On Saturday, January 12, 2008 stars from The Bold and the Beautiful, including John McCook (Eric), Winsor Harmon (Thorne) and Dan McVicar (Clarke) will be present at “A Fashion Extravaganza,” a benefit fashion show and silent auction of the late Darlene Conley’s “Sally Spectra” show wardrobe in Biloxi, Miss. to benefit the Center for Prevention of Child Abuse (CPCA).
Conley, who died on January 14, 2007, was the internationally renowned daytime drama actress who played the vividly colored, comedic and tough dame with a heart of gold, “Sally Spectra” on The Bold and the Beautiful. As “Sally,” Conley was a master of disguise including Mae West, a German spy, an Italian gigolo, a nun, and even a rendition of another B&B character. In celebration of Conley’s life, “Sally’s” wardrobe, most of which was designed by B&B’s Emmy® award winning Costume Designer, Birgit Muller, will be presented in a fashion show extravaganza and placed in a silent auction.
Sponsored by Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, MGM MIRAGE’s destination resort on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, “A Fashion Extravaganza” will include a star-studded fashion show, cocktails and hor d’oeuvres, and silent and live auctions featuring costumes and other B&B memorabilia. Tickets are available at various prices; $300 Platinum which includes front row seats, complimentary champagne, a private meet & greet with B&B stars and a preview of the silent auction (limited number of tickets available), $150 second row (limited number of tickets available), and $75 for general seating. Tickets are available through the CPCA. A special room rate of $149 per night will be extended to guests.
“A Fashion Extravaganza” will be held at the luxurious AAA Four Diamond Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss. Named one of the top hotels in the continental United States and Canada by Travel + Leisure, Beau Rivage blends world-class amenities with world-famous Southern hospitality. Featuring 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites; 11 restaurants; four nightclubs and bars; a 1,550-seat theater; an upscale shopping promenade; a world-class spa & salon; and Fallen Oak, a new Tom Fazio designed championship golf course; Beau Rivage offers the finest destination resort experience in the Southeast.
The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse was established in 1988 by The South Mississippi Exchange Club as a private non-profit human services agency. The main focus of the agency is to provide prevention, education and intervention programs to the abused, neglected and at-risk children and families in South Mississippi.
For more information on CPCA, or to purchase tickets, visit www.mscpca.com or call (228) 868-8686. For hotel reservations, contact Beau Rivage at (800) 567-6667 or visit www.beaurivage.com .
Oh and to refresh your memory, the Bold and the Beautiful celebrated its 20th anniversary on Friday, March 23, 2007. It is a Bell-Phillip Television production, broadcast weekdays (1:30-2:00 PM, ET; 12:30-1:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. Bradley P. Bell is the Executive Producer and Head Writer. Currently in its fifth year of being the first and only daytime drama to simulcast in Spanish utilizing SAP (Secondary Audio Program) technology, the show is the most watched daily dramatic serial in the world, viewed in more than 140 countries.
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