601 South College Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Save the date! We are bringing Canada to Charlotte on Saturday, September 29th, from 6:30 until midnight at The Westin Hotel. Canada, the vast and diverse ?True North? provides the inspiration for the 19th annual International House Benefit Gala.

The 2007 Gala ?Autumn Splendour: The Colours and Flavours of Canada?, will celebrate Canada?s rich traditions in the arts, music and culture. This international dining and entertainment experience is one of Charlotte?s most eagerly anticipated events, attracting numerous Canadian diplomats and American dignitaries. The guests will be greeted by The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and invited to enjoy a cocktail reception, followed by a dinner of unique flavors representing the diversity of contemporary Canadian cuisine. Guests will also enjoy a silent and live auction conducted by Mr. Ernest Perry, of Perry?s at SouthPark. The auction will feature premier items such as two roundtrip business-class Lufthansa German Airlines tickets to any European destination, a Laborite pendant with diamonds exclusively designed by Donald Haack Diamonds, a Canadian fur from Montaldo?s unique travel packages, as well as other unique and exciting items. The celebration will continue with Canadian entertainment, music and dancing until midnight. The table and floral arrangements will be designed by Carolyn Shepard Design Group.

?Autumn Splendour: The Colours and Flavours of Canada? benefit fundraiser, is an all-volunteer event produced by the Gala Committee and International House. All proceeds from the gala support the programs and services of International House. International House is a leading non-profit organization promoting international understanding by serving as a center for diversity, advocating for people of diverse national backgrounds and facilitating professional and cultural exchange programs. For more information please visit www.ihclt.org.

For ticket information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ms. Adele Daniels, Development Director at International House, (704) 333-8099 or e-mail [email protected].

Official Website: http://www.ihclt.org/

Added by kpmccann on September 19, 2007

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