Purchase Tickets for An Evening Of Hope.
An Evening of Hope Cancer Benefit, underwritten by Wells Fargo, will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the Florence Little Theatre. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the McLeod Center for Cancer Treatment and Research.
Performers for the evening will include: Singer Henry "Hank" Jones accompanied by Robin Thompson on piano; Musicians Dr. Benjamin Woods, Dr. Sherry Woods and their son Chris Woods; Singer Garrett Graham and the Central United Methodist Children's Choir; Musician Frank "Buzz" Rogers; A comedic skit by Shaw Thompson and Rebecca Kelley; Singer Rebecca Thompson and Arlene Boyd with a choreographed dance by
Preston Stone and Meggie Baker; Pianist Dr. Phillip Powell; Singer and Cancer Survivor Tommy Graham; and "One Day More" performed by the cast of the Florence Little Theatre production of Les Miserables.
Sponsors of the benefit to date include: Wells Fargo; Nucor-Darlington; TD Bank; Armstrong Wealth Management; MAG Mutual; PGBA; Mr. and Mrs. Rob Colones; Dr. Larry Grubb and Dr. T. Rhett Spencer; Pee Dee Pathology Associates; Aiken & Company Insurance and Realty; BlackRock; Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Brand; First Reliance Bank; Dr. and Mrs. Panos Kalaritis; Kaufman, Hall & Associates; Lincoln Financial; Mary Helen Condon Moore, CFM of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Group; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.; Pee Dee Electric Cooperative; Pepsi Cola of Florence; Physicians Eyecare Plan; Roche-Carolina; and Silkroad Technology.
About An Evening of Hope: Since 2000, An Evening of Hope has been instrumental in funding such forms of cancer technology as the McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit, the inReach System™ by superDimension for the early detection of lung cancer, and a Dedicated Breast MRI Biopsy Table as well as mammogram scholarships for women in need and other programs and services that impact the lives of the region's cancer patients.