Fashion Show to Feature 18 Local Cancer Survivors as Models
Cuisine for Healing, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making nutritious, delicious food readily available to cancer patients and others combating disease, today announced details for its sixth annual Survivors in Style: An Evening of Fashion, Food and Fun. The event will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Omni Hotel located at 1300 Houston Street in Fort Worth.
The benefit event will feature a fashion show celebrating the lives of 18 local cancer survivors who will model and share their stories of triumph and hope. Amy Yudiski will serve as honorary chair and Linda Cloud and Kellye Garrett will serve as event co-chairs. Melissa Adair (Dillard’s) and Shannon Sanderford (Miss Fort Worth) will serve as co-masters of ceremonies. The 2015 Survivors in Style models will be announced soon.
The evening will feature wine and an assortment of delicious appetizers, all prepared to meet Cuisine for Healing certification guidelines. Guests will also have the opportunity to win prizes.
“Spring is in the air, and we are excited to celebrate fashion, healthy food and cancer survival during our 6th Annual Survivors in Style,” said Sue Austin, president of Cuisine for Healing. “We wish to thank our event sponsors, supporters, models, family and friends for their continued support as we grow to serve more clients in need through our Outreach Food Program.”
Sponsors of Survivors in Style include: USMD Health System (presenting sponsor), Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (media sponsor), Dillard’s, Genentech, Omni Hotels & Resorts, Texas Health Resources and TXO (event sponsors).
Participating medical facilities include: Joan Katz Breast Center, Texas Health Resources, Texas Oncology, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders and USMD Health System.
Event supporters include: Cowtown Concierge, Go Go Me (a Go Cowtown Production), metro-grafix creative services, Thrive PR and XMED Oxygen & Equipment.
Tickets for Survivors in Style are $65 each. Reserved tables are available for $500 and seat 8 guests. All proceeds benefit Cuisine for Healing, a nonprofit organization, and sponsorships are still available. To purchase tickets or become a sponsor, visit www.cuisineforhealing.org/survivors.htm or contact Sue Austin at 817.921.2377. For more information, please visit the Cuisine for Healing website at www.cuisineforhealing.org.