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Friday, October 12, 2007

Eva Longoria Hosts a Benefit for Her New Charity Eva's Heros!

The beautiful and big-hearted Eva Longoria will be holding the first ever Eva’s Heroes Celebrity Golf Tournament to benefit the new non-profit organization she recently founded. The tournament will take place Saturday, October 13, 2007 at the Palmer Golf Course at La Cantera Resort in Texas. This charity is dedicated to enhancing the lives of developmentally challenged children and young adults. Eva has called upon many of her celebrity friends to support her cause. The guest list includes comedian George Lopez, Ricardo Antonio Chavira, the actor who plays her ex-husband on Desperate Housewives, Dancing with the Stars sensation, Mario Lopez, her husband NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker and former Spurs player Sean Elliott. The money will be used for programs and offerings at the Eva’s Heroes Enrichment Centers, the first of which will begin operations this Fall.

Eva competed at IMTA in 1998 and has many film and television shows to her credit. She is best known for her breakthrough role as the sassy and conniving Gabby Solis in ABC's Emmy Award-winning television show Desperate Housewives. She has starred in the films Harsh Times, The Sentinel, and in L.A. Dragnet. Her television roles include guest spots on The Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital, Beverly Hills, 90210, and as Isabella on the popular series, The Young and the Restless. Eva has been named one of AOL's sexist Primetime TV stars, one of People's "50 Most Beautiful", the "#1 Hottest Woman in the World" by Maxim, voted by Variety as one of the "Ten New Faces to Watch", one of Rolling Stone's "People of the Year," USA Today's "TV's Hot 11" and TV Guide's "New Faces of Fall." She has an exclusive worldwide contract as the face of L'Oreal and is the spokeswoman for Bebe apparel.

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