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An enduring vision
Monday, October 2 2006

On October 3, 2006, Sir Elton John continues his worldwide humanitarian efforts to help raise money for HIV/AIDS awareness with the Elton John AIDS Foundation's fifth annual benefit "An Enduring Vision" presented by Bath & Body Works at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

Sir Elton John and David Furnish are honorary chairs with Harry Slatkin, Bryan Adams, Daniel Battsek, David and Victoria Beckham, John Demsey, The Earl and Countess of Derby, Nick Faldo, Fawaz Gruosi, Patricia Hearst and Bernard Shaw, Elizabeth Hurley, Evelyn and Leonard Lauder, Viscount and Viscountess Linley, Elle Macpherson, Bette Midler, Lily Safra, Danielle Steel, Donatella Versace as co-chairs.

Whoopi Goldberg, a unique talent who has appeared on stage, screen, radio, television and comedy, will host the gala dinner. To add to the excitement of the evening, there will be special performances by Sir Elton John and singer/songwriter Neil Young. A live auction will be conducted by Vice Chairman of Sotheby’s North and South America Jamie Niven.

As part of the evening’s program, EJAF will proudly present Enduring Vision awards to Jo and Raffy Manoukian, Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss, and Frank Tiberius Gangi for their outstanding support of EJAF and its mission.

For ticket information, please contact Eric Washer at Elton John AIDS Foundation, 212-763-9172 or eric.washer@ejaf.org.

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