He's tall, dark and handsome, and Friday night he'll be up for grabs.
Rep. Bill Orton, D-Utah, is one of 30 bachelors who will be up for bid at a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fund-raiser Friday at the Red Lion Hotel. The high bidder will get a date with Orton.Orton's bid package states the following:
Name: Bill Orton
Address: Sundance and Washington, D.C.
Phone: 379-2500 (office)
Height: 6 feet
Have tuxedo: yes
Occupation: U.S. congressman representing Utah's 3rd District
Employer: U.S. House of Representatives
Hobbies/interests: Avid sportsman, enjoys hiking; training and riding horses; skiing; camping and fishing.
What I like in a woman: In so many words, that she is physically fit.
Why would someone want to go out with me: No child support or alimony payments.
Favorite fantasy: To be chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee.
Date package: The date begins with horseback riding at Sundance with a gourmet picnic prepared by Orton, followed by his date's choice of either an evening at the symphony, ballet or a Jazz basketball game.
Orton's staff prepared his bio and date package and says the details of the date are subject to change due to his legislative agenda.
The bachelor auction begins with a reception from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by the auction. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door.