Cancer Research Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show set for February 12

Janice Pell

It promises to be a fun day with raffle prizes, lunch and wonderful shopping opportunities. Tickets are selling fast for the February 12, 2016 luncheon and fashion show to benefit the American Cancer Society. Ignite your Passion – Fight all Cancers is the theme of this year’s festivity. The event, co-hosted by TWOQC and Quail Creek Fights Back-Relay for Life Team, is open to all women in Quail Creek and the greater Green Valley area. Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased by contacting Nancy Jacobs at [email protected] or 970-946-3910. Checks should be made out to TWOQC Charity Account. Last year’s event raised $6,672 to help fund patient programs and cancer research.

Donations are being sought for items to help fill the themed gift baskets to be raffled off that day. Desirable items might include handmade crafts and jewelry, chocolates or other specialty foods, plants, clothing accessories, spa items, or wine and wine glasses. Gift certificate from stores like Crate and Barrel, Pottery Barn, Chico’s, Barnes and Noble or restaurants make good raffle items. Empty baskets are also needed. To make a donation, contact Ginny Hutcheson at 520-906-0930 or [email protected].

Starting off the festivities, ladies will be able to purchase raffle tickets, view raffle prizes and shop at Rose’s Fashions Boutique from 10:00 until 11:15 a.m. The cash bar will feature a special red daiquiri cocktail. Red and Purple are the colors for the day. Purple is the color that represents all cancers.

Lunch will be served at 11:30. The luncheon menu will be chicken Florentine with rice, seasoned squash, and white chocolate mousse topped with red-frosted cookie. Then Rose’s Fashions of Green Valley is sure to delight the audience with a fashion show featuring all the newest looks and colors. The Women of Quail Creek models will grace the runway parading in outfits to demonstrate stylish ways to wear and accessorize the clothing.

This event usually sells out so those wishing to attend are advised to purchase tickets soon. The cut-off date to purchase tickets will be February 1.