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Russo and Steele Helps Change Children’s Lives through the Support of Big Brothers Big Sisters

Russo and Steele Collector Automobile proudly announces its support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona. Big Brothers Big Sisters will be the recipient of the classic car auction’s January 2010 charity gala.

“Giving back to the community thru charitable giving has been a long tradition for us here at Russo and Steele,” said Drew Alcazar, owner, along with his wife Josephine, of Russo and Steele Collector Automobiles. “This year we are excited about having Big Brothers Big Sisters join us. The money raised during this evening’s silent and live auctions will definitely make a huge impact on the community,” said Alcazar.

This event is the hottest gala in town and has been SOLD OUT each year, as only 650 exclusive seats are available: Open to Corporate Sponsors, Registered Bidders and invited Guests only. Early Bidder Registration and RSVP for the event will ensure your invitation to this prestigious event. Tickets are $100 each and table sponsorships are also available.

Since 1955 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona has provided support, guidance, friendship and fun by matching children to volunteer mentors. The organization helps children realize their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with volunteers who care about them. National research shows that positive relationships between youth and their Big Brother or Big Sister have a direct and measurable impact*. By participating in our programs, youth are:

52% less likely to skip school
46% less likely to use illegal drugs
27% less likely to start drinking alcohol
More confident of their academic performance
Able to get along better with their families

Russo and Steele Charity Gala Facts:

WHO: Russo and Steele auction bidders, consignors, guests and supporters of Big Brothers Big SIsters are invited.

WHAT: Russo and Steele’s 10th Anniversary Charity Gala. Cocktails, Fabulous food presented by a Celebrity Chef Showcase, Silent Auctions, and Live Entertainment.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 6:30pm

WHERE: Russo and Steele Event Site Main Tent, Mayo Blvd and Scottsdale Road, just south of the 101 Freeway in North Scottsdale.

ATTIRE: Simple Elegant (Cocktail Attire)

COST: $100

RESERVATIONS: Once Registered with Russo and Steele RSVP by emailing


Auction Details:

Russo and Steele’s Scottsdale 2010 Event: Wednesday through Sunday, January 20-24-2010 under the big top tent at Mayo Blvd and Scottsdale Road, just south of the 101. Gates open at 10 a.m. Wednesday thru Sunday. The auction starts at noon Thursday thru Sunday with memorabilia and follows with automobiles at 1 P.M. Only registered bidders, consignors and their guests are permitted in the auction tent, the general public is welcome to view the cars in general admission area. General Admission is $20/per day and bidders passes are $150, VIP Guest $75 and an extra $50 for each additional guest. Info at

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