Friday, February 21, 2014

A Celebration of Hope

The 11th annual Celebration of Hope Gala, a fundraiser for the March Forth with Hope Foundation, is 6:30 p.m. March 1 at Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge. The black tie event has a jungle theme and includes a reception, dinner, silent auction and dancing.

The nonprofit was founded by Stuart and Shelby Stout in memory of their daughter, Hope, who lost her battle with cancer 10 years ago. Proceeds help families battling life-threatening diseases.

Tickets are $250. Details: 704-844-9994;

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