STARS OUT TO SHINE

Oprah, Goldie Hawn and more to visit Van­cou­ver for David Foster’s fundrais­ing gala

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They don’t call it Hol­ly­wood North for noth­ing. The starstud­ded guest list for David Foster’s 30th an­nual Mir­a­cle Gala and Con­cert con­tin­ues to grow with celebrity heavy­weights Oprah, Aero­smith’s Steve Tyler and Goldie Hawn con­firmed to visit Van­cou­ver later this month.

The David Foster Foun­da­tion’s mar­quee event raises funds each year to sup­port fam­i­lies who of­ten have to travel to other cities so that their chil­dren can un­dergo life-sav­ing or­gan trans­plants. The foun­da­tion has helped more than 1,100 Cana­dian fam­i­lies cover their non-med­i­cal ex­penses such as travel to cities where the pe­di­atric fa­cil­i­ties are lo­cated, mort­gage or rent pay­ments, car pay­ments and more.

This year’s event will also fea­ture Dr. Phil, Jay Leno, Bo Derek, B.C.’s Carly Rae Jepsen and The Tenors. Per­form­ers for the con­cert por­tion of the event in­clude Tyler, Robin Thicke, Leno, the Tenors, Mat­teo Bo­celli and Laura Bre­tan.

Tick­ets for the event start at $49 and are avail­able on­line at david­fos­ter­mir­a­clecon­cert. com. Here are a few more of the guests:

• Dr. Phil McGraw • Jay Leno • Bo Derek • Carly Rae Jepsen • Terry David Mul­li­gan • Russ & Paris Court­nall • Ge­off Court­nall • Michaela Pereira • Jim Tre­liv­ing • Trevor Linden • An­dre Agassi • St­effi Graf • Melissa Peter­man • Rick Hansen • Erin Foster • Sara Foster • Tommy Haas • Ben Mul­roney • Brian and Mila Mul­roney • Ruben Stud­dard • Pia Toscano • She­lea Fra­zier • Caro­line Camp­bell • Wil­liam Joseph

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