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"Fashions with the Stars" to Benefit the school's Kids in the Klinic Endowment

Local television personality Jan Yanehiro and former Mrs. California 2001 Dr. Rene Dell'Acqua '96 will participate in "Fashions with the Stars," a fashion show and luncheon to benefit the Kids in the Klinic endowment.

August  04, 2008

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is hosting "Fashions with the Stars," a benefit fashion show and luncheon on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Proceeds from the event benefit the school's Kids in the Klinic endowment, which provides dental care, education and oral health prevention to socioeconomically disadvantaged children in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The fundraiser, chaired by Bonnie Kwong, a director of the Pacific Dental Education Foundation, and Dr. Susan Bittner, president of the Children's Dental Health Care League, will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a silent auction and no-host cocktails in the Fairmont's Grand Ballroom, with the luncheon and fashion show to follow.

Local television personality Jan Yanehiro will commentate the fall runway show featuring women's fashions from Betsey Johnson, men's apparel from Brooks Brothers and children's clothing from Dottie Doolittle. Former Mrs. California 2001 and dental school alumna Dr. Rene Dell'Acqua will share the runway with other dental school alumni, faculty and friends.

Tickets are $75, $100 and $125. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (415) 929-6432 or Bonnie Kwong, event chair, at (408) 867-5343.

Category Type: Special Events

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