City Of Hope's 3rd Annual Taste Of Hope 2009 Raises Over $225,000
April 20, 2009 at 10:56 AM (PT)
CITY OF HOPE'S 3RD ANNUAL TASTE OF HOPE 2009 this past week, raised a record-breaking $225,000 at an event that was easily the heaviest gathering of the entire music and radio business in years. Over 200 guests attended the event.
MEDIABASE SVP/Music Initiatives and PREMIERE NETWORKS VP/Affiliate Relations and event Chairperson ALISSA POLLACK told ALL ACCESS, "I am so excited that so many wonderful people expressed such generosity in money, time, wine and love to make this such a successful event. With three of these events under our belts, we've raised in excess of $700,000 to date.
"My sincere thanks to everyone on the committee, includes IDJMG Pres./COO STEVE BARTELS, RMG Exec. VP TOM CORSON, BACCHUS IMPORTERS Pres. BRUCE GEARHART, UMG Pres./COO ZACH HOROWITZ, ACKER MERRALL & CONDIT Pres./Auction Dir. JOHN KAPON, former MEDIABASE Pres. RICH MEYER, and RMG EVP/Promotion RICHARD PALMESE.
"Also a special thanks to our wine sponsors LA REID, STEVE BARTELS, JOHN BRETT, TOM CORSON, BRUCE GEARHART, DAVID LEACH, ERIK OLESEN, JOE RICCITELLI, BRIAN THOMAS, GREG THOMPSON and JASON FLOM who missed a few holes at PINE VALLEY to be the Auctioneer."