Our mission is to raise $1 million for the Fund. As a former Marine I am keeping faith, Semper Fidelis
Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 3, 2007
Hemancipation, a luxury lifestyle management service, is helping some of America's finest patriots, injured Marines.
"Cars, Bars & Cigars: An Evening of Luxury" will be held at O'Gara Coach Company, the Beverly Hills dealer for such fine automobiles as Bugatti, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, and Lamborghini. Fine cigars, live music, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and door prizes will add to the evening's enjoyment.
The private charity event will benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, an organization that helps injured Marines and their families. "We are pleased to have this opportunity to raise awareness of the needs of our wounded in this unique setting," said Wendy Lethin, director of community relations for the Fund.
"Our mission is to raise $1 million for the Fund. As a former Marine I am keeping faith, Semper Fidelis," said Hemancipation CEO Akilah E. Kamaria.
Panda Restaurant Group CEO and former Marine Captain Tom Davin will discuss the activities of the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund and introduce combat veterans who have benefitted from the Fund.
Live entertainment will be provided by Marston Smith, a thrilling musician who performs on a six-stringed electric cello. He has performed on the Tonight Show, at Cirque du Soleil, and for international VIPs from Tony Blair to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He has also recorded with music legends such as Barbara Streisand and Stevie Wonder.
Veteran television announcer Burton Richardson will serve as emcee and will preside over a live auction of valuable collectibles to directly benefit the Fund. These include the Ultimate Super Bowl XLII Exclusive Experience and the Golf Legends Multi-Signed Masters Champions Jacket.
Individual tickets for the evening program are $195 ($295 for VIP admission). The VIP reception begins at 6:00, and the main gala begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 25, 2007, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
About the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund
Founded in Oceanside, Calif., by a Marine Corps spouse in 2004, The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund (IMSFF) provides financial assistance and quality-of-life solutions to Marines and sailors injured in combat or training, or with life-threatening illnesses, other service members injured while in direct support of Marine units, and their families. Assistance is given to service members at military hospitals and VA centers nationwide and in Germany. The goal is to alleviate the financial burden incurred during hospitalization, recovery and rehabilitation. Since its inception, the Semper Fi Fund has provided over $14 million in grants, specialized equipment, adapted vehicles, and handicap home purchases and modifications to increase the quality of life and restore dreams to our wounded heroes. For more information, please visit http://www.semperfifund.org or call 760-725-3680.
The founder & CEO of Hemancipation is Akilah E. Kamaria. She is a former Marine who personifies the socially conscious, business-savvy professionals who want to make a change in the world. In Kamaria's case her overarching aim is to make a real difference in the lives of men and women who really need it.
Hemancipation is a luxury lifestyle management service for men. The service is designed to handle the complex and discrete logistics of fast-paced lifestyles. The company offers customized concierge services specifically for the needs of successful men. For more information, please visit http://www.hemancipation.net