Fashion show will raise money for cancer center |

Fashion show will raise money for cancer center

Daily Staff Report

VAIL – On April 6, the Vail Valley Medical Center Volunteer Corps will host the third Neiman-Marcus Fashion Show and Luncheon at the Vail Marriott Mountain Lodge and Spa. The 2005 event will also include a champagne preview and shopping for ticket holders of $150 or more the evening of April 5. A donation of $75 will be accepted at the preview event for those unable to attend the luncheon.On April 6, the doors open at 9 a.m. for shopping at the Neiman-Marcus Boutique and the silent auction for luncheon guests and others interested in seeing the spring and summer Neiman-Marcus selected line. The net proceeds from the 2005 event will benefit the Shaw Regional Cancer Center in Edwards, and pay for high dose rate brachytherapy equipment, a cancer treatment that gives doses of radiation meant to better target tumors while reducing damage to healthy tissue.The Shaw Regional Cancer Center serves residents in an eight-county region including Eagle, Summit, Routt, Pitkin, Lake, Grand, Garfield, and Moffett counties.The Volunteer Corps still has openings for companies and individuals interested in sponsoring the fund-raiser. Three levels of sponsorships are available, each entitling the donors to preferred seating and admission to the champagne preview: Haute couture at $500 per seat or $5,000 for a table of 10; couture at $300 or $3,000 per table; and pret-a-porter at $150 or $1,500 per table. In-kind sponsors will receive a 50 percent credit toward a sponsorship table for each in-kind donation. Tickets for regular luncheon seating are $75. Patrons, sponsors and those who purchase tickets for $150 or more can make reservations and purchase their tickets early at (970)569-7465 starting Jan. 15. Invitations will be mailed in February 2005. For more information please call 569-7465.Vail, Colorado

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