10th Annual Evening of Hope for the American Cancer Society - Altoona Heritage Discovery Center, Intown Altoona

10th Annual Evening of Hope to be Held March 29th

The American Cancer Society’s 10th

Saturday, March 29th

This year’s theme, Dance with Evening of Hope Stars, is a tribute to the event’s 10th

anniversary and an opportunity to showcase some of our area’s dance talent.

This year, the American Cancer Society’s highest honor, the Shirley A. Pechter

Pinnacle Award, will be presented to Amy Mearkle at the event. Amy has volunteered

for many years in various Cancer Society fundraisers but most prominently in Making

Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC), now in its fifteenth year. A former anchor at

WTAJ, Amy is the Director of Marketing at DelGrosso Foods, Incorporated.

The Evening of Hope will begin at 6:00 pm and include cocktails, a sit down

dinner, silent auction, music by Firestorm and dancing. The Allegheny Ballet Company

will also perform in keeping with the Dance theme. The evening will conclude by 11:00

 at the Altoona Heritage Discovery Center, Intown Altoona.

Tickets for this semi-formal event are available for $125 each and can be

purchased through the American Cancer Society office in Hollidaysburg by calling

814-695-9232. All proceeds benefit cancer research, and local education and cancer

support programs.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm