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The Official Prince Tribute Band and R&B Singer Shanice Wilson to Perform at Los Angeles Builders Ball®


Annual Event will Benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and Take Place October13th at the Beverly Wilshire

Los Angeles, CA (September 29, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) will welcome the official Prince Tribute Band, featuring former Prince band members, to perform a set of hits including Purple Rain and 1999 at its annual Los Angeles Builders Ball® on Thursday, October 13th at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The Los Angeles Builders Ball® raises funds and awareness for Habitat LA’s Building a Greater Los Angeles campaign to revitalize distressed communities throughout Los Angeles and provide hope for low-income families living in substandard housing. Trammell Crow Company, Delta Air Lines and Mauricio Umansky will also be honored for their contributions to Building a Greater Los Angeles.

Under the direction of Grammy-award winning producer and Prince’s longtime bassist, Andrew Gouché, the band presents Prince’s music authentically. Habitat LA and the Prince Tribute Band will honor Prince’s legacy in music and philanthropy with this special performance that will include an appearance by Grammy-nominated R&B singer, Shanice Wilson. The Prince tribute at the Los Angeles Builders Ball® will coincide with the Prince Family Tribute also taking place on October 13th in Minneapolis featuring Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera and a host of others.

The evening will include a cocktail reception, dinner and live auction. All proceeds will support Habitat LA’s work revitalizing neighborhoods and increasing access to affordable homeownership and home repair opportunities. Top corporate underwriters of this event include Delta Air Lines and U.S. Bank.

The response to the 2016 Los Angeles Builders Ball ® has been so overwhelming that tickets are officially sold out. If interested in sponsorship opportunities or purchasing a ticket please contact Patty Lee, Habitat LA Associate Director of Special Events, at plee@habitatla.org or 424.246.3178 to be added to the event waiting list.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. As the top nonprofit homebuilder in the greater Los Angeles area with five consecutive Charity Navigator 4-Star ratings, Habitat LA has partnered with volunteers, donors and Habitat homeowners to build, renovate and repair more than 1,200 homes locally and worldwide since 1990. The lives of thousands of individuals have been transformed as a result of having a decent and affordable place to call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes and pay an affordable mortgage. By supporting Habitat LA through volunteerism, donations and supporting affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the stability and self-reliance they need to build a better future. To learn more, visit www.habitatla.org

Contacts:

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles – Ali Mullin / amullin@habitatla.org / (310) 502-1269

Media Inquiries – EMC|Bowery / 323.857.0007

Ben Russo – ben@emcbowery.com

Shae Savin – shae@emcbowery.com

Dianne Quirante – Dianne@emcbowery.com