September 15, 2012 - Pink & Blue United
What: Second-Annual End-of-Summer Soiree
Where: The Ritz-Carlton (Denver)
When: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Ticket Prices: $175 per couple (or $100 per person)
Beneficiary: Pink & Blue United
Founders: Katie Price, Kelly Lennon
Executive Director: Katie Price
Entertainment: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Marilyn Monroe, silent auction, live auction, dancing
Sponsors: South Denver Obstetrics and Gynecology, Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine and South Denver Anesthesiologists (title sponsors); Littleton Adventist Hospital (gold sponsor); Athena Health and UniPath (bronze sponsors)
Attire: Vintage or Cocktail
Blacktie Photos by: Christopher Smith
Dean Martin, Katie Price, Kelly Lennon and Marilyn Monroe
DENVER -- Supporters of Pink & Blue United filled the Ritz-Carlton ballroom Saturday evening for the second-annual end-of-summer soiree.
Attendees arrived in vintage attire and experienced a "red carpet" as Frank Sinatra sang to them during an extensive live auction and cocktail hour, part of the "A Swingin' Affair" theme.
After dinner and a few testimonials, the crowd of about 150 watched and listened to entertainment by Dean Martin and Marilyn Monroe. A live auction generated several four-figure bids, and the night ended with a couple of hours of dancing.
Admission cost $100 per person or $170 per couple, but a few dozen people also made cash donations. Dozens more contributed money through the auction items.
Proceeds will benefit Pink & Blue, a non-profit foundation which aims to provide real-time financial support for individuals and families dealing with breast, prostate, ovarian and testicular cancer.
Pink & Blue takes care to divide money equally between gender-specific cancers afflicting men and women. Much of their financial support focuses on living expenses andd fertility preservation.
To learn more about the organization, visit www.pinkandblueunited.org or call 720-454-0802.