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Agassi Charity event/2005

10-01-2005, 12:29 PM

Good article. Don't miss it!!


10-01-2005, 04:41 PM
NORM: Surprise guest (at Agassi charity event) is anybody's guess
Seven-time Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong and his fiancee, Sheryl Crow, may be joining the lineup for Andre Agassi's Grand Slam for Children Benefit Concert .

Is it Janet, Josh or Sheryl and Lance?

The guessing game is going strong entering the final hours before Andre Agassi's Grand Slam for Children Benefit Concert tonight.

Organizers are promising a "special surprise guest" for the gala fundraiser at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and spies tell me event volunteers have been asked to vacate the venue from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. today for the mic check.

Best guesses are Janet Jackson, Josh Groban or Sheryl Crow and Lance Armstrong.

Jackson has been in town all week and teamed up with Agassi on Friday at Pure nightclub (Caesars Palace) on a fundraiser for his charter school. Groban, who has performed at Agassi's benefit in the past, was spotted at "Avenue Q" at Wynn Las Vegas on Wednesday. If Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner, is in town -- and most of his team was spotted at Spago on Friday -- there's a chance that Crow, his fiancee, may be joining another stunning lineup put together by musical director David Foster, the Grammy-winning producer, arranger and composer.

Usher is the latest addition to the lineup, which features Celine Dion, Duran Duran, Earth, Wind & Fire, George Lopez, Glenn Frey, Mary J. Blige and Robin Williams.

10-02-2005, 12:57 AM


R+B star USHER has joined the line-up for tennis ace ANDRE AGASSI's Grand Slam For Children concert tomorrow night (01OCT05).
The YEAH! singer joins CELINE DION, DURAN DURAN, EARTH, WIND + FIRE, GEORGE LOPEZ, GLENN FREY, MARY J BLIGE, ROBIN WILLIAMS and a surprise guest at the 10th annual benefit concert.

The Grand Slam For Children concert fundraiser benefits the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organisation set up to assist at-risk youth in Agassi's hometown of Las Vegas.

30/09/2005 19:40

:wavey:Andre Agassi forever :wavey:

10-02-2005, 11:08 AM
Andre made $10 million last night well done andre the surprise guest was Barbra Streisand just again well done andre wish I was there

10-02-2005, 12:37 PM

:wavey: Andre Agassi forever :wavey:

Andre forever
10-02-2005, 02:14 PM
Andre made $10 million last night well done andre the surprise guest was Barbra Streisand just again well done andre wish I was there

way to go ANDRE wwwwwwwwwwooooooooooo

10-02-2005, 09:15 PM
Nice radio interview

10-03-2005, 04:25 PM
Jewels And Pinstripes Serves Up An Ace At The Andre Agassi 10th Annual Grand Slam For Children® Charity Event Mon Oct 3, 7:02 AM ET

(PRWEB) - For Immediate Release

complete article is here:

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 3, 2005 -- Jewels and Pinstripes, one of the nation"s premier gift bag companies, announced today that the gift bags it created for The Grand Slam for Children® charity event, which took place on October 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, were a huge success.

Celebrities such as Usher, Mary J. Blige, and Celine Dion were given a Life is Good® Weekender Bag filled with a wide range of wonderful, luxurious items such as Wendy Hill Designs jewelry, SDH Legna Luxury Bedding and Altec Lansing® noise reduction headphones.

"Jewels and Pinstripes was selected to procure our gift bags because of its stellar reputation for producing a caliber of gift bag that is unrivaled, as well as for its commitment to charitable causes," said Julie Walther, Executive Director of The Grand Slam For Children. "We are thrilled with the gift bags and have heard nothing but praise from our guests who received them."

About the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation
The AACF, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity, was created to provide recreational and educational opportunities for at-risk boys and girls. The Foundation strives to assist those underprivileged, abused and abandoned children who may be deprived of basic options in life. The AACF also offers a combination of emotional, physical and academic programs designed to enhance a child's character, self-esteem and career possibilities.
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Jewels and Pinstripes
Julie Kenney
:wavey: Andre Agassi forever :wavey:

Greg-Pete fan
10-05-2005, 02:25 PM
To Gigan and others: - we can find many photos from Agassi`s charity, but we have to register...

10-07-2005, 11:38 AM
Andre is great when it come to charities and donating money to charities.

10-12-2005, 10:50 AM

thanks to all who donated! :worship: