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November, 20 2010 - 1st Annual K2 Adventures Masquerade Ball

Where: Paradise Valley Doubletree Resort

When: November 20, 2010

Time: 5:30 PM

Ticket Prices: Individual Seats: $175

Beneficiary: Children & Animals with Disabilities

Host(s): K2 Adventures Foundation

EMCEE: Tim Ring and Fay Fredricks

Founders: Kristen Salcito, Kevin Cherilla

Entertainment: by Stephen Ashbrook

Sponsors: TITLE: Ani Villas/Anguilla, British West Indies; CORPORATE: Affinity Kitchen, Arizona Final Clean, Arrow Electric, Chuck Irion/Irion Books, Estancia Capital Partners LP, Ferguson Kitchen Bath and Lighting Gallery, Kaki Concepts, KC Summits, Mardi Gras Costume Shop, Plattner Schneidman & Schneider PC, Salcito Custom Homes, Wolf-Sub Zero, Themers, U.S. Bank, Veridus, Viking-Sunwest

Menu: SALAD: Organic farm greens, cherry tomatoes, dried apples, toasted walnuts; ENTREE: Macadamia nut crusted salmon and peppered filet mignon w bordelaise sauce, wild mushroom risotto, chef's selection of vegetables; DESSERT: Flourless chocolate cake w vanilla creme anglaise

Attire: Costume

Information: Kristen Salcito Sandquist 480.797.2950

Board of Directors: Colleen Baker*, Tom Chamberlain*, Kevin Cherilla*, Greg DePinto*, Michelle DePinto*, Karen Donmoyer, Jacqui Firestone, Cathy French*, Jon Kitchell, Leatrice Kitchell, Laurie Malone*, Rodney Malone, Stan Marks, David McClintic, Kim McClintic, Cheryl Mendez*, Kelly Michael*, Bonnie Montry, Marty Montry*, Kim Morey*, Lisa Owens*, Kelly Richardson*, Kristen Salcito Sandquist, Kelli Short, Anne Thoits, Judy Walker

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By Myra Richman..........K2 Adventures held its 1st Annual "Masquerade Ball" on Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at the Paradise Valley Doubletree Resort.

The evening began with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by dinner, recipient charity presentations, dog adoptions, live auction, comedy entertainment and dancing. Emcees for the evening were husband and wife team Tim Ring and Fay Fredricks. 

Benefiting K2 Adventures Foundation's charities were:  Arizona Humane Society, Hacienda Healthcare, Mwereni Integrated School for the Blind in Africa and Whispering Hope Ranch Foundation.

K2 Adventures Foundation is a qualified 501(C)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to collaborate with charities serving children with special needs by providing funds that will be used for educational enrichment as well as fulfillment through outdoor camps and activities. The goals of K2 Adventures Foundation are to make a difference in the lives of children, not just in the United States, but the world. This event benefits Whispering Hope Ranch Foundation, Hacienda Healthcare, Arizona Humane Society, and the Mwereni Integrated School for the Blind in Africa.

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