Wellness Community to Celebrate 19 Years of Fighting Cancer at Anniversary Gala

Westlake Village, CA, February 25, 2010 --(PR.com)-- The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will celebrate 19 years of providing support, education and hope to people fighting cancer at their Anniversary Gala fundraiser at the Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village on Friday, May 7 from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. One of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the organization, the gala includes top-notch entertainment, dinner, and a live auction featuring big-ticket items. The event will honor local residents who have made an impact on cancer patients and their families through their work with The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura.

To purchase tickets, donate auction items, advertise, or become a sponsor for the gala visit www.TwcVv.org or call Madeline Sattler, at (805) 379-4777.

Founded in 1982, The Wellness Community is an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing free support, education and hope to people with cancer and their loved ones. In July 2009, The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club joined forces to become the largest provider of cancer support worldwide. The combined organization is comprised of nearly 50 local affiliates, 12 affiliates in development and over 100 satellite locations. By offering professionally-led support groups, educational workshops, nutrition and exercise programs, and stress-reduction classes, The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club continue to provide support, education and hope to all people affected by cancer.

As a local chapter, The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura serves over 3,000 community members affected by cancer each year with programs in the San Fernando Valley and throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Programs are offered in English and Spanish. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please visit www.TwcVv.org or call 805-379-4777. Give hope to a child affected by cancer: Text COMMUNITY to 90999 to donate $5 to programs for children. Standard text messaging rates apply. For full terms visit mgive.com/a.

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura
Grace Kennedy