Bikes for Kids Utah Hosts 2010 Dinner and Auction

Hundreds of Bikes for Kids Utah supporters will gather to bid in auctions that will help the organization give 1,000 Utah children bicycles in 2011

SALT LAKE CITY – Aug. 31, 2010 – Bikes for Kids Utah today announced the details of its 2010 dinner and auction to be held at Cucina Nassi in Salt Lake City on Thursday, September 30, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

“Our dinner's new location, Tuscan ambiance and high-caliber auction items will make this event a really exciting occasion for the community,” said Debbie Reid, Bikes for Kids Utah executive director. “The dinner auction is pivotal to Bikes for Kids' success, and always generates more momentum for our cause.”

The evening's highlights include a silent auction and cocktails beginning at 6 p.m. and a Tuscan Italian dinner served at 7 p.m., with a live auction beginning immediately thereafter. Tickets for the dinner are $100 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10.

Some of the auction items include:

Two tickets to the Grammy Awards Show, including the after party

Two tickets to Dancing with the Stars, including a meeting with the cast after the show

Weeklong stay at a villa in Tuscany, Italy

Trip for four to the Virgin Islands

Amazon Cruise for two through Peru

Group vacation to Spice Island in Grenada

Dozens of holiday gift baskets

Last year's Bikes for Kids Utah dinner and auction earned $17,000 with 220 guests bidding on auction items.

To purchase tickets for the Bikes for Kids dinner and auction or to donate items to the auction, please visit www.bikesforkidsutah.com or call 801.656.0472.

Cucina Nassi is located at 2155 South Highland Drive in Salt Lake City.

About Bikes for Kids Utah

Formed in 2006, Bikes for Kids Utah, a non-profit organization, provides bicycles for underprivileged second grade children throughout the Salt Lake Valley by means of its event registration proceeds, auctions, and through private and corporate donations. Its annual bicycle fundraising events raise money to provide 1,000 underprivileged children with bicycles each year. For more information about the events, please visit www.bikesforkidsutah.com or call 801.656.0472.

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