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ashley judd continues her reign of coolest bball fan ever, raises 100k for hati by auctioning off a dinner date

Excel Telecommunications entrepreneur Paul Orberson has bid almost $100,000 to have dinner with Ashley Judd and Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari.

http://www.looktothestars.org/news/3741-lucky-bidder-wins-dinner-with-ashley-judd-for-charity

Judd and the University of Kentucky basketball team, led by first-year head coach John Calipari, has helped raise over $1 million for Haiti earthquake relief. An auction for the cause included a dinner with the coach and actress Ashley Judd, going for $98,100.

Judd told the Herald-Leader that her personal chef would prepare the dinner which will be at Coach Calipari’s house probably sometime in the summer. She went on to say Kentucky basketball players may stop by and that they intended to do “whatever we can do to make it (the dinner) as worth this person’s money as possible.”

http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/286193

vid here:

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=4845623

“Hoops for Haiti” T-shirt. Profits from sale of this shirt go to the Red Cross and United Way for Haiti earthquake relief.

One comment on “ashley judd continues her reign of coolest bball fan ever, raises 100k for hati by auctioning off a dinner date

  1. Jean Schnaak
    January 29, 2010

    What a very cool thing to do! I’m thrilled but not surprised. Paul Orberson is a fine man who demonstrates wonderful leadership with his company Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing, as well as generosity. Way to go Paul, Ashley and Coach Calipari! It’s a great way to raise money for Haiti’s long recovery ahead.

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