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For the seventh year in a row, Rocky Mountain Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer presents its annual Celebration of Courage fundraiser. The dinner and auction event is planned for Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 7-10 p.m. at The Riverhorse on Main, 540 Main Street, Park City. Ticket prices are $100 per person and are still available.
A volunteer committee has guided the event for several years, including Dr. Leslie Webster, a pediatrician in Park City. This year’s committee has raised sponsorships, auction items, and in-kind donations worth over $30,000 for the event.
Today, Candlelighters serves 150 new families each year and another 600 families not currently in treatment. Community-based services focus on the Wasatch Front with expansion into surrounding areas planned. For more information contact Richard Starley at (801) 487-7844 or (888) 556-2737 or email Richardor visit http://www.childhoodcancer.org. Nacho Mama’s opens for lunch and holiday parties
Nacho Mamas, located at 1821 Sidewinder Drive, will offer new dinner menu items and will open for lunch on Dec. 16, with 25 percent V.I.P. discounts offered on food for all holiday parties.
For more information call 645-8226 or visit http://www.nachosmamas.com. Martini party to benefit the Living Christmas The Mynt Lounge is sponsoring the first annual Martini Shake-Up event with proceeds to benefit The Great Life Foundation’s Living Christmas. The event will be held Friday, Dec. 9 from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Mynt Lounge at 63 West 100 South Salt Lake City. Door donations and $1 from each featured "Living Christmas" martini will go to The Living Christmas fund. For more information call (801) 355-Mynt.
The Great Life Foundation’s Living Christmas is a non-profit organization created in 2002 to provide Christmas for Utah families that might otherwise go without in the holiday season. Businesses, families and individuals create teams that sponsor families up and down the Wasatch Front. Families in need of assistance are submitted to the Living Christmas by family, friends and neighbors at http://www.livingchristmas.org. Packages are delivered the week of December 19-23.
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