“The Class of 2009” ON MARCH 1st!

Sky Ranch Foundation

The Sky Ranch Foundation has announced that it will hold its 18th annual Hall of Fame dinner on Sunday, March 1, 2009 at the newly remodeled Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is being held in conjunction with the 7th annual convention of American Beverage Licensees (ABL), and the very popular Nightclub & Bar Show. The Hall of Fame dinner will honor individuals whose personal and business achievements have made an important contribution to the united efforts of the alcohol beverage industry since 1960 to provide quality care for the troubled teens at Sky Ranch for Boys.

Among those to be honored by induction tot he Sky Ranch Hall of Fame are:

Larry Ruvo – Southern Wines & Spirits of Nevada

Ralph Levine – Metro NY Package Stores Association

Dori Bryant – The Polished Palate

The event will begin with a reception at 7:30 PM. The Hall of Fame dinner will feature sponsored “top shelf” spirits and wines, a beef and seafood dual entree meal, and the special satisfaction of helping troubled kids!

Sky Ranch for Boys is a unique 3,000-acre facility on the South Dakota/Montana border where troubled kids from all parts of America get a second chance and a fresh start. Sky Ranch has built an enviable record over the years as it focuses on teaching kids to respect themselves and others and take responsibility for their actions. Through sports, arts, working with animals and even learning to fly a small plane, Sky Ranch helps kids find their natural gifts and take pride in them. Most boys advance at least 2 years in the grade level of their academic work during a one-year stay at Sky Ranch. For more info visit

Nearly 50 years ago, members and friends of the alcohol beverage industry at all levels agreed to support the development of Sky Ranch. They formed the Sky Ranch Foundation, which has purchased the land, built the buildings, and provided annual cash support equal to 25 percent or more of the Sky Ranch budget. This wonderful tradition has earned Sky Ranch the nickname, “the adopted charity of the alcohol beverage industry.”

Tickets for the March 1st dinner are $175 each. A reserved table of 10 can be purchased for $2,000. Deadline for ticket purchase is February 23, 2009. No tickets will be sold at the door.

In addition, an advertising-supported program will be published. Interior black & white ads range from $150 - $1,000. Full-page 4-color ads are $3,000. Limited cover space is available at slightly higher prices. Deadline for advertising reservation and payment is February 13, 2009. Credit cards are now accepted. For details on honorees, ordering tickets or ads, please visit, or call 540-891-7201. The fax number is 540-891-7203.

Call the Monte Carlo at 1-800-311-8999 for room reservations.



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