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Re: [IP] carousel ball



IN the article in USA Today it said Carosel of Hope Ball has raised over $65
million over the past 25 years.
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Subject: [IP] carousel ball


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> Jenny was right - it was started by marvin and barbara davis, denver
> millionaires, more than 20 years ago when they started teh barbara davis
> center there...Their daughter was diagnosesd a few years after me and they
> decided not to just sit there and moan and whine about it...they put their
> money to good use, as well as his hollywood connections.
>
> It used to be held in denver and all those celebrities came to town and
> raised money. A couple of years me and my mom got to go to a tea and
fashion
> show that they held just before teh ball showcasing evening wear...
>
> Only $60 million?  is that all it has raised?  how depressing.....in 20
> years? or was tha THIS year's take?
>
> Interesting thing (for me) re: the BDC...when they first opened back in
7/78?
> they held a poster contest for kids to draw what diabetes meant to
them...I
> entered and won 1st prize - a 10 speed bike!  had my picture in the paper
and
> all..got to meet the researchers...famous people now...Dr. Peter Chase...
and
> a few others...
>
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