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Tickets now on sale for February 25's Mardi Gras MASKerade 2017!

Posted on: December 5, 2016 3:00 pm
Tags: Mardi gras, Maskerade, Head and neck cancer, Research, Head for a cure

The online box office is now open for tickets to Brandon's Foundation's second annual Mardi Gras MASKerade! This rollicking fundraising event takes place February 25, 2017 - the Saturday before Ash Wednesday - from 7:30 p.m. to Midnight at the 20th Century Theater in Oakley (3021 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209) Free valet parking will again be available. This year’s event will be bigger and better than last year’s inaugural event! A Dixieland jazz combo will welcome participants to the party while DJ Mowgli will spin party dance tunes that will have everyone on their feet! Additional tarot card readers will predict guests’ futures and the photo booth again be available to snap zany group keepsake photos! Guests may participate in the costume contest to compete for the MASKerade King and Queen, although any attire is welcome.  Other highlights include a silent auction with several vacation/get-a-way packages among a variety of other fabulous items, fun and exciting prize-filled raffle baskets, split the pot, wine & craft beer raffle where everyone is a winner, and more! A signature Mardi Gras beverage can be enjoyed in the Foundation’s souvenir Hurricane Glass.

Purchase tickets TODAY for $75 per ticket. 

Mardi Gras MASKerade sponsors will receive special treatment at the event! For information about sponsorship opportunities, Contact Us at Brandon's Foundation.

Don't miss out! Join us February 25th when we "laissez les bond temps rouler" and Head For A Cure to end head and neck cancer through research! 

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Mardi Gras MASKerade a success!

Posted on: March 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Tags: Head for a cure, Head & neck cancer, Research, Funding, Mardi gras maskerade

More than 200 participants helped raise almost $25,000 for head and neck cancer research when they joined Brandon's Foundation to "laissez les bons temps rouler" at its February 6th Mardi Gras MASKerade at Cincinnati's 20th Century Theater! Masks and beads were the accessories of the evening! Interspersed with bidding on the many wonderful silent auction items, purchasing chances to "split the pot," entering tickets to win one of the special gift baskets or taking a chance on a mystery bottle of wine, MASKerade merrymakers hammed it up for Creative Photobooths keepsakes, took a peak into their futures during Tarot readings with Becca or Jan, enjoyed a signature beverage in an event hurricane glass and entered the contest to choose the MASKerade King and Queen in their imaginative costumes. It was a most enjoyable way to Head For A Cure while celebrating before Ash Wednesday's arrival. The evening ended with the DJ playing the Beastie Boys Sure Shot, because We Can't, We Won't and We Don't Stop until head and neck cancer is cured.

Thanks to all who attended and made this evening such a success. A special thank you goes to Christina Keuper Gromada and the Mardi Gras MASKerade committee for all the planning and time they invested to make the event so much fun. 

And, it's not too early to mark your calendar and save February 25, 2017 when we will once again Head For A Cure and "laissez les bond temps rouler" during the second annual Mardi Gras MASKerade! 

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