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The Darrell Gwynn Foundation

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2006 Palm Beach Barrett-Jackson Gala Raises $29,000 to Benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation


Palm Beach, March 29, 2006 The 2006 Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction kicked off this year's Florida event with an elegant Gala which benefited the Darrell Gwynn Foundation and John Walsh's National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. The evening was a night to remember as tables were adorned with crimson red roses and a rockin' live band played to a packed house. The energized crowd danced and dined on classic buffet-style local fare.

The evening culminated in a live auction which included donated items such as tickets to the "Barrett-Jackson Experience" in Scottsdale, tickets to the 2007 Super Bowl to be held in Miami, and a weekend of NASCAR racing excitement at this year's Ford Championship weekend in Homestead Florida. A host of silent auction items were also sold to the highest bidders.

This year's event raised $29,000 to benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation (DGF).

"Tonight is another great night for the Darrell Gwynn Foundation. We thank Craig Jackson and the entire staff at Barrett-Jackson for their continued commitment to all that our organization stands for. We look forward to many more exciting Barrett-Jackson moments in years to come," said DGF President Darrell Gwynn.

The Darrell Gwynn Foundation exists to prevent, provide for and ultimately cure spinal cord injuries and other debilitating illnesses. To expedite specific cures, the Foundation assists in the funding of targeted research. The Foundation is also dedicated to injury prevention, with special emphasis on programs targeting children. The Foundation helps improve the quality of life for those already afflicted with injury or illness, by providing necessary equipment or special services. For more information, visit www.darrellgwynnfoundation.org or call (954) 792-7223.

Established in 1971, Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts worldwide. For more information, visit www.barrett-jackson.com or call (480)421-6694