Sunday, June 02, 2013
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser
Join Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his friends for an exciting evening at the second annual Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser benefitting K-9 police and fire units and Make-A-Wish® of Greater Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia. The party will feature an incredible live and silent auction, live music and a delicious strolling dinner. All guests must be 21 or over to attend. Tickets are $200/per person. To purchase tickets or for additional information, call 412-441-1077 or visit www.BRFFundraiser.com.
More American companies are purchasing foreign businesses and reincorporating outside the U.S. to lower their taxes. Warren Buffet is financing Burger King's proposed inversion to buy Canada based Tim Hortons doughnut chain and relocate Burger King's headquarters from Miami to Toronto Canada. President Barack Obama has denounced inversion deals, calling for "economic patriotism and saying that companies that do enter into such transactions are "corporate deserters." Over the years, Buffet has been a vocal advocate for Obama, particularly backing Obama's effort to increase taxes on the rich and close tax loopholes.
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