Thursday, October 14, 2010
Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Beach Gardens 2010 Key To The Cure Event Wednesday, October 20th
To help raise both money and awareness for women’s cancers, Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Beach Gardens will partner with Jupiter Medical Center and host the 2010 Key To The Cure, a charity shopping weekend taking place Thursday, Oct. 21 through Sunday, Oct. 24.
To launch this year’s event, Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Beach Gardens will host a KEY TO THE CURE kick-off celebration on Oct. 20 from 5:30 to 9 p.m., featuring more than 30 local restaurants serving hors d’oeuvres and desserts; live entertainment and, of course, shopping. The cost to attend the exciting event is $40 per person or $75 per couple. All proceeds from the ticket sales of the evening’s event will be donated to Jupiter Medical Center’s Foshay Cancer Center. Saks will also offer a limited-edition Key To The Cure T-shirt designed by Donna Karan available beginning October 1 and retailing for $35 in Saks stores, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and on saks.com. 100 percent of the purchase price of each shirt sold will be donated to local charity partners.
Actress Uma Thurman is the 2010 Ambassador for Saks Fifth Avenue’s Key To The Cure. In support of this program, Ms. Thurman will appear in a national public service announcement (PSA) wearing the Donna Karan limited edition T-shirt, shot by renowned photographer Fabrizio Ferri.
Saks Fifth Avenue initiated its charity shopping weekend in 1999. Since then, the company has donated over $33 million to women’s cancer research and treatment organizations throughout the United States. Organizations benefiting from these funds include: The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Women’s Cancer Research Fund, Cleveland Clinic, Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Nevada Cancer Institute and many others.
About Saks Fifth Avenue: Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world’s pre-eminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and home furnishings, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. Today, Saks operates 53 full-line stores in 25 states, 5 licensed stores in the Middle East and 1 licensed store in Mexico City, 55 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and saks.com, the company’s online store.
About Jupiter Medical Center: Jupiter Medical Center opened in 1979 and is the area's not-for-profit community medical center - consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care beds. JMC provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in orthopedics, long-term care, minimally invasive vascular procedures, cancer care and advanced diagnostics.
2010 Key To The Cure kick-off restaurant and beverage partners: III Forks Prime Steak House Annie's Vintage Gourmet Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza Asian Fin Brio Tuscan Grille Cabo Flats Cafe Chardonnay DD's Cupcakes earthandsugar EVO Italian Gallery Gourmet Godiva Chocolatier In The Kitchen Mangrove Bay Mr. Zhang Fine Chinese Cuisine PGA National Resort & Spa - Ironwood Grille Ron Atlantico Sabor Havana Connoisseur Club Sandy James Fine Food and Productions Starbucks Coffee Company Seasons 52 Sobieski Vodka Solu Southern Belle's Cakery Spoto's Oyster Bar The Capital Grille TooJays Original Deli Whole Foods Market Windsor Gardens Hotel - Cocktails and Dreams
Haute Couture Sponsor: Kathy and Charles Simon
Fashion Icon Sponsors: Lickstein Plastic Surgery Palm Health Partners in honor of Marian Fago
Fashion Revolutionary Sponsors: Daniel L. Kapp, MD, P.A. Family Private Care Dari Bowman Amy and Jon Shainman in honor of Dr. Rimmer & Dr. Lickstein
Fashion Diva Sponsors: Mangrove Bay Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhard & Shipley J. Scott Keller in honor of Jill Uccellini Florida Power & Light Company Gunster - Florida's Law Firm For Business Professional Audiology Associates John A. P. Rimmer, M.D.
Fashion Maven Sponsors: Asset Advisory Services, Inc. Gordon & Doner, P.A. Shauna Kranendonk M.D. Enterprise Bank The Rev. Shari Bledsoe Richard Steckler DDS, PA The Manor at Hobe Sound Music Works Talent Denise Nieman in honor of Delores Burke Glazing Consultants Med Tech Services Patti Travis Provident Jewelry David M. Herold, M.D., MBA DeAnn H. Collier, M.D., P.A. Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Berkman
Entertainment Sponsors: The School of Rock Local Recording Artist, Lou Galterio
Posted by Beth Beattie at 8:54 AM