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Chimes Tower Foundation hosts BELLissimo!

Catalina Chimes Tower Foundation

All who have been moved by the melodic sound of Avalon's iconic chimes are invited to BELLissimo! - a special event hosted by the Chimes Tower Foundation.

"BELLissimo! will provide a unique experience for anyone who appreciates the history if the Chimes Tower," said Alison Wrigley Rusack, foundation chair and great-granddaughter of Ada and William Wrigley, Jr. "This event will help the Foundation achieve its goal of restoring the Chimes Tower for future generations to enjoy."

The evening will feature a silent auction, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, and a special chimes concert from the terrace at the base of the tower.

BELLissimo! takes place in Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Castillo del Mar, the home of Blanny Avalon Hagenah, foundation vice chair.

"I have been delighted by the outpouring of community support for the Chimes Tower," said Hagenah. "Through the efforts of BELLissimo! we will continue to build on the dreams of my great grandparents.

A limited number of tickets are now available online at at $175 per person. Please contact with any questions.