Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Bubbles and Bites: December 9

Next month, you might be interested in attending Bubbles & Bites, a charity event to benefit the SHADE Foundation of America.

Bubbles & Bites is a holiday champagne dine-around reception featuring Curt and Shonda Schilling, the founders of SHADE Foundation. The event includes a holiday gift silent and live auction, as well as champagne and cuisine by Boston chefs including: Todd English, Jeff Fournier, Dante de Magistris, Rodney Murillo, and many more. The event emcee will be Kathryn Tappen, who serves as NESN’s Boston Bruins studio host and as an anchor and reporter for "SportsDesk," NESN’s popular sports news, information and highlights program.

The SHADE Foundation of America was founded in 2002 following Shonda Schilling’s battle with melanoma. Over one million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year, and it’s estimated that of those, over 60,000 diagnosed in 2008 will be melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. Today, 1 in 5 children will grow up to develop skin cancer, which is currently the number one cancer killer among women ages 25-29. However, skin cancer in 95% preventable and 95% treatable if caught early.

Bubbles & Bites will be held on Wednesday, December 9.
5pm-6:30pm: VIP Meet & Greet reception featuring photo ops with the World Series Trophies
6pm–9pm: Main Event

The event is being held at the Ritz Carlton Boston Common, 10 Avery Street, Boston.

Tickets can be ordered online at SHADE Foundation. Tickets start out at $150 per person for general admission. $250 for VIP reception. $250 per couple offered until November 15, 2009.

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