Second Annual Event Dedicated to Cancer Survivors

by Joy Donovan on April 20, 2011

FORT WORTH _ Cuisine for Healing, a non-profit organization dedicated to making nutritious, delicious food readily available to cancer patients and others combating disease, will host the second annual Survivors in Style: An Evening of Fashion, Food and Wine.

The event is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Marquis on Magnolia, located at 1227 W. Magnolia.
The cocktail hour benefit event will feature a fashion show celebrating the lives of nine local women who have survived cancer. Spotlighted as models this year will be Sherree Bennett, Lawanda Gardner, Sandra Harris, Lisa Holcomb, Cindy Irving, Indi Jones, Carlene King, Cheri Marx and Karla K. Morton. They will model spring season clothing and accessories from MPulsive Fashion Styling and Gypsy & Company.  

Texas Poet Laureate Karla K. Morton, a cancer survivor and author of the award-winning Redefining Beauty, will be the guest speaker at the event again this year. Darla Robinson will emcee the event.

The evening also will feature complimentary wine, champagne,appetizers and desserts.
Tickets for the event are $40 each. Tables of 10 are available for $350. All proceeds benefit Cuisine for Healing, a non-profit organization. For more information, visit the Cuisine for Healing website at

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