News at A Glimmer of Hope

9/1/07

SUPER BOWL CHAMPION, PRO BOWLER AND PITTSBURGH STEELER ALAN FANECA TO HOST SIXTH ANNUAL BID FOR HOPE AUCTION

PITTSBURGH -- The sixth annual "Bid for Hope" charity auction, hosted by Pittsburgh Steeler Alan Faneca and his wife Julie, will be held on Monday, October 29 from 7 - 11 p.m. at the Jerome Bettis Grille 36 on the North Shore. Faneca and many of his invited teammates will start the evening off with an autograph session from 7-8 p.m. Throughout the rest of the evening a silent and live auction of sports memorabilia will take place. Bob Pompeani will serve as special guest auctioneer. All proceeds will benefit A Glimmer of Hope, a Pittsburgh-based non-profit organization that supports breast cancer research.

The $200 per person ticket includes cocktails, hors d oeuvres and valet parking. In addition, every attendee will receive a specially designed gift bag including a white-panel football autographed by Faneca, and a special #66 cap. One-of-a-kind auction items include autographed Steelers jerseys and other team items, as well as other sports items and memorabilia.

Tickets for the event must be purchased in advance by calling 1-800-454-6746 or by visiting our website. All proceeds will be donated to A Glimmer of Hope, which has raised over $800,000 for breast cancer research since 1994.

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