What: The American Cancer Society’s Fourth Annual Pink & Black Tie Gala to celebrate Honorees “Made in Brooklyn”. The gala is one of the leading charitable events of the year in Brooklyn, returning to Stage 6 at Steiner Studios. More than 450 attendees are expected, including corporate sponsors, business, healthcare and social leaders, and supporting celebrities.
Who: The American Cancer Society Pink & Black Tie Gala proceeds fund direct support services to Brooklyn cancer patients and their families as well as the American Cancer Society’s national life-saving research. The Brooklyn Office of the American Cancer Society will meet the complex and challenging needs of more than 3,400 families in the borough facing cancer this year.
Where: Stage 6 at Steiner Studios, 15 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
When: Thursday, May 17, 2012; 6:30pm-11pm/ Press Arrival at 5:45pm
Why: Guests will mix, mingle and party to celebrate those “Made in Brooklyn” and raise funds for the Society’s patient services and programs as well as national life-saving research.
What Else: Back by popular demand, Brooklyn’s own style expert and Pink & Black Tie Gala Chair Stacy London of TLC’s “What Not to Wear” will return to host the event. Cat Greenleaf, of NBC’s Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf, will host the “pink carpet.” Comedian Chuck Nice will serve as auctioneer for some amazing trips and experiences, and preside as we Raise the Paddle to support Hope Lodge NYC, the Society’s free lodging for those in cancer treatment in NYC. DJ Diamond “The Artist”, who has appeared with artists including Beyonce and Prince, and on MTV, BET, Fuse, Much Music, Soul Train and Fox 5 television, will make sure we’re on our feet and dancing.
Honorees for the evening are:
· The New York Daily News
· The NU Hotel
· Dr. Kathie-Ann Joseph, Assistant Professor of Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and Director of Breast Services of the South Manhattan Network for the Health and Hospitals
· Kangol Kid, Hip Hop Legend and Founder of the Mama Luke Foundation
For more information regarding the Fourth Annual Pink & Black Tie Gala, please visit: http://gala.acsevents.org/site/R?i=TBrzQeB7lpN0Ty_7WFm1ZA or call Tamara Ehlin at 718-622-2492 ext 5115.
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*A complimentary seat is held for any press attending to covering the event*