role models or “Bigs”.

Tickets cost only CI$30 and the evening begins at 6pm with the fashion show kicking off at 7.Tickets are available at Deckers, Abacus, NKY of Caymana Bay or Grand Old House or from any board member of BBBS. Corporate Sponsors can contact Therese Pallares at (345) 525-8808 or Stacy Parke at (345) 547-9873 for information on how they can become a part of this great event.

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