A MAJESTIC EVENING OF HOPE
Fremont (Silicon Valley) California 31st July 2006 -
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess
Katherine, in partnership with the
Niles Rotary Club,
Wheelchair Foundation, The Group
Seven Children's Foundation, and
Peja Stojakovic Children's Foundation hosted during the weekend a
Majestic Evening of Hope,
fundraiser at the Fremont Marriott Hotel .
The aim of the event was to benefit the Lifeline
Humanitarian Organization, Patron HRH Crown Princess Katherine which will
send wheelchairs and medical supplies to all parts of Serbia regardless of
ethnicity or religion.
Beside Their Royal Highnesses other distinguished guests
were Mr. Kenneth Behring the founder of the Wheelchair Foundation, Vlade
Divac, former NBA All-Star and Peja Stojakovic NBA All-Star. The special
keynote speaker of the evening was Mr. Rick King past
Rotary International President, Mr.
Chris Lewis who is Jerry Lewis' son and vice-president of Public Education
for the Wheelchair Foundation and he was M.C. for the event.
This was a rare opportunity to participate and enjoy a
lovely evening with very special people that have gathered together to
support a noble cause.
HRH Crown Prince Alexander II extended his gratitude to
everyone who contributed to the success of this event. While commenting on
the conditions in Serbian medical system he pointed out that Serbia has
excellent doctors and nurses who desperately need better equipment.
HRH Crown Princess Katherine emphasized that there is a
brighter future coming for disabled children and people of Serbia and added:
"I'm thankful to all people who have big hearts that
gathered here tonight and showed their support. This is the night for the
people who give and fulfill their promises. "
Vlade Divac and Peja Stojakovic pointed out that this was
a great opportunity to help disabled persons in Serbia since this is the
right time to give a hand to those in need.
The event in Fremont near San Francisco was another
contribution to endless efforts of Their Royal Highnesses and their
humanitarian endeavors in order to help people of Serbia who suffered more
than enough in last few decades.
Their Royal Highnesses will continue their humanitarian
mission in Belgrade organizing a Humanitarian Basketball Game on the 5th of
August 2006 and in Chicago organizing another charity event in September