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#14 - JRL 7007
From: "Fred Andresen" <fred@andresen.com>
Subject: 300th St. Petersburg Anniversary
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003

Dear David,

I am sure there are many other celebrations in the country in addition to the impressive list of special events in your JRL 7005. One of them is the Annual Russian Winter Ball of the Los Angeles/St. Petersburg Sister City Committee on February 1, 2003. Our Gala will be the main official event for the celebration that will take place in Los Angeles.

Scheduled attendants so far are representatives of the Administration of St. Petersburg, Administration of the President of Russia, Ambassador of Russia to the United States, Consul General of Russia, Mayor of Los Angeles, Council members of Los Angeles, many business and cultural leaders and several celebrities. Several cultural celebrities are also scheduled.

Proceeds of this ball, which grows every year, go to charities in St. Petersburg including an orphanage, a children's medical facilities, and a society that helps the aged. We are still open for guests and sponsorship. Call Natalie Scherbakova at +310-394-0010 ext 3# natalie@comspan.com or Frederick R. Andresen +949-721-8953 fred@andresen.com

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