Saturday, November 20, 2010

Spend the Holidays Giving Back - Bert's Big Adventure Style

Who Knew Philanthropy Could Be This Much Fun?

Tis’ the season for giving. But who said giving back had to be boring? Bert’s Big Adventure has gotten together with some of the best folks in town to provide several opportunities for you to go out and give back in style. Whether you're hoping to find the perfect gift, or wanting to spend a fun-filled evening out on the town, we’ve got just the ticket. Literally.

The Festival of Trees & Gala
When: November 22, 2010 – January 1, 2011; Gala on Thursday, December 16, 2010
Times: Trees – Open day/night; Gala: 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Where: Embassy Suites Atlanta Galleria, 2815 Akers Mill Road
Cost: Free

The Embassy Suites Atlanta Galleria is getting ready to celebrate their 25th Anniversary with The Festival of Trees. Twenty-five non-profit organizations throughout metro Atlanta (including Bert’s Big Adventure) will decorate trees to be on display in the atrium of the hotel through the first of the year. Come out and support Bert’s Big Adventure by choosing their tree as your favorite. Winners will be announced on December 16 at the Anniversary Gala Reception taking place 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Gals Pals Trunk Show benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure
When: Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Woo Skin Care and Cosmetics, 2339 Peachtree Road NE
RSVP: or 404.626.8911

On Nov. 30 from 7-9 p.m., you’re invited to a Holiday Sip & Shop at Woo Skin Care and Cosmetics hosted by Gal Pals Jewerly’s Debbie Pagano along with Anna Aleman and Claudia Wojtowicz. No matter whether you’re looking for your mother, daughter, sister or best friend – this show is the place to find unique and special gifts while giving back to a great cause. Make sure to reserve your spot by emailing or calling 404.626.8911.

Bert and Hayden Weiss Host The Holiday Ice Spectacular
When: Saturday, December 18, 2010
Time: 8 p.m. Where: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center
Tickets:; use discount code BERT to receive $10 discount and give $5 to Bert’s Big Adventure

Bert Weiss: Radio Personality, Father, Husband and now – Professional Ice Skater. Well, sort of. Atlanta’s favorite morning show host will make his skating debut on December 18 as he hosts the first-ever Atlanta edition of The Holiday Ice Spectacular for Bert’s Big Adventure night. However, Bert won’t be the only familiar face you’ll see that night. His 8-year-old son Hayden is also set to make guest appearances throughout the show and the Bert’s Big Adventure families will be seated front and center. Want in on the action? Visit to purchase your tickets today. Make sure to use the discount code BERT because not only will you receive $10 off your ticket, The Holiday Ice Spectacular will also be donating a portion of the proceeds to Bert’s Big Adventure. Can’t go on the 18th? Not a problem. The code works for any night, so pick the one that works best for you and enjoy! For more information about The Holiday Ice Spectacular, visit

About Bert’s Big Adventure: Bert's Big Adventure is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designed to allow children, 5 to 12 years, with a chronic or terminal illness to experience a weekend with their families at Walt Disney World® as their guests . The trip serves all children living in “The Bert Show” radio listening area (All the Hits Q100, 99.7 FM) in metro Atlanta, who prove financial need and who have never been to Walt Disney World. Through the Walt Disney World trip and additional events scheduled throughout the year, Bert’s Big Adventure gives families the chance to experience the land where “dreams come true” in a way that they would not be able to without their help.

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