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August 04, 2012 - AMC Hosts Dinner in White

What: AMC 3rd Annual Dinner in White

Where: 17th & Blake, Downtown Denver

When: Saturday, August 4, 2012

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $50

Beneficiary: University of Colorado Cancer Center

Host(s): AMC Cancer Fund

Co-Chair(s): Sarah Domareck and Kate Flannery

Executive Director: Alice Norton

Staff: Patty Hammond, Lindsay Gemberling, Denise Jakan. Resource Development Group: Nancy Stewart, Angela DellaSalle, Brianna Firestone, Jerry Sinning, Jennifer Garner, Brooke Cantrell

Welcome: Brianna Firestone- Communications and Marketing Manager

Music: Nathen Crosswhite - Guitarist, DJ Nick Skeet

Sponsors: Gold Sponsor: GQ Barber Lounge. Silver Sponsors: Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, McStain Neighborhoods. Bronze Sponsors: H+L Architecture, Live Urban Real Estate, Unique Real Estate Investments, Wealth Strategies Group, WhippleWood CPAs. Pearl Sponsor: Davis Graham and Stubbs, Maxim Capital. Official Media Sponsor: reign Magazine

Menu: Picnic baskets

Attendance: 400+

Attire: White

Special Thanks: Thank You to Our InKind Donors : Tina Anderson – Event Design, Alpine Lighting Studio, Barefoot Wine, Boulder Beer Company, Damsels Dance Company, Drink Neuro, Ignite!, Nathan Croswhite – Guitarist, Jim Kinney & Allstate Insurance, Le Central, Nestle Water, Kara Primomo – Photographer, Mile High Spirits, Rialto Cafe, Silver Sage Garden Centers, Starkey Entertainment / Dance Trax, Steve Z Photography, The Workshop


Event Coordinator: Jennifer Garner

Board of Directors: Chairman: Gary Kortz, Treasurer: Steven D. Toltz Secretary: Cheryl Kisling Directors: Alice Norton, Dr. Paul Bunn, Jr., David Dudley, Joel Edelman, Michael D. Hoke,Cheryl Kisling, Dr. Richard Krugman, Lindy Eichenbaum Lent, Lilly Marks, Mark Osborn, Karen Padgett, Ellen Robinson, Becky Roser, Dr. Dan Theodorescu, Steven D. Toltz, Amy Venturi, Emeritus Members: Jim Basey, Richard Robinson

Blacktie Photos by: Billie Black

 John and Angela DellaSalle, with AMC, Anita Youngblut and Rick Scholz
John and Angela DellaSalle, with AMC, Anita Youngblut and Rick Scholz

 Ahh... Quelle nuit merveilleuse d'être à Paris...

Except, this was actually a wonderful night in downtown Denver  for the 3rd Annual AMC Dinner in White. Guests arrived in elegant to casual to wondefully whimsical summer white attire, carrying picnic baskets, bags and totes filled with delightful goodies to dine on. Wine, cocktails and dessert were provided by the hosts. Bringing one's own picnic basket dinner is just part of the fun; not knowing the secret location until an hour before the event is the other part. This year's secret location was at 17th & Blake in downtown, with one whole block being turned into a lively Paris-style party, complete with a white Eiffel Tower and an Arc de Triomphe - filled with bottles of wine, of course.

The host for this festive evening was the AMC Cancer Fund, to raise funds and awareness for Cancer research at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. The University of Colorado Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Rocky Mountain region, one of only 40 in the country.

Raising money for a "world without cancer" has taken on a whole new attitude with the Dinner in White event. Even the spectators looking on from the sidewalks of Denver were all smiles, watching this joyful crowd- right out of Paris- dining, dancing and playing for a cause. And seeing hundreds of white balloons rise up into the beautiful deep blue evening sky, while honoring all of those whose lives have been touched by cancer, was pretty spectacular too.

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