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October 9, 2003

Over 200 Tickets Sold for the WRAD Halloween Ball!!! We still have some tickets left but HURRY!

From: Wradenews - Oct 9, 2003

TDD/FAX: 661-943-8879 Email:
VOICE: 800-644-9963, leave msg with Bruce

October 9, 2003

We sold over 200 tickets to the WRAD Halloween Party and Costume Ball so

As of today we sold over 200 dinner tickets to the WRAD Halloween Party and
Costume Ball at the Hilton Convention Center in Burbank California on Saturday
October 25, 2003. We still accept ticket orders until October 16 for DINNER
but please pay with your money order or cashier's check as we do not accept
personal checks anymore.They are $35 per head until October 16. We still accept
tickets for the Halloween party WITHOUT dinner and they are $25 per head until
October 16. We will have light refreshments after dinner for people who come
to our party without dinner and for anyone else at the party that becomes
hungry after dinner. We have a limit of 250 people for DINNER so we are going to
be sold out SOON but we will continue to accept orders for people coming to
our party AFTER dinner for the costume contest and other entertainment from 8pm
until 2am. We have a limit of 350 people at the Halloween party and Costume
Ball. Dinner is from 6pm until 8pm.

After October 16 prices for dinner tickets will be $40 per person and $30
without dinner. You can also reserve a table for 8 people for a special price of
$272 until October 16 then the price will go up to $312. We have a few tables
left for reservations so act now to avoid disappointment.

Buy tickets now and do not be disappointed if we are SOLD OUT before the


- Exciting Costume Contests with CASH $$$$$$$ prizes
- Delicious sit down dinner with a choice of London broil beef, or boneless
chicken or eggplant parmansan
- Event from 6pm until 2am for people attending dinner and from 8pm until 2am
for those attending without dinner
- Exciting Entertainment including Bernard Bragg and VAE as Master of
- Five Well-Talented Judges to help select the winners of the costume
contest. They are:
Pinky Aiello, Laureen and John Maucere, Eileen Schultz, and Philip Wolfe
- Pumpkin Art Contest !!!!
- Exhibits on the hallway of the Convention Center promoting products
benefiting the deaf and hard of hearing community including Sprint Relay, MCI,
TovTech Communications and Scottwireless
- DJ Music with our own deaf Joe Mc Roberts and dancing with your costumes
- Plenty of parking at the Hilton Convention Center
- Stay overnight at the Hilton Hotel if you wish with a special WRAD
discounted rate

If that is not enough for you, keep reading! WRAD, Inc. has included Gino
Giudice of Hollywood Hills, California to help design and plan the Halloween
Ball. Gino, himself deaf, is well known as an animator with Hollywood, and he has
participated in many costume contests in the past that got him many top
prizes and money. He is donating his trophy for the top prize- the Grand prize at
the 2003 Halloween Costume Ball. Winner of the Grand Prize will get $250 plus
the trophy. Winners of different costume categories including the Funniest,
Scariest, Most Fantasy, and Group will each get $100 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd
place, and $25 for 3rd place.It is time for you to plan wearing a costume
that is creative so you can win a prize!!!!!! There is even more !!!!!!!!!!

The Halloween Party and Costume Contest is open to EVERYONE!!!!!!! We welcome
deaf and hard of hearing participants, CODAS, interpreters and
transliterators and all other communication assistants, students, and hearing friends an
family members, to attend our Halloween Dinner, to participate in our Costume
Contest, and to enjoy our Halloween Party!!!! Bring your friends and relatives
and enjoy the fun. The party is open to people 18 years old and over. Sprint
Relay Service is the major sponsor of the WRAD Halloween Party and Costume Ball.

Attendance to the Ball is limited to about 350 people. We also made
arrangements with Hilton Burbank Airport to let people stay one or two nights at a
discounted rate of $99 plus tax per night. Please call Hilton at 1-800-368-1133
TDD or 1-800-840-6450 VOICE if you wish to reserve a sleeping room and be sure
to mention WRAD to get a discount.

A reminder!!!! We are offering a rate of $35 per person for dinner and
entertainment if you reserve before October 16th. After that prices will go up to
$40 per person. Take advantage of this early bird price and mail your order
today or before October 16th. You can also reserve the WHOLE table for 8 people
for $272 before October 16th. After that price goes up to $312.

Don't miss the 2003 WRAD Halloween Costume Ball. It is going to be the talk
of the town and you should be part of it!

Detach and return to WRAD, PO BOX 3211, QUARTZ HILL, CA 93586 USA

Your name- ___________________________
Address : ___________________________________

Phone: ______ _______________________ TDD OR VOICE
Email: ____________________ Repeat your email address: ___________________

DINNER/ENTERTAINMENT: ( 6pm-2am) $35 before October 16, $40 after Oct 16

How many people? ___________ Total $ ____________
Food desired: ( How many) Beef _______ Chicken _______Eggplant Parmesan ______

GROUP SEATING : (6pm-2am) $ 272 before Oct 16, or $ 312 after Oct 16
How many tables ? _________ ( 8 people per table) Total $ __________
Food desired: ( How many) Beef______ Chicken ____ Eggplant Parmesan ______

$25 Before Oct 16 or $30 After October 16 and at Door
How many? _________ Total $ ____________

In order to stay overnight at the Hilton Hotel, make your own arrangements
and tell them you are with the WRAD group so you will get a discounted group
rate of $99 per night.

Return this form to WRAD, Inc PO Box 3211, Quartz Hill, CA 93586
Make a check payable to WRAD, Inc. NO PERSONAL CHECKS AFTER Oct. 8. NO