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Live auction items announced for Big Slick Celebrity Party & Auction

Kansas City natives - Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd and Jason Sudeikis - to host Big Slick July 19-20

Kansas City, MO - July 12, 2013 - Tickets are still available for the Big Slick Celebrity Party & Auction featuring music, comedy and one-of-a-kind auction items. The event, which is hosted by actors and comedians Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd and Jason Sudeikis, is at the Midland Theatre on July 20, tickets start at just $75. There are a limited number of individual VIP Party passes for $1,000. Tickets are available at www.bigslickkc.org. 

 This year, live auction items include:

  • "Horrible Bosses 2" set visit
  • "Modern Family" set visit
  • "Parks and Recreation" set visit
  • "Anchorman: The Legend Continues" Premiere
  • "We're the Millers" Premiere
  • KU Sports Package: Basketball tickets and Seth Smith  Painting
  • Las Vegas Getaway at Caesars Palace in the Hangover Suite
  • "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" VIP Visit
  • FOX NFL Sunday Package Tour on FOX Movie Lot
  • Kansas City Chiefs Package against Denver Broncos

This year, Big Slick is introducing an online auction at www.bigslickkc.org and items will be up for bid on Tuesday, July 16.

The weekend of laughs with Kansas City's own funnymen starts July 19 and includes three Big Slick celebrity events: the Wiffle Ball Game, the Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament and the Party & Auction. All proceeds from the weekend's Poker Tournament and Party & Auction will support the Children's Mercy Hospital Cancer Center, whose mission is to help improve the physical and emotional well-being of children with cancer and their families. For a complete list of events, please visit www.bigslickkc.org

About Big Slick

In the last three years, Big Slick has raised more than $800,000 and has drawn some of the funniest and most talented names in Hollywood to the Kansas City event. Celebrities currently scheduled to attend this year include Wilmer Valderrama, That 70's Show; Angela Kinsey, The Office; Joe Lo Truglio, Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Damon Wayans, Jr, Happy Endings; Sarah Chalke, Scrubs, Kevin Pollack, A Few Good Men; and Olivia Wilde, House, M.D.

Proceeds from Big Slick go to the Cancer Center at Children's Mercy Hospital. The mission of the center is to provide comprehensive care to children with cancer and blood disorders in a family-centered environment to promote optimal health and well-being.

About Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, located in Kansas City, Mo., is one of the nation's top pediatric medical centers. The 354-bed hospital provides care for children from birth through the age of 21, and has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Children's Hospitals." For the third time in a row, Children's Mercy has achieved Magnet nursing designation, awarded to fewer than seven percent of all hospitals nationally, for excellence in quality care. Its faculty of 600 pediatricians and researchers across more than 40 subspecialties are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research, and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. For more information about Children's Mercy and its research, visit childrensmercy.org or download our mobile phone app CMH4YOU for all phone types. For breaking news and videos, follow us on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.