September 4, 2003
WHAS Crusade for Children
Louisville, KY --The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will headline the 1st annual WHAS Crusade for Children Endowment Gala on Saturday, September 20, 2003 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville.
"This is an exciting new way people can become part of the Crusade," said Dan Miller, WHAS Crusade for Children Executive Director.
The evening will start with cocktails at 7:00pm followed by a formal dinner and program at 8:00pm. Black tie apparel is requested. Proceeds from the evening, including a silent auction of unique trips, dinners and merchandise will benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children Endowment. Tickets are $250 per person or $1,900 for a table of eight. Tickets can be purchased by calling (502) 582-7706.
About the WHAS Crusade for Children Endowment
Three million special needs children have been helped by the WHAS Crusade for Children.
The new Crusade Endowment will pave the way to guarantee that the Crusade will be around for another 50 years to help millions more children. The endowment will cover annual expenses and assure that 100% of every dollar donated continues to directly benefit special needs children.
About the WHAS Crusade for Children
The WHAS Crusade for Children, established in 1954 by WHAS-TV, raises money for schools, agencies and hospitals that better the lives of special needs children. The Crusade has raised more than $100 million in its first 50 years.
We are proud that 100% of every dollar donated goes directly to help special needs children in all 120 Kentucky counties and more than 50 southern Indiana counties. The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Gifts are tax-deductible as permitted by law.
About WHAS11 and WHAS11.com
WHAS11 is the ABC network affiliate serving the Louisville, Kentucky area, a subsidiary of Belo Corp. Belo Corp. is one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with approximately 7,800 employees and $1.4 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates news and information franchises in some of America's most dynamic markets and regions, including Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic region. Belo owns 19 television stations (six in the top 16 markets) reaching 13.7 percent of U.S. television households; owns or operates six cable news channels; and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo publishes four daily newspapers: The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). Belo Interactive's new media businesses include 34 Web sites, several interactive alliances, and a broad range of Internet-based products. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com. For more information, contact John Blim or Katina Whitlock at (502) 582-7706.