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Jewels And Pinstripes Serves Up An Ace At The Andre Agassi 10th Annual Grand Slam For Children® Charity Event

Luxurious Gift Bags Score Major Points with Celebrities and VIPs

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Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 3, 2005 -- Jewels and Pinstripes, one of the nation’s premier gift bag companies, announced today that the gift bags it created for The Grand Slam for Children® charity event, which took place on October 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, were a huge success.

Celebrities such as Usher, Mary J. Blige, and Celine Dion were given a Life is Good® Weekender Bag filled with a wide range of wonderful, luxurious items such as Wendy Hill Designs jewelry, SDH Legna Luxury Bedding and Altec Lansing® noise reduction headphones.

“Jewels and Pinstripes was selected to procure our gift bags because of its stellar reputation for producing a caliber of gift bag that is unrivaled, as well as for its commitment to charitable causes,” said Julie Walther, Executive Director of The Grand Slam For Children. “We are thrilled with the gift bags and have heard nothing but praise from our guests who received them.”

Products included in each of gift bags are as follows:
Celebrity Bag
Wendy Hill Designs Rhodolite Garnet or Peridot Bracelet with white Diamonds set in white gold, $1,500, www.wendyhilldesigns.com
SDH Legna Luxury Bedding, Made it Italy, $760, www.sdhonline.com
Chrome Hearts eyeglass holder, $150, with gift certificate for free pair of sunglasses (prices vary up to $1000) from Oculus in the Appian Way at Caesar’s Palace, www.oculusltd.com
JOY by Mel Lim's luxurious letterpress stationery with Swarovski rhinestones, $175, www.joybymellim.com
Altec Lansing AHP712i Noise Cancellation Headphones, $149.95, www.alteclansing.com
Ike Behar Tie and Pocket Squares, $120, www.ikebehar.com
Jo Malone 100 ml Lime, Basil and Mandarin Cologne, $85, http://www.jomalone.co.uk/
Amy Schwab Designs Corduroy Belt with Rhinestone Buckle, $65, www.amyschwabdesigns.com
Prescriptives Intensive Rebuilding Eye Cream, $65, www.prescriptives.com
Life is good Weekender Bag, $60, www.lifeisgood.com
Julie Miles Beaded Fitted Tie Belt, $60, 310.408.2067
Shari's Berries, 4pk of berries and cookies, $45, www.berries.com
World Famous Welcome to Las Vegas miniature novelty sign, $39.95, www.thewelcometolvsign.com
Coach Frame, $38, www.coach.com
Lab Series for Men Day Rescue, $30, www.labseriesformen.com
Godiva Chocolatier - A 16pc box of the new Platinum Collection, the next generation of Godiva chocolates, $25, www.godiva.com
Estee Lauder Multi Protection Sun Lotion for Body SPF 30, $22, www.esteelauder.com
DKNY Be Delicious After Shave Balm, $42, www.dkny.com
Stila Grapefruit Lip Gloss and Apricot Lip Gloss, $20, www.stilacosmetics.com

VIP Bag
Life is good Weekender Bag, www.lifeisgood.com
Chrome Hearts eyeglass holder provided by Oculus in the Appian Way at Caesar’s Palace, www.oculusltd.com
Altec Lansing inMotion iM4 Portable Audio System, www.alteclansing.com
Adidas Sweatshirt, www.adidas.com
Coach Frame, www.coach.com
Swiss Army Watch, www.swissarmy.com
Oakley Sunglasses, www.oakley.com
World Famous Welcome to Las Vegas miniature novelty sign, www.thewelcometolvsign.com
Estee Lauder Multi Protection Sun Lotion for Body SPF 30, www.esteelauder.com
Jo Malone 100 ml Lime, Basil and Mandarin Cologne, http://www.jomalone.co.uk/
Lab Series for Men Day Rescue, www.labseriesformen.com
DKNY Be Delicious After Shave Balm, www.dkny.com
Stila Grapefruit Lip Gloss and Apricot Lip Gloss, www.stilacosmetics.com
Prescriptives Intensive Rebuilding Eye Cream, www.presciptives.com

    
The Grand Slam for Children event is one of the largest charitable events in the United States. The event on Saturday night raised 10 million dollars. It was created by the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation to help at-risk youth in the Las Vegas area. The star-studded list of entertainers that performed included Glenn Frye, Earth Wind & Fire, Mary J. Blige, Duran Duran, Robin Williams, George Lopez, Usher, Celine Dion, and a surprise appearance from Barbra Streisand.

An autographed gift bag, with all contents included, will be auctioned on www.charityfolks.com. All proceeds will benefit the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation.

About Jewels and Pinstripes
Founded in October of 2004, Jewels and Pinstripes is a premier designer of luxury gift bags, specializing in creating VIP thank-you bags for charity benefits. Inspired by the dedication of the organizations it works with, Jewels and Pinstripes regularly donates gift bags for auction, and has raised more than $135,000 for events that include EXTRA Awards Lounge, The Carousel of Hope, Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night and Chris Evert's Pro-Celebrity Classic. Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Matthew Perry, Faith Hill, Beyonce, Sarah Jessica Parker, Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood top the long list of lucky Jewels and Pinstripe recipients. The gift bags and the extraordinary contents regularly attract the attention of leading media outlets including People, Extra, Us Weekly, Entertainment Tonight, Inc.com, and FoxNews. For more information about Jewels and Pinstripes, please visit our website at www.jewelsandpinstripes.com.

About the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation
The AACF, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity, was created to provide recreational and educational opportunities for at-risk boys and girls. The Foundation strives to assist those underprivileged, abused and abandoned children who may be deprived of basic options in life. The AACF also offers a combination of emotional, physical and academic programs designed to enhance a child's character, self-esteem and career possibilities.

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