Mark your calendars for May 12 for the 2017 Wine, Women & Shoes event takes place at the Kenwood Country Club from 6:30 to 10:30 pm.
Benefitting the Cancer Support Community, Wine, Women & Shoes brings a night of fashion and philanthropy to the city, aiming to bring support to a local organization.
“This evening of fashion and compassion is a smart, sophisticated event featuring wine tasting, silent and live auctions, a fashion show, and a shopping marketplace that will engage and entertain our expected 300 plus guests,” explains Cancer Support Community Executive Director Michelle Johnson.
The Cancer Support Community was established in 1990, a few years after Lynn Stern watched an episode of the Phil Donahue Show in which the show discussed The Wellness Community (TWC) with special guest Dr. Harold Benjamin, who founded TWC.
Dr. Benjamin put out a call-to-action to anyone who wanted to start a wellness community of their own. Stern jumped at the chance as she was a cancer survivor herself.
“As an ovarian cancer survivor and moved by his mission of providing education, hope, and community to those impacted by cancer, Stern picked up the phone and immediately contact Dr. Benjamin,” says Johnson.
After spending time in Santa Monica, California, learning more about the organization, Stern knew she wanted to bring the organization to Cincinnati, thanks to its philosophy, approach, and impact on people affected by cancer.
“Today, the Cancer Support Community brings support, education, and hope to the thousands of people who are impacted by cancer in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky regions,” says Johnson.
According to Johnson, the mission at the Cancer Support Community is to ensure that all those who are impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by the community.
To bring even greater awareness of the Cancer Support Community and to raise funds for its mission, the organization is teaming up with Wine, Women & Shoes. Founded by Elaine Honig, Wine, Women & Shoes hosts events in cities around the country to help organizations raise money for their causes.
VIP tickets for Wine, Women & Shoes are $150 and includes valet parking, a VIP gift, table seating with a dedicated Shoe Guy host, wine tasting, food and beverages, event entertainment, and a swag bag. General admission tickets are $100 and includes valet parking, wine tasting, food and beverages, event entertainment, and a swag bag.
Learn more about Wine, Women & Shoes or purchase your tickets here.