Actors' Fund's Annual Auction to Begin July 24

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Auction of 1000 Stars 2006, the annual on-line auction presented by The Actors' Fund of America, is set to begin July 24.

The extravagant on-line auction features dozens of "celebrity experiences" and memorabilia. A host of items will be available to the highest bidder, and all proceeds will benefit the Actors' Fund.

A full list of items will be announced shortly.

Previous auctions have offered walk-on roles in Mamma Mia! and The Phantom of the Opera, backstage visits with casts of various Broadway shows and rare Broadway Playbills, autographed Playbills and photographs and/or books from Pearl Bailey, Lillian Gish, Colleen Dewhurst, Jason Robards, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates, Nathan Lane and Sigourney Weaver.

The Actors' Fund, which was founded in 1882, is a non-profit organization that provides for the social welfare of all entertainment professionals. Some of the many programs The Actors' Fund provides include a nursing home and assisted living care facility; senior and disabled programs; mental health services; chemical dependency services; entertainment industry assistance programs; the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative; the AIDS Initiative; and supportive housing on both coasts.

For more information visit www.actorsfund.org.

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