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redribbonThe Oasis Red Ribbon Charity Ball is the third iteration of a fundraiser in which all proceeds go to a charity that should be close to your heart.

This elegant affair will raise funds for the Oasis de San Juan de Dios, a shelter in Conkal for people with HIV or AIDS. Their residents are in dire straits, with no resources or family to care for them. Read Imagine Mérida to learn more about the shelter and why it needs your help.

This is the third fundraiser held by Hennessy’s Irish Pub, Mexico International’s office at the Fiesta Americana, and Yucatán Today, Calle 39 No. 483 x 54 y 56, Centro. This time, the ball will be held in a spectacular private home in García Ginerés.

The gala evening will get underway 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, in honor of World AIDS Day. Enjoy live music all night long, a full bar and a selection of cuisine from India, Italy, Ireland and Argentina. A raffle and live auction will add to the fun. Semi-formal attire is required.

Tickets, which must be purchased in advance, are available for $1,000 pesos per person. Attendance limited to 150 people, but tickets were still available as of this writing.

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