Wednesday, January 20, 2010
The Cancer Institute Foundation is hosting its 5th annual Sweet Heart Benefit Auction at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, just blocks from The Don Gaspar Inn. The auction will take place on Saturday, February 6th from 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM. The auction will include dinner and wine, a 250-item silent auction and a live auction emceed by Paul Margretson, auctioneer. Auction items will include artisan jewelry, getaway packages, a Harley Davidson, a week’s vacation at a home in St. John, USVI, a week in Greece with Greek cooking classes, sculptures by Star York & Rebecca Tobey, and a private dinner party with Ali MacGraw, the events honorary chairperson. Tickets are $34 per person and can be purchased on line at www.cancerinstitutefoundation.org. The Cancer Institute Foundation provides support services to patients with cancer being treated in Santa Fe and for early cancer detection in Northern New Mexico. For more information contact Eileen Berry at 505-955-7931. The Don Gaspar Inn, Blue Lake Ranch, and The Casa Blanca Inn are members of the Inns of the Southwest.