Industry Press Release



Vernon Hills, IL (March 27, 2009) — High Sierra Sport Company is proud to provide 30 NL1148 Carry-On Expandable Wheeled Uprights to the Jewels and Pinstripes VIP gift bags for Celebrity Fight Night. This annual charity event brings together many of today’s celebrities and athletes to raise money for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. Celebrity Fight Night will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa, Phoenix, AZ.

The VIP gift bag is currently valued at approximately $7,500, which will include a wide assortment of items including gift certificates for luxurious vacations and family trips, unique accessories and jewelry, decadent desserts and treats, home goods, apparel, books and many more. High Sierra’s Carry-On Expandable Wheeled Upright in Amazon color has a tough but low-weight foam structure. The bag is known as your go-to companion everywhere from the city streets to the airport tarmac, carry-on and values at $260.

“For the past four years Jewels and Pinstripes has created amazing gift bags that our VIP guests have absolutely loved,” said Jimmy Walker, Chairman of Celebrity Fight Night. “We are pleased to work with Jewels and Pinstripes for a fifth consecutive year and look forward to thanking the celebrities and athletes who help make this event possible with these incredible gift bags.”

Some of the stars expected to receive a VIP gift bag include Muhammad Ali, Forest Whitaker, Michael Phelps, Kurt Warner, David Foster, Jon Bon Jovi, Reba McEntire, Charice, Roy Firestone, Josh Groban, Jordin Sparks, John Elway, Melissa Peterman, Michael Johns, Adrian Peterson, Chris Rich, Alice Cooper, Steve Young, Bo Derek, John Corbett and many others.

An autographed gift bag, with all contents included, will also be auctioned on beginning March 30th with proceeds going to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute.

About Celebrity Fight Night

Recognized as one of the nation’s elite charity events, Celebrity Fight Night is a star-studded evening presented in honor of featured guest, Muhammad Ali. Celebrities and professional athletes from all over the country participate in a night filled with incredible Live Auction items and live musical performances by many of today’s brightest stars. Throughout Celebrity Fight Night’s fifteen year history over $38 million has been raised with the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute as the primary beneficiary. Numerous other charities have benefited and countless lives have been changed thanks to the tremendous generosity of our supporters.

About Jewels and Pinstripes

Founded in October of 2004, Jewels and Pinstripes is a premier designer of luxury gift bags, specializing in creating VIP thank-you bags for charity benefits and high profile events. Inspired by the dedication of the organizations it works with, Jewels and Pinstripes regularly donates gift bags for auction, and has raised more than $275,000 for charity through events that include American Cinematheque Gala, Indianapolis 500, EXTRA Awards Lounge, MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute during Grammy Week, Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night to name a few. Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Patrick Dempsey, Jamie Pressly, P.Diddy and Gwen Stefani top the long list of lucky Jewels and Pinstripes recipients.

In early 2007, Jewels and Pinstripes began creating celebrity baby and pregnancy (BUMP) gift bags while continuing to provide gift bags for charity and high profile events. Due to the success of our BUMP and Baby Bags we are now creating Celebrity “It’s Fun to be One”, Celebrity Children’s Birthday and Back to School Celebrity Kids Gift Bags. Jewels and Pinstripes gift bags and the adorable contents regularly attract the attention of leading media ou