NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, survivors and generous souls alike will gather to celebrate 'the girls' at the Surviving to Thriving Breast Fest Burlesque Show and Auction supporting the You Can Thrive! Foundation (YCT). The event, including an unconventional burlesque show, silent auction and raffle, will take place on Monday, October 26th from 7 to 11 p.m. at Don Hill's in SoHo (511 Greenwich Street, NY).
All proceeds from the fun carnivale fundraiser go to provide free mind/body wellness programs to breast cancer survivors in the New York City area. The show includes performances by top burlesque acts and the debut of the sure-to-be-sexy Surviving to Thriving Dance Troupe consisting of YCT clients past and present. Project Runway designer-contestant Epperson and honorary event chair Marisa Acocella Marchetto, author of Cancer Vixen, will be in attendance.
"You Can Thrive has been blessed with a wealth of love and support from our community, and will continue to help countless more women thrive in the year to come thanks in large part to the success of the Breast Fest," says YCT President & Founder Luana Halpern, who is a breast cancer survivor herself.
Guests will enjoy an open bar from 7 to 9 pm sponsored by Domaine de Canton liqueur with hors d'oeuvres by J. Kings Food Service Professionals and sweets from Whole Foods. Raffle and silent auction sponsors include: Emerson Resort & Spa, Daisy Rock Guitars, Pearl Paradise, TheLuxurySpot.com, Arrojo Studio, Young Living Oils, Elizabeth Arden, Scuderia Restaurant, Ritter Sport and many others.
Tickets can be purchased online for $50 in advance, and $75 at the door night of the event. Visit www.youcanthrive.org/events for tickets and further details. Also get updates about the show on Twitter @S2TbreastFest09 (#breastfest09).
You Can Thrive! is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that focuses on survivor-centered wellness and education programs. Through free, ongoing programs, including acupuncture, massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, advocacy, peer support, dance, meditation and life coaching, YCT empowers cancer survivors with the tools they need in order to live a better life after breast and related cancers.
Melissa Gold, Gold Standard PR Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 703.599.1643
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