Cancer society marks 100th


The American Cancer Society — Hawaii Island will hold “Hope Gala — Hawaii” on March 30 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel in celebration of the organization’s 100th birthday. The event will raise funds to save more lives through local patient programs and services, cutting-edge research, education and advocacy.

“We all know someone whose life has been touched by cancer,” said Maile Lincoln-Carvalho, community manager of Income Development, ACS-Hawaii Island. ‚”We also know how much courage, strength and determination it takes to deal with this disease. Hope Gala — Hawaii celebrates not only our century-long fight to cure cancer but the indomitable spirit of those who have struggledto survive it.”

Hope Gala — Hawaii will be a “Hawaii-elegant‚” evening of dining, entertainment, a silent and live auction, mystery gift boxes and recognition of special donors and sponsors who support local patient programs and services on Hawaii Island. It will also honor the lives of survivors and the memory of those who have succumbed to the disease.

Starting Feb. 15, individual tickets ($100 per person) and reserved tables for 10 ($1,250) may be purchased by calling the ACS-Hawaii Office at (808) 935-0025. Individual and corporate sponsorships and auction items are welcome. For more information, contact Maile Lincoln-Carvalho at (808) 895-3168 or at maile.carvalho@cancer.org.

 

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