The following is a press release from the RI Chapter of the American Diabetes Association:
Oscar Night® America in Providence
PROVIDENCE, RI. — Oscar Night® America will be celebrated at a “dress to impress” event on Sunday, March 5 at Rhode Island’s hottest new night spot, Chiazza. All proceeds from the event will support the mission of the American Diabetes Association.
This will be the only 78th Annual Academy Awards® party in Providence officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. “This is our second year for this event,” said Jack Hillman, chair of the organizing committee. “And our goal is to make this an annual fundraising event for the ADA.”
Providence’s Oscar Night America Party guests will arrive at Chiazza, 308 County Road in Barrington., beginning at 6 p.m. and celebrate until the last “and the Oscar goes to” envelope is opened. Academy Awards® for outstanding film achievements of 2005 will be broadcast locally by ABC-6. Those attending will be entertained by a live broadcast of the Academy Awards and entertainment from B101. ABC-6 news anchor April O’Dell will serve as mistress of ceremonies for the event. A “Predict the Winners” contest and silent auction are planned.
The Oscar Night America/Providence committee is Jack Hillman (Chair), Roseanne O’Rourke, Rick Dyer, Katie Carlson, Judy Maynard, Diane Gendreau, Barbara Hillman, Melissa Schmitt, Rebecca Tung, Deanna Law, David Mellor and Jim Metivier.
The American Diabetes Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. More than 20 million people in the United States have diabetes, including 1 million in New England. For more information about the American Diabetes Association and diabetes, visit www.diabetes.orgor call 800-DIABETES.
For more information please contact Ed Garcia at 401-351-0498 or firstname.lastname@example.org
March 11th appears to be the best “Pre-Union” date for Boston. Can I get a headcount?