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6 Degrees Entertainment


... at our 3rd Annual Charity Event 2004

‘Detroit’s Past & Present’

Featuring #40 Bill Laimbeer & Detroit Shock #54 Barb Farris

On Monday, December 20th, from 6.00pm to 9.00pm, will be holding it’s 3rd Annual Christmas Charity Event at Hillside Furniture ( in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. [East side of Telegraph/North of Square Lake].

Joining us on the night will be both Ex-Pistons bad-boy #40 Bill Laimbeer and current Detroit Shock favorite #54 Barb Farris signing autographs from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

New Info:
As you know by now, there will be a Silent Auction on the night where you can place bids on several AUTOGRAPHED pieces of sports/entertainment memorabilia!

NBA Monopoly Game - SIGNED by Bill Laimbeer!
Pistons Basketball - SIGNED by Bill Laimbeer!
Pistons Cap - SIGNED by Bill Laimbeer!
'Coach Bill Laimbeer Bobble-Head' - SIGNED by Bill Laimbeer!
WNBA Shock Shorts - SIGNED by Barb Farris!
Microphone - SIGNED by Eminem! (Reserve Price TBD)
Various SIGNED CDs!
Various SIGNED Posters!

(Note: Successful bidders are required to make payment in full prior to retrieving their winning item).

Bill Laimbeer was one of the most notorious players ever to throw an elbow, thrust a hip, or feign being fouled. Laimbeer was one of the league's finest centers throughout the 1980s and into the early 1990s. In 12 seasons with Detroit, Laimbeer became the Pistons' all-time leader in rebounds and second in games played. Playing the role of head villain, he led the "Bad Boys" of Detroit to back-to-back championships in 1989 and 1990. A four-time All-Star, Laimbeer became the 19th player in league history to amass more than 10,000 points and 10,000 rebounds.

Barb Farris is the 6'3" Forward/Center for the WNBA's Detroit Shock. Having attended High School at St. Martin’s Episcopal School Farris was assigned to Detroit 5/2/00, has spent five seasons in the WNBA, and has 1 year of Playoff experience in 2003 (with Detroit). College Career: First Team All-Conference USA and C-USA All-Tournament Team as a junior (1997). Second Team All-Conference as a senior. Metro Conference Rookie of the Year in 1995. Other Professional Notes: Played in France during 2001-02 WNBA off-season. Played one season with New England of the American Basketball League (1998-1999).

Everyone is welcome to join us for this event, but please know that in order for you to meet and greet these two players that you will have to bring ALL the following items:

Minimum five (5) canned goods (p/person)


Minimum one (1) children’s toy/book (p/person)

For these kind donations each person will get to meet both players on the night - ONE AUTOGRAPH PER PERSONALITY, PLEASE! And, as always, this year we are again aiding the following charities: Detroit Children’s Hospital, Gleaners Community Food Bank, and the Alzheimer’s Association of Michigan.

And in both locations of the Palace Sports Locker Room (Southfield, inside the Star Theatre complex and Auburn Hills, inside Great Lakes Crossing Mall) from the first week in December they will have authentic #40 Bill Laimbeer jersey’s and caps.

Please note that this event is expected to draw a huge crowd so we ask everyone to get there early and be patient. And, to ease the waiting time we shall also provide some live music from the young rising star, Crystal Lynn (

If you would like to VOLUNTEER to aid us on the night that would be greatly appreciated also. Please email me directly about this at:

Also, come the week of the event, from all the emails that correctly answered the three Bill Laimbeer questions in our recent Contest, 20 lucky winners will be chosen to join us in our exclusive VIP Room. There, they will get to meet both players one-on-one and enjoy food supplied exclusively by Rio Wraps. (Note: Didn't enter? Wanna know how? Email me back ... quickly!)

Finally, know that the first 300 people in line that day also get a free gift!!

For more updated information on this charity event please go to or email us direct at:


Russell A. Trunk
Director & Editor in Chief

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