Louisville Magazine

MAR 2014

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11 4 LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 3.14 On The Town With Benefits F eatured NON-PROFIT EVENTS 3/1 Alzheimer's Association's Making Memories Across America Benefts: Alzheimer's Association's Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter 7-11 p.m. Club This annual fundraiser event includes a dinner, dancing and live entertainment. Tickets are $100/person; reserved tables $1,500. Cocktail attire. For reservations or additional information, call 451-4266 or visit alz.org/kyin 3/1 Speed Art Museum Ball Benefts: The Speed Art Museum 6 p.m. The Gillespie For the frst time in the Speed Art Museum's history, the Ball will honor Reverend Alfred R. Shands III for his leadership and commitment to the arts community. Benefactor tickets for the event are $550/person; Friends of the Speed tickets are $150/person. Benefactor tickets include cocktails, dinner, dancing and dessert; Friends of the Speed tickets include cocktails, dancing and dessert. Attire is White Tie or Black Tie. To purchase tickets, call 637-6363. For additional information, visit speedmuseum.org. 3/6 Peace Education Program's 30th Anniversary Dinner Benefts: Peace Education Program 6-9 p.m. The Olmsted This joyous celebration honors 30 years of giving youth more than a fghting chance. It recognizes Peace Ed's community-building work of teaching young people and the adults who serve them prejudice reduction, confict resolution and peer mediation skills at schools and community sites across the region. Tickets are $100/person; $800/tables of eight. Attire is "after 5 business." Visit peaceeducationprogram.org for reservations. For more information, call 589-6583 or email offce@ peaceeducationprogram.org. 3/7 Bottoms Up Bash Benefts: Colon Cancer Prevention Project 7:30 p.m.-midnight Mellwood Art Center Come dressed in your blue cocktail attire for this third annual event. Guests will enjoy free Heaven Hill blue cocktails and Barefoot wine, heavy appetizers, a night of live music and silent auction bidding. Regular tickets are $50/person; a limited amount of VIP tickets are $100/person or a table of eight for $800. VIP tickets are the only tickets that guarantee a seat, along with exclusive gift bags and access to the VIP Maker's Mark bar from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Must be 21 and older to attend. For more information, visit coloncancerpreventionproject.org or call 290-0288. 3/8 McDazzle! Benefts: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana 6 p.m. Galt House Hotel The annual gala will be celebrating its 30th anniversary of providing "a home away from home" for families in need, honoring the founding board of directors for the occasion. Guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres, appetizers, dinner, an open bar, live and silent auctions, entertainment and dancing. Attire is black tie or red tie. Tickets are $175/ person. For more information, contact Christina Johnson at 561-7653 or rmhc- kentuckiana.org/events/red-tie-gala. 3/8 Raisin' the Rent Benefts: St. John Center 7-11 p.m. Mellwood Art Center Come and enjoy this eighth annual event that features a live and silent auction led by Steve Hale, "A Taste of Lou" hors d'oeuvres, dancing, a local emcee and a cash bar. There will also be live music by The Remedy. This year the St. John Center has partnered up with BidPal to offer guests electronic bidding. The theme of the event is the Depression-era www.derbydinner.com 84-120 BACK.indd 114 2/19/14 10:36 AM

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