FORT WORTH _Â Fort Worth civic leaders Leigh and Brian Lowrance have been selected as honorary co-chairs of the 20th anniversary Â Cowtown Ball (www.CowtownBall.org), a benefit for the American Cancer Society.
The Lowrances, proprietors of Rebecca Creek Distillery, home of Enchanted Rock Vodka and Rebecca Creek Whiskey, reside in Fort Worth and are active in Tarrant County organizations. The parents of two boys, the LowrancesÂ are active in the American Cancer Society, All Saints Episcopal School, The Junior League of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth stock show.
The 2012 Cowtown Ball will be held Nov. 3 at River Ranch in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Tickets already are on sale, and sponsorships are available. Call 817-570-0633 for more information. Working chairs for the event are Kathleen McDowell Levens and Kristin Peaks.
The western-styled gala has raised more than $5 million the past two decades for the American Cancer Society in Tarrant County. This yearâ€™s event, themed â€œBoots & Bling,â€ will again feature dinner, dancing, casino games, auctions, midway games and more.Â
As the nationâ€™s leading non-profit funding source for cancer research, the American Cancer Society works to eradicate cancer, the second leading cause of death in the U.S. For 99 years, TheÂ Society has worked to save lives and end suffering from cancer.Â As the nationâ€™s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, the American Cancer Society has contributed more than $3.6 billion to help people stay well andÂ find cures. To learn more, callÂ 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.