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PASSION FOR THE CURE:A BENEFIT FASHION SHOW
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)
The Art Institute of Atlanta is proud to announce its partnership with the American Cancer Society! Our annual event is being held once again at the Defoor Art Centre in the Midtown District of Atlanta! This years event is special to our hearts because it is our first time partnering with The American Cancer Society!
Advancing the Global Fight Against Cancer
Cancer causes 1 in 8 deaths worldwide and is rapidly becoming a global pandemic. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, there were 12.7 million new cancer cases in 2008. If rates don’t change, the global cancer burden is expected to nearly double to 21.4 million cases and 13.5 million deaths by 2030. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the toll of cancer and other chronic diseases is greater in low- and middle-income countries where people develop chronic diseases “at younger ages, suffer longer – often with preventable complications – and die sooner than those in high-income countries.” The economic toll is equally alarming; in 2008, cancer accounted for nearly $1 trillion in economic losses from premature death and disability.
The Benefit for Purchasing a VIP Ticket:
All VIP ticket holders will receive a VIP Backpack filled with lots of goodies. In addition, you are automatically entered to win a Weekend Getaway Package at the Downtown Atlanta Marriott Hotel nestled in the heart of Downtown Atlanta. The Downtown Atlanta Hotel is within walking distance of shopping, dining, and popular attractions such as The World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium. The Weekend Getaway Package includes:
- Deluxe accomodations
- Breakfast for Two
- Complimentary Parking
- Two Georgia Aquarium Tickets
Join us as we continue to fight cancer with continued research and parnerships! Your purchase is greatly appreciated! 100% OF ALL PROCEEDS are being donated directly to the organization!
Support Cancer and the Arts!
Special Thanks to Mr. Jerry Page and Mrs. Cheryl Robinson-Page
Downtown Atlanta Marriott, Home Depot, Lowes, and YOU! :)
When & Where
Mr. Braylon Jacob Gorman
Please note that your ticket purchase is tax deductible. Most importantly, you are helping us expose countless individuals to the arts and culture of Atlanta!