The boxing themed gala titled the “Main Event” along with Tamara Comolli’s generous necklace and other evening surprises, promise to pack a punch in its quest to fight cancer as the red carpet is rolled out for those getting close to the ropes at the legendary Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach.
The necklace, valued at nearly $14,000 features a two-sided detachable pendant with 1.1 carats of pave diamonds on one side and 4.5 carats of Persian Turquoise on the other side. The ensemble also includes a stunning 51 centimeter, 2.9 millimeter - 18 carat yellow Belchor Chain that will wow the crowds as it takes center ring for the live auction.
Says Debra LeVasseur, Store Manager of Tamara Comolli Fine Jewelry Collection in Palm Beach, “Tamara Comolli" is honored to continue her support with the American Cancer Society’s Island of Palm Beach Unit to help finish the fight against a disease that inflicts hundreds of people each day and to honor those who are dedicated to eliminating cancer.”
The Main Event is being co-chaired by Palm Beach heavyweights:
Space is limited for this exclusive event, but tickets are available at $750 or $1,000 for VIP tickets, which include a VIP Champagne Reception and Preferred Seating at the dinner. Junior tickets are also available for $500 for those guests 45 and under.
Contenders of the VIP Reception will be invited to the Gold and White Ballroom when the boxing bell rings at 6:30pm. The general poolside reception will take place at 7:00pm with dinner following in the Grand Ballroom at 8:00pm.
Gala Corporate Partners include: Advanced Jets who will host the VIP Champagne Reception, Braman Motorcars, Brioni, Fantastic Finishes, and Tamara Comolli Fine Jewelry.
Also in the ring for the American Cancer Society’s Palm Beach 56th Gala are: Distinguished Humanitarian, The Addison Hines Charitable Trust; Platinum Benefactor, Mr. Patrick M. Park; Grand Benefactors – Mr. and Mrs. Marvin H. Davidson and Mr. Donald J. Trump; Grand Patrons – Mr. and Mrs. Vince Cerone and Mr. Thomas C. Quick; Leading Benefactors – Eddy and Helaine and Cantor, The Rhoda and David Chase Family Foundation, Mrs. Harold Hassenfeld, Edward L. and Ruth S. Hennessy, Jr., JM Rubin Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Spero and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tomsich; Benefactors – Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Baxter, Mrs. Harold Bernstein, Dr. Elizabeth Bowden, Amos and Maria Dare, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dupuis, Frances and Gerald Gilberg, Mrs. Robert Gordon, Mr. Bob Holuba and Ms. Susan Furman, Helene and Stanley Karp, Mr. and Mrs. John Rau, Isador S. Segall Trust, Mr. Barry and Dr. Meredith Snader, Dr. and Mrs. Irving J. Sherman, and Paula and Nikita Zukov; Patrons – Ms. Heather Collins Grattan, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Haymes, Michele and Howard Kessler, Mrs. Herme’ de Wyman Miro and The International Society of Palm Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Myura, Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Reveley and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wright; and Invitation Sponsor – Mrs. Carol Jenkins-Jaeger.
For more information, tickets or sponsorship opportunities for The Main Event, please contact Michelle Jaminet at the American Cancer Society Island of Palm Beach Unit by calling 561.655.3449.
About the American Cancer Society:
The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion and over a century of experience to save lives in its mission to end cancer for good. As a global grassroots force of over three million volunteers, The American Cancer Society fights for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community throughout the United States. The organization save lives by helping individuals stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early, and helping individuals get well by being there for them during and after a diagnosis, by finding cures through groundbreaking discovery, and fighting back through public policy.
As the nation’s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, contributing more than $3.8 billion, The American Cancer Society makes what they know about cancer into what they do. As a result, an estimated 13.7 million people in America who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will be celebrating birthdays this year.
To reach the national offices of The American Cancer Society day or night, call 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Photos courtesy of Tamara Comolli Fine Jewelry