event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a special VIP reception and dinner.
Tickets are $250 per person and include a five-course dinner, hosted
bar, awards cere- monies, silent and live auc- tions, entertainment,
Monte Carlo gaming and dancing.
Monte Carlo portion of the event begins at 8:30 p.m. and runs until
midnight. Tickets are $60 per person and include gaming with local
celebrity dealers, hors d'oeuvres, no-host bar, and entertainment.
Sponsors to date include Crystal Creamery, Cal Farm, Bristol Meyers,
Ramos Oil and American General Life. Talk 650-KSTE is the media
sponsor of the event.
event will honor UC Davis cancer patients and donors and help raise
awareness of children's health issues. Eighty per- cent of the profits
will benefit an endowment fund for the UC Davis Cancer Center and
20 percent will benefit sel- ected children's health organizations
including, the M.I.N.D. Institute, Sacramento Food Bank's Mother-Baby
Program and Sacramento Crisis Nursery.
to Morocco" marks the first special event hosted by the UC
Davis Cancer Center, which is expanding its basic science and cancer
research program. The center is preparing to apply for designation
as a comprehensive cancer center from the National Cancer Institute.
main goal is to gain new supporters for the cancer program, and
to showcase UC Davis - what we're doing in cancer research and where
we're going," says Jacquie Horan, development officer for the
UC Davis Cancer Center. "And of course, we'd like to raise
more information about Passport to Morocco or for tickets, call
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