DiMora to Host Benefit For Marines

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DiMora Natalia SLS 2
Beverly Hills, CA. October 3, 2007 – DiMora Motorcar, creators of the $2 Million Natalia SLS 2 sport luxury sedan, and Hemancipation, a luxury lifestyle management service, are joining forces to help some of America’s finest patriots, our injured Marines.

“Cars, Bars & Cigars: An Evening of Luxury” will be held at O’Gara Coach Company, the Beverly Hills dealer for such fine automobiles as Bugatti, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, and Lamborghini. DiMora Motorcar CEO Alfred DiMora will showcase his classic Clenet and two specialty cars he created for upcoming Hollywood movies, and present a glimpse of the Natalia SLS 2, now in development. Fine cigars, live music, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and door prizes will add to the evening’s enjoyment.

The private charity event will benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, an organization that helps injured Marines and their families. “We are pleased to have this opportunity to raise awareness of the needs of our wounded in this unique setting,” said Wendy Lethin, director of community relations for the Fund.

“Our mission is to raise $1 million for the Fund. As a former Marine I am keeping faith,” said Hemancipation CEO Akilah E. Kamaria. “We are excited to have automotive celebrities such as Alfred DiMora involved in our effort.”

“I recently had the honor of celebrating my stepson’s graduation from Marine Corps boot camp,” said DiMora. “When we saw PFC Joshua Eddy in his dress uniform, the pride his mother and I felt was overwhelming. This fundraising event is one way I can thank all Marines for the sacrifices they make for America.”

Joining Kamaria and DiMora for the hosting duties will be Courtney Hansen, host of Fox Sports Net’s new travel adventure series “Destination Wild.” As host of Spike TV’s “Powerblock” and former co-host of The Learning Channel’s “Overhaulin’,” she has graced numerous magazine covers and was named one of FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World.”

“I am delighted to have this opportunity to contribute to the rehabilitation of men and women who have given so much to their country,” said Hansen. “I also love cars, and I can’t wait to see what’s under development at DiMora Motorcar.”

Panda Restaurant Group CEO and former Marine Captain Tom Davin will discuss the activities of the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund and introduce combat veterans who have benefitted from the Fund.

Live entertainment will be provided by Marston Smith, a thrilling musician who performs on a six-stringed electric cello. He has performed on the Tonight Show, at Cirque du Soleil, and for international VIPs from Tony Blair to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He has also recorded with music legends such as Barbara Streisand and Stevie Wonder.

Veteran television announcer Burton Richardson will serve as emcee and will preside over a live auction of valuable collectibles to directly benefit the Fund. These include the Ultimate Super Bowl XLII Exclusive Experience and the Golf Legends Multi-Signed Masters Champions Jacket.

Individual tickets for the evening program are $195 ($295 for VIP admission). The VIP reception begins at 6:00, and the main gala begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 25, 2007, in Beverly Hills, Calif. For details, please visit www.carsbarscigars.com.