Dave Mason joins Michael Bolton in celebrating 20 years of Michael Bolton Charities on November 10 in Reno, Nevada.
RENO, Nev. (Sept. 24, 2012) – Two-time Grammy-Award®-Winning artist Michael Bolton joins legendary Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer Dave Mason for a November 10 benefit dinner and concert in celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Michael Bolton Charities, Inc. (MBC), an organization dedicated to raising awareness about violence against women. Along with Mason, Bolton is joined by special guest, Grammy-Award®-Winning songwriter Bill Champlin, formerly of Chicago, and Joan Lunden, celebrated journalist and former host of “Good Morning America.” Lunden serves as Mistress of Ceremonies for her 20th consecutive year at the annual event.
The 20th annual MBC dinner and concert takes place Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Eldorado Hotel Casino in downtown Reno, Nev. where local residents and humanitarians Warren and Jâlé Trepp, and William J. McNamee of Citi, also are set to receive The MBC “Lifetime Achievement” Award. Attendees at the exclusive event are treated to a silent auction and cocktails followed by dinner, a live auction, awards ceremony and concert from the three world-renowned musicians.
The Nov. 10 event celebrates two decades of The MBC’s assistance to children and women at risk and as a result, has chosen northern Nevada as a base to launch its national effort to create awareness and education for issues affecting children and women at risk. In keeping with this mission, The MBC has also selected two prominent local non-profit agencies to benefit from the event: The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows and the Nevada Military Support Alliance (NMSA). In addition, Work Vessels for Veterans and Yoga Blue also receive grants from the celebration’s successes.
The MBC honorees, the Trepps, are known for their longstanding commitment to giving back to the local community and organizations across the country. Warren Trepp is the Co-Founder, Past Chairman and Chair Emeritus of The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation (Parasol) while Jâlé Trepp has served as Co-Chair of Parasol’s Annual Celebrity Golf Ev