Madrid Martin (center) and women
RIVERSIDE, CA-The 2015 The CARE Project, Inc.’s, Woman of Excellence Award to be presented to Dr. Angela D. Martin – Physician In Charge at Kaiser Permanente, Meridian Clinic at the third annual Pink and White Celebration. The event honors Inland Empire breast cancer survivors and celebrates life on Sunday, October 4 at 5 p.m.
“It’s the non-profit’s biggest fundraiser of the year,” said founder Carrie Madrid. “We are proud to have the event sponsored by D and D’s Dance Center and held in their beautiful ballroom at 1445 Spruce Street in Riverside,” she added.
Tickets are $30 each, $240 table of eight. Admission includes: Pink carpet photo, dinner, DJ, dancing, raffles and live performances. Reserved seating tickets are on sale now at Eventbrite.com
“This is the 3rd Annual Pink and White Celebration. The first two years were a huge success honoring many breast cancer survivors and raising breast cancer awareness throughout our community. Last year’s event was standing room only with more than 250 people in attendance. This year, reserved seating has been put in place and tickets will not be sold at the door,” said Madrid.
Riverside’s Police and Fire department’s personnel and breast cancer awareness vehicles will be on site to welcome the honored survivors as they arrive.
Entertainment for The 3rd Annual Pink and White Celebration includes: Special performance by jazz saxophonist and Riverside native, J. Anton Boykin; Special guest speaker, Evelyn Erives – 99.1 KGGI/iHeart Radio and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s 2010 Woman of the Year.
Stage III breast cancer survivor, Carrie Madrid, founded The CARE Project to help support local patients, undergoing and recovering from Cancer treatment.
The CARE Project provides gas cards, grocery gift cards, prepaid Visa cards for copays, utility bill assistance, Chemo “CARE” Packages, counseling and mentoring.
The first 30 registered survivors receive free admission. Each guest must be accompanied by at least one paying guest. Contact Carrie at (951) 707-7965 to register.
For more information including sponsorships opportunities please contact Carrie Madrid at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (951) 707-7965. All donations are tax deductible.