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Red Dress Fashion Show Fundraiser

For Release: February 1, 2011
College Station, TX -

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum will host the Red Dress Fashion Show and dinner Feb. 4, National Wear Red Day, at the Bush Library and Museum.

The Red Dress Fashion Show and dinner is a fundraiser benefiting the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation, and is sponsored by the College Station Medical Center.

Schedule

5:30-6:30 p.m.Arrival for dinner guests
Complimentary valet parking provided by CARPOOL
6:30-7:45 p.m.Private dinner
Arrival for fashion show guests
Complimentary valet parking provided by CARPOOL
7-7:45 p.m.Reception in museum rotunda for fashion show guests
8-9 p.m.Red Dress Fashion Show
9 p.m.Dessert and coffee reception in museum rotunda

More than 30 red dresses will be modeled by members of the local community. The dresses are made by top designers and have been worn by celebrities in the New York red dress fashion shows. The Red Dress Fashion Show will be the first time the dresses have been worn by anybody outside The Heart Truth®.

Dr. Alan Xenakis, KBTX medical contributor and Texas A&M Health Science Center faculty member, will be the master of ceremonies.

"The Heart Truth® Red Dress Collection" exhibit will be closed from 1 p.m., Feb. 2 through 1 p.m., Feb. 5 for the Red Dress Fashion Show, but dresses from the "First Ladies Red Dress Collection" will be on display in the museum's rotunda during this time.

Tickets are $125 for the cocktail reception and fashion show, RSVP required. For tickets call (979) 691-4014, or e-mail to tracy.paine@nara.gov.

Click Here to see a video for the event.

The dinner is a private event, however the Red Dress Fashion Show is open to media. For more information, contact the Bush Library and Museum Public Relations Office at (979) 691- 4069/4068. Download a media kit at http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu/information/media_kit.php.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091