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Hope Reigns Gala To Benefit The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Boston

(Photo Credit: American Cancer Society)

(Photo Credit: American Cancer Society)

On Thursday, April 4, join the American Cancer Society at the 8th Annual Hope Reigns Gala, benefiting the AstraZeneca Hope Lodge Center in Boston. Tickets are $300 for dinner, cocktails and entertainment from 6:00 p.m. until midnight, or $65 for a young professional’s late night ticket, which includes drinks, appetizers, and dessert from 9:00 p.m. until midnight. This year’s event is at the Park Plaza Castle in Boston. Attire for the event is casual chic.

Guests will enjoy dinner, dancing, an auction and entertainment by the band BEANTOWN. This year’s honoree is James Hoyes, President and CEO of EMD Serono Inc. An auction and raffle will also be held.

Last Year's Gala (Photo Credit: American Cancer Society)

Last Year’s Gala (Photo Credit: American Cancer Society)

The American Cancer Society’s AstraZeneca Hope Lodge in Boston serves as a “home away from home” for patients traveling more than 40 miles to their outpatient treatments. There is no charge to stay at the Hope Lodge, for either the patient or his or her caregivers. The lodge provides approximately 14,000 nights of free lodging to cancer patients every year. A typical guest spends six weeks at the Lodge, saving them more than 7,000.

It will be a great night for a great cause, especially if you like to dance!

WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Park Plaza Castle
130 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

TICKETS: Tickets are $300 per individual for the entire gala or $65 for young professionals from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Please click here to purchase tickets, or contact Melanie Barton at 508-270-4651. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

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