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2019 American Cancer Society Broward Gala

2019 American Cancer Society Broward GalaSaturday, May 4, 6:30pm-11:30pm – Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, 3030 Holiday Dr., Fort Lauderdale

The 2019 American Cancer Society’s Celebration Gala –  themed “Race for Research” – with The Salah Foundation, as Presenting Sponsor and champions in the fight against cancer. The one-of-a-kind evening was hosted Dale McLean, in-arena host for the Miami Heat, and auctioneer Joe Girvan. The evening feature silent as well as live auctions, a cocktail hour, dinner reception, dancing and much more.

The event’s Chairperson was Lori Castle who has served as the event chair for three consecutive years, and co-chairs were Peter and LoriAnn Gary who were the American Cancer Society’s 2018 South Palm Beach Ambassadors. 2019 marks the third consecutive year that The Salah Foundation has served as the Presenting Sponsor of the Celebration Gala lead by Executive Director, Noreen Salah Burpee. Lori Samuels will be the Survivor Speaker, sharing her touching story of her battle with cancer and her life today. City Furniture President Keith Koenig and his wife Kelly Koenig – longtime supporters in the fight against cancer – were honored as the 2019 Celebration Gala Honorees.