WIB SPONSORS

Harry Blazer - Harry A. Blazer, founder of Walking in Beauty, has pledged to donate his time, his financial resources, and his expertise both musically and as a businessman for the foreseeable future to launch and nurture this non-profit venture. Mr. Blazer has pledged contributions in kind and in cash of approximately $280,000 over the next four years. His in kind contributions consist of managerial, administrative, marketing and technical support, musical stipend, equipment rental, and office rental. This four year in kind contribution has been valued conservatively at $50,000/year based on his involvement as director and performer for 10 WIB festivals per year. In addition, he has pledged $20,000/year in cash contribution for the next four years. Thus far in 2002, he has donated considerably more than $50,000 in both cash and in kind services to help launch the foundation and prepare the musicians for their recent July performance and upcoming events.