(CelebrityAccess News Service) – The James Taylor family was out in force supporting the Tranquility Project's first annual fundraiser. Joined by daughter Sally, son Ben and other local and sports celebrities at Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, CO, the fundraiser raised $114,000 through silent and live auctions. Boulder bands Something Underground and Wendy Woo also performed./p>
Among the items auctioned were two James Taylor Signed Guitars that went for a total of $20,000, one purchased by former Colorado Avalanche Greg DeVries; and two dinner parties hosted by Sally Taylor with a concert for dessert went for $14,000, one purchased by Colorado Avalanche Superstar Peter Forsberg.
The Tranquility Project, founded by Boulder, CO resident Sally Taylor and Dean Bragonier, is a non-profit action group whose mission is tri-fold: to extract landmines from Southeast Asian soil, to rehabilitate their innocent victims, and to raise awareness that will aid in the prevention of future landmine atrocities.
Money raised form the evening will provide grants to grassroots operations in Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand that are working to attain a landmine free world. –by Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner
For more information, go to www.tranquilityproject.org