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RIHA EVENT FEATURES SPECIAL MUSICAL GUESTS FROM NASHVILLE

By May 4, 2014Rhode Island, Top News

The RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) and BMI recently hosted the third annual Drink Red Wear Red event on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Providence Biltmore Hotel. Guests enjoyed a special “Little Bit of Country” performance by Nashville, TN singers/songwriters Phil O’Donnell and Tim James. A VIP reception was held before the concert. The event was “a little bit of country and a whole lot of rock n’ roll.” There were gourmet dinner stations, silent auction, and dancing. Guests were encouraged to wear creative attire. Proceeds from the special went to benefit the RI Hospitality Association’s Education Foundation.

Organizers of the event: H. Robert Bacon, RIHA Chairman of the Board; Phil O’Donnell, Singer/Songwriter; Diane Vanpelt, Sprague Energy and Co-Chairperson of Drink Red Wear Red; Dale Venturini, President/CEO, RIHA; Tim James, Singer/Songwriter; Dan Spears, VP of Industry Relations and Licensing, BMI; and Joseph Vigliotti, US Foods and a Co-Chairperson of Drink Red Wear Red.  Photos by Richard Kizirian Photography

Organizers of the event: H. Robert Bacon, RIHA Chairman of the Board; Phil O’Donnell, Singer/Songwriter; Diane Vanpelt, Sprague Energy and Co-Chairperson of Drink Red Wear Red; Dale Venturini, President/CEO, RIHA; Tim James, Singer/Songwriter; Dan Spears, VP of Industry Relations and Licensing, BMI; and Joseph Vigliotti, US Foods and a Co-Chairperson of Drink Red Wear Red. Photos by Richard Kizirian Photography

Guests attended an intimate VIP reception with O’Donnell  and James.

Guests attended an intimate VIP reception with O’Donnell
and James.

Guests got into the rock n’ roll and country theme.

Guests got into the rock n’ roll and country theme.

Nashville singer/songwriters Phil O’Donnell and Tim James.

Nashville singer/songwriters Phil O’Donnell and Tim James.

 

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