In the following story, we highlight two high-profile galas and an outdoor family fun event that are not to be missed.
The Angel Ball Hollywood — Now and Forever
Pianist Jeff Haskell “tickles the ivories” for Paige Cogdall, Angel Charity for Children’s General Chair (left) and Shawndee Berwick, Angel Charity Vice Chair, in preparation for the Angel Ball: Hollywood — Now and Forever. Photographed by Tom Spitz at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa. Décor by Events Made Special.
On Dec. 14, travel back in time to the Golden Age of Tinsel Town for Angel Charity for Children’s annual gala fundraiser.
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa will be transformed with sumptuous décor in palettes of black, gold and silver, and the ballroom will sparkle with an art deco ambience of smoky lilac, rose gold, and shimmery gold and silver accented with rich red velvets. Guests are requested to dress in black or white tie, or Hollywood glamour to enjoy an evening of festivities that will include:
La La Land-inspired dancers Celebrity red carpet interviews Studio dressing room photos Chateau Marmont cocktail bar Star-studded casino and gift boutiques Silent auction Seated, multicourse dinner Dancing to Hollywood’s Midnight Special Showband Illuminated champagne bars “The Envelope, Please” $10,000 prize drawings The Beverly Hills Style Polo Lounge Jazz club piano and vocalist performances Late night after-glow dining selections
The beneficiaries from this year’s fundraising will be: Children’s Clinics for Rehabilitative Services; Therapeutic Ranch for Animals & Kids (TRAK); along with eight additional organizations.
The Angel Ball Hollywood — Now and Forever
Dec. 14, 5:30 p.m.-midnight
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa Tickets: $375 each Respond by Nov. 24 to attend. Call 326-3686 or email Olivia Sethi at email@example.com
Pianist Jeff Haskell “tickles the ivories” for Paige Cogdall, Angel Charity for Children’s General Chair (left) and Shawndee Berwick, Angel Charity Vice Chair, in preparation for the Angel Ball: Hollywood — Now and Forever.
Photographed by Tom Spitz at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa. Décor by Events Made Special.
MHC Hot-Air BalloonFest
This casual, family oriented event will feature jumping castles and obstacle courses for the children, a classic car show, tethered hot-air balloon rides, a balloon glow from 7 to 8 p.m., live musical entertainment, and a ball drop with cash prizes. Guests will enjoy the food trucks and eating area, Coca-Cola products, beer garden with beverages supplied by Hensley Beverage Company, and wine-tasting with vineyards from Southern Arizona. Dress is casual (wear walking shoes and bring a sweater or jacket, as the evening may be cool).
Parking is free, and free taxi rides home will be available.
This is a fundraising event with all proceeds going to support graduate medical education programming for new doctors and healthcare professionals in the Tucson area.
Media partners include TucsonLifestyle.com and Fox 11 KMSB TV.
MHC Hot-Air BalloonFest Saturday, Nov. 9, 3-9 p.m. MHC Healthcare Campus 13395 N. Marana Main St. Tickets: $5; children under 5, active military and veterans, free
Salud! A Night to Remember Gala
Scenes from last year’s event. Photos by Kevin Van Rensselaer.
Join the TMC Foundation for a night to remember, as the non-profit organization celebrates life and honors the past by giving to the future. This is an exclusive invitation to an evening of sumptuous food, chilled libations, and amazing entertainment. Dance to the music of the LA ALLstars, a nationally acclaimed band specializing in highenergy performances of your favorite hits from all genres. Witness a spectacular performance from Cirque Roots, and purchase a raffle ticket to win a trip of a lifetime valued at $10,000.
This year’s TMC Foundation Gala is all about men, including an all-men’s gala committee, to help support men’s health in our community. Some of the health issues that concern men most are cardiac services, neurological services, urology and orthopedics.
TucsonLifestyle.com is a media partner.
Salud! A Night to Remember Gala Saturday Nov. 16 6 p.m. cocktail hour; 7 p.m. ballroom doors open The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa Tickets: $300 each For more information call 324-3116 or visit www.tmcaz.com/tmc-gala