Cher Returns to Vegas and so does the Cher Convention!
August 11th & 12th
Caesars Palace
Home of the Cher Odyssey

 

 

 


 

All Proceeds go to the Children's Craniofacial Association!
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The Cher Convention Foundation

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Star Wares Collectibles

Present

CHER CONVENTION 2008

Monday, August 11th
9 PM - 2 AM

PRE-CONCERT DANCE PARTY
With Non-Stop Live Entertainment!

Special Guest
International Dance Diva
Pepper Mashay

Tuesday, August 12th
11 AM - 5 PM


CHER CONVENTION 2008

Special Guest
Musician
Frank D. Wright

Immediately Following the Concert - 2 AM

AFTER-CONCERT DANCE PARTY
With Non-Stop Live Entertainment!

Special Guest
International Dance Diva
Pepper Mashay

 

Auction Includes:
A Very Generous Donation from Cher, 2 Tickets to Cher's September 27th Show along with a Meet and Greet.
Caesars Donated a 2 Night Stay to this Exclusive Package.
A Very Generous Donation from Frank D. Wright, a Guitar Autographed by Frank.

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SCHEDULE
 

HOTEL - CAESARS
 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
 

This convention is
dedicated with love to
Harry "Sonny" Smith.
 

Click here to see memories from
Cher Convention 2006!

 

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Cher Convention Sponsors

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Wal-Mart - Saginaw, TX

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Andrew Bernard

Wal-Mart - Las Vegas, NV
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We Proudly Welcome
Special Guests


Pepper Mashay

(Los Angeles, CA)

Frank D. Wright

(Lake Forest, CA)

Guest Impersonators


Wayne Smith
as Laverne
(Dallas, TX)

Chad Michaels
as Celine Dion
(Los Angeles, CA)

Steven Crews
as Rod Stewart

(Indiana)
 
Mark Parry
as Sonny
(England)

Billy Scadlock
as Sonny
(Las Vegas, NV)
 

Cher Impersonators


Wayne Smith
(Dallas, TX)

Chad Michaels
(Los Angeles, CA)

CatherineMarieCarter
(England)

Amy Hohimer
(Chicago, IL)

Betty Atchison

(Orlando, FL)

Helene Masiko

(Indiana)
 
Andrew Raymer

(Tucson, AZ)

Trinity

(Austin, TX)
 

A Very Big and Sincere Thank You to
All of our Entertainers.

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.And Best Wishes to Our Vegas La Cage Impersonator Friends, Kenneth Blake, Steven Wayne, and
Brent Allen, Who Are Booked the Week
of the Convention for a TV Pilot

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We Appreciate Your Help in Publicizing this Convention!


 


Sign to Distribute for Store Window Display
http://www.cherconvention.com/2008/cc8sign.htm


Flyer to Distribute

http://www.cherconvention.com/2008/cc8flyer.htm


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THANK YOU!

 

A BIG Thank You to Kyle Kroha for her kind help during Judy and Dave's engine problems in Champaign, IL.
A BIG Thank You to Linda Vala for her kind help during Judy and Dave's a/c problems in Springfield, IL.
A BIG Thank You to Art Gustin at Budget Truck Rental for his kind help during our trailer problems in Amarillo, TX.

 

 


Schedule

All Events will take place at Caesars Palace in the
16,000 sq ft Tiberius Ballroom.

With your Favorite MC Wayne Smith!



 
  Monday Evening:
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    The Pre-Concert Dance Party
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             With Continuous Live Entertainment & Cash Bar
   
  $60 per person at the door.  Payment Options Below.
Dress: Nice.
   
  On Arrival Check In - Please bring your drivers license or other valid photo ID.
Get wrist stamped to re-enter.
   
  9 PM-2 AM Cocktail Party
    Background Music
        Frank D. Wright on guitar

Silent Auction
        Cher Memorabilia

Dance Party
    Hosts
       
Rob Gorecki and Mark Parry
    Entertainers
        Pepper Mashay will Kickoff the Pre-Concert Dance Party!
       
Frank D. Wright, Wayne Smith, Chad Michaels, Catherine Marie Carter,
        Amy Hohimer, Mark Parry,
Betty Atchison, Helene Masiko, Steven Crews,
        Billy Scadlock,
Andrew Raymer, & Trinity Barin will perform throughout the night!

Dance Contest
    Judge
       
Robbie Gorecki

 
 
 
  Tuesday:

     The Convention
   
  $20 per person at the door.  Payment Options Below.
Dress: Casual Nice.
   
  On Arrival Check In - Pre-registered guests please bring your drivers license or other valid photo ID.
Get wrist stamped to re-enter.
   
  11 AM-5 PM 16,000 sq ft of wall-to-wall Cher with Cher related events and entertainment. Cher items and Cher Convention souvenirs for sale. CCA booth. Various vendors, including  Star Wares Collectibles will be selling Cher memorabilia. Cher Museum - Featuring many items from a personal collection. For a donation, fans may sign a personal message to Cher in the message book to benefit CCA. Cher Video and Audio Montage - movie clips, music videos, television episodes, & interviews will be shown through out the event. Mingling with die hard Cher fans. Fans are welcome to meet throughout the day to exchange Cher memorabilia. Convention Staff will not be responsible for items.
   
 
  11 AM - 12 PM Cher Seminar - Working as a musician for Sonny and Cher.
    Host
        Frank D. Wright
   
  12 PM - 1 PM Children's Craniofacial Association
        Presentation
   
  2 PM - 3 PM Live Auction - Many rare and unusual Cher Items.
    Auctioneer
       
Provided by Julien's Auctions
   
Assistants
        Robbie
Gorecki,
Wayne Smith, Brad Wright.

Silent Auction
        Cher Memorabilia.

   
  3 PM - 5 PM Cher Impersonator Show
        Wayne Smith as Cher.
        Chad Michaels as Cher.
        Catherine Marie Carter as Cher.
       
Amy Hohimer as Cher.
        Betty Atchison as Cher.
        Helene Masiko as Cher.
 
 
 
  Tuesday Evening:
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    The After-Concert Dance Party
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             With Continuous Live Entertainment & Cash Bar
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  $60 per person at the door.  Payment Options Below.
Dress: Nice.
   
  On Arrival Check In - Please bring your drivers license or other valid photo ID.
Get wrist stamped to re-enter.
   
  Immediately
  Following
  Cher's Concert
  Until 2 AM
Cocktail Party
    Background Music
       
Frank D. Wright on piano.

Silent Auction
        Cher Memorabilia

Chad Michaels opens the convention with "Believe".

Dance Party
    Hosts
       
Rob Gorecki and Mark Parry.
  
 Entertainers
        Pepper Mashay will Kickoff the After-Concert Dance Party!
       
Frank D. Wright, Wayne Smith, Chad Michaels, Catherine Marie Carter,
        Amy Hohimer,
Betty Atchison, Helene Masiko,
Steven Crews,
       
Billy Scadlock, and Andrew Raymer will perform throughout the night!

 
 

    The schedule is subject to change without notification.

    18 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult to the evening programs,
     and must obey the laws and curfews of Las Vegas, Nevada.


 

The enthusiasm shown, by all of you, towards the convention has been wonderful. We sincerely hope to make this a fantastic event; giving Cher fans many nice memories to take back home, along with perhaps a few new friendships. Profits from the convention, and donations sent by those not attending, will be given to the Children's Craniofacial Association. This will be a "Thank you Cher" for five decades of entertainment. On behalf of the entire convention staff we thank you for your support and interest. We're looking forward to seeing all of you at the convention.

Sincerely, The Cher Convention Staff

 
 

Registration

Admission Prices and Payment Options

PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE LODGING OR TRANSPORTATION


 

Prices:


Pre-Concert Dance Party - Monday Evening  9 PM to 2 AM
             
$60  At The Door

Convention - Tuesday Daytime 11 AM to 5 PM
              $2
0  At The Door

After-Concert Dance Party - Tuesday Evening  9 PM to 2 AM
              $60  At The Door

 


 

Payment Options Available At The Door:


Charge over the Internet on our secure server        Charge over the Internet on our secure server
    Visa        MasterCard        Check        Money Order        Cash

 


If you have any questions please email:  jgorecki@ccakids.com

 

 

Cher Convention 2008/CCA
13140 Coit Road, Suite 517
Dallas, TX  75240

Toll-Free:   800.535.3643
Phone:        214.570.9099
Fax:             214.570.8811

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Hotel Accommodations
Caesars Palace

3570 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

 

Please use Caesars Palace for your stay if possible.
The Cher Convention receives a discount on facility usage for every room
that is used during the convention that's listed under the Cher Convention Block,
which allows more funds to go to the Children’s Craniofacial Association.

Thank you.

If making reservations online:
Website:  http://www.harrahs.com/CheckGroupAvailability.do?propCode=CLV&groupCode=SCCCA8

If making reservations by phone
Please tell them you are with the Cher Convention block.
Room Reservations: 866-227-5938


Hotel Amenities: Casino, Restaurants, Lounges, Pools, Whirlpool, Fitness Center,
24-Hour Room Service, Valet Parking, Self Parking Available.



McCarran International Airport (approx. 4 miles) is easily accessible.
Click here for Shuttle information:
http://www.mccarran.com/Ground&Park/shuttles.htm.

Las Vegas McCarren International Airport (LAS), Las Vegas, NV
 


 

International Dance Diva
Pepper Mashay to Kickoff the
Pre-Concert & After-Concert
Dance Parties!


Pepper is a True Dance Artist! "Lost Yo Mind" topped the Billboard Dance Chart at #1 for two weeks in December 2006! And, was nominated for a Grammy! Pepper followed up her #1 single with the recently released hot dance song "Got To Give The People (What They Want)".
 
Pepper Recorded the MGM Movie Title Song, "Beauty Shop". The maxi-single featured remixes by many including Mario Lopez.

Pepper's recording repertoire includes remakes of "Send Me An Angel", and Stevie Wonder's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" duet with Colton Ford. The multi-talented Pepper has written many of her own songs, including "You're My Inspiration", "I Can't Stop", "I Pledge", "You've Got To Go", "Love Pretender", and "Right Back To Love".

Pepper's Let's Get Soak and Wet - "Dive In The Pool", produced by Thunderpuss, peeked at #2 on the Billboard Dance Club Chart in Sep 2000, and became the #2 Billboard Club Play Song of the Year. It was featured on Showtime's "Queer As Folk". The follow up song "I Got My Pride" debuted as a Power Pick & Pick Hit, and topped the Billboard Dance Chart. It was also featured on HBO's "Sex In The City", and was included in the art house film "Punks".

Pepper Mashay, also known as Jean McClain, sang background vocals for many artists, including Cher , "Love And Understanding", and "If I Could Turn Back Time".

To read more about Pepper Mashay, please visit:
Pepper Mashay on Wikipedia

 

 

 

The Very Talented
Frank D. Wright

will Play Guitar during
Cocktails in the Evening and
give a S
eminar in the Afternoon
about working as a Musician with
Sonny & Cher!

Frank holds a Master of Arts in Classical Guitar from the Chicago Conservatory of Music. He also learned keyboards, trumpet, harmonica and took his vocal talents to the next level... Frank has worked and performed with such greats as Sonny & Cher, Chicago, American Breed and Kansas. Since achieving an audio and video engineering degree from SMI, he turned his focus towards producing and engineering, working with major record labels such as ABC Records (Brian Ingoldsby President), A&M Records, Geffen, Interscope, Cherokee Records, Filmways-Hyder, WEA (Warner/Elektra/Atlantic), Warner Bros...

Some of his favorite musical accomplishments have been with David Foster (St. Elmo's Fire), George Martin (Producer EMI) Michael Frankovich Jr. (Producer of Purple Rain), Morris Diamond, Phil Spector (Music Record Producer & Songwriter), Robert John "Mutt" Lange (AC/DC), Bob Pittman (MTV / WKQX Hometown Album) Michael Crawford (Phantom of the Opera), Rick Wakeman (Yes), Dick Dale, Tom Petty, and Hootie and the Blowfish. Also, Frank has written and produced music soundtracks for motion pictures... Death Fear, Fire Storm, The Wrong Dude, and The Peter Principle Project.

Frank, as a Producer, owns and operates a 2000 sq ft live tracking, digital, state of the art recording studio, California Sound Studios, Inc., along with his independent record label Wright Records Inc. The studio records everything from Broadcast quality voice-overs for national television, movie sound tracks, radio commercials, and corporate projects to music of all genres. For an online tour of the studio, go to:
www.casoundstudios.com.

 

 

 

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