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Indian Wells Rotary Club honors Monty Hall

Story and photos by Pat Krause
Story and photos by Pat Krause

The Indian Wells Rotary Club held its annual fundraiser and honored singer, actor, emcee and sports announcer, Monty Hall. Hall is best know for being the emcee on the TV show, Lets Make a Deal that started in 1963. They recently celebrated 50 years on the air. The event was held at the Miramonte Resort and Spa in LaQuita on January 20th.

Monty Hall has received 500 awards, has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Stars, Made many appearances on other TV shows, makes appearances at charity events like golf tournaments, and goes around the world for speaking engagements as a motivational speaker. Hall has raised 1 billion dollars for charities doing 65 telethons, TV shows and Charity events.

Comedian Norm Crosby told about his friendship with Hall then performed by telling jokes and had all the guests laughing. Another friend, singer Jack Jones, sang My Funny Valentine and other favorite Hall Songs. Trini Lopez is another longtime Monty Hall friend. Trini took the stage and started singing and playing his guitar. Guests were seen rocking in their chairs to the music of Route 66 and other Trini specialities. They wanted to give a special tribute to Monty Hall.

The Indian Wells Rotary Club donated a bicycle built for children with disabilities. Monty Hall had a young girl, Lupe Avalos, play the Lets Make a Deal game by having her pick a door. She picked door number 3 and they rolled out this bicycle and she had the biggest smile on her face. They put her in the bicycle and let her ride in it and the smile never left her face.

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