TO CELEBRATE LIFE BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION PRESENTS THEIR 19TH ANNUAL STEPPING OUT GALA AND FASHION SHOW:
A HOT NIGHT IN OLD HAVANA
San Rafael, CA – (August, 2014) To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation presents an electrifying evening of Cuban sights and sounds with their 19th annual gala and fashion show STEPPING OUT – A HOT NIGHT IN OLD HAVANA on Saturday, September 27th at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. The Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser will feature 32 women, all breast cancer survivors, as they walk the runway to help raise funds to support To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation’s grants program. These programs distribute money to Bay Area nonprofit organizations providing direct services to people dealing with breast health issues. This evening of fine dining, fashion, dancing and outstanding live and silent auctions is one of Marin County’s most anticipated galas of the year. Tickets are $250 and may be purchased online at www.tocelebratelife.org For more information call 415-455-5882.
The celebration begins at 5:30 pm with cocktails at the Coco Loco Cocktail Lounge, along with a silent auction. Guests will have an opportunity to bid on exciting items such as tickets to see the Broadway hit Kinky Boots, a one night stay at the Hotel Healdsburg (including a four course dinner for two at the award-winning Dry Creek Kitchen restaurant), dinner for two at Boulevard in San Francisco, and Day on the Bay – a boat tour on the bay for up to 6 people on the See Coach Charter out of Sausalito. A gourmet sit-down dinner by McCalls catering will follow along with a sizzling dance performance by Anna Gottreich’s Island Dance Project eaturing a performance collective, celebrating Afro Latin cultures through dance and music. Guests will also have an opportunity to participate in a spirited Live Auction with Fund A Need.
The highlight of the evening is an amazing fashion show with breast cancer survivor models, escorted down the runway by prominent local physicians. Models will wear fashions from Par Excellence, UKO, Macy’s Northgate, Alice Becker, Eileen Fisher, West Coast Leather, and Helen Lyall. After dinner, the party continues with casino games at the Ay Caramba Casino by Vegas Magic and dancing to The Richard Olsen Orchestra.
Best of Live Raffle
The odds are in your favor with the Best of Live raffle offering a chance to win one of four Live Auction items before the official bidding begins. (ONLY 150 tickets ill be sold – need not be present to win.) Best of Live raffle items include a North Lake Tahoe getaway, a 7-night vacation in the heart of Mauna Kea Resort on the Big Island, a sailing party on the Bay for 20 people or more on the 82’ Schooner, Seaward, and a 5-night stay in the luxurious Terrance Suite at The Inn at Manzanillo Bay, Troncones Beach, Mexico – includes a round of golf for two and a $1,000 gift certificate with Alaska Airlines. Tickets are $100 each. For more information: need current web link
Sponsor a Model
Friends and family who cannot attend this year’s event, but would like to support the cause, can show their love by sponsoring a 2014 model as they make their inspirational walk down the runway. One way suggested sponsorship is $25; round trip, $50, and can be made online: http://tocelebratelife.donorpages.com/DonationSponsoraModel2014/
To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation is an all-volunteer organization whose mission is to raise funds and grant financial assistance to nonprofit organizations that provide services and support to people living with breast cancer. Since its inception in 1996, the Foundation has raised and distributed over $4 million to Bay Area non-profits that help people who are dealing with breast cancer or who have breast health concerns. For more information, call (415) 455-5882 or visit www.tocelebratelife.org