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gala affair

A grand, lively, and festive social event. The company pulled out all the stops for the CEO's retirement party, turning the event into a gala affair.
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Gala Coral chief executive Carl Leaver said: "We are very pleased to have agreed the sale of Gala Retail, following a competitive process.
The GALA SPA AWARDS was established in 1996 and is one of the most important international beauty and spa awards.
Annfield Plain-born Alun said: "I'm proud to support the Friends of Durham Miners' Gala and the Marras campaign.
Despite the trading woes, Gala has reportedly already received unsolicited approaches from private equity firms for the bingo business.
A spokesman for the gala committee said: "It's a relief that it went ahead.
Hirst said: "The way the Grand Gala was found was that someone in an orchard full of Gala trees noticed that one branch had different-sized apples than the rest of the tree.
With no expenses associated with hosting a tangible gala, NHA has netted about $150,000 from the virtual gala, compared to the $50,000 to $60,000 the real gala has brought in previous years, Johnson said.
MDA's Muscle Team[R] is expected to exceed the $10 million mark this year as the 2007 Muscle Team[R] Gala & Benefit Auction is expected to raise more than $1million for those affected by a neuromuscular disease.
3) Guests walk around a monument in front of the Griffith Observatory at Sunday's Galactic Gala celebrating its reopening.
The Liverpool casino will continue to trade as a Leo's and won't convert to the Gala brand.
Madureira joins Gala from Red Bull where he was trade marketing and sales director in Portugal for three years.
Also recognized during the gala will be the annual Union Gas scholarship winner.
AMAA was well-represented at the 3rd American Running Honors Gala.
Loyalty among the world's best dancers has guaranteed that the seventeenth edition of Montreal's Gala des Etoiles (Gala of Stars) will live up to its reputation as a major dance showcase.
So what do Corus employees and the public think about the company holding its annual gala during this time of unrest?