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Valentine's Day Charity Gala

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Encinitas, CA
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Dear all,

A friend of mine is planning a charity gala on Valentine's Day to benefit Zurich-based Girl Power Groups. This swanky benefit should be great fun--complete with a band, cocktails, hors d?oeuvres and more. In addition to supporting a good cause, this event is a great way to kick off your Valentine's day evening and mingle with other Americans.

Here's more info:

Questions? Contact:
Jami Mabile Oakley
Hands On Switzerland

Guests Invited to ?Give Their Hearts Out? as Celebration Benefits
Zurich-based Girl Power Groups

WHAT: Hands On Switzerland hosts its first event with a festive Valentine?s Day celebration featuring live music from local band SKY Light, cocktails, hors d?oeuvres, a silent auction and more. A perfect way to kick off Valentine?s evening, the event will provide a good time for all while raising funds for Zurich-based Girl Power Groups, an organization that introduces confidence-building skills to girls aged 6 ? 14 through activities such as discussion, writing, art, dance and yoga.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 14, 2007
18:30 ? 20:30

WHERE: Stall 6, part of the Gessnerallee Theatre
Gessneralle 8, 8001 Zurich
(parking at location or an 8-minute walk from Zurich HB)

WHO: Hands On Switzerland is a unique organization that provides the power of a dedicated, educated team of volunteers to non-profit organizations making significant efforts to bring about change worldwide. Its mission is to offer an infrastructure for individuals who want to volunteer time and effort to make a difference, guiding them to identify and learn about critical social issues and their existing outlets for change, then to partner with such organizations, providing the invaluable tool of manpower. Hands On Switzerland optimizes the impact that a person can have on any given issue by serving as a strategic coordinator, bringing together volunteers, non-profit organizations and sponsors.

The group, founded in June 2006, has already completed two successful projects, one benefiting Terre des Hommes, a group working in Switzerland and worldwide to prevent violence against women and girls, and the other collecting basic necessities to provide to injured soldiers at the Landstuhl Hospital in Germany.

TICKETS: CHF 20 in advance; CHF 25 at the door
Advance tickets can be purchased via payment to Post account number
60-223515-9. Please send an email to info@handsonswitzerland.ch to confirm your purchase; tickets will then be available at the door.

The Hands On Switzerland ?Give Your Heart Out? gala is sponsored by Stall. 6. and SKY Light.

ON-SITE MEDIA CONTACT: Jami Oakley (078.739.99.57) to arrange interviews or photos.
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