Â FORT WORTH _Â Survivors in Style: An Evening of Fashion, Food and Wine has been set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 25 at Cendera Center, 3600 Benbrook Highway.
This will be the third annual fundraiser for Cuisine for Healing, a non-profit organization dedicated to making nutritious, delicious food readily available to cancer patients and others combating disease. The cocktail-hour benefit event will feature a fashion show celebrating the lives of local women who have survived cancer. The evening alsoÂ willÂ include complimentary wine and champagne,Â appetizersÂ and aÂ guest speaker, to be announced at a later date.
“We are thrilled with the success of Survivors in Style, and the need to expand to a larger venue next year,” said Sue Austin, president of Cuisine for Healing. “Fort Worth is incredibly generous, and with the community’s support, the Cuisine for Healing Outreach Food Program has prepared, packaged and delivered over 13,000 Cuisine for Healing-certified meals during the past year to those in need who are fighting cancer.”
Founded by Wendy Wilkie in 2006 as she battled cancer, Cuisine for Healing is a non-profit organizatioin dedicated to making nutritious, delicious food readily available to people combating disease, while providing education about the power of healthy food.Â The Cuisine for Healing Certification Mark signifies that a product or menu item is organic, when possible, and free from hormones, preservatives, antibiotics, pesticides, trans fats, refined sugar and artificial sweeteners, flavors and colors and has met other guidelines in terms of ingredients and food preparation.
For more information, visitÂ at www.cuisineforhealing.org.