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Diamond of Dreams presented by Bank of Kansas City set for August 31

Annual on-field fundraiser to feature current and former Royals players and the hit band 'American Authors'; Proceeds to benefit Royals Charities

Royals Charities is reminding fans that Diamond of Dreams, presented by Bank of Kansas City, will take place on the field at Kauffman Stadium on Monday, August 31. This year's fundraiser, which was originally scheduled for July 23 but postponed due to a rescheduled game against the St. Louis Cardinals, is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will benefit Royals Charities.

Diamond of Dreams will feature appearances from current and former Royals, as well as live entertainment from Island Records recording artists American Authors. Kelly Urich, morning show host on 99.7 The Point, will serve as emcee with his cohost Nycki Pace.

Royals Charities is reminding fans that Diamond of Dreams, presented by Bank of Kansas City, will take place on the field at Kauffman Stadium on Monday, August 31. This year's fundraiser, which was originally scheduled for July 23 but postponed due to a rescheduled game against the St. Louis Cardinals, is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will benefit Royals Charities.

Diamond of Dreams will feature appearances from current and former Royals, as well as live entertainment from Island Records recording artists American Authors. Kelly Urich, morning show host on 99.7 The Point, will serve as emcee with his cohost Nycki Pace.

The event starts with the Tiffany & Co. VIP Party for Sponsors at 5:30 p.m. The sold out party will feature an exclusive Tiffany & Co. experience, "Keys for a Cause" where guests have the opportunity to win one of 25 exclusive Tiffany & Co. pieces. It is followed by the on-field event which will include a fabulous food and drink menu from Kansas City favorites 12 Baltimore, Aramark, Barrel 31, Blanc Burgers + Bottles, Cleaver & Cork, Cupcake A La Mode, Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue, JJ's Restaurant, La Bodega, McCormick & Schmick's, Ophelia's, The Kansas City Steak Co. and Zocalo.

Diamond of Dreams will also feature the Teva Silent Auction and an opportunity to win a Rolex watch courtesy of TIVOL. The evening's grand finale will be a spectacular fireworks show.

Limited tickets are available for the on-field event only for $125 and may be purchased online at royals.com/diamondofdreams or by calling (816) 504-4149.

Key event sponsors for Diamond of Dreams include Bank of Kansas City, Aramark, Teva, DSS Inc., FOX Sports Kansas City, Garmin, Heather Klepacz, MD & Anthony Winders, LMC Truck, Sprint, The Kansas City Star, Kansas City Spaces, The Kansas City Steak Company, The University of Kansas Hospital, Team Smile and Tiffany & Co.

"Royals Charities is so excited to add this new element to our biggest fundraiser of the year - a prominent and well-known band in American Authors," said Marie Dispenza, director of Royals Charities. "We're very grateful to our friends at 99.7 The Point for helping to make this happen, and we're happy to have Kelly and co-host Nycki as our event emcees. It'll be a fun night all around and allow us to make a difference in the lives of people throughout the Greater Kansas City area."

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