In the quest to help eradicate and fight cancer, the American Cancer Society is planning its inaugural gala, "Hope Ball: A Small World, A Big Purpose," on Saturday, Aug. 11, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Grand Wailea Hotel Resort and Spa.
This year's theme stresses that cancer touches people worldwide, whether directly or indirectly, and the Hope Ball will raise much-needed funds to save more lives and create a world with more birthdays through research, education, advocacy and services.
The volunteer organizing committee chaired by Janice Porter is proud to volunteer their time and talent so that those who are facing cancer can get well and stay well by finding cures and ways to fight cancer.
In the quest to help eradicate and fight cancer, the American Cancer Society is planning its inaugural gala, “Hope Ball: A Small World, A Big Purpose,” on Saturday, Aug. 11, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Grand Wailea Hotel Resort and Spa.
The evening will feature gourmet cuisine, silent and live auctions, and headliner entertainment by Dj Vu with their nostalgic '70s and '80s hits for dance music and a feast of island music by talented Alika Nako'oka.
The Hope Ball is proud to honor this year's Mana'olana Award recipient, Dr. Bobby C. Baker, for his commitment to improving the quality of life of cancer patients through lifesaving treatments and for his leadership in cancer care for Maui County. Dr. Baker has more than 25 years of medical experience and practices in radiation oncology at the Pacific Cancer Institute in Wailuku.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call the American Cancer Society office at (808) 244-5554 or visit www.HopeBallMaui.org.