American Cancer Society To Announce Belles & Beaus Honorees At Announcement Party, Kickoff Event
NEW ORLEANS – The American Cancer Society (ACS) will host a free Announcement Party to kick off the 16th Annual Belles & Beaus Ball New Orleans on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at The Shops at Canal Place, 3rd Floor (right outside of Saks Fifth Avenue), from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The ACS will announce this year’s 20 Belles & Beaus of the Ball at the kickoff event. The honorees are individuals who have made significant contributions in the fight against cancer and represent survivors, volunteers and community members. Lisa Manzella and Michael Burnett are the Announcement Party Chairs and Jennifer Hale will host the event.
The complimentary celebration will include wine and beer courtesy of Martin Wine Cellar and Southern Eagle. Morton’s The Steakhouse will serve food at the event. Additional fun, including music, games and more will be sponsored by Poof Gourmet Cotton Candy and Nail Dat.
Attendees will have a chance to purchase general admission tickets to the Ball at a $50 discount at the Announcement Party and through the end of July on the event website.
Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society’s Patrick F. Taylor Hope Lodge, which provides overnight accommodations to patients who come to New Orleans for cancer treatment.
Organizers said the Announcement Party and Ball are the perfect way for the community to support the ACS in its mission to help people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.