Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – More than 100 guests enjoyed an exclusive evening of signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the American Cancer Society’s 2018 Celebration Gala Kick-off party on March 7 at the Grateful Palate Catering & Events, the Venue Sponsor, in Fort Lauderdale.
Presenting Sponsor, The Salah Foundation, surprised guests with the presentation of a $50,000 giant check. Additional sponsors included VIP Kick-off Sponsor – Mercantil Bank, and Valet Sponsor – Acure. Dave Aizer with the CW South Florida was the evening’s host. He is also a cancer survivor.
The 2018 American Cancer Society’s Celebration Gala will be held at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor BeachResort & Spa on Cinco de Mayo, May 5, 2018, with the theme of “Let’s Fiesta!” Tickets are $300 per person and $5,000 per tables of 12. Visit www.CelebrationGalaBroward.comor www.facebook.com/AmericanCancerSocietyBrowardUnitGala.
A variety of sponsorships are still available starting at $5,000. Contact Alicia DeLuca, development manager, at Alicia.DeLuca@cancer.orgor 954-200-7520.
About American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers saving lives and fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society’s efforts have contributed to a 20 percent decline in cancer death rates in the U.S. since 1991, and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates. Thanks in part to our progress, nearly 14 million Americans who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will celebrate more birthdays this year. We’re finding cures as the nation’s largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings, clean air, and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org/fight.