Known for its iconic, welcoming red doors, Cancer Support Community North Texas (CSCNT),the leading non-profit providing emotional and social support to people living with cancer and their families across N. Texas, announced it will host the organization’s 2nd Annual Red Tie Gala on Friday, Oct. 15 at The Empire Roomfrom 7 - 11 p.m.
The “Dance the Night Away”-themed gala, complete with professional dancers and dance instructors to teach “strolling dances” to guests, will be co-chaired by long-time supporters of CSCNT Laura and Doug Wheat – a three-time breast cancer survivor and Stage 4 prostate cancer “thriver,” respectively – and Susan and Scott Salka. WFAA Good Morning Texas host and CSCNT advocate Hanna Davis will emcee the event.
Honorary event ambassadors include Jessica Bair Williams, great-granddaughter of Mary Kay Ash; Lucy Gildea Ph.D, CSCNT Board Member and Chief Scientific Officer, Mary Kay, Inc.; and Doug Hawthorne, Founding CEO Emeritus of Texas Health Resources and CSCNT “Thrive” recipient. The Mary Kay Foundation will be honored for its continued support of Cancer Support Community North Texas and their decades-long commitment to finding cures for cancers affecting women through funding cancer research, awareness initiatives, community outreach programs, and advocacy for legislation to ensure women are healthy and safe.
Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $50,000; gala tickets are $200/ticket and both can be purchased within the Purchase Tickets section of http://redtiedallas.org. Proceeds from the event will provide the ongoing social and emotional support programs and services the organization provides at no cost to all impacted by cancer across DFW.