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Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa To Host AIM Benefit With Amy Grant

"Artists for Others" to also feature Kip Winger, Lincoln Brewster, Buddy Hyatt, Celica Westbrook

MANALAPAN, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six-time Grammy Award winner Amy Grant, best known as "The Queen of Christian Pop" will perform with other celebrity musicians when Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa presents "Artists for Others," a benefit for Agape International Missions (AIM) on Thursday, April 3rd from 7 to 10 p.m.

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Joining Ms. Grant, who, with over 30 million units sold remains the best-selling contemporary Christian music singer ever, will be Kip Winger, Lincoln Brewster, Buddy Hyatt and Celica Westbrook, as well as T.G. Sheppard, Danny Gokey and Kelly Lang.  "Artists for Others" will also feature Lisa Cohen of the CNN Freedom Project, Bridget and Don Brewster of AIM, Ken Peterson of 3Strands and artist David Garibaldi.

The event was announced recently at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa when Bill Porter Music presented a special performance of Le Div4s at the hotel, which served as a kickoff for the April 3rd benefit event.  Le Div4s just completed a six-city U.S. tour with Andrea Bocelli and have toured with the maestro worldwide over the past two years.  The group made their premiere in Palm Beach County at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa.

"Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is proud to present Amy Grant and this impressive lineup of musical talent as we help to raise funds for AIM, which rescues children from sex trafficking," reported Eva Hill, president of Britannia Pacific Properties, which owns the AAA Five-Diamond Award property, part of Preferred Hotels and Resorts. 

"'Artists for Others' is our way of giving back to the community," she added.  "The AIM benefit on April 3rd will be the inaugural kickoff for other charitable performances to be held every year at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. Although we are serious about raising funds for AIM, the event will be a fun-filled evening where guests will enjoy a magical night of magnificent music, in an elegant setting -- up close and personal with these talented artists. All of our guest artists are performing at the benefit without a fee because they love children and want to do all that they can to help AIM provide more lifesaving services."

In addition, Ms. Hill noted that the evening will include a cocktail reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres, musical performances and a dessert buffet. 

Ms. Grant, an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and actress, has had Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 songs, such as "The Next Time I Fall" with Peter Cetera and "Baby Baby."  Heart in Motion is her highest-selling album, with over five million copies sold in the U.S. alone.  She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been awarded 25 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards.

"Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is proud to open our doors and raise funds for AIM, which fights trafficking, restores victims and transforms communities," concluded Ms. Hill. "Please mark your calendars and plan to be with us on April 3rd.   We promise it will be an extraordinary evening."

Tickets for the event are $250 per person or $2000 for a VIP table.  Specially-priced hotel accommodations are available for those attending the event.

Sponsors to date include Cheney Brothers, 3Strands and Gulfstream Media Group.

For tickets and additional information, please call Alison Votaw at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa at 561-540-4994 or email her at: [email protected].

About "Artists for Others" entertainers –

Singer, songwriter and worship leader at Bayside Church in Granite Bay, Ca., Lincoln Brewster toured with Steve Perry in his early career.

As seen on America's Got Talent, David Garibaldi is an American performance painter. 

American Idol's Danny Gokey is a songwriter and singer, as the founder of Sophia's Heart, Nashville's only homeless shelter for families.

Nashville producer, songwriter and musician Buddy Hyatt toured with Toto and Randy Travis in his early career.

TG Sheppard has had 21 Number 1 hits, and wife Kelly Lang is an acclaimed singer and songwriter.

Celica Westbrook, featured "Team Christina" member on season 3 of The Voice.

Kip Winger is a multi-talented songwriter and composer. Noted for his work with Alan Parson's Project, Alice Cooper and the band Winger, Winger is now receiving accolades as a symphony composer.

About Agape International Missions--

AIM's programs fight trafficking, restore victims and transform communities, making a holistic and successful strategy in the ground war on child sex-trafficking. AIM is committed to prevent, rescue, restore and reintegrate.  More information on AIM is available by calling: 916-784-2800 or visiting www.agapewebsite.org

About Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa—

Catering to visitors and locals alike, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is situated on a private beach on seven acres of oceanfront and lush tropical gardens, welcoming guests with breathtaking ocean views immediately upon arrival. Spacious guest rooms offer private balconies with ocean, pool and garden views. Voted by Conde' Nast as one of the top 25 spas in the world in 2014, the 42,000 square foot Eau Spa is an indulgence like no other – including individualized treatment options, a wishing well and the Eau Zone Relaxation Lounge.  Extensive recreational opportunities include three Har-tru tennis courts, an expansive fitness center with daily group fitness programs and plenty of family-friendly activities. With over 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa accommodates groups from 10 to 1,000 people and offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor venues for private events. Eau Palm Beach is a 2013 recipient of the AAA Five-Diamond rating and the Forbes Five-Star Rating. More information on Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is available by calling 800.328.0170 or at www.eaupalmbeach.com.

About Le Div4s-More information on Le Div4s is available by calling Bill Porter Music at 561.714.4173 or at www.billportermusic.com.

Contact: Jackie Slatkow or Meredith Westheimer
Slatkow & Husak Public Relations
[email protected] 561.278.0850

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