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Deer Valley Resort, host of the Celebrity Skifest for over 20 years, just announced that Academy Award winner and two-time Grammy Winner Melissa Etheridge will be performing a private concert at the Saturday evening, December 8 Gala Event benefiting Robert F. Kennedy, Jr's, Waterkeeper Alliance.
A variety of packages are still available through Waterkeeper Alliance that will provide guests the opportunity to participate in the event and attend an intimate concert with Melissa Etheridge.Celebrities and environmental supporters including Larry David, Rosie Perez and Kevin Nealon will ski in the CBS Celebrity Skifest Race on Saturday, then gather that evening for the Waterkeeper Benefit Gala to support efforts to get more clean water to people who need it.
For the first time ever, tickets and packages starting at $1,250 are available for the Saturday Gala, which includes cocktails, dinner, auction, special remarks by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and a live concert for just 300 guests by Melissa Etheridge.
One-hundred percent of the proceeds from the Gala will benefit Waterkeeper Alliance.Festivities throughout the weekend are featured in the No. 1-rated winter sports television special on CBS. The 2012 Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest is scheduled to air on Sunday, December 9 (check local listings).For more information or to reserve your tickets for the Saturday night Waterkeeper Gala, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-416-6643.