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Swing Vote and Modern West, Downtown Ventura July 26

 

evin Costner returned to his hometown of Ventura July 26 for an exclusive screening of his new film, Swing Vote, and to help raise money for local charities. The event kicked off with a VIP reception at Watermark restaurant that raised nearly $125,000 for charities including Ventura Unified School District, Interface Children Family Services, Santa Paula Police/Fire, and the Santa Paula Family Resource Center. The evening concluded with a free performance from Costner and his band, Modern West.

Kevin Costner and Modern West

Swing Vote star Madeline Carroll with Mayor Christie Weir

Local actor Virginia Madsen

Kiley Olivier, James Rice Jr., and Katrina Dolan

Jim Rice (left) with Mark and Kathy Hartley

Ventura concert crowd

08-01-08

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