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RiverBlast 2011 Benefit Offers Best Seats for Labor Day Fireworks

Enjoy the WEBN-Cincinnati Bell Labor Day weekend fireworks from air-conditioned comfort at the Newport Aquarium and support a good cause at the same time!

Reserve tickets now for RiverBlast 2011, the second annual fundraiser hosted by the Gateway Community & Technical College Foundation. Proceeds support the Foundation, which works to enhance the programs and services of Gateway Community & Technical College.

The public is invited to join the festivities that begin at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, and view the fireworks from the best seats on the river. Ticket price includes appetizers, a penguin encounter, a sit-down dinner, and a private terrace for fireworks viewing with security, perfect seating for every guest, and much more! Guests will also have full use of the Aquarium with all it has to offer. A silent auction concludes before the fireworks end.

New to RiverBlast 2011 is a trivia treasure hunt that takes place after the show while guests wait for traffic to clear. Treasure hunt prizes range from restaurant gift certificates to golf packages. The top treasure hunt prize in an Apple iPad 2. Coffee and desserts also will be provided after the show.

Tickets are $125 per person or $1000 for a table of 10. Exclusive parking just a block from the Aquarium will be available for an additional $35. Credit cards are accepted. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact Shelley Menninger, 859-442-1176 or