Monday, December 4, 2006

Sammy Hagar to be honored

Hagar to be Honored For His Promotion of Tourism and Achievements
In the Community of Los Cabos During the Week-Long
“Ritmos, Colores y Sabores” Celebration
WHO: Rock legend, entrepreneur, tequila aficionado, owner of the Cabo Wabo Cantinas and former Van Halen front man, Sammy Hagar is to be a Distinguished Guest of the Municipality of Los Cabos represented by Mayor Luis Armando Diaz, the secretary of tourism of Baja California Sur and CANIRAC (Los Cabos Restaurant and Bar Association) who will be there to honor him.
WHAT: Sammy Hagar will be the first ever foreigner from outside the state of Baja California Sur to receive recognition by the city in a dinner honoring Hagar for his promotion of tourism and achievements in the community of Los Cabos and the state of Baja California Sur. The event will take place during the week-long celebration of “Ritmos, Colores y Sabores” (translates to Rhythm, Color and Taste) and will showcase over twenty local restaurants providing their best dishes, four bands performing Jazz, Salsa and Rock & Roll and a presentation honoring Sammy Hagar from the Mayor of Los Cabos and other government officials. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Red Cross and fire department of Los Cabos.
WHERE: Playa El Tule Located on the corridor of Los Cabo, Mexico
WHEN: Tuesday, December 5, 2006 7:30 PM Dinner 10:00 PM Awards
COMMENTS: Sammy Hagar is a professional musician whose career has spanned over four decades. His accomplishments include Montrose, Van Halen and a successful solo career. Sammy Hagar first came to Cabo San Lucas in the early 1980’s and fell in love with the area. Soon he would make Cabo his home and would write a song (Cabo Wabo) that would change his life and many others forever. According to the song “There’s a sleepy town, south of the border; you go there once you’ll be there twice.” He and many others have awakened this little town. That song has inspired a world-famous nightclub, restaurant, clothing, tequila, and lifestyle shared by hundreds of thousands of patrons each year. Through Cabo Wabo, Sammy Hagar has promoted Los Cabos and the state of Baja California Sur with great success.

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