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XMAS GIVING: Put ugly sweaters to good use

Many people have an ugly secret hidden in their closet.

Now, you can reveal yours with pride for a cause.

The 11th annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party takes place Dec. 21 at the Commodore Ballroom in downtown Vancouver and more than 1,100 people are expected to take part in the fundraising event.

Tri-City organizers Chris Boyd and Jordan Birch will host the event, which will likely sell out and feature music by Port Moody musician Greg Drummond, the Dr. Strangelove Band and the Vancouver Sweet Soul Gospel Choir.

The event features giveaways, carolling, eggnog chugging, trophies for the ugliest sweater, most original sweater, best moustache and group costume. Like all good Christmas parties, Santa will make an appearance.

This year’s event will be raising funds for Katrina and Mark Bennett, who have been diagnosed with cancer and have two young children.

Tickets for the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party cost $30 and can be purchased by calling 604-280-4444. Doors open at 8 p.m.

 

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