Fundraiser set for Oct. 5

Fundraiser set for Oct. 5

Posted: Monday, September 20, 2010 8:01 pm

The 16th annual Runway for a Cure fashion show and silent auction parades down the “pink carpet” at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson Oct. 5.
The event honors those fighting cancer and remembers loved ones lost to this disease. Tickets are $15 in the balcony, $45 on the floor or $360 for a group of eight at a table or row. Hors d’oeuvres and wine are included with floor, table and row seating.
Beginning at 6 p.m., guests can enjoy entertainment and a silent auction. The Design for a Cure competition takes the stage at 7:15 and the Runway for a Cure show starts at 7:45.
Student designers between the ages of 15-23 were encouraged earlier this summer to design and construct evening dresses for the competition.
Through events like these, the American Cancer Society is leading the fight against breast cancer. The society funds cutting-edge research leading to the discovery of life-saving treatments. The American Cancer Society advocates for all women to have access to mammograms and life-saving treatments, regardless of income. Free programs and services that improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their families are available in West Tennessee and more than 3,400 communities across the country. The American Cancer Society offers trained support  24 hours a day at 1-800-227-2345 or online at cancer.org.
For tickets and information, call the American Cancer Society at (731) 664-1084. Details can also be found at runwayforacure.org.

Published in The Messenger 9.20.10

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